Eicher Motors, the parent company of India’s iconic motorcycle manufacturer, Royal Enfield have announced an investment of INR 600 crores into Royal Enfield. This added investment will be targeted towards capacity expansion and revision of production targets to be increased to 280,000 for the current year, as against an earlier 250,000.
Royal Enfield GT Continental 535 has now been officially launched in Nepal by Dugar Brothers and Sons. Launched at a price of Rs.7.05 lakh Nepali Rupees or INR 4.4 lakh, Royal Enfield Continental GT 535 is among the most preferred bikes in the country, causing an instant appeal among the younger segment of buyers.
Royal Enfield has revised its production target for 2014 upwards to 280,000 units. This entails fresh investment of Rs 600 crores over CY 2014-15 towards capacity expansion and new products. Royal Enfield Motorcycles Q4 2013 sales stood at 55,101 units as compared to 31,968 units in Q4 2012. Sales for 2013 stand at 178,121 units as compared to 113,432 units sold in 2012, equating to 57.03% sales increase.
Royal Enfield Continental GT, priced at INR 2.05 lakhs (on road Delhi), was recipient of Indian Motorcycle of the Year 2014 awards. Contending with Royal Enfield Continental GT were the Centuro, KTM Duke 390 and Hyosung Aquila Pro.
Taking cue from it’s retro and independent streak, we took the new Royal Enfield Continental GT off the beaten path. A quick jetty ride to feel one with the latest from RE on a deserted Goan island.
Royal Enfield Continental GT launch is also the opportune moment to introduce a range of â€˜Burn-up Wearâ€™.
On price front, while a lot of estimates pointed to the Rs 2.5 lakh mark, Royal Enfield Continental GT retail price stands at Rs. 2, 05,026 lakhs on-road in Delhi and for Rs. 2, 14, 043 lakhs on-road in Mumbai.
India launch price Rs 2.05 lakhs (Delhi) and tech specs for Royal Enfield Continental GT and GT Yellow
Royal Enfield Continental GT launch in India sees the hall fill quickly for a film about Royal Enfield’s saga over the years, after a day long ride, about 200 kms of Goa covered. The evening’s host, Gordon May only recently put in a few miles, okay not so few, when he rode from Manchester to Chennai.