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Live updates: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 India launch

Team OD Updated: October 01, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Royal Enfield's newest offerings, the parallel twin powered Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 are set to be launched in India today.The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 are easily the most anticipated motorcycles of 2018. We'll be taking you through the launch here and also revisit everything we've told you about the two motorcycles so far.

Also see: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 & Continental GT 650 | First Ride

Live Updates
Nov 14, 07:36 PM (IST)

Head over to our Facebook page as editor Shumi goes live with the bikes from the launch event soon 

Nov 14, 07:35 PM (IST)

There will be three trim levels for the 650 Twins, Base, Custom and Chrome. The prices include 3-year warranty and 1 year Road Side assitance. Some states will have lower pricing to keep the bike under Rs 3 lakh ex-showtroom

Nov 14, 07:31 PM (IST)

The lowest prices are for the base trim level. This costs  ₹2.65 lakh for the Continental GT and ₹2.50 lakh for Interceptor 650 ex-showroom. 

Nov 14, 07:30 PM (IST)

Prices for the custom models, 

Custom models are Rs 2.725 for Continental GT 650 and Rs 2.575 lakh for Interceptor 650

Nov 14, 07:26 PM (IST)

The prices of the 650 Twins 

The chrome models are ₹2.85 and ₹2.70 for the #ContinentalGT650 and #Interceptor650 ex-showroom pan India

Nov 14, 07:25 PM (IST)
The jingle from the Interceptor 650 promo video
Nov 14, 07:19 PM (IST)

 Disc brakes handle braking and dual-channel ABS is standard. Basic telescopic forks and a twin gas-charged rear shocks make up the suspension. All this is mounted to an all-new double cradle frame which does remind you of the GT 535's frame but is actually completely new.

<p>&nbsp;Disc brakes handle braking and dual-channel ABS is standard. Basic telescopic forks and a twin gas-charged rear shocks make up the suspension. All this is mounted to an all-new double cradle frame which does remind you of the GT 535&#39;s frame but is actually completely new.</p>
Nov 14, 07:13 PM (IST)

Siddhartha Lal says that Royal Enfield's process for developing and making motorcycles “had completely metamorphosised” so that “truly global” #motorcycles can be made, in the run up to the #650Twins launch

<p>Siddhartha Lal&nbsp;says that Royal Enfield&#39;s process for developing and making motorcycles &ldquo;had completely metamorphosised&rdquo; so that &ldquo;truly global&rdquo; #motorcycles can be made, in the run up to the #650Twins launch</p>
Nov 14, 07:10 PM (IST)

Royal enfield has also come up with a line of riding gear and apparel to go with the new 650 Twins. See how they look here

<p>Royal enfield&nbsp;has also come up with a line of riding gear and apparel to go with the new 650 Twins. <a href="http://overdrive.in/news/image-gallery-royal-enfield-interceptor-650-and-continental-gt-650-riding-gear-and-apparel/">See how they look here</a></p>
Nov 14, 07:07 PM (IST)

Eicher CEO Siddhartha Lal is on stage talking about the long journey over the past few years that led to the 650 Twins today

<p>Eicher CEO Siddhartha Lal&nbsp;is on stage talking about the long journey over the past few years that led to the 650 Twins today</p>
Nov 14, 07:00 PM (IST)

Royal Enfield has found ways to trick out your 650 with an official line of accessories. See them here.

<p>Royal Enfield has found ways to trick out your 650 with an official line of accessories. <a href="http://overdrive.in/news/image-gallery-royal-enfield-continental-gt-650-and-interceptor-650-accessories/">See them here.</a></p>
Nov 14, 06:54 PM (IST)

The Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 are powered by the same engine, which is an all-new, parallel-twin unit. This 648cc motor puts out 47PS at 7,100rpm and 52Nm at 4,000rpm and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The motorcycles also get a slip-assist clutch.

Here's more on that. 

<p>The Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 are powered by the same engine, which is an all-new, parallel-twin unit. This 648cc motor puts out&nbsp;47PS at 7,100rpm and 52Nm at 4,000rpm and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The motorcycles also get a slip-assist clutch.</p>

<p><a href="http://overdrive.in/news/royal-enfield-interceptor-650-and-continental-gt-650-launching-today-what-to-expect/">Here&#39;s more on that.</a>&nbsp;</p>
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