When will the all-new Royal Enfield Classic 350 launch in Nepal?
Alpha Automotive, the authorized distributor of Royal Enfield motorcycles in Nepal, had recently launched the Meteor 350. It was the highly-anticipated next generation of Royal Enfield.
People were expecting the launch of the new Classic 350 soon after. However, that hasn’t happened yet.
It has been months following the Meteor 350 launch, and there is no information about the Classic 350’s most-anticipated arrival.
That is about to change, as we have got our hands on interesting insight on its delayed arrival.
Before going into details, let’s take a look at the Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6 in Nepal.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Specifications
- Engine Type:
- Single-Cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC Carburator
- Single-Cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC EFI
- Emission Standard:
- 346 cc in BS4
- 349 cc in BS6
- Cooling System:
- Air Cooled in BS4
- Air-Oil Cooled in BS6
- Starting Mechanism:
- Self Starter and Kick Start in BS4
- Self Started Only in BS6
- Max Power:
- 20.07 PS @ 5250 rpm in BS4
- 20.48 PS @ 6100 rpm in BS6
- Max Torque:
- 28 Nm @ 4000 rpm in BS4
- 27 Nm @ 4000 rpm in BS6
- Gearbox: 5-Speed
- Top Speed: 113 Kmph
- Fuel Tank Capacity:
- 13.5 liters in BS4
- 13 liters in BS6
- Mileage: 35 kmpl
- Front Tyre: Disc
- 90/90-19 in BS4
- 100/90-19 in BS6
- Rear Tyre: Disc (Drum)
- 110/90-18 in BS4
- 120/80-18 in BS6
- Tubeless Tyres: Yes
- Braking System: Dual-Channel ABS
- Suspension Setup: Telescopic and Twin Gas Charged Absorbers
- Seat Height:
- 800 mm in BS4
- 805 mm in BS6
- Ground Clearance:
- 135 mm in BS4
- 170 mm in BS6
- Kerb Weight: 195 kg
- Colors: Red, Silver, Ash, Chestnut Red, Black, Sand, Chrome Black, Blue, Gunmetal, Stealth Black
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price in Nepal: TBA
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Overview
Royal Enfield Classic 350 always had a familiar timeless aesthetics.
It continues that trend, but with a few subtle changes. Moreover, it has been inspired by the post-war G2 model.
While the front section hasn’t been changed much, but the headlamp comes with a clearer lens with a subtly updated headlamp housing.
The side position remains the same with the tear-drop-shaped fuel tank.
Interestingly enough, Royal Enfield has an updated gear shifter and rear brakes. However, these are more quality of life changes.
Furthermore, seat cushioning and design has been increased to improve comfort.
And, it now comes with wider front and rear tyre sizes.
Other lists of changes include a new digital-analog instrument meter, new handlebar switches (borrowed from Meteor 350).
Moving to the rear section, there are considerable design changes. The tail lamp now comes with a reflector and the rear fender has been reworked.
Additionally, the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes in different colors: Green, Gray, Red, Black, Sandstorm, Stealth Black, and Bronze.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is powered by the new 349cc, Single-Cylinder, Air-Cooled, SOHC, EFI engine. It can generate a max power of 20.48PS at 6100rpm and a max torque of 27Nm at 4000rpm.
Additionally, it is mated to a 5-speed gearbox with a 13-liter fuel tank.
Classic 350 gets a newer J-series engine. It comes with a counterbalancer which drastically reduces vibration and improves ride quality.
Furthermore, it also comes with a newer Twin Downtube Chassis with bigger brakes and longer 41mm front suspension.
As expected, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 is loaded with features. Here are quick highlights.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Features Highlight
- J-Series 350cc Engine with Counter Balancer
- Timeless Retro Styling
- Halogen Lights
- Removable Pillion Seat
- Analog-Digital Instrument Meter
- USB Charging Port
- Improved Ground Clearance
- Improved Padding and Wider Seat
- Long Metal Exhaust
- Wider Tyres
- Dual Disc Braking (Size Increased)
- Single-Channel ABS / Dual-Channel ABS (Optional)
- Telescopic Suspension (Size Increased) with Twin Shock Absorbers
- Wider Handlebar with New Controls
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price in Nepal and Availability
Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS4 price in Nepal is Rs. 6.99 Lakhs.
Taking that and Meteor 350 price under consideration, the 2021 Classic 350 BS6 price in Nepal will likely be at Rs. 7.50 Lakhs to Rs. 8.50 Lakhs.
Please note that these are just speculations.
Interestingly enough, Royal Enfield Nepal might launch it at an aggressive introductory price, as it did with Meteor.
|Royal Enfield Classic 350||Variant||Price in Nepal|
|Royal Enfield Classic 350||BS6||TBA|
|Royal Enfield Classic||BS4||Rs. 640000 – Rs. 650000|
Let’s talk about the topic at hand, the delay.
Royal Enfield has planned an early launch of the highly-anticipated Classic 350. However, the series of lockdowns forced the company to postpone its plans.
Furthermore, the international semiconductor shortages only added to the further delay.
Hence, it will take a few more months for everything to get back to normal.
If everything goes according to plan, it will likely launch after July 2022. Nevertheless, Royal Enfield Nepal will bring and launch the new Classic 350 in 2022.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the authorized distributor of Royal Enfield Classic 350 in Nepal?
Alpha Automotive is the authorized distributor of Royal Enfield Classic 350 in Nepal.
What is the price of the Royal Enfield Classic in Nepal?
The price of the Royal Enfield Classic in Nepal is Rs. 6.40 Lakhs to Rs. 6.50 Lakhs.
When will Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6 launch in Nepal?
Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6 will launch in Nepal in 2022. The launch had been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.
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