Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 Edition launched: Army theme, dual-channel ABS & more on special edition - The Financial Express

Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 Edition launched: Army theme, dual-channel ABS & more on special edition

The new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 edition pays tribute to the Indian Armed Forces that clearly reflects in the styling of the motorcycle. The bookings for the new special edition have now begun and you can choose between two colour options.

By: | Updated: August 28, 2018 1:36 PM
Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 price in India is Rs 1.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune).

The new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 edition has been launched in India at a price of Rs 1.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). The new special edition is inspired from the Indian Armed Forces that clearly reflects in the styling of the motorcycle. With the new model, Royal Enfield pays tribute to its 65 years of association with the Indian Armed Forces. One significant update on the new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 is the inclusion of a dual-channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System). That being said, the new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 edition becomes the first Royal Enfield in India to get a dual-channel ABS. The new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 edition model will be available for sale in two colour options namely Airborne Blue and Storm Rider Sand. The new model pays tribute to the Indian Armed Forces and the company's Chennai plant was set up in 1955 when an order of 500 motorcycles was placed for the armed forces.

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Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 gets a dual-channel ABS

Each unit of the new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 has been stenciled with a unique number of the fuel tank in order to give a distinct identity. With the launch of the new special edition model, the company has also announced over 40 accessories for the new model. These include waterproof panniers, engine guards, touring seats, windshield and more. All these motorcycle accessories get a warranty of two years from the company.

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The new Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 edition gets the same engine as the standard model. This means that the motorcycle gets power from the same 346cc, air-cooled engine, churning out respective power and torque outputs of 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm. The gearbox is a five-speed unit. Like the regular model, the suspension is taken care of with the help of conventional telescopic forks up front along with twin gas charged shock absorbers at the rear. The braking is done with the help of disc brakes at both ends. As already mentioned, the bike gets a dual-channel ABS for added safety and convenience.

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Over 40 accessories for Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 announced

Despite the fact that Royal Enfield motorcycles have been a constant hit among the customers, the company has been conducting the sale of limited edition models from time to time. The idea of selling these special REs works for the company every time as the said units go out of stock within minutes. The Royal Enfield Pegasus edition is an example that got sold out in just 178 seconds of the commencement of the online sales, which is less than three minutes. So, the big question that may arise in your mind is that - Why Royal Enfield conducts the sale of limited edition and what is the need when its regular motorcycles are already selling like hot cakes?

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Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 gets unique serial number for each unit

Such limited edition motorcycles help in boosting the popularity of the brand and there are numerous buyers out there that want to own a special Enfield to make them stand out from the massive sea of Royal Enfield owners. The limited edition motorcycles enhance the brand visibility and as these get sold out within just minutes of the launch, there is an urgency among thousands of prospective owners. In order to give you an idea of the interest, the company's official website for India crashed during the launch of the Pegasus edition due to the overwhelming number of visitors. As a result, Royal Enfield had to postpone the sale of the motorcycle and schedule it for a later date. Thankfully, the newly launched Royal Enfield Classic Signals 350 is not a model having a limited production run and hence, you don't have to worry about it going out of stock.

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