The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is one of the personalize motorcycles to be power-driven by the notable brand’s innovative parallel-twin motor. The bike is mainly based on a retro-classic design; the motorcycle wears an unfussy outfit and is vastly practical with comfy seating and a potent engine.
Teardrop shaped tank, round reflector headlight, wide handlebars, single-piece quilted seat, and spooked wheels are some of the great design stresses which truly make the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 very unique.
The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 lures power from a 648cc parallel-twin engine which comes combined to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Nourished through fuel booster, the two-cylinder motor is quite traditional when it comes to productivity.
It improves 47 BHP of power at 7100 RPM and 52 Nm of rotation at 4000 RPM. However the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 isn’t encumbered with extravagant equipment, it acquires all the elementary qualities which comprise a dual pod instrument console, disc brakes at either end, dual-channel ABS, Monza-style fuel filler cap and dual exhausts.
The motorcycles also get a proper slip-up and backing clutch. The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Twin draws inspiration from the past Royal Enfield Interceptor and it gazes in line with the contemporary classics that we see nowadays. The Continental GT 650 Twin, however, is an ode to the Café racer culture that was overriding a few years before.
The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 shares its great mechanicals and outstanding frame with its twin, the Continental GT 650. It loads with a brand-new 648cc parallel-twin engine which yields 47.6PS at 7100rpm and 52Nm at 4000rpm. Talking about the frame, it is the similar cylindrical dual cradle setup as the Conti GT, but the Interceptor is pretty larger, broader, has a higher seat and a higher fuel tank than the Continental GT 650. But, they both have the equal measurement, wheelbase and other vital parts such as the wheels, brakes, suspension, and instrumentation.
Here’s a quick look at the specifications.
The unique specifications of the Interceptor 650 released as of now are for the US and Canada models. However, it was fully confirmed in the introduction that RE will not alter the bike in any way, but only acclimate it according to diverse principles in different nations.
The Interceptor 650 has laid-back personalities. The footpegs are fixed in the middle, the handlebar is big and the seat is a good and smooth bench with quilted needlework for a sophisticated look.
Connected with the easy-going nature of the engine that comprises of a 9.5:1 compression percentage and a 270-degree eccentric angle, this will be a perfect machine for long driving and mile crunching at an easy speed. But, when you want to gun the throttle, the motorbike will blow a ton, which means it will touch 100mph or 161kmph effortlessly.
The Interceptor 650 is installed with classic 18” front and rearmost Pirelli tires and twin shock absorbers, plus front and rear disc brakes with ABS. A ground approval of 174mm and a seat height of 804 mm, make sure that the Interceptor 650 provides an extraordinary riding experience.
Similar to the Continental GT 650, the Interceptor 650 sports disc brakes front and the rear with ABS. The upswept exhaust and rear-seat support to provide the motorbike abundance of thin angles, vital for any true cafe racer. The single seat, carved tank, and clip-on bars bring a complete artistic look.
The Interceptor 650 will be offered in a wide array of colorways and two different styles – Standard and Retro Custom. Although the Standard range of colorways takes creativeness from the motorbikes of the 50’s and 60’s, the Retro Custom range is an intrepid version of visuals and colors.
The imminent Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 pays respect to the original 1962 Royal Enfield 750 Interceptor, which approached with a crankshaft that was vigorously well-adjusted from the factory. It was what established the first 750 Interceptors apart from other British twins of that age, and the 750 Interceptor was recognized to have one of the flattest British twin engines of its era.
The latest Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 will be based on a new-fangled 648 cc, air-conditioned, parallel-twin engine which makes the supreme power of 47 bhp at 7,100 rpm and top force of 52 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
Now, when it comes to price that is specified the uncomplicatedness of the engine building and the part sharing of the motorcycle itself, RE will manage to rate it pretty aggressively.
It will sit slightly below the Continental GT, which could grasp a premium of Rs 10,000-15,000 over the Interceptor. Therefore, we expect it to be estimated at around the Rs 3.0-3.3 lakh.