Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

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  • MAX POWER 47 bhp

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Review

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Design And Style

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Design And Style

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 offers a modern classic design, inspired by the original Interceptor of the 1960s. The Interceptor offers a relaxed riding position and captures the essence of the British Roadster.

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes with wide handlebars and low footpegs offering a comfortable upright riding position. It also features a teardrop shaped fuel tank, distinctively wide handlebars, diamond-quilted seats and clean lines along the entire motorcycle.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Engine And Performance

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Engine And Performance

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is powered by an all-new 649cc air/oil-cooled parallel-twin engine. This is the same engine as seen on the Continental GT 650. It produces 47bhp and 52Nm of peak torque. It is further mated to a six-speed gearbox, with a standard slipper-clutch assist.

The Interceptor 650 offers good performance, with the torque coming in from low rpms. The 650cc motorcycle is well balanced and offers a nimble ride in urban city riding conditions while being planted at high speeds on the highway.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Mileage

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Mileage

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes with a fuel tank capacity of 13.7-litres and returns a mileage of roughly around 26km/l.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Important Features

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Important Features

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 offers a number of features. The modern classic motorcycle comes has standard dual-channel ABS and slipper-clutch.

The Interceptor 650 rides on 18-inch 36-spoke aluminium alloys wheels. They are further wrapped in Pirelli Phantom Sportcomp tyres with 110/90 front and 130/70 rear profiles. The suspension on the motorcycle is through 41mm telescopic front forks and a twin coil-over shocks at the rear.

For braking, the Interceptor 650 uses a 320mm disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear, both come with twin-piston callipers from ByBre (By Brembo). The brakes on the motorcycle are further assisted dual-channel ABS system from Bosch.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Verdict

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Verdict

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is one of the most value-for-money middle-weight segment motorcycle currently in the Indian market. The relaxed and comfortable riding position, along with good performance even at low rpms, make it easy to ride not only in the city, but also for long distance on the highways.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Q & A

Does the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 have vibrations?

No, the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 has been refined to produce little to no vibrations, offering a smooth and refined ride.

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Is the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 suitable for a first time middle-weight motorcycle buyer?

Yes, the Royal Enfield is perfect for first time buyers in the segment.

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Models

 275,467.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 283,593.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 297,134.00   Ex-Showroom Price

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Specifications

Standard - BS VI
Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Braking System Dual Channel ABS
Calliper Type Twin Piston Calipers
Front Brake Size 320 mm
Front Brake Type Disc
Front Suspension 41mm dia front fork, 110mm travel
Front Tyre Size 100/90- 18"M/C56H
Front Wheel Size 18 inch
Radial Tyres No
Rear Brake Size 240 mm
Rear Brake Type Disc
Rear Suspension Twin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mm travel
Rear Tyre Size 130/70- 18"M/C63H
Rear Wheel Size 18 inch
Tyre Type Tubed
Wheel Type Spoke
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Steel tubular double cradle
Ground Clearance 174 mm
Kerb Weight 202 kg
Overall Height 1,165 mm
Overall Length 2,122 mm
Overall Width 789 mm
Seat Height 804 mm
Wheelbase 1,400 mm
Power & Performance
Bore 78 mm
Clutch Slipper Clutch
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Cooling System Air/Oil Cooled
Cylinders 2
Displacement 648 cc
Emission Standard BS-VI
Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.7 litres
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Digital Spark Ignition -TCI
Max Power 47 bhp @ 7,250 rpm
Max Torque 52 Nm @ 5,250 rpm
Mileage - ARAI --
Mileage - Owner Reported 23 kmpl
Reserve Fuel Capacity --
Riding Range --
Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder
Stroke 67.8 mm
Top Speed --
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Transmission Type Chain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder 4

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Features

Additional features --
AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes
Battery 12V, 12AH VRLA
Brake/Tail Light P21/5W Halogen Bulb
Clock No
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
DRLs (Daytime running lights) No
Electric System 12V DC
Front storage box No
Fuel Guage Yes
GPS & Navigation No
Headlight Bulb Type 55/60w, H4
Headlight Type Halogen Bulb Type
Killswitch Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Mobile App Connectivity No
No. of Tripmeters 2
Odometer Digital
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Analogue
Stand Alarm No
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat No
Tachometer Analogue
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal Yes
Under seat storage No
USB charging port No

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