Photos by: Ryan Adams and Royal Enfield
Royal Enfield introduced a brand new cruiser mannequin that includes the 648cc Parallel-Twin engine that additionally powers the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650. The new Super Meteor 650, and the Super Meteor 650 Grand Tourer variant,
The air-cooled engine claims an output of 46.4 hp at 7,250 rpm and 38.6 lb-ft. at 5,650 rpm, that are about the identical peak figures claimed by the opposite 650 fashions, however the Super Meteor will get there a bit increased on rev vary. We’d must see a dyno chart to make sure, however we suspect the adjustments had been made to create a broader torque curve.
The engine is mounted to a brand new metal tubular backbone body created by Harris Performance for a decrease heart of gravity and to optimize stability and dealing with. Up entrance, the Super Meteor 650 makes use of a 43mm inverted fork with 4.7 inches of journey, and on the again, it makes use of twin preload-adjustable shocks with 4.0 inches of journey, which is fairly good for a cruiser.
The Super Meteor makes use of a single Bybre twin-piston floating caliper for each the entrance and rear wheels, with a 320mm rotor up entrance and a 300 mm rotor on the again. A two-channel ABS comes normal.
Up entrance, the Super Meteor makes use of a 19-inch wheel whereas a 16-inch wheel is on the again. Both include tubeless tires.
The instrument cluster seems just like the one on the smaller Meteor 350 mannequin, with two spherical models. The bigger one has an analog speedometer and an inset LCD display screen whereas the opposite is a shade show with Royal Enfield’s Tripper navigation system powered by Google Maps.
Other options embody an LED headlight and taillight, a USB Type-A port, a low 29.1-inch seat top, a 4.1-gallon gasoline tank and a claimed curb weight of 531 kilos. The Grand Tour provides a windshield, two seat saddle with passenger backrest,
The 2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 shall be provided in Astral Black, Astral Blue, Astral Green, Intersteller Gray or Intersteller Green. The Grand Tourer model is available in both Celestial Red or Celestial Blue.
|2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 Specifications|
|Engine Type||Parallel-Twin, 4 stroke, SOHC, Air-Oil Cooled|
|Bore x Stroke||78 mm x 67.8 mm|
|Compression Ratio||9.5 : 1|
|Horsepower||46.4 hp at 7,250 rpm (claimed)|
|Torque||38.6 lb-ft. at 5,650 rpm (claimed)|
|Transmission||6 Speed fixed mesh|
|Fuel Supply||Electronic Fuel Injection|
|Air Cleaner||Paper component|
|Frame Type||Steel Tubular Spine Frame|
|Front Suspension||43mm Upside Down Telescopic Fork, 4.7 inches journey|
|Rear Suspension||Twin Shocks, 4.0 inches journey, preload adjustable|
|Battery||12 volt, 12 Ah, VRLA|
|Head Lamp||FPL 1.55 W LED|
|Tail Lamp||2.5 W, LED|
|Charging Port||USB 2.0 Type A – 5V 2A Output|
|Front Tire||100/90 – 19 M/C 57H (Tubeless Type)|
|Rear Tire||150/80 B16 M/C 71H (Tubeless Type)|
|Front Brake||Single 320mm disc, twin piston floating caliper|
|Rear Brake||Single 300mm disc, twin piston floating caliper|
|Ground Clearance||5.3 inches|
|Width||35.0 inches (with out mirrors)|
|Seat Height||29.1 inches|
|Curb Weight||531.3 kilos (claimed)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.1 gallons|
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