Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 with Alloy Wheels launched

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In 2023, Royal Enfield has launched facelift for Interceptor 650. It gets an LED headlight, new switchgear and the much-awaited alloy wheels. The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 facelift version now starts at ₹ 3,03,000/- and goes upto ₹ 3,21,000/- (Ex-showroom India).

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 (Source – Royal Enfield)


The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is available with Inline twin cylinder, 4 stroke / SOHC engine with max power of 34.9 kW @ 7250 rpm, max torque of 52.3 Nm @ 5150 rpm & 6 speed gearbox. Also it comes with dual channel ABS for improved breaking. The front tyre size is 100/90-18 M/C 56H & rear tyre size is 130/70-R18 M/C 63V/130/70-18 M/C 63H. And of course, you get alloy wheels now for front and rear.

Other details like wheelbase, width, length and ground clearance is same as previous version. The tank capacity for the Interceptor 650 is 13.7 L. All specifications are as follows.


Type 				Inline twin cylinder, 4 stroke / SOHC
Bore 				78 mm
Stroke 			        67.8 mm
Capacity                        647.95 cc
Compression ratio               9.5:1
Max Power                       34.9 kW @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque                      52.3 Nm @ 5150 rpm
Idle rpm                        1200 ± 100 rpm
Starting                        Electric start
Air filter element              Paper element
Lubrication                     Forced lubrication, Wet sump with pump-driven oil delivery
Gearbox                         6 Speed constant mesh
Fuel supply                     Fuel injection
Cooling                         Air cooling

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Clutch                          Wet multi plate
Primary drive                   Gear
Primary ratio                   2.051:1
Gearbox                         6 Speed, Constant mesh
Gear ratio, 1st                 2.615:1
2nd                             1.813:1
3rd                             1.429:1
4th                             1.190:1
5th                             1.040:1
6th                             0.962:1
Secondary drive                 Sprockets and chain (5/8 Pitch)
Secondary ratio                 2.533:1


Ignition                        Digital spark ignition
Ignition advanced               11.25°BTDC
Spark plug                      BOSCH UR5CC
Spark plug gap                  0.7 mm to 0.8 mm


Frame                           Steel tubular, double cradle frame
Front Brake                     320 mm disc, ABS
Rear Brake                      240 mm disc, ABS
ABS                             Dual channel ABS
Tires Front                     100/90-18 M/C 56H
Rear Tire                       130/70-R18 M/C 63V/130/70-18 M/C 63H
Front Suspension                Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension                 Twin gas charged shock-absorbers with adjustable preload


Rake                            24 degrees
Front wheel rim size (Alloy &   18 M/C x MT 2.50
Spokes wheel)
Rear wheel rim size (Alloy &    18 M/C x MT 3.50
Spokes wheel)
Length                          2119 mm
Width                           835 mm
Height                          1067 mm
Wheelbase                       1398 mm
Ground clearance                174 mm
Kerb weight                     218 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight            400 kg
Tank capacity                   13.7 L


Electrical System               12V - DC
Battery                         12V - 12 Ah VRLA
Head lamp                       FPL 1.55 W LED, low beam 12.1 W, high beam low beam 14.2 W, low beam + high beam + FPL 15.7 W
Brake/ Tail lamp                12 V, P21/5 W (Halogen)
Turn signal lamp                12 V, 10 W
Charger                         USB

The all new features like the new aluminium switch cubes which feature a neat retro design, the long awaited alloy wheels, and the addition of a USB charging port on the left handlebar makes it refreshing. To add to that, now it’s available in 7 new colours.

Colour Options

Black Ray

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Barcelona Blue

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Black Pearl

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Sunset Strip

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Canyon Red

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Cali Green

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Mark 2

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You can also use the Make It Yours Configurator to customize the bike as per your liking. If add all customizations to the Interceptor 650 from the configurator, then you are paying approx. ₹ 3,88,607/- on road price.

That’s it for this article, Stay Healthy, Stay Safe, Jai Hind!

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