Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Price in India, Features, Top-Speed and More

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is an American-styled Cafe racer, combined with a powerful twin-cylinder 648cc engine. Currently, the waiting period for getting the motorcycle is over 2 months. 

Royal Enfield launched the highly-awaited Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650 in India last month. GT 650 is a cafe racer while Interceptor is the old-school Classic Roadster with some modern fits and finishes.

The 650 Twins are amongst the cheapest twin-cylinder motorcycles in India. As of now, both are the most powerful bikes in RE’s production cycle.

The bookings for both the motorcycles started way long in October end. If you do the booking right now, expect a minimum waiting period of 2 months and more. That too depends on the colour that you choose.

There are some differences between both the bikes like a different handlebar, riding position and foot peg. Rest of the mechanicals remain the same between both.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Launch Date

Launch Date14th November

The cafe racer has been launched in American and European countries. On 14th November, the 650 Twins are making a debut in the Indian market.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Price In India

Price (ex-showroom)Rs 3.5 Lakhs

It is speculated that it will cost between Rs 3.5 Lakhs. The pricing is estimated mainly because of the added twin parallel engine and ABS feature. Also, its predecessor, GT 535, is priced starting from Rs 2.05 Lakh.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Engine Specifications

Engine648cc Parallel-Twin
Power47 BHP
Torque53 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity12.5 litres

Locally, it is produced at the Chennai Plant of the company. The 648cc parallel twin engine will produce 47PS worth power and 53 Nm worth of torque and will be mated to a six-speed gearbox. The estimated mileage is of the motorcycle will be around 30 kmpl with a fuel capacity of 12.5 Litres. GT 650 gets exciting Dual exhaust mufflers. The gearbox gets slip/assist clutch offering smoother riding.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Mileage 

Fuel Tank Capacity12.5 Litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity2 Litres
Riding Range430 Kms
Top-Speed160 Km/hr

The GT 650 is estimated to give a mileage figure of around 25 KMPL. It comes with a fuel tank capacity of 12.5 Litres, giving us an estimated riding range of around 280 kms. The too speed is estimated to be around 160 km/hr.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Features

Features onboard would include:

  1. Sculpted Tank
  2. Clip-on handlebars
  3. Front and Rear Disc Brakes with dual-channel ABS
  4. Twin Pod Speedometer
  5. Single Person Seat
  6. Upswept Twin Exhaust

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Dimensions

Kerb Weight199 kgs
Length2122 mm
Width744 mm
Height1024 mm
Wheelbase1100 mm
Ground Clearance174 mm
Seat Height790 mm

The Cafe racer measures 2122 mm in length, 744 mm in width and 1024 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1100 mm and a ground clearance of 174 mm. It weighs around 199 kgs.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Brakes And Suspension

Steel Tubular Double Cradle Frame
Front Suspension
Front Fork Travel
Rear Suspension
Twin coil-over shocks
Brakes (F)
320 mm disc with ABS
Brakes (R)
240 mm disc with ABS

For better comfort, it will come with gas-charged twin shock absorbers in the rear and Front Fork travel suspensions in the front. For braking, it has front and rear disc brakes, with ABS.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Design

The design is based on proper old school bikes. Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 defines it muscularity with sporty and macho looks. They will sport the Roadster and Cafe Racer design and styling, which is rarely found in India. Royal Enfield has assured that these bikes will have a top-notch fit and finish and a lot of thought and work has gone into the quality as well. The bikes will be available in four colours – Staunchy Blue, Chrome, Icy White and Black Magic. It weighs around 199 KG.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Variant

It will be available only in 1 variant. 

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Colors

The Continental GT 650 comes in the following colour options:

  1. Ice Queen
  2. Sea Nymph
  3. Black Magic
  4. Chrome

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Competition

Given the decent pricing, the bike’s main competitor will be Harley Davidson Street 750. Priced much lower than that, it can take on Street 750 because of similar specs sparing the engine. Being a type of cruiser bike, it falls off against the other bikes in the same price range. Royal Enfield GT 650 has been launched globally and is bound for India this year. According to some reports, the bike will hit the Indian roads anytime after April 2018.

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 – Specification Sheet

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650
Launch Date14th November 2018
PriceRs 3.5 Lakhs
648cc parallel-twin
Power47 BHP
Torque52 Nm
Mileage30 KMPL
Twin-pod speedometer, Clip-On Handlebars, and top-class suspension
Safety Features
Front and rear disc brakes with dual-channel ABS