Are Royal Enfields Getting New Engines? Here's What We Know

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According to reports by Money Control, Royal Enfield is apparently working on a secret project — engine development. The engines are to keep up with latest emission norms and will be more efficient.

The Chennai-based two-wheeler maker is expanding, and a recent spy shot revealed details of Royal Enfield's twin-cylinder engine that will be exported. There are also reports about Enfield working on the next generation Classic 500.

The twin-cylinder engine could power the top variants of the Thunderbird and the Continental GT. The entry level variants such as the Classic 350 and the Standard 350 could get a new engine built from the ground up, or the 410cc engine that powers the Himalayan.

Royal Enfield has to step its game if the company wants to compete overseas. A twin-cylinder engine is the perfect choice, and if the displacement is 700cc plus, it could very well pose a threat to Triumph and Harley-Davidson in the international markets.

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Story first published: Monday, September 19, 2016, 18:53 [IST]
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