After launching in California recently the much awaited and highly anticipated Royal Enfield’s twin motorcycles the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 are coming to India.
Expected to launch sometime next month Royal Enfield has started accepting bookings for their Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 twins. Royal Enfield first revealed globally at EICMA 2017 since then motorcycle enthusiasts were eagerly waiting to get hands on these motorcycles.
Royal Enfield has developed their all-new in-house 650cc parallel twin engine which will be the highlights of these two motorcycles.
The 650cc fuel injected, air-cooled SOHC engine produces around 47bhp at 7,100rpm and 52nm of torque at 4,000rpm and is mated to a six-speed gearbox and also gets a slip-assist clutch.
Royal Enfield’s twins the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 made their debut at the 2017 Royal Enfield Rider Mania.
Both motorcycles are beautiful to look at which has a retro classic plus modern design with Interceptor 650 being a much more of a highway cruiser with great comfort and ride, and the Continental GT 650 is a cafe racer which looks more of a racer.
Both motorcycles the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 comes equipped with a steel tubular frame with conventional 41mm telescopic forks at the front and gas charged twin shock absorbers at the rear.
The stopping power comes from 320mm disc at the front and a smaller 240mm disc at the rear with dual channel ABS as standard on both motorcycles.
Both the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 has the same wheel and tyre size 100/90-18 at the front and 130/70-18 at the rear. Both motorcycles also have a claimed top speed of 160 kmph. The Interceptor 650 has 13.7 litres of a fuel tank and the Continental GT 650 gets a slightly smaller 12.5 litres of fuel tanks.
Both motorcycles are expected to price around 3 to 4 lakhs bracket.