Royal Enfield launched its 650 twins, the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650, in mid-November at Goa. Royal Enfield Ridermania 2018 Combining old-school British charm with modern bits the 650 twins grabs all attention of the motorcycle enthusiasts. Both are styled to be the modem classics. The Continental GT is more committed of the two, with its cafe racer person, while the Interceptor is more laid back one. There are a lot of old schools cues to the styling, like round headlamps, teardrop-shaped fuel tank, period seats, and analogue gauges.
The fame has been developed in conjunction with Harris Performance, while the suspension includes piggyback gas charged twin shocks at the back and telescopic forks up front. the 18 alloy rimmed wheels are shod with Pirelli Phantom sport comp tires and twin discs are gripped by twin-piston Brembo derived callipers. As mention before, dual channel ABS comes as standard here, courtesy Bosch.
The lazy ‘thump’ has made way for a sportier 270-degree roar! That would be the firing order of the new 648cc engine that generates 47bhp at 7250rpm and 52Nm at 5250rpm. Being a Royal Enfield, 80 percent of the torque is available right from 2400rpm onwards. But unlike a Royal Enfield, these bikes can effortlessly hot 160kmph, while the chassis has made them fun to hoon around twisties. Paired to the engine is a six-speed gearbox, used for the first time in a Royal Enfield. The price of Interceptor 650 in Indian market is 2.5 lakh to 2.7 lakh and the price of continental GT 650 is 2.65lakh to 2.85 lakh.