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Is this the Royal Enfield Bullet 650?

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The Royal Enfield Bullet 650, a much-anticipated addition to the Royal Enfield lineup, has been spotted testing recently, sparking widespread speculation and excitement among motorcycle enthusiasts.

Design and Features

The test mule of the Bullet 650, spotted for the first time, bears a striking resemblance to the Classic 650, which is also being readied. However, certain design elements distinguish this test mule as the Bullet 650. The boxy rear fender, the round tubular grab rail for the pillion, and the single-piece seat are all long-standing Bullet design hallmarks. These elements are very different from previous sightings of the Royal Enfield Classic 650.

The Bullet 650 is expected to share the same frame, underpinnings, and feature-set with the Classic 650, much like the smaller 350cc models do. The LED headlight, which debuted on the Super Meteor, is also seen on the Bullet 650.

Engine and Performance

The Bullet 650 will probably use the tried-and-tested 650 twin-cylinder engine, making the same 47hp and 52Nm of torque as it does in the four models that are currently on sale1. The twin exhaust pipes, a common feature on all new Royal Enfield models, stick out a fair bit, which could be a concern while negotiating tight gaps in typical Indian city traffic.

Bullet 650 Market Positioning and Launch

There is no clear confirmation on when the Bullet 650 will make its way to the market. However, it is safe to say that it will be positioned above the 650 twins and below the Shotgun 650, considering the simpler equipment and the fact that the Bullet has always been one of the more attainable models in the Royal Enfield lineup.

The Bullet 650 could provide a good entry point to the brand’s middleweight category, which currently includes the Interceptor 650, Continental GT 650, and the Super Meteor 650.

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