Royal Enfield the premium bike segment king 650 cc Twins, Continental GT, and interceptor sales 1,293 units last month.
- Royal Enfield 650cc Twins posted a 242 percent positive sales growth last month
- RE only sold 378 units in March 2021 of 650cc twins
- Both the bikes come powered by a 648cc parallel-twin engine
Royal Enfield last month saw a negative sales growth as compared on a MOM basis through its entire Indian line-up except the standard 350 and the 650cc twin’s Interceptor 650 and continental GT650. Both the bikes combined sold 1,293 units last month, which when compared with on a MOM basis gets a massive 242 percent positive sales growth. However, in March 2021 the 650cc twins sold only 378 units. While India now going through another lockdown, the automaker, as well as another manufacturer, saw a massive decline in their sales volume.
Like last year April 2021 was almost the same, as Royal Enfield company saw a sales decline of 18.92 percent compared on a MOM basis. The year-on-year comparison isn’t done due to last year’s April 2020 was a complete lockdown, with no sales has been done. RE offers Interceptor 650 with seven different color schemes and continental GT 650 with five color options. This year in March the manufacturer also added few new color schemes to the catalog. Interceptor gets 3-single tone color, 3-three tone, and a Chrome variant called Mark 2, while Continental GT650 includes 2-single, 2-dual tone and a chrome variant called Mr. Clean.
As for performance both the bikes come powered by a 648cc air/liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine, which belts out 47.65 PS of maximum power at 7,150 RPm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 5,250 Rpm. The powertrain comes coupled with a 6-speed gearbox system, along with a slipper clutch that comes as standard. However, both the bikes feature a retro-styled theme the only difference between them is Continental GT650 is a café racer and interceptor 650 offers as a roadster.