Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 rides in Indian market, prices start at Rs 3.49 lakh
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Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 rides in Indian market, prices start at Rs 3.49 lakh

News by Team Drivio | Jan 17, 2023

The new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 has been introduced in three variants – Astral, Interstellar and Celestial, all of which get LED headlamp and upside-down front forks – firsts for Royal Enfield.

  • The Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 is offered in three variants – Astral, Interstellar and Celestial
  • It is the first motorcycle from Royal Enfield to get all-LED headlamp and upside-down front forks
  • It is powered by a parallel-twin, 648cc engine, which produces 47bhp and 52Nm

Royal Enfield has launched its new flagship motorcycle, the Super Meteor 650, in the Indian two-wheeler market. Positioned above the existing 650cc twins, the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650, the new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 will be available in three variants, all of which are distinguished by their color options. The price of the Super Meteor 650 range starts at Rs 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.

What are the variants and prices of the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650?

The new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 will be available in three variants – Astral, Interstellar and Celestial. The Astral and Interstellar variants fall under the Standard version of the motorcycle, while the Tourer version of the motorcycle is solely available in the Celestial variant. Compared to the Standard version, the Celestial variant gets dual-tone paint options, a front windscreen and a pillion backrest. 

Variants of Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650Prices (ex-showroom, India)
AstralRs 3,48,900
InterstellarRs 3,63,900
CelestialRs 3,78,900

What is the power output of the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650?

The new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 gets the same parallel-twin, 648cc engine that powers the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650. However, the engine receives different mapping and gearing and produces 47 bhp of power and 52 Nm of torque. The engine here is paired to a 6-speed gearbox.

What are the highlights and features chassis used in the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650?

The Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 gets upside-down front forks and dual-sided rear coil springs, while for braking, it gets a 320mm front disc and a 300mm rear disc. It rides on 19-inch front and 16-inch rear tubeless types over alloy wheels. In terms of features, the Super Meteor 650 comes equipped with an all-LED headlamp and tail lamp, part-digital instrument console, standard Tripper navigation, cast aluminium switches and dual-channel ABS. 

The Super Meteor 650 has a kerb weight of 241 kg, thus making it the heaviest motorcycle in Royal Enfield’s lineup. Unlike the other 650cc twins, the Super Meteor 650 gets an authentic cruiser riding setup, with forward set foot pegs, slightly higher handlebars and lowered seat height.