RE Continetal GT launched in India at the price of Rs 2.05 lakh OTR Delhi and 2.14 lakh OTR Mumbai!!
RE has also launched its new range of riding gear – leather jacket for Rs 12,999 Full sized leather gloves for Rs 2999, T shirts for Rs 899 and there’s an RE branded AGV helmet too! wow!
The plant boasts an all new paint shop, claimed to be the best in the world.
The new motorcycle will be made only at the company’s brand new state of the art facility
Harris Performance played a significant role in developing the new chassis for the Continental GT. it’s the first double cradle chassis on an RE motorcycle.
The RE team elaborates that the ECU for the 535cc Motor has been remapped
New color for the RE Continental GT introduced – GT Yellow!
He reminisces getting handed a parking ticket in London for illegal parking of the Conti GT
Mr siddharth Lal, the top guy at RE takes the stage
RE is now playing a film on the company’s heritage and history. Invokes a sense of pride among RE lovers
The host for the event is Mr Gordon May – the man who has written 6 books on RE and ridden 8400 miles on his RE 500 from Machester to Chennai
And the event is underway now!
We just brought to you the first ride review of the RE Royal Enfield Continental GT. We are now at the launch event for the bike in Goa where media personnel from all across the world have come down to review this extraordinary machine.
The Continental GT may not be a very capable machine as regards technology and specific output, but coming from the world’s oldest surviving bikemaker, this sort of a product has a different halo over its head. No other bike from an India bike maker could ever create so much buzz across the world as this one. Publications from the Western world have painted their pages black with positive words about this brand new machine.
We are waiting at the launch event. The stage is set, the guest are met, and we are now just waiting for the guest of honour the Conti GT itself to make an appearance on the stage. Stay tuned for updates on price and other facts. In the meantime, here are few quick stats you may be interested in.
Royal Enfield Continental GT
535cc four-stroke single, five-speed transmission
Power/torque: 29bhp @ 5,100rpm/44Nm @ 4,000rpm
Top speed: 150kmph (est)