As we know that Royal Enfield is currently working on a new range of motorcycles for the Indian market. They plan to release a new motorcycle every three months. We know that they are working on some motorcycles that will come with the 650 cc parallel-twin engine. Here is a render of one of the motorcycle. The render is based on the spy shots of the motorcycle and being a cruiser motorcycle there is a chance that the motorcycle is called the Meteor 650. The render has been done by IndianAutosBlog.
The render shows us the side profile of the motorcycle, but still reveals a lot of details. The headlamp unit is the same as the Meteor so it will have a LED Daytime Running Lamp around it. The turn indicators are also circular and orange just for a proper retro look. The instrument console also looks similar to the one found on the Meteor 350. So, there will be no tachometer on offer, but there will be the new Tripper Navigation. We can see the teardrop fuel tank just like the one of the Meteor 350. However, the fuel tank is bigger but gets the same colour scheme as the Meteor 350. Then there are the triangular side panels on which the decal says “Meteor 650”.
The seat height is lower when compared to the Interceptor 650 which should help the shorter riders. The footpegs are also slightly front set providing a more cruiser stance that is much more comfortable for longer rides when compared to Interceptor 650. What should also help in cruising is the more flat handlebar which should provide more leverage to the rider. The engine is blacked-out just like we have seen on the Meteor 350. The blacked-out engine can be a bit easier to maintain than chrome ones because chrome requires care and polishing. The exhaust is also blacked-out giving a more sporty appeal to the motorcycle. The rear of the motorcycle carries the same circular LED tail lamp as the Meteor 350 and the turn indicators are also circular.
The motorcycle runs on blacked-out alloy wheels with a coloured strip so the tyres will be tubeless. The tyres also seem fatter than the Meteor 350 ones. It gets upside-down forks which are a first for Royal Enfield. The rear still gets twin-shock absorbers. Braking duties are done by a disc in the front and a disc at the rear. Royal Enfield will be offering dual-channel ABS as standard.
Powering the new motorcycle will be the same 650cc oil-air cooled parallel twin petrol engine. The engine produces 47 hp of max power at 7250 rpm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 5250 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox with a slip and assists clutch. The engine is known for its smoothness and torquey power delivery. It is the most powerful engine that Royal Enfield has ever produced. Royal Enfield is also working on other motorcycles that will be powered by this 650 cc engine. As of now the launch date of the new motorcycles is not known. However, we hope that the Royal Enfield is able to unveil them by the end of the year.