Royal Enfield Unveils Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650
The Continental GT 650 Twin is a cafe-racer having a sculpted tank, clip-on handlebars, classic-styled instruments, rear-set footrests, and upswept exhausts to give that authentic cafe racer vibe. (Photo: Royal Enfield)

Royal Enfield 650 twins price hiked by up to Rs 5,700

As Royal Enfield said earlier that they will increase the prices of their flagship offering, the 650 twins. Royal Enfield 650 twins price hiked despite a slowdown in the two-wheeler industry. The new price of Interceptor 650 base variant is Rs 2.55 lakh ex-showroom. This turned out to be an increment of Rs 5000 on the bike. The base variant of Continental GT 650, on the other hand, witnessed a hike of Rs 5300 and new price stands at Rs 2.71 lakh ex-showroom.

Royal Enfield 650 twins

The Chennai based motorcycle manufacturer is flying on the success of its flagship products. Powered by a twin-cylinder engine and also the bigger they made till now, the 650 twins are now becoming everyone’s favorite. In the month oof July, the domestic sales of the 650 twins rode to an all-time high of 2225 units.

Royal Enfield 650 twins new price list

RE 650 Twin Model New Price Old Price Difference
Interceptor 650 Standard Rs 2,55,622 Rs 2,50,610 Rs 5,012
Interceptor 650 Custom Rs 2,63,271 Rs 2,58,109 Rs 5,162
Interceptor 650 Chrome Rs 2,76,021 Rs 2,70,609 Rs 5,412
Continental GT 650 Standard Rs 2,70,921 Rs 2,65,609 Rs 5,312
Continental GT 650 Custom Rs 2,78,571 Rs 2,73,109 Rs 5,462
Continental GT 650 Chrome Rs 2,91,321 Rs 2,85,609 Rs 5,712

All prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai.

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Royal Enfield earlier stated that these prices are introductory and hence will be increased. The company has already sold nearly 15000 units of 650 twins in the Indian market. This was the right time for the Bullet maker to increase its revenue as this price hike is not significant. Even after the hike, the 650 twins are the best value for money proposition you can find in the country.

The next twin-cylinder motorcycle in the price bracket is the Kawasaki Ninja 300 which is priced steeply at Rs 2.98 lakh. However, when we speak about the engine and technology used, Ninja 300 is a better deal any day.

With now Government stimulus give, we can see a bump in sales number in the two-wheeler market in the coming months. If liquidity flourished in the market, we can see a jump in the sales of bikes and scooters this festive season.

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