Royal Enfeild has unveiled its ground-up current twin cruisers the Interceptor INT 650 and the Continental GT 650 at the EICMA Motor Show in Milan.
The bikes are fueled by the principal present day Royal Enfield 650 twin engine which was divulged two or three days prior. The eight-valve, air-cooled, 648cc parallel twin additionally gets a bona fide great shape alongside an oil cooler for better execution. The engine produces 47bhp and 52Nm of torque, and comes mated to a six-speed gearbox utilizing a slip/help grasp that anticipates wheel-jump while downshifting gears.
“While in its substance it holds the plan and old fashioned character, it has all the underpinnings of a cutting edge machine. It joins spryness, usable power, phenomenal ergonomics and style in a unintimidating way. In any case, the Interceptor INT 650 is more than the whole of its parts; it is extraordinary enjoyable to ride and expedites a grin your face each and every time that you ride it,” he included.
The Interceptor INT 650 is a casual bike with genuine great styling that fuses a tear-drop fuel-tank, stitched twin-situate and particular wide propped handlebars. The organization asserts that the all-new, committed steel-tube support frame makes the Interceptor INT 650 an agreeable, flexible bike which is ideal for riding in the city, and also for a restful end of the week journey.
The bike is outfitted with exemplary 18-inch front and back Pirelli tires and twin safeguards, alongside front and back circle brakes with ABS. Besides, a ground freedom of 174mm and a seat stature of 804 mm, guarantees that anybody can ride it serenely. The new Continental GT 650 holds its character from the 60’s bistro racer that likewise moves the current Continental GT 535, fueled by a solitary chamber motor.
It shares its motor, undercarriage and cycle parts with its twin kin, the Interceptor INT 650, while offering totally unique ergonomics and style. The bike has an anxious, front-inclining position that gives it an energetic look and an expedient frame. The upswept fumes and back set stools are fundamental for any evident bistro racer while the single seat, etched tank and clasp on bars finish the credible look of the Continental GT 650 twin.
Imperial Enfield says that the Continental GT 650 and the Interceptor INT 650 will be accessible in an assortment of colourways and two particular styles – Standard and Retro Custom. The organization will likewise present another scope of rigging and attire to go with these up and coming models alongside honest to goodness bike extras. While the Indian introduction of the new RE bikes is guessed for November 18 at the Ridermania occasion, the dispatch can be normal at some point one year from now.
While there are 650cc parallel-twin controlled bikes accessible in the market – like the Kawasaki Ninja 650 (Rs 5.69 lakh) – the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 will scarcely observe any opposition in the exemplary section. The Interceptor resembles a reasonable other option to the greater Triumph Bonneville Street Twin (Rs 7.17 lakh), in any case, it could eat into the offers of the Harley-Davidson Street 750 (Rs 5.15 lakh) as the Royal Enfield twins are relied upon to be estimated aggressively.