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Royal Enfield Cafe Racer Revealed

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      Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 10:14 [IST]

We had first seen the Royal Enfield Cafe Racer way back in the 2010 Delhi auto Expo as a concept. The Cafe Racer was on display again during the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo but Royal Enfield had not revealed when it will launch its latest bike in India.

We can say RE Cafe Racer is coming close to finishing its development cycle as Royal Enfield has displayed the motorcycle at the EICMA auto show in Milan. The Cafe Racer does not look very different from the one that was on show at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo. However, Royal Enfield has made some tweaks to keep costs down.

The Cafe Racer is powered by 535cc engine. Do not be surprised if the bike is named as the Cafe Racer 535, similar to the Classic 500, the Thunder Bird 500 and Thunder Bird 350.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The Royal Enfield Cafe Racer is one of the most awaited motorcycles in India, particularly among bullet fans.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

Royal Enfield has displayed its upcoming motorcycle the Cafe Racer at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The Cafe Racer has been under development since several years. This bike appears to be closest to a production ready version hinting at a possible launch next year.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The RE Cafe Racer is powered by a 535cc engine. The bike is possibly the lightest motorcycle to emerge from Royal Enfield and this means it will pretty fast too. These large front disk brakes will help for sure.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The Royal Enfield Cafe Racer's fuel tank is not at all similar to the ones that we see in other bullets. Its sleek straight design will help improve aerodynamic.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The RE Cafe Racer 535 will come with a single seat as standard.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The Cafe Racer has simple dials on the front cayrying forward the classic styling of Royal Enfield motorcycles.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

Indicating the Cafe Racer's racing personality Royal Enfield have added disk brakes to the rear wheels too.

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer

The Cafe Racer has been tested extensively on race tracks. Look at the rear suspension here which appears to be designed to take on the rough conditions of Indian roads.

2013 Royal Enfield 535 Cafe Racer

Royal Enfield 535 Cafe Racer [Walk Around] Video.

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Story first published:  Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 13:04 [IST]
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