Royal Enfield 750 ABS spotted in pre-launch tests

22/08/2017 - 12:35 | ,   | Praveen M

The Royal Enfield Continental GT 750, featuring ABS, has been spotted during pre-launch tests in Tamil Nadu.

Royal Enfield 750 ABS Front
One can see the ABS ring and the sensor on the disc of this Royal Enfield 750 test prototype.

The front disc is likely a 320 mm unit and the ABS ring can be seen on the disc. One can also see the sensor wire, apart from the brake line and the speedometer wire. The bike gets discs on both ends, but it is unclear whether the ABS is a single-channel or dual-channel.

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This particular bike is the café racer-inspired variant with a single seat, tank recesses, and sporty handlebar. The riding position is aggressive, and the rear view mirror is oval for optimal visibility. The rear gets a saree guard as well. One can also see the test equipment wires in the engine portion. The powerplant is a 750cc parallel unit with oil cooling. The engine reportedly features a 270-degree crank for optimal refinement. The radiator is longitudinally mounted on the double cradle frame. The bike gets dual black exhausts, and the rear tyre looks like Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp.

Royal Enfield 750 ABS rear quarter
The rear gets a saree guard and a grab rail signifying that the Indian-spec is on test.

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For suspension, the bike employs traditional forks at the front and dual gas charged shock absorbers at the rear. The Royal Enfield 750 will lock horns with Harley-Davidson Street 750, and the bike is likely to cost around INR 4 lakh when it launches this financial year. Expect the ABS variant at an INR 20k-30k premium over the standard bike.

[Image Credit: Biker Buoy]

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