Enter the world of Adventure Touring:
India's iconic two-wheeler brand Royal Enfield has entered the Adventure Tourer segment with Himalayan. The bike was recently launched and has been competitively priced at Rs. 1.55 Lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) while Rs. 1.78 Lakh for On-Road. The Himalayan is the first Adventure Tourer; the Royal Enfield motorcycles has launched in India. It was one of the most awaited bikes for RE fans in 2016.
After facing a ban for registration; initially for not being a BS-IV compliant unit, the Himalayan will also be sold in Delhi and is priced at R.s 1.7 lakh for On-road in Delhi. The Royal Enfield has claimed that it is working on the BS-IV compliant version, to be ready for sale by April 2017. The bike is also available in the NCR region like Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Noida, at the price of Rs. 1.79 lakh (on-road).
The Royal Enfield Himalayan has been developed in collaboration with Harris Performance. The famous British performance specialists were acquired by the Royal Enfield last year. The bike is powered by an all-new 411cc motor with OHC which has been developed in-house. It delivers 24.5 bhp power at 6500 rpm and 32 Nm torque at 4000-4500 rpm. To reduce vibrations, the engine is equipped with a counter-balancer. RE claims that this engine is its most refined unit as of date.
The Himalayan is equipped with a mono-shock at rear suspension, while the front suspension comprises of long-travel telescopic forks. The bike gets 21” wheels and disc brakes on both wheels. However, there is no ABS on offer. The bike will take on the likes of Duke 390.
Royal Enfield Himalayan Specs:
Engine Displacement: 411 CC
Max. Power: 24.84 PS @ 6500 rpm