Royal Enfield 650cc twins have been in the news for a while now and after almost a year of teasing and spying the Interceptor and Continental GT were unveiled in India last month. Well if you have been holding your breath ever since to get your hands on one of them then we have the launch timeline for you. According to the sources, the bookings of the two Royal Enfield bikes will start in April which will be followed by a launch in India soon after.
Royal Enfield 650cc Twins: Interceptor and the Continental GT
The Royal Enfield 650cc engine has been developed by the company to cater to the audience looking to upgrade from their existing niche of motorcycles. With the Interceptor and Continental GT, the company is hoping to eat into the sales of the Harley Davidson 750 and create a strong foothold in the segment it has never entered before. The highlight of these Royal Enfield bikes is the parallel twin 650cc engine that produces a peak power of 47BHP and 52Nmof torque.
The two bikes get ABS as standard and disc brakes on both the wheels. The presence of a slipper clutch in the 6-speed gearbox ensures that the Interceptor and Continental GT are not left far behind when the features are concerned. With the new Royal Enfield 650cc bikes the company has already promised that the bikes will be as easy in terms of maintenance as the younger siblings.
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Royal Enfield 650cc Bikes Launch Date and Price in India
The company has revealed that the new Royal Enfield 650c motorcycles will be launched in UK and Australia early next year which will be followed by a launch in India soon after somewhere in the middle of 2018. If reports are to be believed then the company intends to open the bookings of these bikes in April, 2018 and hence a June launch seems likely. Royal Enfield 650cc motorcycles will be priced somewhere between 3.2-3.9 Lakhs in India undercutting the price of the competition by a huge margin. The Himalayan too will get the same engine at a later date.