Royal Enfield Himalayan 450

Royal Enfield is gearing up for the launch of the Himalayan 450, set to debut on November 7, 2023. Although the price is yet to be announced, the technical specifications of the upcoming Himalayan have been unveiled, revealing significant upgrades.

The new model boasts several design changes, including a redesigned fuel tank, a circular LED headlamp with LED turn indicators, a shorter windshield, new grab handles, and a chunky exhaust pipe. 

It is offered in three variants: Base, Pass, and Summit. The base variant comes in Kaza Brown, while the Pass variant offers Slate Himalayan Salt and Slate Poppy Blue color options. The top-spec Summit variant is available in Hanle Black and Kamet White paint options.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450: Features, Engine, and Output

Complementing the design is a TFT instrument console with navigation, an upside-down fork with a fork cover, switchable ABS, ride-by-wire, integrated taillight with turn indicators, all-LED lighting, and three riding modes.

The highlight is the ‘Sherpa 450′ engine, Royal Enfield’s first modern, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled unit, mated to a 6-speed gearbox and slip-and-assist clutch. 

This engine produces 40bhp at 8,000rpm and 40Nm of peak torque at 5,500rpm, a significant increase compared to the outgoing version.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450: Cycle Parts

The more powerful engine is housed in a twin-spar tubular frame and features a 43mm upside-down fork at the front and a preload-adjustable offset mono-shock at the rear, with 200mm of wheel travel at both ends. Braking is handled by a 320mm front disc and a 270mm rear disc, supported by dual-channel ABS as standard.

In terms of dimensions, the Himalayan 450 boasts a 1,510mm-long wheelbase and 230mm ground clearance. Its length, width, and height measure 2,245mm, 852mm (without handguards), and 1,316mm (without the flyscreen), respectively, making it larger than the existing 411 model. 

It features a 17-liter fuel tank and weighs 196kg, 3kg lighter than the current Himalayan 411. The seat height is 825mm but can be adjusted to 805mm or 845mm.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450: Expected Price

While the official price will be announced at the launch, it is anticipated that the Royal Enfield Himalayan will be priced between Rs 2.6-2.8 lakh (ex-showroom).

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