Royal Enfield twin-cylinder motorcycle spotted in India

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Royal Enfield's upcoming twin-cylinder motorcycle has been spotted testing in India. Since the only spy shot available is of the rear, it is difficult to comment on the design of the bike. However, the test mule does look similar to the Continental GT.

Interestingly, Royal Enfield has been testing its new twin-cylinder engine in international markets where the engine was planted in a tweaked version of the Continental GT. While the test-bike looked similar to the design of the Continental GT, closer examination revealed significant changes made to the chassis as well as various other design elements. It is thus being believed that the company is only using the Continental GT's body as a disguise and the new twin-cylinder engine will be introduced on a completely new product. However, the company hasn't yet made any official statement on the same.

The model spotted in India features a café racer like rear-end, similar to that of the regular Continental GT. The twin-exhausts get a matte black treatment, as opposed to the chrome units seen on the bike spotted in Spain. Other changes visible on the spotted twin-cylinder motorcycle as compared to the regular Continental GT include a new rear suspension setup, revised turn indicator placement and chain and sprocket placement on the left side.

While details about the specifications of Royal Enfield's upcoming twin-cylinder motorcycle are still scarce, speculations suggest that it will displace around 750 cc and will develop over 50 BHP and 60 Nm of torque. Royal Enfield is expected to launch the said bike in India by the end of this year.

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