2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Now Available With Dual Tone Color Schemes

2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650
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Royal Enfield has updated its entire portfolio as per the BS6 emission norms. Also, the brand is ready to introduce some new motorbikes soon. However, before that, customers will be able to witness some new cosmetic updates on the existing bikes to prevent them from ageing.

Recently, the 2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 was launched with multiple dual-tone colour schemes. And mind you, all these new colours look absolutely stunning on the updated motorbike. Want to learn more about the updated Interceptor 650? Well, we have covered all the details just for you.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Royal Enfield has finally launched the 2021 Interceptor 650 in India.
  • It is now available with multiple dual-tone colour schemes at Rs.2.75 Lakh onwards.
  • Multiple customisations can also be made using the MiY personalise plan.

2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

To begin with, there are two new single tone colour schemes on offer including – Ventura Blue and Canyon Red. Also, the company has introduced two new dual-tone colours as well. To be precise, it is the Sunset Strip and Downtown Drag that are now available on the 2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. Mark 2, Orange Crush and Baker Express are still a part of the updated cafe motorcycle.

Not to forget, under the Make it Yours (MiY) personalised plan, customers will also get the option to customise their Interceptor 650 according to their own taste and preferences. For that, Royal Enfield will offer additional touring mirrors, tall windscreen, extra cushioned seat, etc. to name a few. Sadly, no Tripper navigation will be offered on the 2021 Interceptor 650.

Feature-wise, the updated bike remains exactly the same. It gets a twin-pod analogue instrument cluster, halogen lighting setup and dual-channel ABS among others. At the heart, the updated bike comes with a 648cc parallel-twin air-cooled engine. The maximum output from this powerful motor stands at 47.45PS while the peak torque remains at 52Nm. Further, it comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Based on the double-cradle frame, the bike sits on the telescopic fork upfront. At the rear, it comes equipped with gas-charged adjustable shock absorbers. Braking duties on the Interceptor 650 are handled by a 320mm disc at the front. Meanwhile, at the back, it gets a 240mm disc with dual-channel ABS as standard.

Alternatives

In India, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 do not have any direct rivals. However, in terms of engine displacement, it is the Kawasaki Z650 that goes head-on against it.

Kawasaki Z650

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Kawasaki Z650 might look overpriced in front of the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. However, even the naked motorbike from Kawasaki is in a totally different league. It looks stunning and gets all sorts of new features that one might be able to witness in any modern bike. However, it is the engine that needs a quick introduction here. So, it is a 649cc liquid-cooled petrol engine that powers the 2021 Kawasaki Z650. Further, this motor is truly capable of producing a massive 67.3BHP of power and 64Nm of torque while being mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

Specifications Kawasaki Z650
Engine 649cc liquid-cooled
Power 67.3BHP @ 8000 RPM
Torque 64Nm @ 6700 RPM
Transmission 6-speed manual
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs.6,03,024