Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Lightning edition, Continental GT 650 Thunder edition unveiled

    The special editions of the popular 650 twins are mechanically identical to the standard bikes.

    Published On Feb 21, 2023 04:07:00 PM

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    Royal Enfield has unveiled two special edition models called the Interceptor 650 Lightning edition and the Continental GT 650 Thunder edition, which get a few touring accessories as standard.

    1. Soft luggage with mounts, touring seat and mirrors are standard
    2. Available in the same colours as the standard bikes

    Royal Enfield Interceptor, Continental GT 650 special editions: details

    The Interceptor 650 Lightning edition and the Continental GT 650 Thunder edition both get the same accessories in the form of removable soft panniers, compact engine guards, touring seat and mirrors, CNC oil filler cap, aluminium sump guard and a small flyscreen. These special edition bikes get the same colour options as the standard bikes.

    The bikes are mechanically identical too, and get same 47hp, 52Nm oil-cooled, 648cc parallel-twin engine, mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

    Overseas, the Interceptor 650 Lightning edition costs £6,459 (approx Rs 6.47 lakh) and the Continental GT 650 Thunder edition will set you back by £6,659 (approx Rs 6.67 lakh). At the moment, these editions are only on sale overseas and the company hasn’t revealed any plans to launch them in India. However, customers can option their individual bikes with these accessories from the vast RE catalogue. We also recently learned that the 650 twins will soon be launched with an upgrade that owners have been asking for since day one – alloy wheels.

    Also See:

    Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 review, test ride

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