When Royal Enfield launched the flagship ‘Continental GT’ bike, we asked to ourselves. “Can we get one built for the Himalayas?” Two years later the people working at RE (Royal Enfield) have heard the call. ‘Himalayan’ the first ‘Made in India’, adventure tourer bike is set to roll out in March 2016.
So what makes ‘RE-Himalayan’ a unique bike? Is it’s high ground clearance, strong suspension with long travel, and a torquey engine? Or is its capability of crossing river-banks, negotiate rocky, dirt road in the Himalayas.
High on anticipation, we share 5 reasons why this bike can be the most purpose-built Himalayan tourer bike.
1. RE-Engineers have worked out a right compromise between the seat height and ground clearance. The modest 800 mm seat height along 220 mm ground clearance is a winner. The low seating position is great news for short height riders. This ensures any rider can have his…
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