Royal Enfield has launched the Super Meteor 650 in India in three variants, namely Astral, Interstellar and Celestial, with prices starting from Rs 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom). The third model based on the 650cc platform from Royal Enfield, the Super Meteor 650 also shares its underpinnings with the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650.
The bike features a circular LED headlamp and a windscreen, a classic teardrop-shaped fuel tank, a stepped seat and dual chrome exhausts. The Super Meteor also gets Royal Enfield’s Tripper Navigation system. This is integrated into a twin-pod instrument console. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity and a USB charging port as well.
The Super Meteor 650 is powered by a 648cc, parallel-twin engine. It has been tuned to produce 46.2 bhp at 7250 rpm, and 5.3 kgm of torque at 5650 rpm. This unit comes with a 6-speed gearbox and a slip-and-assist clutch. It also gets a 43 mm upside-down fork suspension setup up front, which is a first for Royal Enfield.
Compared to the 650 Twins, the Super Meteor 650 is substantially heavier at 241 kg. It will be available in Astral Black, Astral Blue, Astral Green, Interstellar Grey, Interstellar Green, Celestial Red and Celestial Blue colour schemes.
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 ex-showroom prices:
Astral – Rs 3.48 lakh
Interstellar – Rs 3.63 lakh
Celestial – Rs 3.78 lakh