Royal Enfield Himalayan Fi variant launching soon

Royal Enfield Himalayan Fi variant launching soon

By: || Updated: 11 Aug 2017 02:30 PM


The fuel-injected bike was spotted at a dealership, expected price is around Rs 1.92 lakh (on-road, Mumbai)



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



In the wake of the BS IV switchover, Royal Enfield has discontinued its carburettor equipped Himalayan. A new fuel-injected version was on the cards and it seems it will be launched this month. 



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



Royal Enfield has started selling the fuel-injected Himalayan overseas. One eagle eyed enthusiast has spotted the fuel-injected version at a dealership down south. Dealer sources have confirmed that test bikes are expected to reach dealerships by next week. They are accepting a booking amount of Rs 5,500 for the bike (varies from dealership to dealership). Deliveries are expected to begin as early as the first week of September.



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



While the fuel-injected version of the bike is cosmetically and mechanically similar to the older bike except for the addition of a fuel injection system and its associated sensors. It is also expected to come with ABS. Cosmetically, the Himalayn FI seems to get blacked-out handlebar risers and a blacked out fuel lid.



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



The Royal Enfield Himalayan is the only entry-level Adventure Tourer available below Rs 2 lakh.  It is a proper overlander with a half duplex- split cradle frame, tall seat height, and long travel suspension. It uses on-off road tyres that makes it a formidable ally in off-road trails



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



The bike uses a 411cc air-cooled fuel-injected single that makes 24.8PS @ 6500rpm and 32Nm @ 4250rpm and comes mated to a five-speed gearbox. 



Our Mumbai dealer sources quoted the on-rod price to be around 1.92 lakh (on-road). It is Rs 7,000 more than the carburetted version, a fair increase considering the GST hike, addition of a carburetor and possibly ABS.



 



Royal Enfield Himalayan FI spotted



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