RE Himalayan BS4

Royal Enfield Himalayan BS4 with Fuel Injection Launched in India

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RE launches Himalayan BS4 in India:

Royal Enfield recently launched the BS4 compliant tourer which is the Himalayan BS4 with Fuel Injection technology. The Himalayan BS4 will be available for approx. Rs. 1.94 lakh (on-road, Pune) according to RE dealers.

RE Himalayan BS4
RE Himalayan BS4

Furthermore, the company has started delivering the BS4 version of Himalayan to dealerships for test-rides. Probably, deliveries of the RE Himalayan BS4 will begin by the first week of September. The dealers are accepting the bookings of Himalayan for an amount of Rs. 5000/-.

The Himalayan is the first adventurer tourer Royal Enfield motorcycle launched in India. It was one of the most awaited bikes in 2016. Royal Enfield launched the Himalayan BS3 in 2016 with carburettor engine.

However, there were some issues regarding clutch and gearbox in the first batch of motorcycles. Also, to comply with BS4 emission norms the company stopped the sales of the BS3 version of the Himalayan. Thus, the sale of the BS3 version has been very low in the first quarter of 2017.

What’s in the new Royal Enfield Himalayan BS4?

The Himalayan BS4 gets major technology upgrades in the engine and also some minor changes on its exteriors. The new Himalayan gets its power from a 411cc, BS4, fuel-injected engine with an O2 sensor. This engine produces 24.5 hp of power and 32Nm of torque which is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. In addition, the Himalayan also gets some styling changes which includes blackened handle bar clamp and fuel filler cover.

RE Himalayan BS4
RE Himalayan BS4

41 mm telescopic fork at the front and a mono-shock with 180 mm travel at the rear carry out suspension duties on the motorcycle. For braking, there is a 300mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper at the front and 240mm disc, single piston floating calliper at the rear. The bike has highest ground clearance of 220 mm in the segment and a seat height of 800 mm.

Image Courtesy: Royal Enfield Himalayan Group (facebook)

Royal Enfield Himalayan BS4 Specs:

Type                           Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC, Fuel Injection

Displacement                    411cc

Bore x Stroke                     78 mm x 86 mm

Compression Ratio           9.5:1

Maximum Power              24.5 bhp @ 6500 rpm

Maximum Torque             32 Nm @ 4250 rpm

Ignition system                 Digital electronic ignition

Clutch                                  Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox                              5 Speed Constant Mesh

Lubrication                         Wet sump

Engine Oil                          Semi-Synthetic 15W 50 API, SL Grade & Above JASO MA 2

Fuel supply                         Electronic fuel injection

Air Cleaner                         Paper Element

Engine start                       Electric

Find more information about Himalayan BS4 here.

Read more: Electronic fuel injection technology explained. >>

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