Taking place at Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials (BMST). In a modern world stuffed full of technology that we only ever use 10% of, the Royal Enfield’s are refreshingly simple. It doesn’t make huge amounts of power or torque, but that’s not really the point and it has ‘enough’. He wasn’t pottering about either! For information including how to stop them, click Privacy & Cookie Policy. Royal Enfield is all set for a top speed attempt on their new Royal Enfield Continental GT 650. The rearsets are less chunky and clunky on the Continental than the footpegs on the Interceptor and the whole bike feels narrower than the 45mm it has over its brother. 1.9 lakh, Hero Motocorp likely to continue Harley’s India Ops, BMW R18 Cruiser launched – modern motorcycle in a retro package. By buying Harris Performance, famed for their frame building prowess, back in 2015, Royal Enfield has the ideal in-house expertise to get involved with the 650 Twin project from day one. Working the engine means ploughing through quite a flat torque curve and using the 6-speed gearbox, (a first for Royal Enfield) to your advantage for, , drop a couple and open the throttle hard to get the drive, . The result is evident in the optimum shift feel, positive engagement and quiet notch-free selection.The gearbox is augmented by a slipper clutch which has an assist feature for light lever feel. For instance, many social media commentators were quick to judge the 650 twins when unveiled in November 2017 by aligning them with the mechanically tricky Royal Enfield’s of old. Review : The Nex Gen Maruti Suzuki Ertiga | The New Urban Car ? At 12.5 litres, the Continental GT’s fuel tank is marginally smaller than the Interceptor’s 13.7 litres. The new GT650 echoes its predecessors’ style, but it’s a whole new motorcycle. It’s the bouncy twin shocks that will have the rear shaking a little. By continuing to use this website you give consent for cookies to be used. Cookies improve the functionality of our website and offer you the best experience. At 12.5 litres, the Continental GT’s fuel tank is marginally smaller than the Interceptor’s 13.7 litres. There’s still a feel from the engine that reminds you that it’s a twin cylinder underneath but it doesn’t compromise the ride. The accessibility of a low 790 mm seat, works in its favour as does the seat itself. On the press launch I found myself using more rear brake than ever before in order to settle the bike into the faster corners. The throttle control is deliciously receptive with no lag or play in the grip before the relative muscle of the 648cc parallel twin kicks in. The GT line gets a serious boost this year with the devilishly handsome 2019 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650, which shares its all-new parallel twin motor with the upright standard INT 650. Let it be a company website or a portfolio one, we got you covered. The Continental GT is fitted with Enfield’s brand new, air-cooled 650 parallel twin. Includes an interview with Royal Enfield CEO, Siddhartha Lal. solute standard to get the bike. In fact, every bike that rolls off the production line has a dedicated individual to perform a 1007-point check, a process that takes 6-hours. Explore - colours, specification, Reviews and more about Continental GT. The ride quality and handling characteristics belie the price and there’s plenty of ground clearance and when tucked in, it performs more enthusiastically than is expected. For instance, many social media commentators were quick to judge the 650 twins when unveiled in November 2017 by aligning them with the mechanically tricky Royal Enfield’s of old. One half of the dynamic duo is the Continental GT. Being A2-friendly therefore limits the power to 35kW, or 47bhp which can be found all the way up at 7250rpm, just before the limiter prevents any further progress. It’s not massively dynamic to turn but the tyres give plenty of grip when hauling around the 208kg (wet) machine. According to the boss of Royal Enfield, Siddhartha Lal, the middleweight market has been screaming out for a bike like this, alongside it’s stablemate the more upright Interceptor 650. Royal Enfield will launch the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650 later this year in India. 500 cc UCE tops 140 kmphin stock, well maimtaimed condition So the 650 twin cylinder engine should easily cross 160 kmph in stock condition. For the first time Royal Enfield uses a six-speed gearbox, especially developed for the 650 Twin, exhaustively tested, with carefully selected gear ratios to deliver the best blend for all riding conditions. Copyright 2020 © WheelBHP, All Logos & Trademark Belongs To Their Respective Owners, Hyundai i20 2020 Variant And Engine Options Revealed, GoMechanic Opens Spare Part Distribution Outlet In Kashmere Gate, New Delhi, Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Launching On November 6, India’s First tastefully modified Kia Sonet, MG Gloster launched!