Royal Enfield might launch Café Racer in 2013

Published On 24 Jan,2012 IST &  Updated on 24 Jan,2012 IST By at BikeDekho.com

Organization of Auto Expo 2012 in the beginning of the year was a memorable event that depicted the future vision of Indian auto industry in coming years. Now that Auto Expo has come to an end (but not yet faded out of the minds), it is the time to shape the dreams and hopes in reality. Every vehicle unveiled during the Expo grabbed the attention of visitors at first sight and rush was noticed at pavilion of every auto industry. Though another variant from Royal Enfield, that is, Royal Enfield Thunderbird, was unveiled during the Auto Expo, but it was Café Racer which was getting most of the peek-a-boos from the the walkers around. After capturing all the attention, Royal Enfield Café Racer is reported to make its debut in global market next year.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird

As far as features adorned in Royal Enfield Café Racer are concerned, it has 500cc twin spark engine that at present is integrated in Royal Enfield Classic 500. Other features integrated in Café Racer include classic rear view mirrors, scooped out and sculpted tank, a lot of chrome, clip-on handlebar, retro design for taillights and headlights, among various others. Besides the above-mentioned features, nothing much has been revealed about features integrated in Royal Enfield Café Racer but if the reports and rumors are to be believed, it is revealed that it adorns the same tank as integrated in earlier variants of Royal Enfield manufactured during the late year of 1960s.

Reports suggest that the tank will be available in black or silver color option with golden lines on it. The tank is expected to have fuel capacity of 13 litres. Prior to this, Royal Enfield had launched Royal Enfield Classic Chrome and Royal Enfield Classic Desert in the Indian two wheeler market. Rumors flying around say that due to continuous hike in price of petrol, Royal Enfield and Hero MotoCorp are speculating to launch diesel variant of their vehicles in market.

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