The Royal Enfield Himalayan has come a long way since it was first launched in 2016. The manufacturer entered the adventure touring car market with the Himalayan and this motorcycle has been met with a lot of trouble. problem. However, over time, Royal Enfield worked to improve the motorcycle and fix most of its problems. In its latest avatar, Himalayan makes a great argument for itself despite being quite old compared to its rivals. Royal Enfield recently launched the 2023 Himalayan and here are 5 things you should know about it.
2023 Royal Enfield Himalayan: New colors
Royal Enfield is known to add new colors to their motorcycles during their lifetime. That’s also what the manufacturer did with the Himalayan 2023. There are three new colorways called Glacier Blue, Dune Brown and Sleet Black. Royal Enfield has also discontinued the Mirage Silver, Lake Blue and Rock Red. Granite Black, Pine Green and Gravel Gray colors are still available in the Indian market with new paint options being launched.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 2023: Features
Royal Enfield has added a USB charger to the Himalayan 2023 so riders can charge their mobile devices. This is a thought-provoking addition as most buyers use the Himalayan for travel. There are no changes to the feature list other than this. Candlestick Himalayas continues to come with halogen headlights, LED taillights, Compass, Tripper Navigation System, switchable dual-channel ABS and semi-digital instrument cluster.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 2023: Mechanically the same
Royal Enfield did not make any changes to the engine. It is still a single cylinder, long stroke, 411 cc capacity, air-oil cooled. It produces 24.3 hp at 6,500 rpm and 32 Nm of peak torque at 4,000-4,500 rpm. It is linked to a five-speed gearbox. Having said this, Royal Enfield updated the engine tone to match the one found on the Scram 411.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 2023: No hardware changes
Royal Enfield has not made any changes to the Himalayan hardware. The car still comes with a 41 mm long telescopic fork at the front and a single shock absorber at the rear. Braking duties are handled by a 300 mm disc at the front and a 240 mm disc at the rear. The motorcycle uses spoked wheels and there is also a tail rack provided.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 2023: Price
The price of Royal Enfield Himalayan 2023 starts from $2.15 lakh (old gallery) and increase $2.23 lakh (old gallery). The price difference is due to the paint scheme.
Date of first publication: 12:29 PM IST November 30, 2022