Royal Enfield’s 2023 Tremendous Meteor 650 Cruiser Preview


2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 Tourer in Celestial Red.

2023 Royal Enfield Tremendous Meteor 650 Tourer in Celestial Pink. (Courtesy of Royal Enfield/)

Royal Enfield is aiming to get a chunk of the midsize cruiser market within the States in 2023 with its Tremendous Meteor 650. The platform makes use of the model’s current 648cc twin engine to create a relaxed, succesful cruiser that can seemingly have an interesting price ticket.

As traditional, Enfield labored with Harris Efficiency, the UK-based bike efficiency agency Eicher Motors Ltd. acquired again in 2015, to create a brand-new chassis. The intention was high-speed stability and simple dealing with. The design, a metal tube body suspended by a 43mm USD fork and twin shocks out again, is easy and highlights Enfield’s air-cooled 648cc parallel twin.

We sampled the engine in Enfield’s INT650 again in 2020 and located the powerplant to be surprisingly easy, snug, and versatile. We’ve little doubt it should work nicely within the Tremendous Meteor cruiser.

Royal Enfield additionally plans to supply an intensive line of accent upgrades for distance using. These things embody, however aren’t restricted to: twin seating, touring windscreen, passenger backrest, machined wheels, upgraded footpegs, panniers, and LED indicators.

Enfield will provide two variants of the Tremendous Meteor, a solo tourer and a grand tourer. The solo model shall be obtainable in Astral Black, Astral Blue, Interstellar Grey, and Interstellar Inexperienced. The grand tourer variant will are available in both Celestial Pink or Celestial Blue.

Right here’s what Siddhartha Lal, managing director of Eicher Motors Ltd., needed to say in an organization press launch following the Tremendous Meteor’s announcement at EICMA.

“We’ve at all times had a differentiated method to constructing bikes and our new cruiser, the Tremendous Meteor 650, is the subsequent evolution of this method. Impressed by our personal long-distance using experiences and people of our prospects, now we have constructed the Tremendous Meteor to be completely pleasant to all senses. The engine is tremendous refined and responsive and affords relaxed part-throttle expertise at highway-plus speeds, the using ergonomics are fine-tuned to supply a leisurely, but in-control using expertise, and the general premium match and end of components and supplies evoke visible and sensory delight. The attractive silhouette and contours of the Tremendous Meteor have been impressed by generations of cruisers from Royal Enfield, and are on the similar time, acquainted, but completely distinct.”

2023 Royal Enfield Tremendous Meteor 650 Technical Specs and Value

Value: TBD
Engine: 648cc, SOHC, air-cooled parallel twin
Bore x Stroke: 78.0 x 67.8mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Gas Supply: EFI
Clutch: Moist, multi-disc
Transmission/Ultimate Drive: 6-speed/chain
Body: Metal tube
Entrance Suspension: 43mm USD fork; 4.7 in. journey
Rear Suspension: Twin shocks, preload adjustable; 4.0 in. journey
Entrance Brake: 2-piston floating caliper, 320mm disc w/ ABS
Rear Brake: 2-piston floating caliper, 300mm disc w/ ABS
Wheels, Entrance/Rear: 19 in./16 in.
Tires, Entrance/Rear: 100/90-19 / 150/80-16
Wheelbase: 59.1 in.
Seat Top: 29.1 in.
Gas Capability: 4.1 gal.
Claimed Curb Weight: 531 lb.
Obtainable: Summer season 2023

Unveiling of the Super Meteor 650 during the 2022 EICMA show.

Unveiling of the Tremendous Meteor 650 through the 2022 EICMA present. (Courtesy of Royal Enfield/)

The Super Meteor 650 with the full complement of touring accessories.

The Tremendous Meteor 650 with the total complement of touring equipment. (Royal Enfield/)

Panniers and passenger accommodations will be available.

Panniers and passenger lodging shall be obtainable. (Royal Enfield/)

Pricing for the 2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 is yet to be announced.

Pricing for the 2023 Royal Enfield Tremendous Meteor 650 is but to be introduced. (Courtesy of Royal Enfield/)

2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 in Astral Black.

2023 Royal Enfield Tremendous Meteor 650 in Astral Black. (Courtesy of Royal Enfield/)

The Super Meteor 650 in Interstellar Green.

The Tremendous Meteor 650 in Interstellar Inexperienced. (Royal Enfield/)

Royal Enfield will offer solo tourer and grand tourer variants of the Super Meteor 650.

Royal Enfield will provide solo tourer and grand tourer variants of the Tremendous Meteor 650. (Courtesy of Royal Enfield/)

The Super Meteor 650 during the modeling stage.

The Tremendous Meteor 650 through the modeling stage. (Royal Enfield/)



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