Royal Enfield has announced the prices of the much-anticipated Super Meteor 650 cruiser, which now serves as the brand’s new flagship motorcycle globally. The new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 has been launched in three variants – Astral, Interstellar and Celestial, with a starting price of Rs 3,48,900.
2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 prices:
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 Astral – Rs 3,48,900
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 Interstellar – Rs 3,63,900
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 Celestial – Rs 3,78,900
(all prices ex-showroom, India)
Among the three variants launched, while the Astral and Interstellar variants are categorized under the Standard version, the Celestial variant serves as the standalone variant of the top-of-the-line Tourer version. Compared to the Standard version, the Tourer version gets exclusive dual-tone Celestial paint schemes, a pillion backrest and a transparent windscreen. There are three colours for the base-spec Astral variant, while the Interstellar and Celestial variants get two colour options each.
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Same engine as the Interceptor 650
The new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 shares its four-stroke, parallel-twin, air-cooled, 648cc engine with the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650. However, in the Super Meteor 650, this engine features revised mapping and gearing and produces a maximum power output of 47 bhp and a peak torque output of 52 Nm. Here in the Super Meteor 650, the peak torque output comes 500 rpm earlier, compared to the other 650cc twins. With a kerb weight of 241 kg, the Super Meteor 650 now ranks as the heaviest motorcycle from Royal Enfield.
Featuring a seat height of 740mm, the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 has forward-set foot pegs and slightly higher handlebars for an authentic cruiser appeal. The motorcycle comes with a 19-inch front wheel and a 16-inch rear wheel, shod with tubeless tyres. The suspension combination of the Super Meteor 650 includes Showa 43mm upside-down hydraulic telescopic forks at the front and twin hydraulic coil springs at the rear. With this, the Super Meteor 650 becomes the first-ever Royal Enfield motorcycle to get upside-down front forks. It also gets a 320mm disc at the front and a 300mm disc at the rear for halting duties, paired with a dual-channel ABS as standard.
In terms of features, the Super Meteor 650 is the first-ever motorcycle from Royal Enfield to get a full-LED headlamp, apart from an LED tail lamp and halogen rounded turn indicators. The motorcycle comes with a split seat setup along with a tripper navigation unit offered as standard. Unlike other 650cc motorcycles, the Super Meteor 650 gets cast aluminium switch cubes inspired by the new-generation 350cc motorcycles from Royal Enfield.
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