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Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 primarily based bare bike noticed testing | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Spy pictures reveal that the bike will get alloy wheels, a single piece seat and telescopic forks.

A brand new Royal Enfield bare bike primarily based on the Himalayan 450 has been spied testing. The latter, which has additionally been noticed testing beforehand, confirmed {that a} larger Himalayan is within the works.

Upon nearer inspection, we will see a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine, which might be much like the one seen within the Himalayan 450 take a look at mule

Different similarities embody the chrome-ringed, round instrument cluster, the entrance disc, flip indicators and the saree guard. There’s a probability that the gas tank may be much like the Himalayan 450.

Coming to the variations, this take a look at mule has alloy wheels – presumably a 17-inch or a 19-inch rim on the entrance. The bike additionally will get a telescopic fork as a substitute of the Himalayan 450’s USD fork, though each bikes get a monoshock on the rear. Additionally it is potential that the Himalayan 450 and this take a look at mule share the identical body. This take a look at bike skips the windscreen and comes with a single-piece seat, as a substitute of a cut up seat set-up as seen on the Himalayan 450.

Additional particulars are unavailable as of now, however it’s possible that this explicit take a look at bike represents a variant of the Himalayan 450 that may sit under it, and shall be positioned as a straightforward city commuter and freeway tourer. 

This bike might be referred to as the Hunter 450 or the Scram 450. Nonetheless, it’s early days and we do not count on to see the manufacturing model of this bare bike anytime quickly.

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