Siddhartha Lal: Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy — The Perfect Cruiser?

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Royal Enfield is gearing up to launch its flagship 750cc Continental GT motorcycle. The twin-cylinder powered Royal Enfield is scheduled to be launched by the end of 2017.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

Speaking at Eicher Motors' investors meet earlier this month, Royal Enfield CEO, Siddhartha Lal said that its upcoming twin-cylinder 750cc motorcycle would have the performance for high-speed highway cruising.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

The iconic brand's next big launch will be a global product and is part of RE's ambitious plan to gain leadership in the middleweight motorcycle segment across the globe.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

He further added, "It will be absolutely highway worthy and therefore it will bring us out of a niche segment in a lot of faster international markets. Even in markets like Brazil and all, where we are going to, which have quicker roads than India, our futuristic motorcycles will help us in being extremely highway-friendly and worthy."

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

The company has been testing the Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT extensively with first being spotted in Spain. Test mules of the 750cc Continental GT were recently spotted testing in India as well.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

While there is no official confirmation of the engine specifications of the upcoming Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT, it is expected to be powered by an all-new 750cc parallel twin-cylinder with electronic fuel injection.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

Additionally, the new 750cc Continental GT is likely to sit on an all-new twin cradle frame developed by RE's subsidiary Harris Performance.

The twin-cylinder 750cc Royal Enfield was seen sporting a twin exhaust, a twin pod instrument cluster and ABS is expected to be offered as optional.

Royal Enfield 750cc Continental GT Will Be Highway Worthy: Siddhartha Lal

Confirming its launch, Siddhartha Lal said at the investors meet that, "You will see something from us by the end of this year,"

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