Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is a cruiser bike available in 1 variant in India. Its price starts from ₹1,56,496 (ex-showroom). Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 generates 19.8 bhp of power and 28 nm of torque from its 346cc engine. Single cylinder engine of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 has a 5 speed manual gearbox. With both front and rear disc brakes, Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 comes up with anti-locking braking system. This 197 kg bike is available in 3 colours.
Although Royal Enfield has been selling the Thunderbird in India since the year 2000, it was only by 2009 that the brand updated the motorcycle comprehensively by introducing the 346 cc unit construction engine (UCE) that now powers all their 350cc models.
In October 2012, Royal Enfield launched a facelifted version of the Thunderbird 350, featuring a teardrop shaped fuel tank, digital instruments and fuel gauge and a projector headlamp. Additionally, the motorcycle gets an LED tail light and a few other cosmetic enhancements.
The Thunderbird 350 uses a single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark engine 19.8 bhp of power at 5,250rpm and 28Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. This air cooled unit is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It has recently been updated with the option of ABS for a very small premium over the standard model.
The Thunderbird 350 is available in five different colours and competes with the Jawa range, UM range, and to some extent, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Expert Opinion
Comfortable for long rides
Good service reach
Has a powerful brand image
Could be Better
350cc engine has a lot of vibrations
Feels heavy to manage
Brakes could be better
The Thunderbird 350, like other Royal Enfield bikes, has an impressive low-end torque. Moreover, it is also benefitted by the comfortable ergonomics w
hich make it an ideal tourer. Not to forget the strong identity it holds amongst the riders in India.
Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge
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Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Front Brake Type
Front Brake Size
Rear Brake Type
Rear Brake Size
Front- 2 Piston caliper, Rear - Single Piston
Front Wheel Size
Rear Wheel Size
Front Tyre Size
90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper
Rear Tyre Size
120/80-18, 62P MRF
Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Dimensions & Chassis
Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
DRLs (Daytime running lights)
Mobile App Connectivity
GPS & Navigation
Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated