Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Comparison

Updated: 12, May, 2017 07:14 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,45,900
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,35,400
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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
195 kg192 kg
Ground Clearance
135 mm135 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litres13.50 litres
Wheelbase
1350 mm1370 mm
Overall Length
2060 mm2160 mm
Overall Width
790 mm790 mm
Overall Height
1205 mm1090 mm
Seat Height
775 mm800 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
120 kmph120 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
35 kmpl35 kmpl
Mileage (City)
30 kmpl30 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
40 kmpl40 kmpl
0-60 kmph
7 secs4.20 secs

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
NA
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA
Pillion Backrest
NA

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
SpokeSpoke
Front Tyre
90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper FM90/90 - 19
Rear Tyre
120/80-18, 62P MRF Zapper C110/90 - 18

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE

Displacement
346 cc346 cc
Bore
70 mm70 mm
Stroke
90 mm90 mm
Compression Ratio
8.5:18.5 : 1
Air Cleaner
Paper ElementPaper Element
No. of Cylinders
11
Engine Description
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark, Air cooledSingle Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark
Maximum Power
19.8 Bhp @ 5250 rpm19.8 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque
28 Nm @ 4000 rpm28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Cooling
Air CoolingAir Cooling
Ignition
Transistorized Coil Ignition (TCI)Transistorised Coil Ignition
Lubrication
Wet sumpWet sump
Oil Grade
15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel System
UCAL, BS29UCAL 29mm, Constant Vacuum Carburettor
Emission Standard
BS4BS4
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

Fuel Gauge
Digital
Tachometer
Analog
Trip Meter
Digital
Speedometer
AnalogAnalog

BATTERY

Capacity
12V8 AH
Voltage
8 Ah12 V
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features
Projector Headlight, Dual Disc Brakes, 20 Liter Fuel Tank, Informative Instrument ConsoleFront Disc Brake, Electric Starter, Wide Tyres, Exclusive Design
Should You Buy It?
Thunderbird 350 is the most heavily loaded variant in the 350 cc Royal Enfield lineup. It is capable of bringing more than 750 km of driving range in a single full fuel tank. Currently, it is the first choice of people looking for typical touring motorcycle.If you are a Royal Enfield fan, nothing can present better value for your money than Classic 350. It comes with everything that is missing from Bullet 350.

BRAKES

Front Brake
280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Rear Brake
240mm Disc, Single piston caliper153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding

QUICK FACTS

Type
CruiserCruiser
Status
AvailableAvailable
Mileage
30-40 kmpl (approx.)30-40 kmpl (approx.)
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Shades
Marine, Lightning, Stone, Asphalt, FlickrClassic Black, Ash, Classic Silver, Lagoon, Chestnut, Mint
Frame/Chassis
Single downtube, using engine as stressed memberSingle downtube, using engine as stressed member
On-Road Price (Delhi)
Rs 1.62 lakh (approx.)Rs 1.51 lakh (approx.)
Summary
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 BS4 stands as the most effective cruiser of India, sharing its engine with the other 350cc motorcycles in the lineup. The 346cc, air cooled and carburetor fed engine on the same is good for 19.8 BHP at 5250 rpm and 28 Nm of torque at just 4000 rpm. It is the most equipped 350cc bike with both front and rear disc brake, projector headlamp, LED taillight and hazard lights. The 20 liter fuel tank provides extensive driving range while its 192 kg of body weight helps in a more stable ride on the highways. It rivals Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise and UM Renegade series in India.Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS4 is currently the most popular RE of all time, selling in high numbers and even beating nearly all of the other products summed together. It uses the same 346cc, 1-cylinder engine producing 19.8 BHP and 28 Nm of torque. Classic 350 comes with front disc brake, MRF Zapper tyres and electric start as its most important options.
GST Price
The Post-GST Price of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is INR 1,45,900 (Ex-showroom Delhi).The Post-GST Price of Royal Enfield Classic 350 is INR 1,35,400 (Ex-showroom Delhi).

SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travelTelescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear Suspension
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travelTwin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel

TRANSMISSION

No. of Gears
55
Clutch
Wet, multi-plateWet, multi-plate

LIGHTING

Turn Signal Light (Front)
Hazard Light featured for the first time on an Indian motorcycleNA
Head Light
Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Light
LED lamp with position light guides21 W / 5 W

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