Key Specs of Himalayan
Royal Enfield Himalayan Highlights
Indimotard has introduced a new exhaust for the Himalayan called the Grunt 4. It's priced at Rs Rs 9,450 and offers more power while shedding weight. Head here for more details. Royal Enfield also showcased the Himalayan in 3 new bright colours at EICMA 2019. The new colours are Rock Red, Lake Blue and Gravel Grey. We expect the new colour models to come in the Himalayan range soon.
The Himalayan saw a hike in price this year, thanks to the addition of dual-channel ABS. It is now priced at Rs 1.81 lakh for the white and the black colours and Rs 1.83 lakh for the Sleet edition.
It's powered by a 411cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected engine, which churns a maximum power of 24.83PS @ 6500rpm and a maximum torque of 32Nm @ 4250rpm and is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The total fuel tank capacity of the bike is 15 litres. The Himalayan is fitted with 21-inch front and 18-inch rear tube-type radial tyres. Braking is handled by a 300mm front disc and 240mm rear disc brake. The suspension setup consists of telescopic forks with 200mm of wheel travel at the front and a rear monoshock which offers 180mm wheel travel.
While the Himalayan has no direct competition, you can opt for the slightly higher priced but more powerful and tech laden Bajaj Dominar. It is more adept for touring but isn't as capable as the Himalayan off road. Another affordable ADV option is the Hero XPulse 200. It has a smaller 200cc motor but is as capable as the Himalayan offroad. Larger more expensive ADV options include the BMW G 310 GS and Kawasaki Versys-X300. KTM is all set to launch the 390 Adventure in India. However, it will be the upcoming smaller 250 Adventure that the Himalayan will have to watch out for.
Royal Enfield Himalayan Pros and Cons
Things We Like in Himalayan
- Torquey 410cc motor
- Long travel suspension
- Upright riding position
- Upswept silencer helps at fording water crossings
- Comprehensive instrument cluster
Things We Don't Like in Himalayan
- Needs more power
- gear shift is very hard
Himalayan Price List (Variants)
|Himalayan ABS29.48 kmpl, 411 cc||Rs.1,80,951|
|Himalayan Sleet29.48 kmpl, 411 cc||Rs.1,82,787|
Royal Enfield Himalayan Mileage and Performance
|ARAI Mileage||29.48 kmpl|
|City Mileage||36.26 kmpl|
|Highway Mileage||37.8 kmpl|
|Overall Mileage||35 kmpl|
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Royal Enfield Bike Showrooms in Delhi
- South Delhi Motorcycles
A-20, Kailash Colony, New Delhi, Delhi., Delhi 110048
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A-8, Gujranwala Town Part 1 G.T. Karnal Road., Delhi 110009
- Cruiser Motors
A-12 Rajapuri, Opposite Sector 5 Dwarka, Uttam Naga., Delhi 110059
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Ground Floor 01, Multiplex Block Select City Walk Mall Saket., Delhi 110017
- North Delhi Motorcycles
A-1, Saraswati Vihar, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura., Delhi 110034
Royal Enfield showcased the Himalayan with three new colours at EICMA. Thes bright colours will debut on the India-spec Himalayan soon. You can check out the new colours here.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is a proper entry level adventure tourer that you can buy under Rs 2 lakh in India. It presents a different approach by Royal Enfield. The Himalayan looks like any other adventure bike but the rawness and ruggedness in design is what makes the Himalayan different from the rest. Its functional design includes a round headlamp along with a tall windscreen. The raised up front fender along with the conventional one shouts out loud the dual purpose nature of this bike.
The highly informative instrument cluster houses a compass as well. The 21-inch wheel up front along with a 17-inch unit at the rear come paired with dual purpose tyres.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan gets its power from an air and oil-cooled 411cc engine with a five-speed transmission. The fuel injected motor makes 24.5 PS and 32 Nm. It gets long travel forks and monoshock. Braking is via a 300mm front and a 240mm rear disc brake with dual channel ABS. The bike has a minimum ground clearance of 220mm and has a wheelbase of 1465mm. It gets a 15-litre fuel tank and weighs 191 kgs. The overall body dimensions of this adventure tourer are 2190mm x 840mm x 1360mm (LxWxH).
The Himalayan is currently priced at Rs 1.81 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Around this price, you can opt for the Bajaj Dominar which is more adept for touring but isnt as capable as the Himalayan off road. Another affordable ADV which you can look at is the Hero XPulse 200. It has a smaller 200cc motor but is as capable as the Himalayan offroad. Larger more expensive ADV options include the BMW G 310 GS and Kawasaki Versys-X300. KTM is all set to launch the 390 Adventure in India. However, it will be the upcoming smaller 250 Adventure that the Himalayan will have to watch out for.
Design and Features
The Royal Enfield Himalayan looks more of a functional adventure tourer and its design is more industrial than aesthetic. The front is highlighted by a rounded headlamp along with a tall windscreen to protect the rider from windblast at high speeds and mud splashes during off-roading. The motorcycle gets luggage panniers and has also a provision to fit petrol cans in case of long distance journeys. The large 21 inch wired wheel upfront has been fitted to take on the uneven surfaces with ease and offer a comfortable ride quality.
The bike has been fitted with split step up seats that come well padded and offer optimum comfort to the rider and pillion. In terms of features, the Himalayan has been integrated with a highly informative cockpit that comes with a compass. Furthermore, the motorcycle receives an LED tail lamp as well.
Braking and Handling
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is bolted on a half duplex split cradle frame and comes equipped with 41mm conventional telescopic forks upfront along with a monoshock for the rear. Stopping power is delivered with the help of 300mm front disc brake and a 240mm disc at the rear. ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) is not being offered even as an option.
Safety and Features
The motorcycle gets a dual-channel ABS setup.
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price in India
|Hyderabad||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Delhi||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Bangalore||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Kolkata||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Pune||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 1.80 Lakh - 1.82 Lakh|
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