The brand-new Continental GT 650 Twin is an evolution of the Continental GT 535, which was itself an evolution of the Continental GT 250, the original British Royal Enfield cafe racer. Powered by the all-new 650 Twin, it looks a lot like its predecessor and the performs even better.
Continental GT 650
The continental gt 650 takes more than a good look to carve a corner. The design and development team applied their many years of accumulated know-how when setting key parameters such as steering angle, ground clearance and lean angle, to create the perfect ride for this sport-inspired cafe-racer.
The Continental GT is a motorcycle that captivates with its on-road performance, fulfilling the rider’s wishes by feeling focused and integrated, while providing light and agile handling, allowing everyone to enjoy it.
The 650 Twin is the rebirth of Royal Enfield’s legendary parallel twin engine. And he rides two classic Royal Enfield motorcycles: the Interceptor and the Continental GT. Although classically styled and visually stunning, the new engine is Royal Enfield’s most forward-thinking engine, with a cleaner, sleeker appearance, fewer components, less weight, and the easier maintenance.
Of course, the 650 Twin stands out not only for its character, but also for its sound. Developing the right tone and buzz of its twin mufflers was a major focus when creating the engine. Whether at idle or full throttle, when overtaking or when you end power, the exhaust note exudes individuality.
Continental GT 650 Color Options
- British Racing Green
- Ventura Storm
- Rocker Red
- Mister Clean
- Dux Deluxe
Continental GT 650 Overview
The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is one of 6 different Royal Enfield products for sale in India. It has a starting price of Rs 2,98,079 and is available in 3 different versions.
The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 generates a maximum power of 47.65 hp at 7,250 rpm as well as a maximum torque of 52 Nm at 5,250 rpm and the engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Some of the primary competitors consist of the KTM RC 390 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.
The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has 3 variants ranging from Rs. 2.98 Lakh to Rs. 3.20 lakh. The Continental GT 650 is powered by a 2-cylinder, 648cc, 4-stroke, oil and air-cooled engine, and SOHC engine.
It is capable of producing a torque of 52 Nm at 5,250 rpm and power of 47.65 hp at 7,250 rpm with fuel consumption/mileage of 27 kmpl.
Continental GT 650 Features
In terms of design and features, the Cafe Racer-style Continental GT has a slightly higher clip-on handlebar than before, a unique saddle with a racing hood, and darkened spoke wheels.
The Continental GT 650’s fuel tank is smaller (12.5 liters) than its predecessor, the Continental GT 535, which had a 13.7-liter fuel tank. Following the retro theme, the bike comes equipped with a dual-pod analog speedometer that houses a small digital display with readings such as the odometer and two tripometers.
The simplicity also extends to the headlight, tail light and turn signals, where conventional bulbs are used instead of LEDs.
Continental GT 650 Complete Specifications
|Type||4 Stroke, single overhead cam, air cooled, parallel twin|
|Maximum Power||34.9 kW at 7150 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||52.3 Nm at 5150 rpm|
|Bore X Stroke||78 mm x 67.8 mm|
|Ignition||Digital electronic ignition|
|Gearbox||6 Speed Constant Mesh|
Chassis And Suspension
|Type||Steel tubular, double cradle frame|
|Front suspension||41 mm front fork, 110 mm travel|
|Rear suspension||Twin coil-over shocks, 88 mm travel|
Brakes And Tyres
|Front Brakes||320 mm disc, ABS|
|Rear Brakes||240 mm disc, ABS|
|Ground Clearance||174 mm|
|Seat Height||820 mm|
|Weight Running Order||212 kgs|
|Fuel Capacity||12.5 liters|
Continental GT 650 Latest Price
The Continental GT 650 is available in India beginning from Rs. 2.98 Lakh with it is least highly-priced variation being Rocker Red & British Racing Green. Most highly-priced variation of Continental GT 650 is Mr Clean priced at Rs. 3.20 Lakh.