India’s iconic motorcycle brand, Royal Enfield is all set to add a new chapter in their journey – Himalayan. Royal Enfield Himalayan is a completely new motorcycle which will be first launched in India on 2nd February 2016.
Spied multiple times, this is the first time that the instrument cluster of Himalayan has been clicked when the motorcycle is in motion. The instrument cluster comprises of three chrome dials for speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and altimeter. It also gets a digital TFT screen displaying time, gear engaged, trip meter, temperature, and odometer.
Upswept exhaust and higher ground clearance also indicate its touring traits while the bike on test sported luggage cases and jerry cans though it is most likely a part of the accessories being offered with the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The Himalayan also gets rounded rear view mirrors, flat wide handle bars and new tail lamps with indicators.
Royal Enfield Himalayan receives a new double cradle chassis developed by Harris Performance Parts. Designed and built to perform as an off-road adventure tourer, Himalayan gets front forks with long suspension travel and monoshock at the rear.
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Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by a 410cc, single cylinder, oil cooled engine slated to offer peak power of 28 bhp and peak torque of 32 Nm mated to a 5 speed gearbox. The engine is made from the ground up and will be an all aluminum engine which could return around 25-30 kmpl. Where colors are concerned, black, white and silver are the likely colors to make their way to the soon to be launched Royal Enfield Himalayan.
Expected launch price is under INR 2 lakh.
Royal Enfield Himalayan – Photos