Zontes 350T and 350T ADV launched in India at Rs 3.37 Lakh.
- The Zontes 350T rides on 17-inch cast alloy wheels with tubeless tyres.
- The Zontes 350T ADV now gets larger 19-inch front wheels with wire spokes.
- The 348 cc engine with slip and assist clutch produces 37 horsepower and 32 Nm.
A Chinese motorcycle manufacturer, Zontes, has introduced a line of 350cc bikes in India that includes a selection of naked roadster, scrambler, sports tourer, and adventure tourer models. BMW G 310 GS and KTM 390 Adventure are the two well-known competitors in India that will face the Zontes 350T and 350T ADV variants.
The 350T and 350T ADV are based on the same 348 cc single-cylinder chassis, with the main difference being the cast alloy wheels of the 350T.
Zontes 350T and 350T ADV: Color and Price
Prices are between Rs. 3.37 lakh for the Zontes 350T and Rs. 3.57 lakhs for the Zontes 350T ADV; both motorcycles are available in two color variants. Both the Zontes 350T and Zontes 350T ADV are currently available for reservation at a fee of Rs. 10,000. Adishwar Auto Ride India (AARI), the business responsible for the Benelli and Kiway brands in India, will retail the bikes through the Moto Vault multi-brand outlet.
Zontes 350T and 350T ADV: Features and Specs
The Zontes 350T is a touring bike more suited for paved surfaces, while the Zontes 350T ADV is an off-road-capable version with wire spoke wheels. A full-color TFT screen with keyless ignition, an electrically adjustable windscreen, a remote fuel filler cap, a seat lock, a standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), and many other industry-first technologies are just some of the features.
The Zontes 350T ADV and 350T are powered by a 348 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled DOHC engine that produces just under 38 horsepower and a little over 32 Nm of peak torque.
The 348cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled DOHC engine powers both bikes, producing 32.7 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm and 37.4 horsepower at 9,500 rpm. The bike gets a six-speed constant mesh gearbox with exclusive slip and assist. The Zontes 350T gets 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres, matching its more road-oriented nature, while the 350T ADV gets 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wire-spoke wheels. Dual-channel ABS is standard in both models.
Zontes 350T and 350T ADV: Rivals
India’s Zontes 350T line will compete against renowned rivals like the KTM 390 Adventure and the BMW G 310 GS.