2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan 452 specifications unveiled
Royal Enfield has revealed the specifications of the 2024 Himalayan 452 ahead of its official launch in India. While keeping the name, the Adv receives extensive updates that Royal Enfield claims are an extension of everything good on the original Himalayan and building on it.
2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan 452 powertrain
The engine is a brand-new 452cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder unit. This 'Sherpa 450' engine produces 39.5bhp at 8000rpm and 40Nm at 5500rpm, representing a significant improvement of nearly 15bhp and 8Nm over the previous 411cc engine. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission and also gets a slip-and-assist clutch. The ADV also gets a ride-by-wire system.
2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan 452 chassis and dimensions
On the chassis front, it has a new steel twin-spar tubular frame, 43mm USD fork, and a monoshock suspension, both with 200mm of travel. The spoked wheels are still present, with a 21-inch front (90/90-21) and a 17-inch rear wheel (140/80-17).
The upcoming 2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan now measures 2245mm x 852mm x 1316mm, making it 55mm longer, 12mm wider, and 54mm shorter, with a 1510mm wheelbase. The ground clearance has gone up by 10mm to 230mm. The standard rider's seat height is 825mm (adjustable to 845mm). You will also be able to get an 805mm low seat height option (adjustable to 825mm). Notably, the motorcycle is now 3kg lighter, weighing a total of 196kg, and has a larger 17-litre fuel tank, a 2-litre increase over the previous model.
2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan 452 safety and features
The motorcycle is equipped with a 320mm front disc and a 270mm rear disc. Dual-channel ABS is standard and you can also turn off the ABS at the rear. The lighting system has been upgraded to LED, with an integrated taillight and rear indicators. The motorcycle has a 4-inch circular TFT display that provides phone connectivity and other essential information such as bike telemetrics, integrated navigation via Google Maps and media control. A USB-C charging port is also included for the convenience of the rider.
The current Himalayan with the 411cc mill is priced ex-showroom at Rs 2.16 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 2.28 lakh. Given these significant upgrades, what pricing strategy do you believe would be appropriate for the 2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan 452? Share your predictions in the comments section.