It has been long rumoured that Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is working on a new 750cc engine, and what comes as a solid evidence of this is that the vehicle has been spied testing.
The team Motorcyclenews.com has shared a series of images of the new engine fitted in a re-worked Continental GT. The interesting bit is that the 750cc engine will be a parallel-twin motor and is seen using carburettors, not fuel injected.
There is nothing much to talk about the engine and the motorcycle at this point of time. However, rumours floating on the web suggest that the Royal Enfield could launch the new offering with the larger displacement engine of 750cc by early 2018. The 750cc engine is rumoured to churn out a power of 45-50bhp and a peak torque of more than 60Nm.This engine is also expected to be the company's most powerful mill.
Previous reports had indicated that the company is also working on a 400cc engine, which will be tuned to develop 40 Nm. There have also been reports that the company is readying an all new 600-650cc motorcycle, which will be designed and developed for global markets such as the U.S. and the UK. In remains to be seen which of these rumoured engines will actually make into final production.
In 2015, the iconic Bullet maker sold over 4.5 lakh motorcycles globally and also announced its plan to produce up to nine lakh motorcycles by the end of 2018 from two of its existing manufacturing facilities and a third upcoming facility near Chennai.
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