Quick Comparison: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs. KTM Duke 390

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is the most happening motorcycle in its segment, rivaling none other than KTM 390 Duke at its price point. 650cc Interceptor is priced at INR 2.50 lakh while the Duke 390 is available for INR 2.42 lakh (ex-showroom). The comparison between both the motorcycles may not feel as genuine for a true enthusiast but believe it or not, the Interceptor 650 carries the power to mold minds with a 0-100 kph sprint time of 6.5 seconds and impressive everyday use stance. The 648cc, twin-cylinder engine is priced very competitively as the next twin-engine bike with similar displacement and matching character is Vulcan S at INR 5.48 lakh. The Harley Street 750 is also on the target list.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

On the other hand, KTM 390 Duke is a benchmark in lightweight performance, bringing nothing less than 5.6 seconds, 0-100 kph sprint and 163 kg of wet weight. Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 weighs around 212 kg when filled with fuel to the brim. KTM offers just two shade options for the bike while Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes with six total shades, including the much loved and premium placed Chrome variant. Also, the relaxed riding nature, along with more torque at just 2500 rpm than Duke’s total output makes Interceptor 650 a great option for everyday riders who struggle for power.

KTM 390 Duke
KTM 390 Duke

RE Interceptor 650 vs. KTM Duke 390

Quick Specs & Price Comparison

INT 650 Duke 390
Displacement 648cc 373.2 cc
Transmission 6-Speed 6-Speed
No. of Cylinders 2-Cylinder 1-Cylinder
Max. Power 47 HP @ 7250 rpm 43.5 HP @ 9000 rpm
Max. Torque 52 NM @ 5250 rpm 37 NM @ 7000 rpm
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Engine Cooling Air+Oil Cooled Liquid-Cooled
0-100 kmph 6.50 Seconds 5.60 Seconds
Top Speed 161 KMPH 167 KMPH
Mileage 25.5 kmpl (Certified) 28 kmpl (Certified)
Price (Ex-showroom) INR 2.50 Lakh INR 2.42 Lakh
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Dimensions & Weight

INT 650 Duke 390
Length 2122 mm 2002 mm
Width 789 mm 838 mm
Height 1165 mm 1274 mm
Wheelbase 1400 mm 1357 mm
Ground Clearance 174 mm 185 mm
Seat Height 804 mm 830 mm
Kerb Weight 212 kg 163 kg
Fuel Tank 13.7 litres 13.5 litres

Brakes & Suspension

INT 650 Duke 390
Brakes (F) 320mm Single Disc 320mm Single Disc
Brakes (R) 240mm Single Disc 230mm Single Disc
Suspension (F) Telescopic Forks WP USD Front Forks
Suspension (R) Twin Shocks WP Monoshock
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS

Frame & Tyres

INT 650 Duke 390
Frame Tubular Frame Tubular Frame
Front Tyre 100/90-18 110/70 R17
Rear Tyre 130/70-18 150/60 R17
Front Wheel 18-inch 17-inch
Rear Wheel 18-inch 17-inch
Quick Comparison: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs. KTM Duke 390
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