Upcoming Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 motorcycle spotted testing with accessories

Royal Enfield has been working on a slew of new motorcycles and Shotgun 650 is one of them. The upcoming Shotgun 650 motorcycle has been spotted testing several times and this time around, the production ready version of the motorcycle has been spotted testing with a set of accessories. The accessorised version of Shotgun 650 has not been spotted testing before. The spy pictures show some of the accessories that Royal Enfield is most likely to offer with the motorcycle when they launch it.

Upcoming Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 motorcycle spotted testing with accessories

The pictures have been shared by Gaadiwaadi on their website. The newly surfaced spy pictures show the test mule of Shotgun 650 motorcycle with a set of accessories on it. The motorcycle as expected is completely camouflaged but, the accessories installed on it can be seen very clearly. One of the first thing that you would notice of the motorcycle are the wheels. The all black alloys have been replaced with dual-tone alloy wheels. Other than the new set of wheels, the motorcycle also gets bar-end mirrors, auxiliary lamps on the leg guard, mini floorboards and even a Tripper navigation system.

In another motorcycle, a clear lens turn indicator can also be seen. a blacked out flyscreen might also be offered as an accessory with the bike. Just like other motorcycles in the Royal Enfield line-up, the manufacturer will be offering a wide range of accessories for the Shotgun 650 motorcycle. These accessories would allow the buyer to customise the motorcycle to his or her liking. Royal Enfield has been working on their range of 650-cc motorcycles for some  time now. The Shotgun 650 is probably the first motorcycle to be launched in the market. Other than the Shotgun 650, Royal Enfield is also working on Super Meteor 650 and another version of Shotgun 650 with a different body styling.

Upcoming Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 motorcycle spotted testing with accessories

The Shotgun 650 and other 650-cc motorcycles are based on the platform that is used in Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 motorcycles. The motorcycle would come with features like upside down forks, single pod instrument cluster with digital fuel level indicator, round tail lamps, dual shocks at the rear and so on. The upcoming Shotgun 650 motorcycle will definitely be priced above the current 650 twins. As for the engine, the Shotgun 650 will use  648cc, parallel twin-cylinder engine that generates 47 Bhp and 52 Nm of peak torque.

It would be mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Royal Enfield really worked on the refinement levels of their motorcycles and the same is expected in the Shotgun as well. As far as the launch in concerned it is likely to be unveiled to world in the coming months. Royal Enfield has been testing these motorcycles for some time and they are expected to unveil the production version of Shotgun 650 in the EICMA this year. The official launch of the motorcycle may happen next year only. Other than the 650 cc motorcycles, Royal Enfield has also been working on motorcycles like Himalayan 450 and the new generation Royal Enfield Classic 350. Royal Enfield is also working on a Classic 650 motorcycle and after the launch of Himayan 450, we can expect a Scram 450 as well.

Ajeesh Kuttan

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