Royal Enfield recently launched the new version of their Interceptor 650 in India. The retro-styled motorcycle has a current market price of Rs 3.03 lakh (ex-showroom). It can be optioned with two new paint schemes and black-out wheels. Now the thing is, if you don’t have much passion for retro style bikes, then you can check out the top four options under 3 lakhs in this report.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: Specifications and Price
First of all we will see some information about Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. Depending on the variant, the motorcycle costs Rs 3.03 lakh to Rs 3.31 lakh (ex-showroom). It features a teardrop shaped fuel tank, circular LED headlights, dual upswept exhausts and a single piece seat. Disc brakes, dual channel ABS, telescopic front fork and dual rear shock absorbers are provided for the protection of the rider. It is powered by a 648 cc parallel twin engine that produces 47 HP of power and 52 Nm of torque.
Bajaj Dominar 400 (Price Rs. 2.29 lakh)
Bajaj Dominar 400 can be the best choice if you are fond of long distance travel on two wheels. In this regard, it can even compete with the Interceptor 650. The Dominar 400 features sloping fuel tank, negative LCD instrument cluster, secondary tank mounted display and 17-inch alloy wheels. Disc brakes, dual channel ABS, inverted front fork and rear monoshock unit are provided to ensure rider safety. It has a 373.3 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine to provide the power to move forward. Its output is 39.4 HP and 35 Nm.
Triumph Speed 400 (Price Rs. 2.33 lakh)
Like the Interceptor 650, the Triumph Speed 400 is also a roadster bike. But it has more modern features. It has a 13 liter fuel tank, a single piece ribbed pattern seat, 17 inch cast aluminum alloy wheels. Safety features include disc brakes, dual channel ABS, switchable traction control and ride-by-wire throttle. The 398 cc liquid cooled, DOHC single cylinder engine produces 39.4 hp of power and 37.5 Nm of torque.
TVS Apache RR 310 (Price Rs. 2.72 lakh)
If you prefer a fast super sport motorcycle, then the TVS Apache RR 310 is a better bike than the Interceptor 650. It comes with trellis frame, dual projector LED headlamps, Bluetooth enabled instrument cluster and red color 17 inch alloy wheels. Other safety features include disc brakes, dual-channel ABS, Harek riding mode, inverted front fork, and rear monoshock unit. The bike has a 313 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine with a power of 34 HP and 27 Nm.
KTM 390 Duke (Price Rs. 2.97 lakh)
If you like bikes with aggressive features then KTM 390 Duke can be your best choice. In that respect it also beats the Interceptor 650. It features angular LED headlights, split style seats, and a full color TFT instrument cluster. Safety features include disc brakes, cornering dual channel ABS, switchable traction control and ride-by-wire throttle. Its 373 cc liquid cooled, single cylinder engine produces 43 HP of power and 37 Nm of torque.