Royal Enfield has launched the BS4 version of the Himalayan priced at Rs 1.94 lakh, on-road, Pune, according to dealerships. The company has started delivering the BS4 version of Himalayan to dealerships for test-rides and it is expected that deliveries to customers will begin by the first week of September. The bookings of the BS4 Himalayan has already started at an amount of Rs 5000. The BS4 version of the motorcycle has received major upgrades at the engine and also minor tweaks at the exterior. The Himalayan is now powered by a 411cc, BS4, fuel-injected engine, with an O2 sensor. The engine produces 24.5 hp of power and 32Nm of torque that is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. In addition, the BS4 Himalayan gets cosmetic tweaks also which includes blackened handle bar clamp and fuel filler cover. The suspension duties on the motorcycle are done by 41mm telescopic fork at the front and a mono-shock with 180mm travel at the rear. Braking duties are done by 300mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper at the front and 240mm disc, single piston floating calliper at the rear. The motorcycle has a ground clearance of 220 mm and a seat height of 800 mm seat height.
Royal Enfield launched the Himalayan in 2016 with carburetted engine, however, they soon started receiving the multiple problems regarding clutch box and gearbox. Also, to comply BS4 emission norms the company stopped the sales of the BS3 version of the Himalayan and also the sales of the motorcycle has been too low in the first three months of 2017.
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