Hunter has entered the market sometime back.
It is sold with a 350cc engine.
The company is working on the 650cc model.
New Delhi. Legendary bike manufacturer Royal Enfield is working on its Hunter 650. The new Scrambler motorcycle could be based on the Interceptor 650. The bike was being tested near the Chennai plant near the production test mule. It has been spotted with heavy camouflage.
Royal Enfield has become the most popular choice for retro motorcycles across the globe. Now the brand is planning to expand its portfolio with offerings based on 350cc (J-Series) and 650cc platforms. Using the twin downtube-type tubular steel frame from the Interceptor and Continental GT, the upcoming Hunter 650 will incorporate design elements from its younger sibling, the Hunter 350.
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The Scrambler will be equipped with dual-channel ABS
For the safety of the rider, the Royal Enfield Hunter 650 will come equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS for better braking and handling characteristics. The suspension duties on the Scrambler motorcycle are handled by telescopic forks at the front and double gas-charged shock absorber units at the rear.
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648cc parallel-twin engine
Powering the all-new Royal Enfield Hunter 650 will be the same 648cc, air-and-oil-cooled parallel-twin engine from the Interceptor 650. The 6-speed gearbox for transmission duties is currently on the Hunter 650’s final leg. Royal Enfield is expected to announce the price and availability of the motorcycle at its launch event in late 2023.
Tags: auto news, Bike News, Royal Enfield
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 09, 2023, 17:59 IST