Royal Enfield Himalayan to be available for test ride next month – Report

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016 - 4:43pm IST

To be launched in a month.

RushLane reports that the Royal Enfield Himalayan will be available for test rides for prospective customers at dealerships starting next month.

Royal Enfield Himalayan black side at a dealership
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is currently on a 10-day tour across India for the public to see the bike at places of interest in major cities.

Ahead of its launch, the company has planned a 10 day tour that started on February 12, covering major cities across the country including Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata and Noida, as a marketing campaign. The model will go on sale expectedly in the middle of next month, by when its price will be announced.

The RE Himalayan is powered by an all-new 411 cc air-cooled single-cylinder SOHC carbureted engine with an oil-cooler, that produces 24.5 bhp of maximum power at 6,500 rpm and 32 Nm of peak torque between 4,000 and 4,500 rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Royal Enfield Himalayan black handlebar at a dealership
The Himalayan is powered by a 411 cc air-cooled engine that develops 24.5 bhp and 32 Nm.

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Expected to be priced between INR 1.65 lakhs and INR 1.85 lakhs (ex-showroom), the Himalayan would be positioned beneath the Royal Enfield Classic 500 and the Royal Enfield Continental GT.

Royal Enfield Himalayan black – Image Gallery

Royal Enfield Himalayan – Image Gallery

[Source: RushLane]

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