Royal Enfield 650 Twins' prices to increase by upwards of Rs 5,000
16th Aug 2019 6:03 pm
The hike of 2 percent will come into effect on September 1, 2019; could be as high as Rs 5,400 for the Interceptor 650 and Rs 5,700 for the Continental GT 650.
Royal Enfield is set to increase prices of its 650 Twins – the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 – by 2 percent, post September 1, 2019.
This will result in a Rs 5,012 increase on the base colour schemes of the Interceptor 650 that currently retails at Rs 2.50 lakh, while its most expensive colour scheme (priced at 2.70 lakh) will see a hike of Rs 5,400.
Meanwhile there will be a Rs 5,312 hike on the base colour schemes for the original Rs 2.65 lakh price tag of the Continental GT 650. The hike will go as high as Rs 5,700 for this bike, the most expensive colour scheme of which costs Rs 2.85 lakh.
The 650 Twins are currently two of the most affordable twin-cylinder motorcycles on sale in the country, and the price hike will certainly not have an effect on that title. The two motorcycles are powered by a 648cc parallel-twin motor that produces 47hp at 7,250rpm and 52Nm at 5,250rpm. Since their launch at the end of 2018, both models have become two of the manufacturer’s most popular motorcycles.
Earlier this week, a test mule of what is possibly the updated Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 was spied. Details of what’s in store are still unknown, but by the looks of it, it’s likely the BS6-compliant iteration of the bike.
(All prices, ex-showroom Delhi)
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