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Royal Enfield Himalayan 650: The Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle For Indian Enthusiasts

Royal Enfield has not disclosed the exact pricing and launch date, but speculations suggest an initial price around ₹4 lakh (ex-showroom) and a possible launch by September 2025.

Edited By : Aniket Raj | Updated: May 29, 2024 19:40 IST
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Royal Enfield Himalayan 650

Introducing the Highly-Anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan 650

It’s no secret that Royal Enfield has always captured the hearts of bike enthusiasts across India. From their timeless aesthetics to their robust engineering, Royal Enfield motorcycles have a substantial fan following. Now, the buzz is all about one particular addition to their fleet that has the biking community on the edge of their seats – the Royal Enfield Himalayan 650.

The Heart of the Beast: 650cc Engine

The Royal Enfield Himalayan 650 is set to be a game-changer. At its core is a 650cc powerhouse, promising to deliver impressive performance on challenging terrains and long rides alike. The company asserts this motorcycle will offer a mileage of 25 kmpl, ensuring that adventure doesn’t come at the cost of economy. Weighing around 211 kg, it’s designed to tackle rough roads, marrying durability with ease of handling.

Fuel Capacity and Tires Fit for Adventure

Long rides demand ample fuel capacity, and the Himalayan 650 doesn’t disappoint. With a substantial 12-liter fuel tank, this bike ensures fewer stops and more time on the road. Adventure bikers will appreciate the front 21-inch tire and rear 19-inch tire setup, designed to offer superior performance and stability on diverse terrains from highways to tricky mountain paths.

Price and Availability

Whilst the excitement is palpable, Royal Enfield has remained tight-lipped about the exact pricing and launch date. Speculations suggest an initial price of around ₹4 lakh (ex-showroom) and a possible launch by September 2025. It seems the wait might just build up the anticipation to fever pitch.

Features That Promise to Enhance the Ride

What makes the Himalayan 650 a true adventurer’s companion is a suite of features designed to amplify the riding experience:

  • Manual Transmission: Ensuring the rider has full control over the beast.
  • Spoke Wheels: Adding both aesthetics and functionality, these are perfect for rugged terrains.
  • Disc Brakes on Both Tires: Offering enhanced safety with better braking efficiency.
  • Bluethooth Connectivity and TFT Screen: Merging technology with tradition, this feature ensures navigational ease and keeps the rider connected.
  • Tube-less Tires and Traction Control: Designed to offer better performance and reduced puncture hassles.

With competitors like KTM 390 Adventure, Moto Morini X-Cape, and Benelli TRK 502 already in the market, the Royal Enfield Himalayan 650 aims to carve out its own niche as a reliable and rugged travel companion for the Indian roads.

Also Read:  Upcoming Royal Enfield Motorcycles: From Classic 350 Bobber To Guerrilla 450

First published on: May 29, 2024 07:01 PM IST

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