BSA Gold Star vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 video review | Which is the best retro?

On paper, BSA’s new Gold Star is a worthy adversary for the class-leading Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. They have similar stats for weight, power, price, capacity and both borrow heavily from a claim to British heritage. Both are also now produced by Indian corporations.

Since there’s not a lot to separate them in a game of Top Trumps, chief road tester Michael Neeves has come up with some novel ways to decide which is the best.

Far from being alone in the retro sector, the BSA and Enfield are part of a burgeoning market sector with options for almost any riding style or budget. Follow the links below for our full reviews of other retro models.