Royal Enfield 750 cc Motorcycle Teased, Unveil At EICMA
Royal Enfield will be pulling the wraps of its most ambitious motorcycle yet later this month and we now have an official unveil date to look forward to. The Chennai-based automaker has been testing its highly expected 750-cc offering for a while now and a new video shared by RE boss Siddhartha Lal discloses what the exhaust note sounds like. The video shows the new 750 cc bike being ridden on a race track, providing a little glimpse of what the production built offering will look like. This is the second such teaser to come from RE’s top honchos. Earlier in September, RE President Rudratej Singh teased the bike in a tweet. Lal also revealed that the bike will be making its global debut on November 7 at the EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. The new Royal Enfield offering will be the company’s first-of-its-kind global product and is expected to take on some established players in the middleweight motorcycle segment. Little is known about the all-new offering, but the Royal Enfield 750-cc twin-cylinder motorcycle has been spotted testing on a number of occasions and going by the early images, the bike will be a cafe racer. The design is undistinguishable to the Continental GT but the new middleweight offering gets design promotions as well as other changes.
For starters, expect to see fatter 120-section front and 160-section rear tyres and a new twin-pod instrument console. The bike will also come with ABS right from the start. With respect to power, the all-new engine is probable to churn out about 50 bhp and around 60 Nm of highest torque. The motor will be a fuel injected one to keep up with the stringent European emission norms, while a 6-speef gearbox is also likely on RE’s fastest motorcycle. The race track seen in the video just might be the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in the UK, which is where Royal Enfield’s technology center is located. The upcoming parallel-twin engined motorcycle is believed to be conceived at this facility.
The new Royal Enfield twin-cylinder bike is likely to bring a major overhaul for the brand and will help it grow in global markets. The model will also be a major step up technically since it’s been designed and developed at RE’s development centers in Chennai and the UK. The company has also ramped up manufacture at its plants to lodge the new model. The new Royal Enfield 750 bike will also be much faster than current lot, and in fact, Siddhartha Lal had even said it earlier this year that the upcoming model will be “highway worthy”. Make sure to keep watching this space for all the details on the new RE bike and everything from EICMA.