Royal Enfield Himalayan, their new off-road styled motorcycle is planned for launch in under a year. The bike was recently seen on test in Chennai. Spyshots of the upcoming bike disclose various details, with styling that is akin to existing models. Now, based on those spy shots, folks at GaadiWaadi have come-up with an interesting set of renderings.
Royal Enfield Himalayan is expected to be powered by a new 400 cc engine offering 40 Nm torque. The upcoming model was will feature seating for two, single piece handle bar and blacked out spoke wheels. The bike receives a new tank with larger capacity while telescopic front forks are covered by fork gaiters to protect forks from dust and the vagaries of nature. The Royal Enfield Himalayan is the first Royal Enfield bike to use monoshock suspension while riding position is comfortable and upright.
Most probably designed by Pierre Terblanche (former Ducati designer), a well known designer who joined Royal Enfield in 2014, new Royal Enfield Himalayan will have an exclusive range of riding gear and clothes like similar to that seen on the Continental GT line-up.
More details of the upcoming Royal Enfield Himalayan will be revealed closer to launch dates.