Ace Café London to Madras Café: Royal Enfield Continental GT India launch details and Rider Mania 2013 (Video)
A promotional film to draw attention to the new Royal Enfield Continental GT sees a band of rockers travel a distance of 11,000 kms from Ace Café in London to Madras Café in India. 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT535 Café Racer was launched in the UK recently and is set to be launched in India this month, after the Royal Enfield Bikers Mania in Goa.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 535 is powered by a 535cc, fuel injected, air cooled motor offering peak power of 29.1 bhp and peak torque of 44 Nm. The engine is mated to a five speed manual transmission while the bike receives conventional forks up front, Paioli gas charged twin shock absorbers at the rear and sits on 18” spoke wheels with Pirelli Sport Demon tyres. It is expected that 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT 535 Cafe Racer would go on sale in India with a price tag of INR 2 lakhs.
In November 2013, Royal Enfield’s annual biker fest, called Rider Mania is set to take place in Goa. The event will see riders from across India ride to Goa for the annual meet. It is here that the bikers will have a blast for three days, 22-24 Nov 2013, where there will be beer drinking contest along with various biking competitions such as Dirt Track Trials, Figure 8, Slow Race, Carry you Bike, Cleanest Bike, Assembly, Arm Wrestling, etc.
Immediately thereafter, Royal Enfield has scheduled a media ride event of the new Continental GT. We also expect the Continental GT to be the star attraction at 2013 Rider Mania. The official media ride event is scheduled from 25-27th Nov 2013, in Goa. No official word has been spoken about the launch date yet. For more updates, stay tuned as we will bring you LIVE updates from Rider Mania and Continental GT media ride.