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2021 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Review

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Royal Enfield has recently introduced the 2021 Continental GT 650 in the Indian market. The new motorcycle comes with brand new paint themes; however, the engine and running gear remains the same. We got our hands on the refreshed Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and we bring you a comprehensive review of the cafe racer motorcycle so that you can make an informed buying decision. There’s nothing quite like this motorcycle currently on sale in the Indian market.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Price

Royal Enfield offers the new Continental GT with a starting on-road price of INR 3,53,760, (Mumbai) for the Rocker Red and British Green colour options. The DUX Deluxe and Ventura Storm come with a price tag of INR 3,63,139 on-road Mumbai. The top-spec colour Mr Clean comes with a price tag of INR 3,78,768 on-road Mumbai.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Design Highlights and Features

The Royal Enfield Continental GT comes with a cafe racer design. The brand offers a rounded headlamp with chopped fenders on the front and rear. The bike gets an elongated fuel tank and a straight bench seat. Royal Enfield offers black finish rims and chrome spoke wires on the new Continental GT 650. The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 comes with a twin rounded analogue instruments cluster and a digital MID. The bike also comes with rubber gaiters on the front forks and machine polish engine covers.

Royal Enfield Continental GT – Technical Specifications

Powering the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is a BS6 emission-compliant 648cc air/oil-cooled, 4-valve/cylinder parallel-twin engine. The motor comes with a SOHC valvetrain and twin throttle bodies. The throttle bodies will come with a Bosch electronic fuel injection and engine management system. The engine produces 47 Bhp of power and 52 Nm of torque and comes with a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper assist clutch.

Royal Enfield has also introduced the 120th Anniversary Editions of their 650 Twin motorcycles at the EICMA 2021. The brand revealed that Royal Enfield would offer only 480 units of the motorcycle in the global market. The brand will distribute 120 units each for India, Europe, the Americas, and South-East Asia.