An upcoming Royal Enfield Scrambler 500 has been noticed as soon as once more, present process take a look at runs in Pune, resulting in hypothesis that the Scrambler 500 will likely be launched as early as March 2019. Spy pictures of the RE Scrambler 500 reveal solely beauty variations, primarily within the fender design and a wider and taller handlebar with a central brace. Whereas the most recent spy pictures do underscore that the Royal Enfield Scrambler 500 could also be virtually manufacturing prepared, it additionally results in the subsequent risk – is there a Royal Enfiield 650 Scrambler on its approach?
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The brand new Royal Enfield Scrambler 500 is anticipated to be powered by the identical engine because the RE Traditional 500. The four-stroke, air-cooled, fuel-injected 499 cc single-cylinder engine places out 27.2 bhp of most energy at 5,250 rpm and peak torque of 41.three Nm at four,000 rpm. The wheels are prone to be the identical 19-inch entrance and 18-inch rear mixture, however the tyres will doubtless have off-road and on-road oriented tread sample. The Scrambler 500 additionally comes with entrance and rear disc brakes, and whereas ABS will likely be normal, Royal Enfield may additionally supply the bike with switchable ABS, a minimum of on the rear wheel for higher off-road functionality.
Clearly, the Scrambler style is what Royal Enfield will discover as the subsequent new mannequin vary of bikes. And if the Royal Enfield Scrambler 500 is on its approach, will a Scrambler 650, primarily based on the brand new RE 650 Twins even be within the making? It is early days but to substantiate if Royal Enfield will introduce a 650 Scrambler, however what is obvious is that the 650 Twins will spawn extra new fashions.
Whereas the opportunity of a 650 cc Himalayan has additionally been rumoured for lengthy, we consider the off-road mannequin within the 650 Twin platform will likely be a Scrambler reasonably than an journey tourer. And that is the place Royal Enfield’s very personal customized construct primarily based on the 650 Twins are available in. Throughout the press trip of the 650 Twins within the US earlier this 12 months, Royal Enfield showcased a number of customized bikes, however one among them which caught our eye is a Scrambler-style one-off construct commissioned to Revival Cycles.
Primarily based on the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, the ‘Sunday Particular’ because it’s known as, options lengthy journey suspension, a regular engine bash plate, knobby tyres and a flat seat. A large handlebar completes the 1960s Scrambler design, though the LED headlight and brushed aluminium finishes do underscore the top quality modern contact to this neo-retro Scrambler. In fact, the Sunday Particular is a one-off construct for now, however it actually highlights the canvas the 650 Twins present to develop completely different manufacturing facility customized bikes. A much bigger and extra highly effective Royal Enfield Himalayan will likely be welcome, however a modern-classic Scrambler, primarily based on the 650 Twins is what will likely be Royal Enfield’s legacy mannequin, and the customized Sunday Particular may nicely be the start of the designs for a 3rd mannequin within the 650 Twin platform – a Scrambler 650.