ROYAL ENFIELD 650 LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT | 14 NOV 2018Posted On: November 13, 2018 By : AutoLife Team
The Royal Enfield 650 twins are among the most highly anticipated new bike launches of 2018. The company has just announced that both the motorcycles will be launched on November 14 in Indian market. As speaking for Nepalease market, we can expect these machines to enter in early 2019.
The 650cc Interceptor is a touring-focused retro roadster with an upright riding stance, whereas, the Continental GT 650 carries forward the design language of the now-discontinued Continental GT 535, and is a more urban-focused cafe racer. While both the motorcycles are completely different cosmetically, they have similar cycle parts and powerplant.
The bike is powered by 648cc, air-cooled, SOHC, fuel-injected parallel-twin motor that produces 47hp at 7,100rpm and 52Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. The engine is paired to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip-assist clutch. The 650 twins are equipped with a conventional telescopic fork and gas-charged twin rear shock absorbers. Braking hardware consists of a 320mm single disc up front, and a 240mm disc at the rear with standard dual-channel ABS.