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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 noticed testing with alloy wheels | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Continental take a look at bike was additionally noticed with a spherical LED tail-light.

The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has been noticed testing with alloy wheels, indicating that one of the wished-for updates to the motorbike may lastly be arriving quickly.

The upcoming cruiser iterations of Royal Enfield’s 650cc platform have been noticed with alloy wheels quite a few occasions, however that is the primary time that one of many current 650 fashions has been seen with alloys.

The alloy wheels on the Continental GT take a look at mule seem like the identical measurement as the present Continental on sale – 18 inches at each ends – and sport a 7-spoke design. The introduction of alloy wheels may also open up the potential of tubeless tyres, and the CEAT Zoom Cruz tyres that the bike at present comes with, may make manner for one thing else. It’s unclear what tyres this specific take a look at mule is rolling on.

Evidently, the Continental’s extra smart sibling, the Interceptor 650, can also be in-line to obtain this similar replace, and the 2 bikes ought to get alloy wheels at across the similar time, which is more likely to occur within the coming months.

The spy shot additionally reveals one other change that could possibly be coming the Continental’s manner quickly – a brand new spherical tail-lamp. The present motorbike makes use of an oblong unit that’s additionally shared with the Interceptor 650, however this spherical design appears to suit the general aesthetic of the GT higher. The indications, nevertheless, proceed to be the identical rectangular items.

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