With its beautifully sculpted lines of the gleaming, hand-polished aluminum engine, classic teardrop tank and diamond-quilt-patterned twin seat, the INT650 harkens back to a golden era of motorcycling. The vintage-inspired aesthetics is augmented with the 36-spoke aluminum alloy rims and tires specially developed for Royal Enfield. What really brings the legend to life is the evocative exhaust note, one that meters on a power-on rumble, meant to turn heads and move your soul.
It marks the return of one of Royal Enfield's most loved classic motorcycles. Hailing from a time when all that mattered was that the California sun was out and the surf was up, the new INT650 retains every bit of charm that made it a legend. Here is the story of its revival.