The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 has been awaited in the Indian market for a long time, although it has been spotted several times during testing. Now some new spy pictures of this bike have come.

It will get a large single-pod circular instrument console. While the current Himalayan 411 receives a small LCD with a small analogue tachometer, fuel meter, digital compass and an analogue speedometer with a circular tripper navigation screen. Also, it will get a new instrument cluster tilted towards the rider.

At present, no information has been revealed about the engine of the Royal Enfield Himalayan 450. However, it will likely get a 450cc engine with 30bhp/40Nm output. The bike can be outfitted with a liquid-cooled engine, a bolt-on subframe, and a double-cradle frame. The spy pictures reveal that it could get Showa’s USD fork suspension at the front axle and mono-shock suspension at the rear. A 6-speed gearbox can be found in it.

The new Himalayan 450 could get disc brakes at the front and rear along with dual-channel ABS. It can be given a 21-inch wheel at the front and a 17-inch wheel at the rear. It has the same length of 2190mm, width of 840mm and height of 1360mm, as seen in the Himalayan 411.

Royal Enfield has yet to give any information about when this bike will be launched, although according to some media reports, the company can launch this bike in the second quarter of 2023. After launching, this bike will compete with adventure model two-wheelers like KTM 390 Adventure and BMW 310 GS. Also, it can compete with Hero 450 ADV and Yezdi. The price of this bike can be Rs 2.8 lakh or more.

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