The Continental GT 650 Twin has a similar aesthetic to its predecessor, yet it is an all-new motorbike. Its ergonomics allow for a simple reach to the clip-on bars for the best possible balance of comfort and steering feel. The GT 650 has 36-spoke aluminium alloy wheels with Ceat Zoomcruz tyres that were created especially for Royal Enfield to give it an original look.
The iconic cafe racer’s sculpted tank, eager demeanour, weight-forward stance, and rearset footrests enable the rider to curl in a classic fast racing posture ideal for tearing up the country lanes or having a blast in the town.
The Continental GT 650 Twin is a contemporary take on the iconic Continental GT 250 and a tribute to that rock and roll period.
The Continental GT 650 Twin reimagines the cultural trend that won’t fade. It is an independent design wonder that combines heritage and contemporary.
The seat of the bikes comes with 3D net technology that evenly distributes the weight as the rider sits across the saddle, so it is suitable for longer journeys.
The bike comes in four colours:
- Mr Clean
- British Racing Green
- Rocker Red
- Dux Deluxe
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- Continental GT 650 Rocker Red
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- Continental GT 650 Mr Clean
The bike is 2122 mm in length, 1165 mm in width, and 789 mm in height, with a kerb weight of 202 kg and a fuel capacity of 13.7 litres. The bike’s seat height is roughly 804 millimetres and is accompanied by a quilted design and subtle RE branding provide the style to it.
In terms of electricity, the battery is 12 volts, the electric system is 12 volts, and the headlamp is 12 volts with an H4-60/55W bulb (Halogen). The turn signal lamp is 12V, 10W X 4nos, while the tail lamp is 12V, P21/5W.
It has performed better across the board when focussing on seats and cowls, including the satisfaction index, which speaks volumes about the overall result—the alloy wheels and a quick gear transmission work to improve the recipient’s trip.
The bike sports a sizable stainless steel engine guard and a silver aluminium sump guard for added protection. The motorcycle also incorporates a flyscreen that is tinted and two heel protectors.
The rider gets confident braking with progressive feedback and the powerful and predictable stopping power of Bosch dual-channel ABS. It feels nimble in the city, planted on the highways, and assured on twisty roads thanks to its 24-degree rake angle and 106 mm of the trail.
The motorcycle has a 4-stroke parallel twin engine with one overhead cam and a 648 cc air-cooled displacement capacity. Digital spark ignition and fuel injection ignition technology are standard on the Continental.
The 6-speed constant mesh gearbox on the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 produces a max power of 47 bhp at 7150 rpm and a max torque of 52 Nm at 5250 rpm. There is no need for frequent gear changes because 80% of the torque, or maximum pulling power, is available at 2500 rpm and is continuous throughout the rev range.
The chassis comprises a tubular steel frame with bolted trussing, a 41 mm front fork with 110 mm of travel up front, and twin coil-over shocks with 88 mm of travel at the back.
The bike has a 1400 mm wheelbase and a 140 mm ground clearance. While the rear brakes have spoked wheels and tubeless tyres, the front brakes are disc brakes. The front brake is 320 mm in diameter, and the rear brake is 240 mm in diameter with an ABS braking system.