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launch date of Royal Enfield Interceptor


Royal Enfield has revealed the looks of its newly launched interceptor 650 and Continental 650 bikes. The bikes are loaded with 650 cc engine which will give a smooth and powerful city ride and highway ride.

These bikes are being manufactured in European market and then these will be launched in other parts of the world. In India bikers have special craze royal Enfield. These two bikes were launched in Milan Motor Show and during the show it was told that these two superb bikes would be available in the market in April next year.

Royal Enfield CEO Siddhartha Lal said “The bikes are in last stage of production. We expect to launch in some markets starting April next year and then through the year across various global other global geographies. Royal Enfield aims to lead and expand the mid weight (250 cc -750 cc) motorcycle segment globally. These two new bikes would help grow this segment.”

The prices of these bikes are still not fixed as these are in pre-production phase.

Both bikes truly carries the Royal Enfield DNA as the interceptor 650 has a higher handle bar to give a smooth highway cruising experience whereas Continental GT 650 is designed in way so that it looks lean and give impression of cafe racer.

The engine comes with 6 speed gearbox with slip assist clutch to reduce your lever work. It can easily go on for 120-135 kmph with 47PS of peak power at 7,100rpm and 52nm torque at 4000rpm. The twin engines looks nostalgic and like Royal Enfield used to have in 1940’s.

Mr. Lal further said “The 650 twins offer a very evocative option to customers in mature motorcycle markets such as Europe, Australia and North America. For us this marks the beginning of a new chapter at Royal Enfield.”