Expected Launch Date: Jul 2018 – Sep 2018
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Overview
The much-awaited café racer Royal Enfield in the form of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650cc was recently launched at the EICMA 2017 in Milan, Italy. The café racer is simply amazing as it retains the classic horizontal split running feature along with a dual cradle frame of the bike. The Continental GT Royal Enfield is going to be way different than any of the Indian biking enthusiasts might have seen in a long while. The Continental GT featuring a high-tech 650cc engine is a blast from the past. The retro-styled fuel tank along with additional exciting features like boxy side panels, exposed chassis, conventional round headlights, and others lend the superbike a complete macho appeal. Featuring a lot of chrome, the yellow retro rear shocks of the bike offers a classic overall look.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Engine & Transmission
The superbike by Royal Enfield is powered by a 648cc parallel twin, air cooled, fuel injected, long stroke engine that is able to develop a maximum power of 47 BHP (Horse Power) at 7100 rpm and a peak torque of 52 Nm at 4000 rpm. The powerful engine of the bike has been mated to a 6-speed transmission gearbox. The bike is a café rice which implies that the riding position of the bike will be focusing on the maximum attack on the air and to cut the same solidly. The 650cc engine of the bike is the rebirth of the legendary parallel twin cylinder engine by Royal Enfield. The bike is classically styled and visually appealing. The new engine of this legendary model is looked forward with much anticipation that comes with an elegant look, fewer components, less overall weight, and easier maintenance.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Mileage
The bike carries a classic overall look as it features the café racer traits of being a superbike. The bike comes with a distinctively sculpted tank, classically-styled biking instruments, and clip-on handlebars that given the cockpit of the bike an authentic café racer vibe. Weighing at around 200 kg, the overall fuel capacity of the bike is 12.50 litres. As per the claims of the biking giant, the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650cc id one of the lightest, fastest, and the most powerful motorbikes that they might have ever come up with right now.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Performance and Handling
The café racer employs a double cradle, steel tubular frame along with a 41 mm front fork & twin, coil over the shocks present at the rear. Even the wheelbase present at 1400 mm of ground clearance and at 174 mm of length also tends to be identical to the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650cc model. However, the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650cc model tends to be slightly shorter than the Interceptor 650cc twin model by Royal Enfield. The rear-end footrests along with the upswept exhausts allow for better lean angles which ensures better performance and handling.
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