Royal Enfield isn’t just a motorcycle brand, it’s an emotion in itself. Royal Enfield is one of the oldest motorcycle brands with its production dating way back to 1901. One interesting fact is that Bullet is the longest motorcycle production run in the world as of now. With such an illustrious past, Royal Enfield remains one of the most sought after bike for motorcycle customization. There have been a number of brilliant modifications concepts done so far on Royal Enfield models like 500, UCE ‘350’ while some have been spectacularly poor modifications also in the mix. Royal Enfield 650 twins is a popular range of motorcycles in India due to its mechanical specifications.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 is a popular choice for bike modifications enthusiasts in India. A new concept has been attempted by Delhi- based Neev Motorcycles on the 650 Twins. The modification is given the name “Y2 650”, Neev Motorcycles has left the engine untouched. The Y2 650 is markedly different from the standard 650 sold in the market. The customization of 650 twins is something interesting, it is a blend of a sport cruiser and neo-retro streetfighter. The modification derives its inspiration from Confederate Hellcat, India’s World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni has one in his collection.
The key features of the customized Y2 650 are the new 15-litre fuel tank, dual headlights, single-seat, customized belly pan & fenders, bar-end mirrors and LED tail lamp under the seat. There are 17-inch multi-spoke wheels with 110/70 and 200/55 section rubber at the front and rear respectively. The customized motorcycle sports a metallic grey colour but there are certain elements seen in this digital rendering which won't be making it to production.
Neev Motorcycles over the years have done a variety of customizations on Royal Enfield motorcycles. Chopper, Cafe Racer, Bobber, you name it, they has done plenty of interesting mods. Y2 650 is getting a lot of traction on social media and will be one of the much-awaited modifications of 2020.