Niche bike maker Royal Enfield on Thursday reported 13 per cent decline in total sales at 50,416 units in December. The company had registered total sales of 58,278 units in the same month a year ago, Royal Enfield said in a statement.
Domestic sales in December were at 48,489 units as against 56,026 units in the year-ago month, down 13 per cent, it added. Exports last month were at 1,927 units as compared to 2,252 units in December 2018, a decline of 14 per cent, it said.
Apart from this, Royal Enfield Classic 350, which is now launched with a single-channel ABS along with few other changes, is priced at Rs 1.46 lakh (ex-showroom, Chennai). Yes, you read it right.
It is to be noted that the new model is Rs 8,000 cheaper than Classic 350 dual-channel ABS trim that is available for a starting price of Rs 1.54 lakh (ex-showroom, Chennai).
According to a report of India Today, both Royal Enfield Classic 350 dual-channel ABS and single-channel ABS variants come equipped with the same 346 cc, air-cooled engine.
The engine churns out 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm of torque and is paired to a 5-speed gearbox. Interestingly, other specifications like chassis, suspension and tyres are similar.
The two trims come with a 280 mm front disc. However, Classic 350 dual-channel ABS gets a 240 mm disc at the rear as against a 153 mm drum in Classic 350 single-channel ABS.
Another difference in the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 single-channel ABS variant is its blacked-out theme, on the engine as well as wheels.
(With inputs from PTI)
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