The production spec Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is expected to make its world premiere sometime next year; based on the same platform as Interceptor 650
In one of the videos from the expedition to the South Pole, Royal Enfield showed the production-ready version of the Super Meteor 650 and Shotgun 650. The Chennai-based manufacturer is expected to launch several new motorcycles in 2022, including the Hunter 350. and Scram 411. and more 650 models are definitely in the works as well. Here are the five things you need to know about the Royal Enfield Shotgun 650:
Royal Enfield is more likely to host the world premieres of the Super Meteor 650 and Shotgun 650 sometime next year and it will be interesting to see when they will launch in India as we expect the cruise ship to arrive first before the SG650 bobber, which could be introduced to international markets first due to the popularity of the segment.
2. Power train:
Mechanically, both midsize motorcycles will have a lot in common with the Interceptor 650 and Continental gt 650. The Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is more likely to use the same 648cc parallel twin fuel injection engine. It currently develops a maximum power of 47 hp and 52 Nm of maximum torque and is paired with a six-speed transmission with slipper clutch and standard assistance.
The Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is expected to be at the top of the range upon arrival and will be more expensive compared to the Int and Continental GT 650. Therefore, we expect the price of the bobber to hover around Rs. 3.40 lakh (ex-showroom). RE will offer a host of touring related accessories with the SG650.
The Royal Enfield SG650 concept was unveiled at EICMA 2021 in Milan, Italy a few weeks ago and its styling resemblance to the production model can be clearly seen. Features a wide handlebar setup, exposed rear with a thick rear fender, a single cantilevered seat, round shaped LED taillight with chrome trim, a semi-digital dual capsule instrument console with Tripper Navigation, circular headlight and front forks USD.
In terms of features, the Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 will be equipped with a dual channel ABS system, twin dampers, circular mirrors, probably Interceptor 650 switchgear, etc.