There’s no doubt that the Royal Enfield Classic 350 is one of the most popular motorcycles currently. The motorcycle comes in the premium segment with a cost near to Rs. 1.5 lakh and also has a long waiting period that varies in different cities. Still, it is the enthusiasm of the Indian riders for RE motorcycles that makes them to wait so long to buy one. And that is the reason today the bike is standing among the top 10 selling motorcycles in the country for the month of April 2016.
According to the sales report of the Indian motorcycle industry, Royal Enfield sold 28,567 units of the Classic 350 in April 2016, registering its name on the ninth rank in the list of top 10 selling motorcycles in India. The bike has recorded a whooping 71 per cent sales hike compared to the numbers of the same month in the previous year.
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is a vintage-modern style motorcycle with all-metal fabrication and robust look. The bike is powered by the iconic 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with carburettor type fuel system, and it comes mated to a five-speed gearbox. The thumping motor makes 19.8bhp at 5,250rpm and delivers a peak torque of 28Nm at 4,000rpm.
Some other interesting facts from the top 10 motorcycles list for April 2016 include the newly launched Bajaj V15 that was introduced just 2-3 months back and has entered the list this time round. The Hero Glamour once again has left the previous best selling125cc bike, Honda CB Shine, behind on the sales chart. And all the top 4 positions for the top-selling motorcycles in India are secured by products from Hero MotoCorp, including the Splendor, HF Deluxe, Passion, and the Glamour.