Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

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Key specs
  • Displacement648 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)47 bhp
  • Kerb Weight202 kg

Ex-showroom price in Mumbai

2,64,919
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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Summary

Interceptor 650 key highlights
Displacement 648 cc
Kerb Weight 202 kg
Colours
  • Mark Three
  • Glitter & Dust
  • Orange Crush
  • Ravishing Red
  • Silver Spectre
  • Baker Express
Max Power 47 bhp @ 7,250 rpm

About Interceptor 650

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is a commuter bike available in 3 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹2,64,919 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹2,85,951 (ex-showroom). Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 generates 47 bhp of power and 52 nm of torque from its 648cc engine. Double cylinder engine of Interceptor 650 has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With both rear and front disk brakes, the top variant of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 202 kg bike is available in 6 colours.

The Interceptor is one of the two models based on the 650cc twin cylinder platform from Royal Enfield. It is the more ‘street bike’ of the two, and has the wider appeal with its retro looks and comfort and the capability to carry a pillion rider as well.

The Interceptor has, at its heart, a fuel-injected 648cc parallel twin air/oil cooled motor that generates 47bhp and 52Nm. It feeds the rear wheel via a six-speed gearbox and chain drive. The chassis, brakes and suspension are all modern-feeling, with all the charm that their retro looks offer. The brakes are single discs at both ends, with a 320mm disc at the front, and a 240mm disc at the rear. ABS is standard. The suspension has conventional forks at the front and twin gas-charged shock absorbers at the rear, with preload adjustment. The tyres are technically tubeless but require a tube inside as the spoked 18-inch rims are not airtight.

Instrumentation is also retro, with a twin-pod cluster housing, an analogue speedo and tacho, with a small digital pod offering information about the fuel level, odometer and two trip meters. In a similar vein, the lighting also offers no LEDs at all and no DRLs – a simple round headlamp does the job.

The Interceptor will be available in six different colour schemes, four of which are single colours – black, grey, silver and orange – and two twin-tone paint schemes, red/black and red/silver. A decently long list of accessories will be available for the Interceptor 650.

At Rs 2.5 lakhs onward, ex-showroom, the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 competes on price with the KTM 390 Duke, although in specs, it is a lot closer to the Kawasaki Z650. Neither of the two is a retro-styled street bike, however.

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Features a refined engine
    • Offers a comfortable riding position
    • Comes in variety of colour options
  • Could be Better

    • Could get better instrument cluster
    • Weight is on the heavier side
    • Slightly harsh ride quality

BikeWale's Take

The Interceptor 650 has set a new benchmark for Royal Enfield. It is comfortable, has good build quality and a refined engine. While the bike sure is heavy, and the high-speed ride isn't very great, the Interceptor 650 makes it up with its exceptional price tag and retro-appeal.

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 mileage

As reported by Interceptor 650 owners, the real mileage of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is 25 kmpl.

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Interceptor 650 Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Interceptor 650 Engine & TransmissionEngine & Transmission

    Displacement648 cc

    Emission StandardBS-VI

    Cylinders2

    Max Power47 bhp @ 7,250 rpm

    Maximum Torque52 Nm @ 5,250 rpm

    Bore78 mm

    Stroke67.8 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder2

    Compression Ratio9.5:1

    Fuel Delivery SystemElectronic Fuel Injection

    Fuel TypePetrol

    IgnitionDigital Spark Ignition

    Spark Plugs1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling SystemAir/Oil Cooled

    Gearbox TypeManual

    No. of Gears6

    Transmission TypeChain Drive

    ClutchWet Multiplate

  • Interceptor 650 Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake TypeDisc

    Front Brake Size320 mm

    Rear Brake TypeDisc

    Rear Brake Size240 mm

    Calliper TypeFloating

    Front Wheel Size18 inch

    Rear Wheel Size18 inch

    Front Tyre Size100/90- 18"M/C56H

    Rear Tyre Size130/70- 18"M/C63H

    Tyre TypeTubed

    Radial TyresNo

    Wheel TypeSpoke

    Front Suspension41mm dia front fork, 110mm travel

    Rear SuspensionTwin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mm travel

  • Interceptor 650 Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight202 kg

    Overall Length2,122 mm

    Overall Width789 mm

    Overall Height1,165 mm

    Wheelbase1,400 mm

    Ground Clearance174 mm

    Seat Height804 mm

    Chassis TypeTubular Steel Frame

  • Interceptor 650 Fuel Efficiency & PerformanceFuel Efficiency & Performance

    Fuel Tank Capacity13.7 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity--

    Mileage - ARAI--

    Mileage - Owner Reported25 kmpl

    Fuel Efficiency Range--

    Top Speed--

    0 to 60 kmph--

    60 to 0 kmph--

Features

OdometerDigital

Braking SystemDual Channel ABS

SpeedometerAnalogue

Fuel GuageYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

TachometerAnalogue

Stand AlarmNo

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters2

Tripmeter TypeDigital

Low Fuel IndicatorYes

Low Oil IndicatorYes

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Shift LightNo

KillswitchYes

ClockNo

Electric System12V DC

Battery12V, 12AH VRLA

Headlight TypeHalogen Bulb Type

Headlight Bulb Type55/60w, H4

Brake/Tail LightP21/5W Halogen Bulb

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Price

VariantPriceSpecs
Interceptor 650 Standard - BS VI 2,64,919 (Ex-showroom, Mumbai) Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels
Interceptor 650 Custom - BS VI 2,72,806 (Ex-showroom, Mumbai) Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels
Interceptor 650 Chrome - BS VI 2,85,951 (Ex-showroom, Mumbai) Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 User Reviews

4.6 (129 ratings) 53 reviews
  • 4

    Visual Appeal

  • 4

    Performance

  • 4

    Comfort

  • 4

    Reliability

  • 4

    Service Experience

  • 4

    Extra Features

  • 3

    Maintenance cost

  •  5Awesome bike 5 days ago by Manjunath Mandrekar, Panjim

    I was using royal enfield classic 500 for almost five years. When i first heard about this bike i was surprised by the positive reviews that this bike was getting, without wasting any time i booked it.It took almost three months to get the delivery but for me this three months were like three years. Delivery process was smooth. My first impression was awesome, bike was looking awesome (ravishing red) when i gently opened the throttle i was surprised by the power delivery, it butter smooth.By the time i was out of the city i was already in love with my new bike, it much much better than my 500.

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      22 kmpl

  •  3Good 3 weeks ago by Ramkumar, Chennai

    i bought this bike in sreehitha bike zone ashok nagar chennai look wise this bike is good and performance i don't know because bike clutch cable not fitted properly and screws nuts bolts fittings not in correct position so beware of this and think twice before buying this one.

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      25 kmpl

  •  5About interceptor 650 1 month ago by Ashif Ashraf, Kochi

    Good performance. Very powerful engine it very beautiful riding position..Please use tubeless tyres ...And good seat it very good engine performance .It's very riding comfortable. Please change the seat style ..It very good to driving the bike please change the foot peg, it's very hard to maintain the bike please check and know about the feelings of ride.

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    • Used it for

      Tours

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      20 kmpl

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