Royal Enfield Himalayan is an entry level adventure tourer
Royal Enfield will soon launch the RE Himalayan FI BS-IV variant in India, which is expected to launch this month. RE has already started exporting the new Himalayan to UK and the US. RE Himalayan in the UK is equipped with Fuel Injection (FI) along with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) at price starting from £9,999 (Rs 8.2 lakh).
It is also reported that the delay in launch of the RE Himalayan BS-IV compliant variant, due to the various niggling issues that the bike is facing.
Mr Rudratej Singh, President, “Royal Enfield confirmed that Royal Enfield Himalayan with FI will be launched in India soon”.
New features:Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BSIV model – Fuel Injection System & O2 Sensor
The bike gets a fuel injection system FI in place of the carburetor. There is a fuel pump placed below the fuel tank along with and fuel return pipe and an O2 sensor.
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BSIV model –Specifications
Mechanically remains same. It carries the same LS410 411 cc single-cylinder engine. The engine delivers 24.5 bhp @6500rpm and 32 Nm torque @ 4250rpm . Transmission done via a 5-speed gearbox.
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS4 features:
- Instrument panel consists of analog as well as digital meters.
- All new half-duplex split cradle chassis developed by Harris Performance
- A relaxed seating position.
- Matte black treatment on the fuel cap.
- Handlebar mounts and rear pannier mounts.
- Long travel suspension.
- Gets a black rubber protection for the front fender.
- Gets off-road tyres give the bike a very rugged appeal.
- 21-inch front wheels and 17-inch rear wheels with Dual purpose tyres from CEAT.
- Ground clearance of 220 mm & seat height is decent at 800 mm.
- AHO as standard.
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS4 Booking:
Bookings have now opened while launch is expected to take place next month (September ) at a fully refundable amount of RS 5500. while deliveries will start from October 2017. The bike currently has a waiting period of 2 months as per the dealerships.
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS4 Price:
RE Himalayan FI BS4 model is priced at INR 1,72,331 ex-showroom Bangalore. The UK bikes are also equipped with ABS, the India-spec Himalayan could also get ABS ( as an option).
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