There are plenty of aftermarket bike modification houses that can create just about anything from any existing motorcycle.
This is one impressive American Chopper version of the RE Super Meteor 650. The Meteor 650 is one of the most prominent products from the Indian two-wheeler giant. The name Royal Enfield is synonymous with retro and power. It makes some of the most iconic and popular motorcycles in the world. The most successful model is the Bullet which has been in production for decades in our market. The Meteor 650 series includes tourer bikes with large engines. Let us take a look at the details of this latest modification.
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American Chopper Edition of RE Meteor
These images come from Royal Enfield on Instagram. As per the information about this model, the US-based Roland Sands Design has created this project. The modification expert has completely transformed this motorcycle. In fact, the most evident components include a high-raked handlebar allowing the riders to have a wide-arm stance while riding, extended front forks, attractive use of the black and golden colour theme across the body, graphics on the fuel tank, low single-piece seat, narrow front clamp, golden alloy wheels, etc.
In addition, there is a compact rounded headlamp, black and golden side body panels, a prominent dual-exhaust pipe finished in golden colour, broad tyres, low rear end, shock absorbers at the rear, narrow front tyre, a retro Royal Enfield logo on the side of the fuel tank, etc. All in all, these components are quite well-suited for a bike of this size and style. That is what makes this transition so smooth and seamless.
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While there are myriad modifications on the outside, what remains the same is what’s in the heart of the motorcycle. This is a 647.95-cc air- and oil-cooled parallel twin 4-stroke SOHC engine which generates a decent 47 PS @7,250 RPM and 52.3 Nm @5,650 RPM of peak power and torque. There is a 6-speed gearbox with a wet multi-plate clutch. It comes with a 320 mm disc at the front and a 300 mm disc at the rear. Moreover, there is a 43 mm USD telescopic fork with 120 mm travel at the front and twin shock absorbers with 101 mm travel with preload adjustment at the rear. The front has a 100-section tyre while the rear comes with a 150-section tyre. The prices range from Rs 3.54 lakh to Rs 3.85 lakh, ex-showroom.