2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT

The café racer-styled twin from the Indian manufacturer.

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The Royal Enfield Continental GT draws inspiration from the café racers and culture from the 1950s and ’60s—that much should be obvious from its profile consisting of clip-on bars, double cradle frame, twin shocks, and air-/liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine. What may not be so obvious is this motorcycle’s chassis is well balanced and stable while the engine produces plentiful low-end torque. Whether riding your favorite canyon roads or taking the tightest street corners, beginner or novice riders will have fun tucking in aboard this vintage-styled machine.

2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

Last year we reported that the Continental GT’s 270-degree crank “provides gobs of quick-revving torque that makes the engine surprisingly fun to use, whether it’s zipping you out of tight traffic spots or blasting down your favorite twisty road.”

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Shoppers interested in Royal Enfield’s Continental GT will also look to the INT650 or up the displacement totem pole to the likes of the Kawasaki W800, BMW R nineT, or Triumph Thruxton 1200 R.

Royal Enfield Continental GT Updates For 2020

The Continental GT does not see any updates for 2020.

The Continental GT starts at $5,999 for colorways Black Magic and Ventura Blue, makes its way up to $6,249 for Dr. Mayhem and Ice Queen, or up to $6,749 for the shiny shimmery chrome known as Mister Clean (not the bald, baby-face cleaner mascot, in case you were wondering).

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2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT Claimed Specifications

Price $5,999
Engine Air-/liquid-cooled SOHC parallel twin
Displacement 648cc
Bore x Stroke N/A
Horsepower 47 hp @ 7,250 rpm
Torque 38.4 lb.-ft. @ 5,250 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain
Seat Height 31.2 in.
Rake 24.0°
Trail 4.1 in.
Front Suspension 41mm fork, nonadjustable; 4.3-in. travel
Rear Suspension Preload adjustable; 3.5-in. travel
Front Tire 100/90-18
Rear Tire 130/70-18
Wheelbase 55.0 in.
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal.
Claimed Dry Weight (no fuel) 437 lb.