The Royal Enfield Himalayan has been spotted at a dealership in Tamil Nadu by Himal Chakraborty. The motorcycle will be launched on the market next month.
The Himalayan premiered on February 2 and will be available in two colours - matte black and matte white. The adventure touring motorcycle is shod with CEAT Gripp dual-purpose tyres.
The RE Himalayan is powered by a 411 cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine with an oil-cooler, SOHC and carburettor. The motor produces 24.5 bhp at 6,500 rpm and 32 Nm between 4,000 and 4,500 rpm. The bike is based on a half-duplex split-cradle frame that is suspended by a 41 mm diameter fork that has 200 mm of travel, and a monoshock with 180 mm of travel.
The other hardware on the motorcycle are 300 mm disc brake at the front with double-piston floating caliper, 240 mm disc brake at the rear with single-piston floating caliper, 90/90-21 front tyre, 120/90-17 rear tyre, single halogen headlamp, and a four-pot instrument cluster that comprises of an analog speedometer, analog tachometer, analog fuel gauge, digital screen that shows time, two trip readings, temperature and odo-reading, and a digital compass.
Royal Enfield Himalayan at a dealership - Image Gallery