User Reviews of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Overall rating:4.8 / 5122 ratings
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The new gt 650 has got soul

1 year ago by Mohd Junaid777 views

To start off this bike was never on my mind to buy. I had always wanted a harley softail and was contemplating buying it but due to a few other commitments had been putting off picking one up. I happened to spot the new re twins at a showroom and test rode the interceptor first and was really impressed. My cousin has the previous continental gt and i have ridden that bike and based on that didnt want to even consider the new gt. But i happened to ask for the gt keys as well and requested to test the bike by myself. Something about the grip and the weight of the bike and the new engine connected to my physically and instantly i knew i loved this bike in a second. I immediately put down a 10k deposit and booked the new gt 650 in a heartbeat. The next 20 days were spent watching every review and comparison available on youtube and instagram. I was lucky to get my bike within 20 days of having booked it. Have ridden it about 250 kms. I usually don't ride due to traffic and pollution concerns and always use my cars. In my opinion this bike is beautiful. The new engine and everything about the bike immediately makes a physical connection with you. It feels like a well fitting leather glove. It is quite heavy and would advice against parking it in an incline or on a slope or in any tight spot. I cant fully explain how much i like the new gt 650 and still am amazed re can make this bike this affordable. The quality is great and this bike is the perfect stepping stone for the new bikers who want a bigger engine. Its an easy bike to learn the discipline of owning a big bike. Learning about the importance of gear and boots will only happen on a large bike.200 kilos though not that heavy but still is quite a bit for our indian traffic and roads. Id suggest every harley street 750 buyer to check this one before buying that. It matches up and then some with every other bike in twice its price range. And well its made in india. As made in india should be. Beautiful bike and love it to a fault. If re launches an 800 or a bigger bike soon who is to say i may never dream of harley again. And i like looking at it a little more than riding it. On speed and specs i guess there are a million reviews out there. I haven't ridden it more than 120 but i think it'll do 160 to 170 with ease and stay on 150 all day. Ill never change the exhausts cause for me the bike needs to feel great more than sound. And i am quite against loud aftermarket exhausts. I don't like attention and prefer being unnoticed and am glad the bike is understated and yet perfectly beautiful. I would however in the near future want to replace my tyres to tubeless cause i cant imagine a flat on this bike. It doesn't heat up that much ... Is pretty stable in dead speed traffic and the riding position is not at all painful as some reviews have called it. A few days in the saddle will season you well. what more can i say. I guess this bike has some soul. Like a well set up guitar.. A well seasoned bat... A true modern day classic.Oh and fuel consumption i've mostly only ridden in dead traffic where i am barely out of 2nd gear and im getting about 20. Think that will be better in normal riding conditions.

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  • Owned for

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  • Ridden for

    < 5000 kms

  • Got mileage of

    20 kmpl

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

  • Displacement648 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)47 bhp
  • Kerb Weight198 kg
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Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 2,80,677

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      6 months-1 yr

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    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

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      5000-10000 kms

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  •  5This bike is an emotion  1 month ago by Yaseen Mubarak
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  •  5Mind Blowing 2 months ago by Revanth Reddy
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      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      25 kmpl

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    • Got mileage of

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  •  5Owners review 5 months ago by Kenny Kuruvilla
    Very amazing bike. Give good power through out the ride. The seating position is more reliable for thin people. Gives good mileage. The fuel meter is not good yet. Comparing to interceptor it's sporty. Gives a sporty feel. The seats are so good give pretty good comfort....
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    • 5

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    • 4

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    • 4

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    • 3

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      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      20 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

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