The Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS-IV variant is priced at INR 1.65 lakh (ex-showroom in Delhi), while deliveries will start from October 2017
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS 4 Price Details
British bike manufacturer, Royal Enfield will soon launch the Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS-IV variant in India, which is expected to launch this month, according to media reports. Ahead of its launch, the Himalayan FI variant has been spied at a dealership in Kerala. When contacted a few dealerships in Mumbai and Delhi, they revealed that bookings are open at a fully refundable amount of INR 5500, while deliveries will start from October 2017. Furthermore, the BSIV Royal Enfield Himalayan FI model is priced at INR 1,65,331 (ex-showroom) in Delhi and INR 1,70,190 (ex-showroom) in Mumbai. The dealerships also revealed that the bike currently has a waiting period of 2 months
As can be seen from the spy images, the bike gets a fuel injection system in place of the carburetor. There is a separate fuel pump placed below the fuel tank along with and fuel return pipe and an O2 sensor. Apart from this, the bike largely remains same mechnically and continues to be powered by the same 411 cc single-cylinder engine. Visually, the Himalayan FI variant gets matte black treatment on the fuel cap, handlebar mounts and rear pannier mounts. The bike also gets a black rubber protection for the front fender. It is also reported that the delay in launch of the BS-IV compliant variant of the Himalayan is due to the various niggling issues that the bike is facing.
Apart from fuel injection, the BS-IV compliant Himalayan will also get AHO as standard. That said, the bike is not expected to get ABS as part of the BS-IV launch. The Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by a LS410 411cc single cylinder, oil-cooled petrol engine that is capable of producing 24.5bhp of maximum power along with 32Nm of peak torque. This new engine comes mated to a 5-speed transmission. The new engine gets a secondary balancer shaft to keep vibrations at bay. The bike gets an all new half-duplex split cradle chassis developed by Harris Performance, long travel telescopic front forks and link-type mono-shock at the rear suspension.
The bike gets disc brakes at both ends with a 300 mm front disc and a 240 mm rear disc. The bike rides on 21-inch front wheels and 17-inch rear wheels that come shod with dual purpose tyres from CEAT. The bike gets a massive ground clearance of 220 mm while the seat height is decent at 800 mm. The Himalayan’s on-road price in Mumbai is quoted at INR 2,00,649, which includes a three year insurance coverage. On the other hand, the on-road price in Delhi is INR 1,84,800 (with one year insurance).
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