The Royal Enfield 650 twins are probably the most powerful bikes you can get under Rs. 3-4 lakhs in India. They are the most advanced as well as powerful bikes ever made by Royal Enfield and are doing pretty well in terms of sales too. With a starting price of Rs. 2.50 lakhs for the Interceptor 650 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs. 2.65 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the Continental GT 650, Royal Enfield has not left a chance for any other competitor to rival the 650 twins. Now both the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 produce nearly 50 Bhp of power but if you want them to become more powerful, we’re here with the solution for you.
S&S Performance is offering performance-enhancing kits for the 650 twins. Among the various performance enhancing mods available for Royal Enfield bikes from S&S, the 865 cc Big Bore Kit and the 750 cc Big Bore Kit is the most effective in boosting your bike’s power output. The 865 cc big bore kit costs $634.95 while the 750 cc big bore kit costs $630.95, which roughly translates into something around Rs. 50,000. The power output of the 650 twins lies in the range of 70-75 Bhp along with 80 Nm of torque with the 865 cc kit installed.
Apart from the big bore kits, there are several other performance mod parts available for the 650 twins. These include the Dynojet Power commander ECU, High-Flow Air Intake Eliminator Plate kit, high compression 11:1 kit piston kit, stainless steel muffler set, high flow air filter, performance clutch kit along with high-performance camshaft kit with shims. The prices of these kits and parts range from $23.95 to $641.95.
All of these performance accessories have been made especially for the Royal Enfield 650 twins and hence and have been tuned for maximum performance. Also, since the 650 twins sold in India are identical to the ones that are sold internationally and so there is no issue regarding the non-compatibility of these kits with the Indian spec bikes. While Rs. 50,000 is not a small sum, you can buy other parts like the power commander ECU ($399.95), high flow air filter ($59.95) and high compression piston kit ($492.95) among others. Buying and installing these parts for your bike will definitely turn it into a beast and the bike will shoot like a rocket whenever the throttle is twisted.
Talking about the stock Royal Enfield 650 twins, they are powered by a 647 cc, twin cylinder, air-oil cooled engine which is a newly developed unit. The engine churns out 47 Bhp of power along with 52 Nm of torque, which makes this the most powerful Royal Enfield engine ever. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox along with a slipper clutch. The 650 twins are the most powerful and advanced bike from the company yet. The double cradle chassis upon which the bikes are built has been designed with inputs from Harris Performance, UK.