2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan

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The bike has a cult status in many countries, with their well-known and safe engine, (where they made a modification to mean the case with exhibitionists who is the same engine revised, for themselves and tested the endurance shown on Discovery Chanel in series engine addict by Jimmy de Ville), now is a new model under the name Royal Enfield Himalayan.

The 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan is the first enduro motorcycle that was made by the company which has been moved from the UK to India. Himalayan is interesting because it runs completely new engine displacement of 411cc, where he still comes to air-cooled single-cylinder engine, 4-stroke, SOHC, ignition system is TCI, multi curve and fuel supply whit carburetor throttle position sensor while the camshaft is located in the head. An output of 24.5 hp (18.02 kW) at 6500 rpm and torque of 32 Nm at 4000-4500 rpm, and is mated to a 5 speed constant mesh gearbox.

Half-duplex split cradle frame developed by the British company Harris, front suspension is 41mm telescopic fork with 200mm of wheel travel and rear suspension Monoshock with linkage with 180 mm wheel travel. Front tire dimensions 90 / 90-21" in favor of off-road ambitions, while the rear tire 120/90 - 17". Front brake 300mm disc with 2-piston floating caliper and 240mm rear brake disc with single piston floating caliper. Fuel tank capacity of 15 liters and weight of 182 kg, it is interesting that unusual tube-like structure that runs from the headlamp and intended for it to have it fixed canisters with additional fuel.

According to the aforementioned characteristics of the new Royal Enfield Himalayan represents adventure touring bike with boasting of good off-road capabilities. Among other elements we see raised front mudguard, raised handlebar, an upswept exhaust, round-shaped headlight, LED tail lamp unit, round-shaped rear view mirrors, black-painted engine and spoke wheels.

Royal Enfield Himalayan is designed for the Indian market but whether these enduro bike popular retro styles arrive on the European market, for now it is a question mark, but should then meet strict Euro 4 standard and upgrade to electronic fuel injection.

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