Royal Enfield launched a new variant of its highest selling model, the Classic 350 called the Classic Signals in India recently. The motorcycle is inspired by the Indian Armed Forces and carries a price tag of Rs 1,61,934 (ex-showroom, Pune). Around that price there are three cruisers, an adventure-tourer, a streetfighter and a fully-faired motorcycle that you could buy. Here’s the list-
Along with the Classic Signals, Royal Enfield’s portfolio in this price range includes the Thunderbird 350X and the Bullet 500 priced at Rs 1.56 lakhs and Rs 1.68 lakhs respectively. The Bullet 500 sports classic styling and oodles of chrome. It uses a 499cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that puts out 26.1bhp and 40.9Nm of torque.
On the other hand, the Thunderbird 350X borrows styling from modern custom cruisers and is powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. Using similar styling cues is the UM Renegade Sport S which costs 1.69 lakhs. The bike is powered by a 279cc, single-cylinder motor that produces 24.8bhp and 23Nm of torque.
Royal Enfield also has its adventure-tourer, the Himalayan on offer for Rs 1.67 lakhs. It is powered by a 411cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel injected engine. This unit produces 24.5bhp and 32Nm of torque. While the Himalayan is an off-road biased tourer, there is a touring friendly bike on offer from Mahindra.
The Mojo UT300 retails at Rs 1.57 lakhs and uses a 294cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. The motor puts out 22.5bhp and 25.2Nm of torque. You could also have the fully-faired Honda CBR 250R that carries a price tag of Rs 1.65 lakhs. The bike is powered by a 249cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled and fuel-injected system. It produces 25.7bhp and 22.9Nm of torque.