Made-in-India Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 Launched in Europe

The new Shotgun 650 motorcycle is now available in London (UK), Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), Milan (Italy), and Madrid (Spain).
  • Published On: 22/02/24
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Royal Enfield Shotgun 650

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  • The Shotgun 650 bike is based on Royal Enfield’s 650 platform.
  • The motorcycle is manufactured at the company’s facility located in Tamil Nadu.

Royal Enfield has launched the made-in-India Shotgun 650 in Europe. The two-wheeler maker has started exporting the new Shotgun 650 to Europe after launching the bike in the Indian market. The company is now expanding its presence in global markets. The Shotgun 650 motorcycle is now available in London (UK), Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), Milan (Italy), and Madrid (Spain).

The motorcycle is manufactured in India at the company’s facility located in Tamil Nadu. In India, the bike comes at a cost of INR 3.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Chennai). In the UK, the Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is priced at 6,699 Pounds (approx. INR 7.05 lakh), while in other markets it is available at a price of 7,300 Euros (approx. INR 6.58 lakh).

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The Shotgun 650 is based on the Royal Enfield’s 650 platform. Apart from this model, other bikes like the Continental GT, Interceptor, and Super Meteor are also manufactured under the same platform.

The motorcycle launched in the European market is identical to the Indian model. The new bike comes with a flatter and smaller fuel tank, chopped and curved fenders, a wide handlebar along with centre-set footpegs, and a floating rider’s seat. The Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 comes in monotone and twin-tone color options. The company sells the 650 motorcycle with a luggage rack and a removable rear seat. It has a low ground clearance of 140 mm.

Powering the motorcycle is a 648 cc, parallel-twin engine that churns out 46.4 bhp of power and 52.3 Nm of peak torque. The unit is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike has USD forks at the front, and at the rear, it gets twin shocks. Braking duties are done by disc brakes with twin-channel ABS. The Shotgun 650 will give tough competition to the likes of the Honda Rebel 500, the Kawasaki Eliminator, and the BSA Gold Star 650.

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