Royal Enfield has launched the Himalayan with dual channel ABS for Rs 1.78 lakh, which makes it Rs 10,000 dearer to the standard model. The Sleet edition, is a camouflage painted variant, is priced at Rs 1.80 lakh. Apart from the this addition, the Himalayan has remain unchanged. As far as color options are considered, you can choose between Snow White, Granite Black colour for the standard variant.
The Himalayan is powered by a 411cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, fuel-injected engine, which churns a maximum power of 24.83PS @ 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 32.00Nm @ 4250 rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Royal Enfield claims that the bike can clock a top speed of 120kmph and return a mileage of 36.26kmpl. The total fuel tank capacity of the bike is 15 litres. The Himalayan is fitted with 21-inch front and 18-inch rear tube radial tyres. Braking is handled by 300mm front disc brake and 240mm rear disc brake. The suspension setup consists of telescopic 200mm travel at the front and monoshock 180mm wheel travel at the rear.
The Himalayan poses competition to the Bajaj Dominar 400, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350, and the Mahindra Mojo.