The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 gets a new variant, called the Aurora, further expanding the variant line-up comprising Fireball, Stellar, and Supernova variants. Priced at Rs 2.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Chennai), the Meteor 350 Aurora sits between the Stellar and Supernova variants. At this price point, the new variant offers three different colour options, spoke wheels, and an LED headlamp similar to the one found on the Super Meteor 650. One of the biggest highlights of the new bike is that it brings in three new retro colours – Black, Green, and Blue. Its retro appeal is further enhanced by the heavy use of chrome all over the bike, including on the engine case, exhaust system, and headlamp nacelle. It also gets a pillion backrest, a large windscreen, and an LED headlamp, making the Aurora the most affordable vehicle in the model range to offer the LED headlamp as standard – the Supernova variant with the LED unit can be had at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.30 lakh.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Aurora: Other Features
Another highlight of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Aurora is the spoke wheels with tube tyres, which is a departure from the Meteor 350's stock black alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. Other bits include Tripper navigation, a deluxe touring seat, and aluminium switch cubes.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Aurora: Powertrain, Hardware
There aren't any mechanical changes. The bike retains a 349cc air/oil-cooled engine, which makes 20bhp and 27Nm. Transmission duties are carried out by a 5-speed gearbox. The suspension setup comprises 41mm telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear, while the braking hardware consists of a single disc at both ends, accompanied by dual-channel ABS. The bike rolls on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear spoke wheels and has a kerb weight of 191 kilograms.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350: Fireball, Stellar, Supernova Updated
Royal Enfield has also updated its Meteor 350 line-up. Now, the entry-level Fireball is available in three colour options – Yellow, Red, and Black. Next in line is the Stellar, which now comes standard with a Tripper navigation device. The range-topping Supernova, on the other hand, features an LED headlamp and aluminium switch cubes.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350: Price
In the Indian market, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 ranges from Rs 2.06 lakh for the Fireball variant to Rs 2.30 lakh for the top-spec Supernova. The Stellar and the Aurora are priced at Rs 2.16 lakh and Rs 2.20 lakh, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom. Bookings for the updated Royal Enfield Meteor 350 open today.
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