RE(Royal Enfield)Continental GT 650 – complete review, price, range, performance, and launch date: brochure leak

Continental GT 650 – complete review, price, range, performance, launch date, and brochure leak.

 Royal Enfield Continental GT

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has a predecessor style with great ergonomics offered by royal to make it easy to reach the clip-on bars for an optimum mix of steering feel and comfort, Continental Gt 650 is powered by a 648 cc BS6 engine that is capable of generating max. torque of 46.8bhp which is greater compared to other EV brands.

About the Royal Enfield Continental GT

The Royal Enfield Continental GT is a NEO-Retro Cafe Racer Motorcycle produced by Royal Enfield, First name of the model is the continental GT 250 which was originally launched by Royal Enfield in the UK, in the 1960s.

In the last year 2021, Royal Enfield Continental GT Partnered with UK-based company, Saietta, Group specialized in developing electric drive systems for royal Enfield EVs, also Royal said that its bikes come with an electric motor that is directly fitted on the royal Enfield GT.

Royal Enfield is planning to develop its high-range electric motorcycle that will use the retro theme that can be seen on a royal existing motorcycle.

As per the “gaadiwaadi” report, “the kit can be directly installed in the Royal Enfield Motorcycle, the company uses the AFT(axial flux motor ) electric motor, and the kit has the capacity to deliver efficient performance and comfort.”

About the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

About the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650, will be launched in India soon with starting price of RS.2,90,534. it is a cafe racer bike that comes in three variants basic to premium, Premium one starts at a price range of Rs. 3,12,223.

 Royal Enfield Continental GT

The new Continental GT 650 Twin recaptures the spirit of our Continental GT 250, Continental GT 650 has a predecessor design with proper ergonomics offered by Royal Enfield to make the easy to reach the clip-on bars, for an optimum mix of steering feel and comfort.

Highlights of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

  • Continental GT 650 twin is an evolution of the continental GT535, which in turn was an evolution of the continental GT 250, It is an original Royal Enfield British cafe racer bike which is powered by an All-new twin, Gt 650has predecessor look without the pillion seat for giving a better experience for rider and perform even better.
  • Continental GT 650 is powered by a parallel-twin 648cc of BSE compliant engine which generates 6-speed gearboxes, the new engine is Royal Enfield’s most forward-looking one, with a slight, clean, and elegant look, fewer components, lightweights, and easier maintenance.
  • Continental GT 650 has FIVE(5) colors
  • The Continental GT 650 has 174 mm Ground Clearance from the road which is comparatively less than other bikes.
  • Continental GT 650 has a single overhead cam, air-cooled, parallel-twin type of engine.
  • It has a Wet, Multi-plate clutch.

Engine Specification of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

LabelParameters
Engine Type4 Stroke, single overhead cam, air-cooled, parallel-twin
Maximum Power47 bhp @ 7150 rpm
Peak Torque52.3 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Bore x Stroke78 mm x 67.8 mm
Displacement(cc)648cc
Gearbox6 Speed Constant Mesh
ClutchWet, Multi-plate
IgnitionDigital electronic ignition
No of Cylinder2
Fuel supplyEFI(Electronic Fuel Injection)
Engine startElectric
Top speed161 km/h
Mileage25.50 KM/L

Dimensions of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

LabelParameters
Length2119 mm
Width745 mm
Height1067 mm
Ground clearance174 mm
Seat height820 mm
Weight running order212 kgs
Fuel capacity12.5 lts
Rake angle24 degrees

The engine used in Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has a 4-stoke single overhead cam, air air-cooled, parallel-twin type of engine which consists of 648cc displacement can able to generate max. power of 47bhp which in rpm is 715rpm has a peak torque of 52.3Nm which is rpm is 5250rpm.

GT 650 has a multi-plates wet clutch, it is a special type of clutch that wet clutch transfers power through mechanical and fluid couplings by mating rotating friction plates immersed in lubricant.

Pic Credit to mechanicaljungle

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 you will get a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox that performs manual transmission.

The best part of the continental GT 650 is that It uses the “Electronic ignition system” that is programmed or performed precision ignition timing at all operating speeds from idle to full power.

Brakes and Tyres in Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Rear tyre130/70-18″
Front tyre100/90-18″
Front brakes320 mm disc, ABS
Rear brakes240 mm disc, ABS

Chassis and suspension used in Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Talking the Chassis and suspension used in Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has a steel tubular, double-cradle frame also be known as a double downtube chassis frame which consists of two tubes going down that cradle it. It is better than a single down tube in terms of strength.

Continental GT 650 you will get a front suspension of 41mm fork and rear suspension of Twin-coil over shocks: Coilovers are your best option if you want to lower your vehicle flexibly and adapt it to your situation.

Continental GT 650, Royal Offers ABS(Anti-lock braking system) which is for safety concerns and to avoid/eschew skidding of the vehicle at both the ends of GT 650, for front brake of 32mm disc and for rear brake of 240mm disc.

Label Parameters
TypeSteel tubular, double-cradle frame
Front suspension41 mm front fork, 110 mm travel
Rear suspensionTwin coil-over shocks, 88 mm travel

Colors in Continental GT 650

Royal Enfield offers five colors options in GT 650 which are Rocker RED color scheme color only seen in the standard Variants, Second is British racing green is also available in the premium model of GT 650, the third one is DUX Deluxe color is available on customer demand or custom order and fouth is Ventura storm color scheme also comes under theme customized model but Mr clean is available in chrome variants.

Colors S.noColors Name
Color 1Rocker RED
Color 2Racing Deluxe
Color 3DUX Deluxe
Color 4Ventura storm
Color 5Mr clean

FAQ:

  • Who is the CEO and Founder of Royal Enfield?

    Ans: B Govindarajan is the CEO of Royal Enfield.

  • What is the price of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650?

    Ans: The starting price of Continental GT 650 is ₹ 2.98 – 3.2 Lakh  (ex-showroom)

  • What is the top speed of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650?

    Ans: The top speed of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is 161 km/h.

  • What is the mileage of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650?

    Ans: The mileage of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is 25.50 KM/L.

Brochure of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

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