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Which one is the best the Meteor or the newly launched Hunter | Royal Enfield | HighRPM

 One of the most affordable 350cc and the most expensive 350cc machine of Royal Enfield have everything almost same but there are some things which are different as well. Although the changes are minor but we have to point them out for making things crystal clear why the affordable one is affordable and why the expensive is expensive? Here, I'm talking about the newly launched Royal Enfield Hunter 350 and the bike which joined the portfolio back in 2020, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. Out of four 350 models in the garage of Enfield, the Meteor is the most expensive and the Hunter 350 is one of the most affordable machine in the portfolio. Every product of RE have their own style statement, in the same way the Meteor and Hunter both have their own and both are handsome looking machines. Both have their own style which shines greatly under their own sun. The new Hunter looks fresh and young meanwhile, the Meteor flashes the mature side of the motorcycling.  What about their price? The

12.5 lakh of this 850cc BMW F850 GS is worth it or not? | Price, Power, Mileage, Features | HighRPM

 GS member of BMW Motorrad's castle are those members who believe in fearless moves, no map trips and unstoppable road trips with comfort, ace and power. 

Right now this castle of BMW is India have two GS with their variants, the G310 GS and the mighty R1250 GS. The G310GS is having less power for some people and 1250 have ton of power for some, therefore, to tackle this thing BMW launched the new BMW F850 GS the machine which sits between these two kick-ass machines.

The F850 GS is that motorcycle which is full of zest and eagerness for hardcore rides on-road or off-road doesn't matter for this bad boy. 

With its 94bhp & 92Nm and strenuous body language, this thing can handle anything you throw at it.

This BMW is available only in one variant that cost you 12.50 lakh ex showroom, however there is one more variant available, the Adventure one which comes with more stuffs than this one. 

  • BMW F850GS.....12.50 lakh 


853cc twin inline cylinder engine decorating this tough motorcycle with 94bhp of power at 8250rpm and 92Nm of torque at 6250rpm.

The engine comes with 84mm of bore and 77mm of stroke along with 12.7:1 of compression ratio, its a liquid cooled engine with FI tech, 6 speed manual transmission, chain drive and BS6 emission norm. 


As always BMW loaded this bike with features that makes riding more pleasurable and safe. 

  • Dual channel ABS 
  • Dynamic Traction control 
  • Dynamic ESP (Dempens the chassis for respecting every terrain you throw toward F850 GS, automatically) 
  • Cruise control
  • Phone connectivity 
  • Keyless go
  • Digital instrument cluster 
  • Low fuel warning
  • Low battery warning 
  • Low oil warning 
  • Gear position indicator
  • Gear change indicator
  • Speedometer
  • Twin tripmeters
  • Odometer 
  • Clock range 
  • Average 
  • Temperature 
  • side stand warning 
  • Hazard light 
  • Range 
  • USB charging ports 
  • Service indicator
  • Manually adjustable visor 


The mileage of the bike is not known at the moment but the fuel tank capacity is 12 litre. 


The bike runs on spoke tubeless tyres 90/90 21 at front and 150/70 R17 at rear and the bike is equipped with off road tyres. Dual channel ABS with disc brakes at both the ends of the bike 305mm disc at front and 265mm at rear. 

Get Upside down telescopic suspension at front and mono shock with dynamic damping at rear. 


Features fabulous lights that illuminates the night ride greatly and looks awesome too. 

Headlamp- LED 
Tail light- LED 
DRL- LED 
Blinkers- LED 


Dimensions are like 

  • Length- 2305mm 
  • Width- 922mm
  • Height- 1356mm
  • Wheelbase- 1593mm
  • Seat height- 860mm 
  • Weight- 233kg 


Looks 

"Charming personality is in BMW's DNA". New F850 GS is an attractive motorcycle indeed, it have all those things that are enhancing the appearance as well as confidence to take this two wheeler anywhere. 


Front 

At front all the ADV stuffs are present like, clear manually adjustable visor, USD forks with awesome travel, BMW style beak, off road tyre with twin disc rotors and astonishing LED headlight whose design is similar to its elder ferocious sibling, the R1250 GS & GSA. There are alot of accessories available for making your front end I mean your bike's front end more attractive, like you can install knuckle guards, lamps protector and other things. 


Side profile 

It is looking like an Arabian horse, tall, strong and sighs of that unreal strength. The body language of this bike is overwhelming because of tall & tough body and that exposed 850cc engine from which an exhaust outlet is coming out and ends up above rear tyre, stock system sound fab but Akrapovic system is available in the accessories list that reduces the weight and improve roar as well. 
Rubber finished foot pegs and to make thing more in control brake lever is toothed for better grib while off roading. 
Seat height is too high not for short riders at all, but in accessories list there is low seat option that makes the bike quite comfy for short riders (like me). Easy mount facilities are there for your luggage. Graphics on the fuel tank makes it more attractive. 

Rear end 
Nicely designed tail light giving awesome appearance along with slick, bright blinkers. Grab rail is more for top box, 150 section tyre providing sticky grip over any terrain. 

Instrument cluster 
6.5 inch all digital colourfull display makes riding more interesting because of all the phenomenal graphics, animations and most important bunch of information. You can connect your phone with your bike via bluetooth and it will give info about calls, sms, notifications, navigation, music control, riding data and many things more. 

At the end, this bike is full of adventure, the features and the physique BMW has given are just mind blowing. It's a perfect thing for that person who loves long trips and off road stuffs and he or she who don't wanna go for enormously powerfull 1250 GS can make this their buddy.

The is the new 2022 BMW F850 GS 



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