Triumph recently launched the Speed 400 globally. The motorcycle will be launched on July 5th and will be the most affordable motorcycle in the Triumph range. One of the main competitors of the new Triumph Speed 400 will be the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, which has helped the manufacturer win most of the market share. Here is a spec comparison between the two motorcycles.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs. Triumph Street 400: Engine and Transmission
The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is a 648 cc, air-oil cooled, parallel twin unit with a 270 degree crank. 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.
The Speed 400, on the other hand, is an all-new TR-series engine. It was a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine with a cubic capacity of 398.15 cc. It puts out 39.5 bhp at 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 37.5 Nm at 6,500 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slip assist clutch.
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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs. Triumph Street 400: Hardware
The Interceptor 650 features a steel tube dual cradle chassis designed by Harris Performance. It rides on 41mm telescopic forks at the front and twin gas shock absorbers with preload adjustment at the rear. Braking duties are performed by 320 mm discs at the front and 240 mm at the rear. Dual-channel ABS is standard.
Triumph uses a new perimeter frame with a bolt-on subframe suspended by large 43mm upside-down piston forks at the front and a gas-filled monoshock with preload adjustment at the rear. The front disc is 300mm and the rear disc is 230mm. It also comes with dual-channel ABS.
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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs Triumph Street 400: Features
In terms of features, the Triumph is equipped with full LED lighting, while the Royal Enfield is only equipped with LED headlights. The Triumph uses an analog speedometer and digital gauges for the rest of the information, while the Interceptor has analog dials with small digital readouts for the fuel and trip meters.
First published date: July 1, 2023 at 12:36 PM EST