Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is brand new motorcycle from the manufacturer along with the Continental GT 650
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here. For now, we are very excited for the fact that Royal Enfield has finally done it, it has made its first twin-cylinder engine in ages. After being in talk with Carberry for making its twin cylinder engine for other projects that was in the works. The steps that Royal Enfield is taking since the 535 CGT came along are brilliant. The motorcycles such as Himalayan and 535 GT are very RE and modern at the same time, giving today’s enthusiast what they need to when it comes to retro appeal and modern comfort.
Royal Enfield is on a path to make sure the purist and the enthusiast getting everything they want. In conquest to do so, it is getting the best brands and people in team from around the world and other manufacturers to make sure they fulfill the demands. Names such as Harris performance for chassis development and Xenophya Design are already here with the 535. Let’s discuss more details on the same as finally, the company has realized proper details on the Interceptor 650.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Design and Dimensions
Design wise, it is set to remain the same. The same spoke wheels, the fuel tank, the naked and stripped out café racer look, round tail-light chrome anywhere possible and same everything else. What we can expect are new colors. As if the old color options on the motorcycle weren’t sexy enough.
Royal Enfield Interceptor Chassis, suspension and brakes
On the looks of it, we can see that it has the same chassis as the 535cc GT. However, we expect it to beefed up and tuned well for the new powerful job that it will have to do with. The bike has new rear sets which can been seen in these pictures along with a new foot peg holder for the pillion.
Ground clearance: 174 mm
Kerb weight: 200 kgs
Fuel capacity: 13.7 litres
Chassis – Double cradle frame
Front – 41 mm Forks
Rear – Dual Sided Paioli Shocks
Front – 100/90-18
Rear – 130/80- 18
Front – Dual 300 mm Disc Brake
Rear – 240 mm Disc Brake
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 India Launch and Price
India launch should happen in late 2018. Pricing should start under Rs 2.5 lakhs.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Engine And Specification
Engine is a SOHC unit and is a brand new unit from the manufacturer. The motor is oil and air-cooled. Twin Cylinder, oil Cooled and the displacement 650cc and has maximum Power of 47 PS and maximum torque of 52 NM. Power goes through a transmission that is a 6-Speed Gearbox.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Safety and Features
We see ABS on this motorcycle and a loaded instrument cluster.
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