Royal Enfield has launched the Royal Enfield Himalayan FI at the 2017 Thai Motor Expo. Here are the adventure motorcycle’s live images from the show.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan has a simple, no-frills yet rugged design. The motorcycle is available for booking at the price of THB 169,000. Powering the adventure bike is a 411 cc single cylinder SOHC engine with air and oil cooling. With fuel injection, the powerplant produces 24.5 bhp of power at 6,500 rpm, and 32 Nm at 4,000-4,500 rpm. The engine works in tandem with a 5-speed transmission.
For optimal terrain taming capability, Royal Enfield has endowed the motorcycle with 41 mm telescopic front forks offering 200 mm of travel. The rear monoshock with linkage offers 180 mm wheel travel. A 300 mm front and a 240 mm rear disc take care of the anchorage. ABS is absent on the display model.
The display bikes features twin Royal Enfield hard case panniers on the sides. The 21 inch front and 17 inch rear spoke wheels are shod with 90-section front and 120 section rear Ceat dual purpose tyres. The motorcycle weighs 185 kg kerb, and comes in two colours- Snow and Granite. The bike maker has also launched two new colour variants of the Classic 500.