We have reported earlier that BS6 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 bookings have been commenced at dealership level. Ahead of its official launch, the updated models have started arriving at outlets. In fact, select Royal Enfield dealers have begun delivering the bikes. Official price announcement is likely to be made in coming weeks.
The BS6 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 will be made available in three variants – Std, Custom and Chrome. While the Std variant costs Rs 2.65 lakh, the Custom and Chrome models are priced at Rs 2.73 lakh and Rs 2.86 lakh respectively. Similarly, the BS6 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 will come in Std, Custom and Chrome trims priced at Rs 2.80 lakh, Rs 2.88 lakh and Rs 3.01 lakh respectively. All prices are ex-showroom.
Both bikes use the same 648cc, parallel-twin, air/oil-cooled engine that now meets the BS6 emission norms. In its BS4 form, the motor generates a maximum power of 47bhp at 7500rpm and 52Nm of torque at 5250rpm. Transmission duties are done by a 6-speed gearbox. Read – All-New Royal Enfield Bike J1D To Launch In April
Similar to the BS4 version, the BS6 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and BS6 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 get telescopic front fork and twin gas charged rear shock absorbers suspension units. Braking system of the bikes consists of the same 320mm front and 240mm rear disc brakes. The dual-channel ABS (anti-lock braking system) is standard on both models.