We lastly rode the a lot awaited Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and the Interceptor 650, however what’s equally awaited is the pricing on each these bikes. Marking the worldwide launch of the 650 Twins, Royal Enfield has introduced costs of the brand new bikes for the US market with the MSRP (max promoting retail worth) for the Interceptor beginning at $5799 (about Rs. four.21 lakh), whereas that within the Continental GT 650 begins at $5999 (about Rs. four.36 lakh). Costs fluctuate within the US relying on the color scheme and might go as excessive as $6749 (about Rs. four.90 lakh) for the chrome version.
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For the US market, Royal Enfield can also be provided three years guarantee and Roadside help (RSA). The 650s are priced at a premium of about Rs. 22,000 over the Basic 500 within the US. Now these are enticing costs even by US requirements, however what makes this attention-grabbing is that the Indian costs may be anticipated to be extraordinarily aggressive, regardless that the distinction between the 500 and 650s will not be that marginal in India.
The introductory pricing, as it’s more likely to be on the time of launch, may begin a shade beneath Rs. three lakh (ex-showroom) for the Royal Enfield Interceptor and Continental GT 650 when it goes on sale in India in direction of the tip of this yr. The Rs. three lakh worth bracket at the moment has merchandise just like the BMW G 310 R, KTM 390 Duke and the Kawasaki Ninja 300.
The primary impressions are fairly interesting on the Royal Enfield 650 Twins. Constructed on a totally new chassis, the bikes are powered by a 648 cc, air-cooled, SOHC, fuel-injected parallel-twin motor tuned to supply 47 bhp at 7250rpm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 5250 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox and likewise will get a slip-assist clutch. Over 40 Nm of torque is out there from 2500 rpm and the ability curve is linear in a bid to supply sustained efficiency.
The RE 650 Twins can hit a high pace of 163 kmph, the quickest for any manufacturing Royal Enfield but. With respect to the suspension set-up, the bikes get telescopic forks up entrance and fuel charged twin shocks on the rear. Braking efficiency comes from a single 320 mm disc up entrance and a 240 mm disc on the rear. ABS is obtainable as commonplace on the Interceptor and Continental GT 650.