2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: 5 Things to Know

The 650 Twins changed many people’s perception of the Royal Enfield brand. The manufacturer launched the Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650 back in 2018, but they haven’t updated them for a long time. Yes, they did offer some new colorways and updated them to meet emissions standards. Now that Royal Enfield has finally updated the Interceptor 650, here are five things to know about its 2023 iteration.

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March 17, 2023 at 10:42 am

The blacked-out version of the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes standard with alloy wheels.

2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: New colorways

There are two new colorways for the Royal Enfield, Black Pearl and Cali Green. They will be released with Mark 2, Sunset Strip and Canyon Red.

2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: Blacked Out Edition

Royal Enfield has added two new blacked out versions of the Interceptor 650. There are Black Ray and Barcelona Blue. Both versions feature blacked-out elements. As a result, the engine, exhaust pipes, and some other elements have been painted black.

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2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: New features and alloy wheels

In terms of features, Royal Enfield has finally updated the Interceptor 650 with new LED headlights and new rotary switchgear. Both of these things are taken from the Super Meteor 650. The blacked-out version also gets alloy wheels. The manufacturer is expected to introduce alloy wheels as an accessory soon.

2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: OBD2 Ready

The Interceptor 650 is now OBD2 ready, which means it complies with the upcoming BS6 Stage II specification. The engine remains the same 648 cc air-oil cooled unit. It produces 47 bhp at 7,250 rpm and a peak torque output of 52 Nm at 5,150 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slip assist clutch.

2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: Prices

2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 prices now from ¥303,000, rising to ¥331 thousand. Both prices are ex-showroom prices.

First published date: Mar 17, 2023, 10:42 AM CST


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