New Delhi, Royal Enfield has officially revealed the specifications of the upcoming Himalayan 450, which has been the subject of much online discussion in recent weeks. The prices of this new adventure bike will be announced next week. Ahead of its official launch, let’s take a closer look at some of the key features of the new Himalayan 450.
Variants and color options
Base, pass and summit. The base trim will be available in a single colour, Gravel Brown, while the mid-spec Pass variant will come in Slate Himalayan Salt and Slate Poppin Blue colours. The top-spec Summit trim will be offered in two colours, Granite Black and Comet White.
How will the engine be?
To power the new Himalayan 450, an all-new 452cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine has been introduced. This new Sherpa 450 engine generates 40 PS of power at 8,000 RPM and 40 Nm of torque at 6,500 RPM. It is mated to a new 6-speed gearbox with slip and assist clutch.
The new Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 features a built-in steel twin-spar tubular frame with a twin-sided swingarm that comes with a new Showa-sourced suspension setup. It consists of 43 mm upside-down forks at the front and a link-type rear monoshock suspension. For braking, it is equipped with large 320mm front and 270mm rear rotors. The new Himalayan comes with 21-inch front and 17-inch rear wire-spoke wheels shod with dual tubeless tyres.
A standard seat with a height of 825 mm, a low seat with a height of 825 mm, and an extended seat with a height of 845 mm. Apart from this, with the help of Rally kit the seat height can be increased up to 855mm. The wheelbase and ground clearance have been increased by 45 mm and 10 mm respectively, and the weight has been reduced by 3 kg.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 comes with a host of features including a full-LED headlight, turn indicators and a standout feature – a fully digital TFT instrument console. The console integrates seamlessly with in-built navigation, Bluetooth connectivity for smartphone pairing, and Google Maps for music playback. Other features include a USB charging port, two riding modes (Performance and Eco), ride-by-wire and switchable rear ABS.