Didi Group, the authorised distributor of Royal Enfield motorcycles in Malaysia recently revealed that the highly anticipated Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 will be launched in Malaysia in September.
The cruiser which was unveiled at the EICMA 2022 bike show features the brand’s 650 cc engine, a new frame, a ‘digi-analogue’ instrument cluster with tripper navigation, full LED lights, an upside-down fork, and a long list of accessories list.
The announcement was made by Rewi Hamid Bugo, the chairman of Didi Group during the launch of the enhanced 2023 versions of the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650.
“I am thrilled to introduce the highly anticipated new variant of Royal Enfield’s 650 Twins to our discerning customers. The upgrades incorporated in this variant are truly remarkable, setting a new benchmark in terms of power, performance, and overall riding experience. We would also like to announce that we are launching a new bike model Super Meteor 650 tentatively in September 2023.”
In case you’re wondering what’s new with the Interceptor 650, the bike now comes in four new stunning colorways including two blacked-out variants – Black Ray & Barcelona Blue – and a new custom dual colorway- Black Pearl, and Cali Green in the solid colourway series.
The new colour options join the existing community favorites Mark 2, Sunset Strip and Canyon Red. On the Continental GT 650, Royal Enfield has introduced two new blacked out versions – Slipstream Blue and Apex Grey.
These will be offered alongside the Mr Clean, Dux Deluxe, British Racing Green, and Rocker Red colours. The new colourways will also come with functional and ergonomic features like enhanced seat comfort, new switchgear, a USB charging port and an all new LED headlamp.
The new blacked out variants on the Interceptor and the Continental GT on the other hand, will feature blacked-out engine and exhaust parts. In addition, the cast alloy wheels and tubeless tyres that will come as standard on the blacked-out variants of the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650.
Commenting on the introduction of new colourways of the 650 Twin motorcycles, Anuj Dua , Business Head APAC, Royal Enfield, said “The Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 have received immense love from riding enthusiasts across the world. We are certain that the new colors, especially the all-black variants with alloys, will definitely give customers more reason to ride these motorcycles, while the new functional upgrades will add to a fun and enjoyable riding experience.”
Since its launch in September 2018, the 650 Twins have been extremely well received by motorcycle enthusiasts globally and have been instrumental in the brand’s global expansion and success over the last few years.
The Interceptor 650, a quintessential roadster, has made a mark in the hearts of automotive enthusiasts around the world winning several awards like the MCN ‘Retro Motorcycle of the Year’, twice in a row. The Continental GT 650 has grown to become a hallmark of cafe racing culture around the world and has been at the forefront of nurturing motorcycling sub-cultures and communities in India.
That being said, the upgraded range of 650 Twins are available for booking at all Royal Enfield stores in Malaysia with price starting from RM33,700 for the Interceptor and RM35,600 for the Continental GT 650.