CEAT To Supply Tyres For Royal Enfield Interceptor 650
Published On 16-Jan-2021
CEAT also supplies tyres for Royal Enfield Bullet, Classic, Himalayan, and Meteor
Homegrown tyre major, CEAT has announced its association with Royal Enfield to supply tyres for its Interceptor 650cc motorcycles.
CEAT is the first Indian manufacturer to supply tyres as original fitment for the Interceptor 650cc range, said the tyremaker in a release. Up until now, the motorcycle was offered with the Pirelli Phantom SportsComp tyre.
The Interceptor will come fitted with CEAT Zoom Cruz tyres and the sizes on offer are 100/90-18 and 130/70-18. With this association, CEAT marks its entry for the first time in the 650 cc segment for any two-wheeler vehicle as well as the twin-engine cylindrical motorcycles segment.
According to the company, these tyres provide excellent ride comfort and control while cruising at high speeds. The tyre pattern is designed to provide safety while leaning and cornering with excellent traction on wet roads.
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Commenting on this association Mr Amit Tolani, Chief Marketing Officer, CEAT Tyres, said, “We have a strong relationship with Royal Enfield as bikes like Bullet Classic and Himalayan are already using our products. The fact that Royal Enfield chose CEAT over a globally acclaimed tyre brand for the Interceptor, is a testimony of the quality of our products and strength of this partnership. This launch also marks our entry into Premium Cruiser 650+ cc and reiterates our commitment to being the preferred choice for OEM’s in India.”
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Jyoti Banerjee, vice president, CEAT OEM business, said, “We are glad to be the first Indian manufacturer to be supplying tyres to the Royal Enfield Interceptor. The cruiser segment has been growing steadily since the past few years and our entry into the 650 cc+ category is a great opportunity for us to grow in the premium segment.”
CEAT also supplies tyres for Royal Enfield Bullet, Classic, Himalayan, and Meteor.