The Indian made Royal Enfield Himalayan has been debuted at the 2017 Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS). This powerful and classic off roader motorbike is one of the best options for adventure tours over normal as well as rugged terrains.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan gets 21 inch wheel with 41 mm telescopic fork up front and 18 inch wheel with mono shock suspension at the rear. The braking duties are done by a 300 mm two piston floating caliper disc for the front wheel and 240 mm single piston floating caliper brake for the rear wheel. However, the off roader motorcycle lacks the safety and services of CBS and ABS.
The off road expert, Himalayan from Royal Enfield, holds a powerful engine under the hood. There is a 411 cc air cooled, four stroke engine with fuel carburetor technology. This motor can produce a maximum power of up to 24.5 bhp at 6,500 revolutions per minute and a peak torque of 32 Nm at 4,000 to 4,500 rpm. Being coupled with a five speed gear transmission gear-box, the Himalayan can hit a top speed of 130 kms per hour.
Not the just the Himalayan itself, Royal Enfield has also showcased the Classic 500 Lagoon, which is just another variant of the elementary Classic 350, at the Bangkok International Motor Show.
Apart from the Himalayan, Royal Enfield has models like the Classic 350, the Bullet 350 and the Thunderbird 350, all of which have gained immense popularity in the domestic market with the sales graph constantly rising. Moreover, another street cafe racer, the classic looking Continental GT motorcycle has also shown good signs of becoming as popular as its other siblings in the domestic as well as international market via exports.