An intensely modified version of the up and coming Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has figured out how to hit 241kph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, USA. While the record still needs the FIM (Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme) confirmation, Royal Enfield has said that it – alongside its 18-year-old rider Cayla Rivas – figured out how to finish 20 keeps running on the cruiser.
Worked by Harris Performance – which is possessed by Eicher (parent organization of Royal Enfield) – the record-setting bicycle depends on the destined to-be-propelled Continental GT 650. Nonetheless, besides the motor, nothing on (the outside of) the cruiser resembles it’s been obtained from the generation demonstrate. It utilizes custom suspension (which seems, by all accounts, to be an Öhlins-sourced USD with a guiding damper) and a hard-tail. The bicycle likewise rides on lighter haggles tires. Cayla can likewise be found in a forceful riding position on account of the low-set clasp on handlebars and the back set foot pegs.
It likewise seems to have more streamlined bodywork and an alternative edge and swing arm that appear to have been worked by Harris Performance. While Royal Enfield has not indicated any mechanical subtle elements, the fumes on the cruiser have S&S marking. This persuades the engine has been worked upon by the American brand to produce more power. We can likewise observe a nitrous oxide tank beneath the seat.
In the interim, the creation display utilizes a 648cc, air-cooled, parallel-twin motor that makes 47hp and 52Nm of torque. This engine is combined with a 6-speed gearbox and utilization a slip-help grasp.