Royal Enfield to make replicas of Norton Commando Café Racer

The bike is the love of every generation, and we all love retro looks in our bikes. Isn’t? Retro is the new cool and taking this in consideration motorcycle manufacturers keeping introducing retro-styled motorcycles quite often. This is what boosts the sales of new Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650, as it is styled in all retro-features.

However, some people like to make more customizations and modifications in the features to make their bikes look more retro-geared up. This is what a custom builder (Owner of OK Easy Shop) did the same thing with his purchase, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, where he purchased the Enfield and modified it into a piece from Norton motorcycles.

About Norton Commando 961 Café Racer Bikes

The Norton Commando 961 Café Racer is a masterpiece with magnificent features and a retro look. It was built with a purpose to replicate the old-style café racers along with modern components and engineering whilst maintaining a classic appearance and style. Makers of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 are now geared up to make changes and modify the new bike models, and they also accept the fact that their Interceptor 650 is a great piece to customize because the bike has been build that way only. The reason behind being an easily customizable bike is that it is just a handlebar, a seat, as compared to the rest of the bikes that are designed as working components.

To know more about Norton motorcycles, you can visit Norton’s official website,

Comparing Norton motorcycles with Royal Enfield’s bike range

Looking at Royal Enfield’s Interceptor 650 might remind you of Norton Commando Café Racer. With all its features such as Chrome body, carved in the metal rear cowl, the detailing, the extended mounting point features are the same in between and they do work with a classic headlight, Saddle’s pattern in quilted form and the radiator cover symbolizes the Union Jack.

About the Modifications

As per designers at OK Easy Shop, very few changes had been made on the outer side of the bike. Copying styles from Norton motorbikes, the standard forks features gaiters, the stock gas-charged rear springs have been replaced with the new coils, now the exhaust system has been changed and uniquely transformed and there are large, sportier tires for both the ends.

After the customizations in the Royal Enfield bikes, you will see features like a straight pipe handlebar that is slightly curved upwards from the ends. Besides, the motorcycle features some aftermarket levers. These customizations will be seen with the new stock coming up in the market for the Interceptor 650.

However, you will not see any modifications done in the Motorcycle engines, the features being the same as the stock 648cc parallel-twin engine that produces 47 bhp of power and 53 Nm of torque. The engine is designed in a way that possesses a 6-speed manual transmission.

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PowerTRONIC, an additional feature for your motorcycles

Besides, it is felt that there is a need to add more power values to the stock bikes, there is a new ECU hyping up in the market, coming by the name of PowerTRONIC that is leading in the market at present.

The benefit of having ECU is to add stock power vales of motorcycles between 3bhp and 5bhp. Buying an ECU for your bikes also adds 3Nm of torque to the stock value of 52 Nm. To know about the ECU offered by PowerTRONIC, you can visit

Wrapping up:

If you have thoughts about the Interceptor 650 as a replica of Norton motorcycles, then this article will help you to get a walkthrough of the discussion. In addition to this, many people work on their bike customizations to make them look different or look likes the one which has been their iconic bikes. Norton bikes are known for replicating the old- classic retro-styled bikes, so making models which look same as Norton bikes can be a step forward for Royal Enfield to stand still in the market. To know more about Norton bikes and their specifics, you can visit Norton’s official website


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