Royal Enfield, as the name suggests, gives you a royal feeling when ride upon. The Royal Enfield comes up with the series, Thunderbird and surprises us with the motorcycle. So, Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the old series with various variations; Thunderbird 350 being one of them. After the success of the 500 cc engine bike, the Thunderbird with 350 cc engine was introduced as Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350.
Looks - The look of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is the typical look of that of the Royal Enfield. Not much of the design has changed. However, the 3D motif of the company name on the large fuel tank is the cherry on the cake. The enhancement made to this motorcycle is the split seats, in which the rear seat can be removed to accommodate your luggage if you go for a cruise ride. The traditional multi-spoke wheels are fixed in front and rear, this is something that is associated with the classic Royal Enfield design. The headlights have been equipped with the projector lamp and LED lamp in the tail light.
Dimensions - Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 measures 2060x790x1205 mm in length, width and height respectively. The wheelbase that is the distance between the centers of the front wheel and the rear wheel, is 1350mm. It is indeed a long bike to give you a comfortable drive for long distance travel. The Fuel Tank capacity is 20 litres and the weight of the Thunderbird 350 is 192 Kgs.
Engine - The Thunderbird 350 is powered by the 350 cc air-cooled, single cylinder that generates 19.8 bhp at 5250 rpm. The Maximum Torque, that is the power achieved at the lower RPM is 28NM @4000 rpm. Thunderbird 350 has a relatively low power to weight ratio which affects the performance.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Mileage - Performance of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is as good as you expect from any other Royal Enfield motorcycle. However, when you compare it to the other motorcycles, you will be a little disappointed in terms of mileage as this cruiser delivers a mileage of only 23 kmpl;however this feature is effected by the road on which the bike is driven.
Comfort - The Thunderbird 350 gets the a telescopic suspension of 41mm forks, 110 mm of travel suspension in front and 80mm travel suspension at the rear. However, the split seat adds to the discomfort of the rider and the driver as well. But the gearbox is smooth that is connected to the twin gas shock absorber.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Price Range - You can get the Thunderbird 350 beast at a price of around 1.5 Lakhs(Depending on the city you reside in).
Overview - The Thunderbird 350 colours are available in 5 classy colours - Stone, Marine, Lightning, Flicker and Asphalt. On the whole, the advantages of this bike is the classic looks and fuel tank, however, the cons of this bike is the split seat and low fuel economy. So, for the ones who do not see the price when it comes to styling, then this Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is sure a thing.