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177cc Kawasaki is out in the market now with its retro styling and vintage tech as well. | Price, Engine, Features, Mileage | HighRPM

 There was a time when Kawasaki had small hearts as well and those hearts were pretty affordable too but being a premium motorcycle manufacturer they discontinued them. After so many years they are back with their new fully India made bike with small heart and affordable in terms of Kawasaki otherwise they this machine is too on the expensive court. Therefore they have launched the all new Kawasaki W175, we all know that Kawasaki's W means modern retro styling and great aura. However, it feels so weird to say that this Kawasaki is powered by just 177cc where we are used to heard some big engines powering the bike and giving them jaw dropping power but in this case the power is not showing the Kawasaki behaviour which is too uncomfortable. Coming back to this newly launched bike, it have that typical Kawasaki W design which is looks timeless always but my eyes are used to see bulky Kawasaki that this bike taking more than usual to fit in my eyes, I couldn't help myself.  Back to

The new hunter in the game by Royal Enfield, the Hunter 350 at 1.66 lakh | Price, Feature, Mileage, Power | HighRPM

 Royal Enfield's new hunter is in the game now and the mist interesting thing about this, is that the name of this is Hunter how cool is that, when you name talks about your job profile. the new Hunter has the essence of Royal Enfield for which people pay for. The freshness of Hunter is putting a huge smile on RE lovers. The bike looking fab, the body language is showing the attitude which you expect from Enfield, it looks young, it looks stylish, it shows its maturity as well and it is also having that enriched vintage feel too which shows the love of RE for vintage stuff. 

The Hunter is hunting in 350cc segment where Enfield have its feet already, in my opinion they wanna grab this region of the market brutally. So the Hunter is churning power from 349cc single cylinder engine i.e, serving some heart soothing power and torque figure to you thus you can have fun along with style. 

The new Hunter of Enfield comes in two variants where the base variant will cost you around 1.50 lakh and the top end model of this hunter priced 1.66 lakh. this the ex-showroom price of the bike. 

  • Royal Enfield Retro Factory.....1.50 lakh
  • Royal Enfield Metro Dapper.....1.64 lakh
      •  Metro Rebel.....1.66 lakh

The Hunter is having 349cc single cylinder air cooled engine with 72mm of bore & 85.8mm of stroke thus the compression ratio is 9.5:1. It comes with 5 speed manual transmission, chain drive, fuel injection and BS6 emission compliant. 
This 350cc engine is capable of producing 20.2bhp of power at 6100rpm and 27Nm of torque at 4000rpm. these power and torque figures allow you to take this machine to 114km/h of top speed which is not the jaw dropping thing I believe. 

The bike is containing goof amount of features not the over loaded thing but have all the basic and modern features as well, but one thing is still missing in this motorcycle, I'll talk about that in a bit.
  • Dual channel ABS 
  • mobile connectivity
  • Navigation 
  • Analogue speedometer 
  • Digital tachometer 
  • fuel gauge 
  • time 
  • tripmeter
  • odometer
  • side stand warning 
  • service indicator 
  • adjustable visor 

Talking about the mileage of the vehicle brand is claiming 36.2kmpl which is not bad at all for this kinda bike but in real world it would vary for sure. Meanwhile the size of the fuel tank is great in my opinion it comes with 13 litres of belly where bike uses 2.6 lire as a reserved fuel.

Hunter runs on alloy wheels with tyres of size 110/70-17 at front and 140/70-17 at rear. along with these alloy wheel the comes with disc brakes at both the ends, at front 300mm of disc is providing you the control and at the back it have 270mm of disc. to maintain the comfy ride telescopic suspension is working nicely and at the back twin tube emulsion shock absorbers are paying attention. 

The missing thing I was talking was its headlight because it still comes with halogen light setup. 
head light- halogen 
tail light - LED
blinkers - LED 
auto head light- available 

Dimension and weight of this Hunter 
Length- 2,055mm
Width- 800mm
height- 1055mm
Wheelbase- 1370mm
ground clearance- 150mm
seat height- 800mm
weight- 181kg 

Looks 
the hunting look of Hunter is having great vibes and you can feel the maturity as well along with swag and stylish appearance too thus, this motorcycle attract everyone out there irrespective of age filter. Alike other Enfield in the market that perfect blend of retro aroma with tangy taste of modernity is just overwhelming. 

Face 
Firstly, from the front the is looking amazing and all the things are well put together. The round head lamp and the round blinkers are maintaining that retro thing which is enhancing the front view of the machine but from here things started getting off because of that cost cutting, still this thing they launched vehicle at this price point with halogen head lamp. I know vintage looks great but you should include modern essentials as well.
Other than this there is no visor you have to face wind blast by your own, but the visor is available in the accessories list so you can opt that if you wish so. The RVMs are round in shape to keep that retro appeal. no USDs are present and expecting that at this range is not too much I believe. 

Side view
This side of bike is talking about it s potential by showing the big 350cc engine which is sitting there perfectly this shows the fit finish and build quality of the vehicle and this thing makes the vehicle stand out from the crowd. 
Alloy wheels are blacked out that merges with the personality of the bike, talking about the seat height its 800mm which is good for all the motorcyclist enthusiast out there irrespective of their because the 800mm thing goes for short and as well as tall riders, coming to the another important fact ground clearance 150mm is plenty in my opinion. RE's graphics always drive a big smile on faces and same things is available here too. Single piece is ready to serve you the best possible comfort, saree guard is mandatory so its there and fit finish is top notch. 

Tail 
I real like back of this bike over here you can see classiness and sportiness at the same time which is kinda absent in other views of the machine. Firstly, it get typical old school tail light setup, where you have a small rounded tail lamp which is having LED inside and it get vintage blinkers as well whichis closely attached to the tail lamp thus that pure classy look comes into existence. To give it sportier appeal the brand haven't included tyre hugger although the long tail tidy try its level best to not to draw modern art on your or on pillion's back. 

Instrument cluster
Alike other Enfields the cluster is simple and only shows you the essential things about the vehicle. but to survive the competition phone connectivity feature is there. Small round cluster where you get a digital display at he center of the cluster and around this you get an analogue speedometer, the digital display show you some important things like, time, tripmeter, odometer, fuel gauge and other important things. 

At the end.....
I real this bike that vintage feel and touch of modernity is phenomenal. But LED headlamp could have been better for sure.....








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