Royal Enfield is planning to launch a brand new 650cc cruiser in India very quickly, and its newest spy video has captured its raspy exhaust observe
Royal Enfield has numerous new bikes within the pipeline, which shall be arriving inside the subsequent few years. One of those upcoming fashions is a 650cc cruiser, anticipated to be named Super Meteor 650 or Thunderbird 650, which has been noticed a number of occasions throughout testing on Indian roads.
Recently, a brand new spy video of the upcoming Royal Enfield 650cc cruiser has surfaced on-line, during which the bike’s exhaust observe may be heard. The sound appears virtually equivalent to the exhaust observe of Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650. This isn’t shocking, because the cruiser shall be powered by the identical 648cc, air/oil-cooled, 270-degree parallel-twin engine because the latter two.
We anticipate the engine output of the forthcoming RE cruiser 650 to be the identical as Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650 – a peak energy of 47.65 PS and a most torque of 52 Nm. This powerplant will come mated to a 6-speed transmission, with a slipper clutch on provide as properly.
The new 650cc RE cruiser could have a low-slung physique, with a low seat top. It may even get a tall single-piece handlebar, together with forward-set footpegs. We anticipate the gas tank to be bigger than the 13.7-litre tank of Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650, which is able to assist enhance the vary, making it higher suited to touring.
Royal Enfield’s 650cc cruiser shall be well-loaded. Spy photos have revealed that this upcoming bike will get USD entrance forks, a spherical LED headlight, a spherical taillight, alloy wheels, single disc brakes on each wheels (possible with dual-channel ABS), and so forth. A tall windscreen and tripper navigation system may even be supplied, however possible as elective equipment.
Royal Enfield cruiser 650 is predicted to launch within the coming months, and it’ll possible be costlier in comparison with RE’s current 650 fashions. Upon launch, it gained’t have any direct rivals within the Indian market; its closest rivals shall be Kawasaki Vulcan S and Benelli 502C, which might be much more costly as compared.