Royal Enfield KX Concept bobber meteor

Will Royal Enfield Bobber be a Meteor?

Royal Enfield has trademarked the name Meteor which could be the name for their upcoming bobber. The Bobber 838 Concept KX made its world debut at the EICMA last year in November 2018, but there has been no more information since.  Now that Royal Enfield’s parent company, Eicher Motors, has applied for the European trademark rights …

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 arriving

Royal Enfield Twins sales boom

Boom sales of the new Royal Enfield 650cc twins are morphing the traditional Indian motorcycle manufacturer from a small-capacity bike company into a mid-capacity manufacturer. After years of record growth, the company has now reported several months of declining sales. However, the decrease is only in the 350cc models which had previously made up more …

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Royal Enfield Trials

Royal Enfield faces new Trials ahead

Royal Enfield is facing trialling times with a new CEO, plans to build an assembly factory in Thailand and the launch of Trials versions of its 350cc and 500cc Bullet. Bullet Trials While the new Trials bikes could hardly be used for trials riding, they do show a slightly more off-road emphasis, although they have …

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 arriving

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 arriving

The first twin-cylinder Royal Enfields in six decades are now arriving in showrooms around the world and riders are lining up at dealerships for test rides. Australian importer Urban Moto Imports organised a demo bike for me through TeamMoto Euro in Slacks Creek, but because of the demand, I only had a couple of days …

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Royal Enfield 650 twins factory axe gap 2019

Royal Enfield twins Aussie pricing and arrival

Royal Enfield Australia has announced highly competitive pricing for its new 650cc twins, the Interceptor INT naked and Continental GT cafe racer. The bikes will be in Aussie dealerships in February and dealers tell us they are already taking record orders. One Brisbane dealer said they had 25 orders, mainly for the Interceptor. Customers won’t be …

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Royal Enfield KX Concept bobber 834cc

Royal Enfield develops 834cc V-twin engine

Royal Enfield has only just unveiled their 650cc parallel-twin-engined Interceptor and Continental GT, but are already developing a bigger 834cc V-twin. The Indian company unveiled the engine in a Bobber prototype soft-tail called the Concept KX to pay homage to their 1938 1140cc V-twin. Interestingly it’s 834cc, but there is 838 stamped on the engine …

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Royal Enfield 650 twins factory axe gap 2019

Royal Enfield 650 twins plug mid gap

Royal Enfield has launched its 650cc twin-cylinder Interceptor naked and Continental GT cafe racer to fill a mid-weight gap in the market, says company boss Siddhartha Lal. We expect the bikes to arrive in Australia in November starting at $8000. Prices The US prices are $5799 (plus on-road costs) for the single-colour Interceptor, $5999 for …

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