Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

By Sukesh

Royal Enfield is all set to launch the new Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 in India in the coming months. Ahead of that TeamBHP has got hold of the service training manual for the Royal Enfield 650 Twins. The manual reveals the detailed specifications of both the bikes.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Royal Enfield revealed the Interceptor 650 and the Continental 650 at the 2017 EICMA motorcycle show. The 650 twins were showcased in India during the Rider Mania 2017. Royal Enfield is expected to commence the bookings of the 650 Twins in November and the company is yet to reveal the launch date.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The leaked service training manual of the Royal Enfield 650 Twins reveal the key specs of the bikes. The kerb weight of the Interceptor 650 stands at 202kg while the Continental GT 650 has a kerb weight of 198kg. The Interceptor 650 gets a 13.7-litre fuel tank and the Continental GT 650 gets a slightly smaller 12.5-litre fuel tank.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The Royal Enfield 650 Twins draws power from a 648ccair-cooled, parallel twin-cylinder engine that produces 47bhp and 52Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox assisted by a slipper clutch. The new engine is said to be smooth and reliable as compared to the current engines.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The Royal Enfield 650 Twins are equipped with 41mm telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. Braking duties are handled by 320mm floating disc at the front and 240mm disc at the rear. The dual-channel ABS unit is sourced from Bosch.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 are one of the most-awaited bikes in the Indian market. As the bikes are manufactured in India, we expect the 650 Twins to be priced aggressively. The Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 have no rivals in the Indian market.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Thoughts On The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650

Royal Enfield is gearing up for the launch of the Interceptor 650 And Continental GT650 and the manufacturer is expected to start the bookings in the coming months. Now, the detailed specs of both the bikes have been revealed. The 650 Twins will be a crucial launch for Royal Enfield in India as it will target the premium end of the market.

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Article Published On: Monday, August 27, 2018, 10:14 [IST]
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