No change here as well. Let's find out in this comparison on design, features, specifications and price. The handlebar is a flatter, wider one, which should help with manoeuverability in the city. The dials now look fancier with chrome garnish. I think it looks neater, more modern and certainly fits the role of an urban motorcycle better than the conventional Thunderbird.
Please drop down your requirements so that we can assist you further. The motorcycle is similar to the standard variant, however it features certain changes. So, here is my first ride review of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: The Thunderbird X It is essentially a reskin of the standard Thunderbird 500. The 350X is available in red or white. But if short weekend getaways are your thing, you might want to plonk a more comfortable seat. The Bajaj Dominar 400 is a value for money product with all the bells and whistles.
Now your passion for riding has a new patron in with unparalleled quantum of unbiased reviews, in-depth research pages, latest news, discussion forums, and more. Among a coterie of level-headed Bullets and haughty Himalayans, the Thunderbird X stood out with its grunge-tinged temperament, showing off its all-black mechanicals and a deep red-coloured fuel tank. The Thunderbird 350X is also the first motorcycle from the company to feature alloy wheels with tubeless tyres. To top it off, a strange set of circumstances landed me with the keys to the 2018 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X on a Thursday afternoon. The brakes have adequate stopping power but a more progressive feel would have done the whole setup better. This is the first time a Royal Enfield has been shipped with alloy wheels and tubeless tyres from the factory. The new Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X is available in two vibrant colour options: Whimsical White and Roving Red.
Ditching the split seat, the X variant gets a new single unit. It also carries the same chassis and suspension of the classic Thunderbird, comfortable enough to pull you through potholes without being too hard on your back. Some of the features on the Thunderbird 350X include 9-inch black alloy wheels as well as 19 and 18-inch tubeless tyres at the front and rear, respectively. This is V-shaped visor and black colored rear view mirrors. Front footrest position has not changed from the previous model and they have given the sportier handle bar so , u have to adjust your legs and back to grab that sportier handle bar which will cause back ache after some time as your back is not in straight position and ur entire load will be transferred to waist.
The handlebar certainly makes the Thunderbird easier to manage in the city although a slight adjustment tilting it closer to the rider will perhaps make it even more comfortable than it is, at present. While the regular model comes with a price tag of Rs 1. This gives the Thunderbird 350X an ideal range of 600km on a single tank. There are vibrations but they won't bother you after a week or two. The all black treatment, the shortened mud guard and the vibrant colours all come together well. The same 280 mm front disc is retained.
You may be one of them who wants to swing leg over, turn that accelerator and feel the breeze of freedom flowing through your hair locks. While it may be a small imperceptible change, it surely is a well-thought out one. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox that allows the bike to provide a mileage of around 35-40 kmpl. Choosing one may depend on several factors like budget, brand preference, performance and specific feature requirement, etc. The seat of the Thunderbird 350X has been changed — it is a more modern-looking one.
Both engines are mated to the same five-speed gearbox. The shorter length offers more direct control and feedback making it easier to trundle about on the 500X in traffic. The Bajaj Dominar 400 features split seat and sporty split grab rails. I thought it's not safe. The vibrations begin, immediately from the moment the ignition is turned on.
The bike is quite stunning to look at and it can easily catch the attention of the onlookers on road. With the new design and features, the Thunderbird 350X lock horns with the Bajaj Dominar 400 which has also received a makeover for the 2018 edition. Overall Design Rating Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X 7. There are many other minor changes too and we shall go through them in the following review. The wheels are a 19-inch front and an 18-inch rear.
It gets all-black treatment, which extends to the alloy wheels. The bike comes with an electric start, ensuring that you get all the convenience while starting the engine. What add more to its sporty appearance are new 9-spoke black alloy wheels. It looks fun and stylish and certainly will appeal to those looking at an everyday motorcycle with an attitude if not outright character, like the older generation of Royal Enfields. The bikemaker, recently, for the both Thunderbird X models.