Production version of Royal Enfield Himalayan spied – IAB Report
Posted on: Dec 7, 2015 - 3:13pm IST
Could debut at the 2016 Auto Expo.
What appears to be the production version of the Royal Enfield Himalayan has been spied on the road. It is expected to be debuted at the 2016 Auto Expo in Greater Noida, in February.
The new spyshot confirms that the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets panniers, either as an official accessory or as a standard fitment in a high-end version. An RE badge cannot be seen on the case, which suggests that it is a third-party accessory endorsed by the company. The test mule does not have a top-case mount as seen in an earlier spyshot of a different prototype, which indicates that either the plan has been scrapped or that it is a standard part that has been replaced by the pannier system fitted on this model.
Of the two versions the Royal Enfield Himalayan is expected to be offered, this is the fully-loaded, off-road model that would be priced higher. It is equipped with features such as a heightened fork, a high-mounted front mud flap in addition to the mud guard placed close to the tyre, and a large windshield that make the motorcycle more touring-friendly.