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Royal Enfield: The Beat Goes On

Exploring the mood and spirit that's been designed into every Royal Enfield engine for the past century.

Royal Enfield Classic 500

The retro-themed Classic 500 (above) and Continental GT (below) are both powered by long-stroke, single-cylinder engines that produce the iconic beat that Royal Enfield has produced for 100 years, and counting. Photos courtesy Royal Enfield.

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September/October 2017



Anybody familiar with Royal Enfield’s single-cylinder, unit-construction engine knows what the “beat” means. It refers to the mood and spirit that’s been engineered into every Royal Enfield engine for more than 100 years and counting.