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Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 is Truly Off road

Royal Enfield Himalayan nailed it previously but now, the Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 is Truly Off road!

Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 now offers better performance and also more? Let’s find out in this full in-depth review of Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 Model.

We see changes on the exterior as well as at the electronic end, let’s check out why Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 is Truly Off road.

Design-Royal Enfield Himalayan is always a stunner. The design is very practical with no BS and checks with all the needs a offroader has to provide. In BS6, there are two more color variants which are dual tone lake blue and rock red. The stand is now more sturdy and leaner . The half-duplex which is a split cradle frame provides great reliability and handling on any type of road. Royal Enfield Himalayan has CEAT dual-purpose 21-/17- inchers spoked tyres which provide great grip on roads and no roads. The headlight is a halogen and reflectors placed on the front suspension.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Hardware-Royal Enfield Himalayan carries all the elements required for a all rounder. It has a suspension travel of 200mm at front and 180mm at rear which makes the ride quality smooth also great handling on any terrain great. The Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 finally comes with switchable dual ABS as standard and also equipped with hazard light for riders and their safety. Also, the information cluster now comes with a backlight so it is easy to read in dark and provides all necessary indicators. Whereas the 5-speedn constant mesh gearbox is the same but also the same smooth gear shifts. Also the breaking performance is significantly improved with 300mm disc at front and 240mm at rear.

Comfort- There is comfort provided with the moment we sit on the Royal Enfield Himalayan. It is no doubt hands down the best and most comfortable tourer and off roader in this particular segment . The handlebar provides great comfort and no strain for long rides. The suspension travel is perfect and absorbs every bump given on it. The seat is well-cushioned, it can carry luggage easily with the carrier. It is a mile muncher in every way.


Engine- Royal Enfield Himalayan comes with 411cc single cylinder 4 stroke engine which is also air-cooled and fuel injected. The low end torque is the best thing about this bike which helps out to get on any terrain. The SOHC engine churns out a maximum power of 24.3bhp @6500 RPM and a torque output of 32Nm @4000 to 4500 RPM, which is perfect in any conditions.


Performance- In Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6, the engine offers not only better performance but also it is more refined. The engine is more smooth and gives the grunt equally throughout the revline which makes the engine not boring at all. It can cruise easily around 80kmph to 90kmph without any stress on engine. The fuel capacity is 15 ltrs which is good enough with a mileage of 30 kmpl providing a good tank range.

Verdict- Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 has changed for good. The already perfect Royal Enfield Himalayan is now even better and the most preferable in tourer but also in the adventure category. Priced at 1.85 Lakhs onward, this will be a great pick to venture on that Leh stretch.

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