Engine of Royal Enfield Himalayan 452 will be so powerful, company released figures
The engine of the RE Himalayan 452 is tuned for low-end torque. The company has called this new engine Sherpa 450. Royal Enfield is comparing the Sherpa 450 with the LS 410 which is currently used in the Himalayan 411 and Scram 411. Let us tell you that this engine is still a single-cylinder unit.
Royal Enfield has completed preparations to launch the much-awaited new generation Himalayan 452 in the Indian market on November 7. The company has revealed the power and torque output of its engine. It produces 40 bhp power at 8,000 rpm and a peak torque output of 40 Nm at 5,000 rpm. Apart from this, the on-duty gearbox will be a 6-speed unit. Let us also know about other details related to this.
The engine of the RE Himalayan 452 is tuned for low-end torque. The company has called this new engine Sherpa 450. Royal Enfield is comparing the Sherpa 450 with the LS 410, which is currently used in the Himalayan 411 and Scram 411. Talking about the power of LS 410, it has a maximum power output of 23.97 bhp. And produces a peak torque output of 32 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
The engine is still a single-cylinder unit, but now gets liquid-cooling which is a first for Royal Enfield. It will be interesting to see how service centers handle the new engine.
The Sherpa 450 will also be used in a new Scrambler motorcycle which is currently being tested by the manufacturer. While the Himalayan 452 is designed for off-road and touring, the Scrambler will be more suitable for urban use as it will be a smaller front-wheel two-wheeler.
The front wheel of Himalayan 452 is 21 inches, while the rear wheel is 17 inches. Suspension duties are handled by Showa upside-down forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. They are long-travel units designed to tackle off-road conditions. Braking is done by disc brakes both front and rear. There is dual-channel ABS on offer, which can be switched off at the rear wheel.
Talking about the features, this motorcycle comes with an exoskeleton to mount the jerry can, and it has a rear luggage rack that can lift 5 kg of weight. There is also LED lighting and a new digital instrument cluster that supports the new version of the Tripper navigation system.