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Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 spied with equipment | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Shotgun 650 is likely one of the two upcoming fashions within the pipeline that may quickly be launched by Royal Enfield.

The Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 has been spied but once more, this time fitted with a bunch of non-compulsory extras. The equipment noticed on this explicit check mule embrace auxiliary lights, mini floorboards, bar-end mirrors and even the Tripper navigation pod. This explicit check mule additionally incorporates a completely different set of machined wheels, which can possible be provided as a part of the huge equipment catalogue that will likely be made accessible upon the bike’s launch. 

Royal Enfield Shotgun 650: check mule particulars

The Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is likely one of the two upcoming fashions based mostly on Royal Enfield’s fashionable 650cc platform. This explicit bike has been noticed testing with a set of machined alloy wheels, which haven’t been noticed earlier. Different equipment which can be seen right here embrace a pair of auxiliary lights, mini floorboards, bar-end mirrors and the Tripper navigation pod. Contemplating the truth that each Royal Enfield comes geared up with a big array of non-compulsory equipment upon its launch, count on the Shotgun 650 to characteristic the identical. 

The engine powering the Shotgun 650 is predicted to be the identical 648cc, parallel-twin, air-and-oil cooled engine derived from the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650, the place it makes 47hp and 52Nm of torque; it’s prone to be carried over with none main modifications to the output figures. The place it does differ is by way of the entrance suspension setup, that includes a USD fork in comparison with the essential telescopic unit on the 650 twins. 

Royal Enfield Shotgun 650: value and India launch

Contemplating the truth that Royal Enfield has been testing these machines for a while now, we count on not less than one new mannequin based mostly on the 650cc platform to debut within the coming months. The EICMA  is simply a month away and it’s possible that the corporate will unveil not less than one new mannequin there. When the Shotgun 650 goes on sale, it’s prone to be priced at a premium in comparison with the 650 twins, contemplating its up-spec {hardware}. 

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