At the ongoing EICMA show, the Chennai based motorcycle maker Royal Enfield is showcasing an all-new Bobber Concept KX with futuristic design. As per the company, the design team of Royal Enfield took only 6 months to craft this design study concept from scratch. When will it launch and gets a production-ready guise is not known yet, only the coming future will tell about it.
One of the points of attractions at Royal Enfield platform at proceeding EICMA event, Bobber Concept KX is furnished with components such as an all LED headlamps with DRLs, alloy wheels, massive engine unit, single seat and a twin stacked exhaust setup as well.
Apparently, the Concept KX resembles the Indian Scout Bobber in terms of design though, it actually shares design cues from the 1938 RE KX. A modern take on that includes a fully digital instrument cluster and stylish front give it a pleasing appearance.
Based on a split cradle frame, the Royal Enfield Concept KX mounts on girder type forks sits on alloy wheels with Maxxis tyres. Other than the design language from the 1938 model, the Bobber Concept KX borrows the dark bottle green colour scheme.
Beneath the fuel tank, Royal Enfield Bobber Concept KX is laden with manufacturer’s most powerful 838cc air and oil cooled V Twin engine connected to chain drive to send generated power to the rear wheel. Well, the power specs for the mill in question is not revealed yet. Though, as the company claims that the engine unit is developed in collaboration with the Polaris Industries (Indian Motorcycles) and can generate about 90 PS of power.
The suspension setup on the Bobber Concept KX comprises girder type front forks and monoshock at the rear. While for braking there are twin disc units anchored with Bybre radial calipers and disc at the rear.
As of now, there is no clue of the Royal Enfield Bobber Concept KX launch and it is only being showcased in order to study customers response not only in India but also in global markets. If the bike goes into the production stage, it will mark Royal Enfield’s entry into the premium segment, which as of now is being catered by brands like the Triumphs and Harley Davidsons.