Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 launched - Variants explained
The Super Meteor 650 features the typical cruiser motorcycle design language. The design highlights of Astral and Interstellar variants with the Standard version include a round LED headlight, a split seat, dual-exhaust pipe finished in chrome, dark matte treatment on the engine, black alloy wheels, an analogue instrument cluster with a small digital display, the Tripper navigation system, and switchgear finished in aluminium.
While the top-of-the-line version with the Tourer version also carries a cruiser motorcycle design, it features various distinctive touring-specific features, such as a single-piece touring seat, a tall windscreen, and a pillion backrest.
Furthermore, Royal Enfield offers the Super Meteor 650 with a choice of seven different paint job options. The Standard version is available in five single-tone colours: Astral Blue, Astral Black, Astral Green, Interstellar Green, and Interstellar Grey. On the other hand, the Super Meteor 650 Tourer package is offered with two dual-tone paint options, namely Celestial Blue and Celestial Red.
Apart from the Standard and Tourer versions, the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 is available with Solo Tourer and Grand Tourer accessory packages as optional extras. The former, offered with Astral and Interstellar variants, gets bar-end mirrors, a bar-end finisher, LED turn signals at the front and rear, the solo finisher kit, a compact engine protector, deluxe footpegs, and a sump guard finished in silver. Whereas, the Grand Tourer package, available with the Celestial variant, comes with the aforementioned extras, plus gets a touring seat, windscreen, and touring handlebar. Customers can also get their hands on touring mirrors, LED fog lights, an airfly evo engine guard, and a black engine sump guard, among others.
The Super Meteor 650 is powered by the same 648cc, parallel-twin, air/oil-cooled engine as the INT 650 and GT 650. Paired with a six-speed gearbox, this motor produces 47PS at 7,250rpm and 52.3Nm of torque at 5,650rpm.