Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet launched in Thailand

05/04/2018 - 18:16 | ,   | Praveen M

The Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet has been launched in Thailand at the 2018 Bangkok International Motor Show.

Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet front left quarter at 2018 BIMS
The handlebar brace and engine guard are absent on the display motorcycle. The Sleet Edition in India includes the two accessories. Image Courtesy: Royal Enfield Thailand.

The Sleet Edition is available in two variants - Street and Touring. The former costs THB 169,800, while the latter will set you back by THB 186,300. While the Street Edition lacks the panniers, the Touring Edition comes with two water-resistant aluminium panniers with a capacity of 26 litres each. The two bikes get exclusive camouflage paint job. The display motorcycle features Barkbusters hand guards and an aftermarket Liberty Moto exhaust system.

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Powering the Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet edition is the same 411 cc single cylinder mill that does duty in the standard version. The DOHC engine with air and oil cooling and fuel injection makes 24.5 bhp of power at 6,500 rpm. A peak torque of 32 Nm arrives between 4,000 to 4,500 rpm. The engine works in conjunction with a 5-speed transmission.

Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet front right quarter at 2018 BIMS
The aftermarket exhaust would help giving out a sportier exhaust note. Image Courtesy: Royal Enfield Thailand

Coming to the suspension, the bike employs 41 mm telescopic front fork, and a rear link-type monoshock. The 21-inch front and 17-inch rear spoke wheels are shod with 90-section and 120-section dual-purpose tyres respectively. Brakes include 300 mm front and a 240 mm rear disc, both without ABS.

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