Under 700cc bikes are referred to as ‘middle-weight bikes’ in the world of motorcycles. We already have many bikes in this segment. This segment already has some pretty famous names like the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650, Kawasaki Ninja 650, Kawasaki Z650, Kawasaki Z650RS, Honda CBR600R, Honda CB600R, Triumph Trident 660, etc. These upcoming 700cc bikes will have to face competition from these existing bikes and prove their mettle in India. Let’s begin with our list.
Triumph Tiger Sport 660
Triumph Trident 660 saw an India launch last year. Now, Triumph has launched its Tiger Sport 660 in the international markets. This bike falls under the ‘adventure sports’ category. It gets the same engine that powers the Triumph Trident 660. It gets a liquid-cooled, in-line three-cylinder engine. This engine produces 80bhp & 64Nm of torque. The Tiger Sport 660 is expected to cost you around Rs 9 lakh (on-road). It will compete with Kawasaki Versys 650 and Suzuki V-strom 650.
Upcoming 700cc bikes in India – Husqvarna Svartpilen 701
Not long ago did Husqvarna debut in India with its two products – the Vitpilen 250 and the Svartpilen 250. Now, it is going to enter the big bike segment here with two more products, the Vitpilen 701 and the Svartpilen 701. The Svartpilen 701 will be a streetfighter bike. A 693cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine will power the Svartpilen 701. This engine will make 75bhp & 72Nm of torque. It is expected to be priced around Rs 8 lakhs (on-road).
Husqvarna Vitpilen 701
The Vitpilen 701 will be a cafe-racer like we see in Vitpilen 701. It will share its engine with the Svartpilen 701. This engine will make 75bhp & 72Nm of torque. The Vitpilen 701 will cost you about Rs 8 lakhs (on-road).
Upcoming 700cc bikes in India – Royal Enfield Cruiser 650
Royal Enfield Classic 350 needs no introduction in the country. For those who crave more power but with the same feel as a cruiser, Royal Enfield is going to launch the Royal Enfield Cruiser 650. This 650cc motorcycle will have a parallel-twin 648cc, air-and-oil-cooled engine derived from its 650 twins. The engine will make 47bhp & 53Nm of torque. It is expected to be priced between Rs 3.5 lakhs to Rs 3.7 lakhs (on-road).
Royal Enfield Shotgun 650
Royal Enfield Shotgun 650 is a big, good-looking Bobber showcased by the company many times. Its engine will be derived from Royal Enfield 650 twins. It means that it too will get a powerful 648cc air-and-oil-cooled, parallel-twin engine that will make 47bhp & 52Nm of torque.
Upcoming 700cc bikes in India – Royal Enfield Himalayan 650
The Royal Enfield Himalayan 650 will also be based on their Himalayan 411. The body would be completely the same but with a different heart. The engine powering this motorcycle will be a 648cc air-and-oil-cooled unit, mated to a six-speed gearbox. The Himalayan 650 will be priced under Rs 4 lakhs (on-road).
This is the list of upcoming bikes in 650cc – 700cc segment in India. If you have car buying doubts click here to ask! Get the lowest price for car insurance here. For more such content stay subscribed to MotorOctane Youtube, Google News Facebook and Twitter. Also, follow us on Flipboard and Reddit where we have a discussion community.