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Royal Enfield's 650cc Twin leads mid-sized motorcycles market in Feb

Royal Enfield has more than three million customers waiting to upgrade to higher-powered motorcycles

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Royal Enfield’s launch of the twin 650cc products late last year has boosted the 500-800cc motorcycle segment.

Production and domestic sales saw a multifold jump over the same period last year. Data shows this was mainly due to higher volumes of the twin 650cc engines — Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 — from Enfield. The segment saw a doubling of domestic sales to 6,357 units during the period between April 2018 to February 2019. It was 3,161 units in the same period of 2017-18. 

The growth was almost fivefold last month at 1,559 units, compared

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 8:54 AM IST

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