- Gets OBD2-compliant hardware
- Is ready to use E20 fuel
- No styling changes
Royal Enfield has updated its Hunter 350 to comply with the newest emission norms, and the motorcycle has started to arrive at dealerships. The changes to this version are limited to mechanical upgrades to comply with the OBD2 emission norms and E20 fuel compatibility. Meanwhile, the 2023 model retains the styling cues and mechanical specifications from the previous version.
Thus, the updated Hunter 350 retains the 349cc, air/oil-cooled engine that is tuned to deliver a maximum output of 20.2bhp at 6,100rpm and a peak torque of 27Nm at 4,000rpm. This motor is linked to a five-speed gearbox. The motorcycle returned a fuel economy of 36.22kmpl in Bikewale’s internal testing.
The Hunter 350 range comprises three variants – Retro Factory, Metro Dapper, and Metro Rebel. These variants are distinguished through their respective hardware, with the latter packing more features. The Retro Factory version, which comes with wire-spoked wheels and a single-channel ABS, is available at Rs. 1,49,900. The Metro Dapper and Metro Rebel, on the other hand, are available at Rs. 1,69,656 and Rs. 1,74,655, respectively.
All prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai