Sunday, 11 December 2016


In 1960, Royal Enfield presented the main bike bearing the name Interceptor. It had a tuned form of the organisation's greatest motor, the 692 cc vertical-twin and was just sold in the USA and Canada. All motors had the motor prefix letters "VAX" thus these are regularly alluded as "VAX Interceptors". It might be noticed that the then leader 692 cc Constellation had the VA motor prefix(on the US send out model) and "X" was added to indicate that Interceptor had an exploratory motor. They had twin carburetors, aside from some early bicycles, a manufacturing plant helped and adjusted crankshaft, hot "R" cams, Lucas hustling magneto with manual progress and a couple of other weight sparing changes contrasted with other Royal Enfield models. There was additionally an Interceptor "S" (Sports) demonstrate with "interstate trim"— snappy separable (QD) lights and so on., offered when Enfield neglected to offer adequate amounts of bicycles in the standard scrambler trim. An aggregate of 158 692 cc Interceptors were made according to the Redditch industrial facility dispatch records held by the Royal Enfield Owners Club in the UK. These machines ought to have been stamped with the VAX prefixed motor numbers. The greatest conceivable amount of 692 cc VAX Interceptors is 170.[1] The principal bicycles left the industrial facility in December 1959, and the last ones were dispatched in July 1961.

Arrangement 1 Interceptor

Illustrious Enfield presented their everything new 736 cc twin chamber motor in 1962 on the 750 Interceptor. Bore and stroke was 71 mm × 93 mm (2.80 in × 3.66 in). The new motor was like the 692 cc motor; yet there was not really any part that was not altered or moved forward. The motor cases were bulked up to withstand the expanded torque. What separates this motor from other contemporary British twins is that the crankshaft was progressively adjusted from the processing plant which made these bicycles one of the smoothest British twin motors ever. The Series 1 bicycles had a programmed propel magneto, curl start and another seat. There was an uncommon single carburetor model also. It was made until 1966.

Arrangement 1A Interceptor

The Series 1A Interceptor was presented in 1967, with two sub models GP 7 and TT 7. The real change was the presentation of loop start, taking out the magneto. The US shows got another chrome tank, another seat, instrument mounts, handlebar, and mudguards.[2] All S1 A interceptors had twin Mark 1 Amal carburetors.

Arrangement 2 Interceptor

The Series 2 Interceptor motor was a noteworthy update of the Series 1A motor. It incorporated a wet sump motor to enhance oil stream to the crankshaft. The CB focuses were moved to the end of fumes camshaft and the planning spread was overhauled in like manner. This motor was utilise on the Interceptor until the end of creation in 1970. This motor was later utilised on Rickman Interceptor and Clymer Enfields.[3] [4]

Arrangement 3 model

Regal Enfield made a model Series 3 Interceptor to supplant the Series 2. The drag was broadened to 73 mm 2.87 in to build the motor ability to 778 cc; it was known as the 800 Interceptor. In any case, the organisation went bankrupt before large scale manufacturing was figured it out.