Lastly, Royal Enfield has given us a brand new middleweight cruiser magnificence – and he or she’s touting a brand new look so as to add to these lengthy bones.
Based on Royal Enfield’s official press launch, the Tremendous Meteor 650 and Tremendous Meteor 650 Tourer exhibit the favored 648cc parallel-twin engine, able to 34.6kW (47PS, or roughly 46hp) @ 7250rpm 52.3Nm @ 5650rpm.
This platform is similar that took off to very large success within the Interceptor INT 650 and Continental GT 650, with the addition of feet-forward foot controls and large pulled-back handlebars to enhance the suspension (a 43mm upside-down telescopic fork with 120mm of journey, and preload-adjustable twin shocks with 101mm of journey on the rear) and 29.1” seat peak.
Single-disc brakes with floating calipers trip on a 19” entrance tyre and 16” rear, which in flip exhibit a scalloped saddle aiming to emulate ‘the easiest of British cruiser,” made all of the extra purposeful with LED headlights, new engine circumstances, a neat TBT navigation system.
In brief, we’ve received a 241kg (with 90% gasoline & oil) magnificence able to a relaxed, part-throttle expertise on the highways of our good nation – and no one is extra pleased with the model’s achievements than RE’s CEO, B Govindarajan.
“Even firstly of the event journey of the 650 parallel twin platform we have been clear about our intentions of designing and constructing a true-blue freeway cruiser,” says Govindarajan.
“The 650 twin engine has been on the coronary heart of the resounding international success of the Interceptor and the Continental GT 650, and we’re assured that this platform, in a brand new cruiser avatar, will usher in new riders for Royal Enfield internationally.”
“…the driving ergonomics are fine-tuned to supply a leisurely, but in-control driving expertise, and the general premium fit-finish of components and supplies evoke visible and sensory delight,” provides Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director of Eicher Motors Ltd.
“The design language is influenced by kinds of the Nineteen Fifties, together with our personal bikes, however with a up to date twist. The Tremendous Meteor 650 is a carefree motorbike for driving till you determine it’s time to cease,” concludes Royal Enfield Chief of Design, Mark Wells.
What do you suppose?
Make sure you keep related as different debuts occur at 2022’s EICMA; the Royal Enfield Tremendous Meteor 650 may have seven completely different schemes from which to decide on, all of that are anticipated to reach subsequent yr in Q2 of 2023.
Drop a remark down under, and as at all times – keep protected on the twisties.
*Media sourced from Royal Enfield’s press launch*