Royal Enfield to go electric: Royal Enfield, the foremost mid-segment motorcycle manufacturer in the world, unveiled its concept electric vehicles and revealed the Himalayan 452, its flagship model, at EICMA 2023, the premier event for the motorcycle industry worldwide, in Milan, Italy. The newly developed Himalayan 452 is an offroad vehicle that significantly surpasses the Himalayan 411.
Royal Enfield, a motorcycle manufacturer, unveiled the Himalayan EV concept bike and removed the coverings from the Himalayan 452 at EICMA 2023 in Italy, which was held in New Delhi. According to Autocar, the electric bicycle will presumably be in ADV format. This will be developed in collaboration with the Spanish division of Royal Enfield, Stark.
Autocar reported that the Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer has appointed Mario Alvisi, a former Ducati employee, as chief growth officer for the EV segment and allocated Rs 1,500 crore for the development of its EV portfolio.
452 Enfield Himalayan
The first motorcycle in the Enfield Himalayan 452 lineup to feature a liquid-cooled engine
A level higher than its predecessor, the Himalayan 411, the Himalayan 452 underwent testing at the highest motorable road in the world, Umling-La Pass.
Royal Enfield has made the Himalayan 452 available for reservation via its official website. The anticipated date of touchdown is November 24, 2023.
Aspects of the Royal Enfield Himalayan 452
- The suspension of Showa
- Front 21-inch tire
- Rear 17-inch wheel
- ABS dual-channel
- Rear and front disc brakes
- Dashboard TFT
- Dash with navigation capabilities
- Seat height adjustment
- Rear tail lamp and indicator integration
- DOHC Sherpa four-valve engine
- The engine generates 40.02 PS of power and 40 Nm of torque at 8,000 and 5,550 RPM, respectively.
The Himalayan 452 is offered in the following five hues:
- Poppy Blue
- Hanle Black
- Kamet White
- Slate Himalayan
- Salt Slate
- Kaza Brown
The motorcycle from the establishment of Royal Enfield is anticipated to contend with the KTM 390 Adventure and the Hero XPulse 400, which are about to be unveiled.