Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will officially launch on August 7, while the new generation Bullet could debut on August 5, judging by the teaser
Royal Enfield has released the first official teaser video of the Hunter 350 as it will launch on August 7, 2022. distance tourer with everyday driving in mind. However, the teaser comes with a twist, as a poster “Bullet Meri Jaan” highlights a different date, which is August 5, 2022.
This further suggests that the new generation Bullet could also be introduced in early August. Over the past few months, the near-production Bullet 350, based on the same platform as the Classic and Meteor, has been spotted several times in testing. So, judging by the teaser, we could be in for a double treat from the Chennai-based manufacturer.
Back to the Royal Enfield Hunter 350, it is expected to be the brand’s most affordable offering at launch and the production model was recently caught on camera. Prices can start around Rs. 1.5 lakh (ex-showroom) for the entry-level wire wheel variant, while an alloy wheel variant could sit at the top of the range with more premium features.
The Hunter 350 will compete with the recently launched TVS Ronin 225, but in larger proportions. It is supported by the same double cradle frame as the Meteor and the latest Classic and will be sold in an extensive range with single and dual channel ABS systems, while a Google-powered Tripper navigation pod can be limited to the top-end version.
Some of the RE Hunter 350’s design highlights include a blacked-out side-mounted exhaust, black-finished engine bay, telescopic front forks, twin rear shocks, a one-piece seat, round halogen headlight and dial signals, compact rear profile, black alloy wheels, a semi-digital instrument console, etc.
In terms of performance, the well-known 349 cc single-cylinder SOHC air and oil-cooled fuel-injected engine will be used, developing just over 20 hp and 27 Nm of peak torque. It will be mated to a five-speed gearbox.