Yezdi Roadster vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 - Spec Sheet Comparison

Updated On: 19 January 2022, By Sutanu Guha

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Yezdi Roadster vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 -  Spec Sheet Comparison

The recently launched Yezdi Roadster is a road-biased cruiser and is the most-affordable Yezdi in its line-up. The Classic 350 is also the entry-level Royal Enfield. So, which one is the better deal? Time for our Yezdi Roadster vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 comparison.

The revival of Yezdi has been with a bang, entering the Indian market with not just one but three new motorcycles. The Yezdi Roadster is the entry-level and most affordable motorcycle in the line-up. This sporty cruiser packs in a proper retro design, and several modern elements, finishing off in style with twin exhausts.

The above credentials about the Roadster can also in a way describe the Royal Enfield the Classic 350. The latter is also an affordable, entry-level motorcycle in the RE line-up. It already has an established reputation in this segment which makes it quite the reckoner as well. So, is the new Yezdi a better deal and worth the investment, when compared to the RE Classic 350, as per their spec sheet? Lets find that out.

Also Read: Top 5 Things You Should Know About the new Yezdi Roadster

2022  Royal Enfield Classic 350 vs 2022 Yezdi Roadster -  Design, Dimension, Suspension, and Brakes

The Yezdi Roadster is built around a double-cradle frame and it has a longer wheelbase at 1440 mm, compared to the Classic 350s 1390 mm wheelbase, and twin downtube spine frame.

Both the bikes equip telescopic forks upfront, but the Classic 350 gets a twin-tube emulsion shock absorber with a 6-step pre-load adjustable, compared to the Roadsters twin shock absorber only. Both are heavy bikes, but the Yezdi is lighter than the Classic 350 by more than 10 kgs. The Roadster also gets 5 mm more ground clearance, and bigger brakes compared to the Classic 350. But the Roadster gets dual-channel ABS as standard, and the RE Classic 350 gets it as an option.

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2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350

Design-wise, the Yezdi looks better and modern, whereas, the Royal Enfield feels very unchanged from its last iteration. Both the headlights and taillamps are LED units in the Roadster, but, the RE still comes with bulb units. The difference between the two bikes, in terms of appeal, is not a polar opposite. Both get their iconic retro style right on point, but the Yezdi feels fresher, and those twin- exhaust outlet and standard alloy wheels, add that desirable panache.

  Yezdi Roadster Royal Enfield Classic 350
Length NA2145 mm
Width NA 785 mm
Height NA1090 mm
Ground Clearance 175 mm 170 mm
Wheelbase 1440 mm 1390 mm
Kerb Weight 184 Kg 195 Kg
Brakes (Front * Rear) 320 mm* 240 mm 300 mm* 270 mm
Suspension (Front*Rear) Telescopic Fork & Coil spring* Twin shock absorbers with a gas canister Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel* Twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers with 6-step adjustable preload

Yezdi Roadster vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 -  Engine and Transmission

The 334 cc in the Roadster is sourced from the Jawa Perak, but Yezdi has tuned it with a new set of cams and a larger throttle body. Theyve further mapped the ECU  for a  linear flat torque curve. Peak power hits at low revs, thereby letting you enjoy the entire rev-range. Combined with the 29.7 Ps and 29 Nm of power and torque output, the Roadster definitely promises to be a sprightly ride.

The Classic 350 also gets the new J-series, counterbalanced 349 cc engine from the Meteor 350. But RE has tuned it for more relaxed throttle response. The new engine has no vibrations, as was the case with the previous. Not only that, but power output has also increased by 1.1 bhp at 20.2 bhp, but torque figures have dropped by 1 Nm at 27 Nm.

2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350

Despite that, the Roadster clearly triumphs over the Classic 350 in this case, with more power and torque. It also gets a 6-speed transmission, over a 5-speed transmission in the RE Classic 350, which further contributes to its highway cruise.

  Yezdi Roadster Royal Enfield Classic 350
Engine Displacement 334 cc 349.34 cc
Power 29.7 PS @ 7300 rpm 20.21 PS @ 6100 rpm
Torque 29 Nm @ 6500 rpm 27 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed 5-speed

Yezdi Roadster vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 -  Price

The Yezdi Roadster has an ex-showroom price (Delhi) starting from Rs. 1,98,142 with the Dark theme color options. With the Chrome option, its price bumps up to Rs. 2,06,142. These prices are exclusive of any tasteful accessories, that Yezdi provides the bike with.

The Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes in several variants with different color schemes, along with dual-channel and single-channel ABS options. The base price is Rs. 2,11,426 with the Redditch color scheme and single-channel ABS and climbs all the way up to Rs. 2,45,410 with the Chrome model that gets dual-channel ABS as standard.

2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price in India
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So, which classic retro motorcycle appeals to you the most, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 or the Yezdi Roadster 350? Let us know in the comment section. In the meantime, do join our 91Wheels Telegram and 91Wheels Whatsapp group to know more about vehicles, conduct discussions on your favourite ride and much more! Also do subscribe to our Youtube channel for video content on the latest from the world of cars and motorcycles. Also, connect with us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more about vehicles!

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