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Unveiled: The Royal Enfield Himalayan

By MotorBeam
February 03, 2016 09:53 IST

The Royal Enfield Himalayan might boost the motorcycle touring culture in India with its off-road prowess and affordable cost, says Indian automobile website MotorBeam.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield has just unveiled the Himalayan, its latest bike which is an adventure offering. In development since a couple of years now, the motorcycle is positioned as a tourer which is also at home in day-to-day riding.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by a 411cc single-cylinder SOHC air-cooled motor that outputs 24.5 BHP of power and 32 Nm of torque. The fuel is fed via a carburettor while the transmission is a 5-speed gearbox.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Underpinned by a split cradle frame, the Himalayan uses telescopic forks at the front and a rear monoshock. The front suspension travel is 200 mm while at the rear, it's 180 mm.

Braking duties are taken care by a 300 mm front disc and a 240 mm rear disc, there is no ABS announced.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

This adventure motorcycle uses a 90/90/21 front tyre and a 120/90/17 rear tyre. It has a seat height of 800 mm, ground clearance of 220 mm, weight of 182 kgs while the fuel tank is 15-litres.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Himalayan's price will be announced in March. Royal Enfield is offering a slew of associated gear and accessories for their latest motorcycle for an improved ownership experience.

Photographs: Courtesy, Royal Enfield

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