Royal Enfield has been in operation for the past 60 years. All through these years, it has relied on single-cylinder engines for the manufacture of their motorcycles. However, the Indian company announced that it would launch its first brand new dual-purpose motorcycle this year. The company has quite a large group of loyal customers in India. Therefore, it is believed that the 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan first look and review will marvel and attract all these enthusiasts.
The motorcycle’s source of power will be an in-house specially designed engine that will increase its performance efficiency significantly. This bike will be ideal for adventure and touring.
This bike is set to have excellent off road capabilities based on the preliminary official images. The brakes fitted on the motorcycle will be discs comprising of steel braided brake lines. It will have an up-swept exhaust, a raised front mudguard, and spoke wheels and round-shaped rear view mirrors. The bike will feature an LED taillight unit, a round-shaped headlight for excellent and safe riding at night. The crash guard and side panniers will increase safety when riding the motorcycle.
- This 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan has been manufactured in conjunction with Harris Performance, who is British performance Specialists Company. Thus, it has blended the Indian manufacturing techniques with the quality British design. A 411 cc motor will be the primary source of power for the motorcycle.
- When at the speed of 6500 rpm, the bike will provide 24.5 bhp and a 32 NM at 4000-4500 rpm. The motor will be equipped with a counter-balance equipment that reduces vibrations significantly making it the most refined engine unit manufactured by Royal Enfield to date.
- The 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan review revealed that the rear suspension of the bike will comprise of a mono shock while the front suspension will feature long travel telescopic forks. The 21-inch wheels designed for the motorcycle will have disc brakes at both ends. Therefore, it is evident that the bike is safe and efficient for riding both in the city and in off-road conditions.
According to the manufacturer’s 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan first look and review, the price will range between INR 1.65 lakh to 1.85 lakh (£1677.50 – £1880.80). The price will be kept below the Rs 2 lakh psychological barrier to keep it competitive hence guaranteeing high sale volumes.
Visit the Royal Enfield Himalayan Official Website.