The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is the successor to the Continental GT 535, which has become an icon. There aren’t many cafe racers in the Indian market, so the Continental GT 650 really stands out on the road. As early as 2022, Zontes entered the Indian market in partnership with Adishwar Auto Ride India. Zontes also has a cafe racer in their lineup and it’s called the GK350. Yes, the two motorcycles have very different engines, but are very close in price. So, here is a comparison between the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and the Zontes GK350.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 vs Zontes GK350: Looks
Most people love the cafe racer design. However, the Continental GT 650 and GK350 have a different approach. Whereas the GT 650 takes a retro cafe racer design, Zontes takes a modern approach to the GK350.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 vs Zontes GK350: Engines
When comparing the engines of the two motorcycles, there is a huge difference. The Continental GT 650 uses a 648 cc air- and oil-cooled parallel twin electric motor with an output of 46.80 bhp and 52 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slip assist clutch. The GK350, on the other hand, comes with a 348cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. It puts out 38.88 bhp and 32.8 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slip assist clutch.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 vs Zontes GK350: Features
The Continental GT 650 features LED headlights, USB ports, an analog gauge cluster and hazard light switches. The GK350 features a TFT console with screen mirroring, full LED lighting, tire pressure monitoring system and keyless operation.
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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 vs Zontes GK350: Prices
Continental GT 650 is priced between ¥319,000 and ¥345,000.On the other hand, Zontes GK350 costs between ¥337,000 and ¥347,000. All prices are ex-showroom prices.
First published date: May 3, 2023 at 12:10 a.m. CST