The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan has been launched in India and prices for the Adventure bike start at Rs. 2.01 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The updates on the motorcycle include the Tripper navigation pod which debuted on the RE Meteor 350. It is powered by Google Maps and offers turn-by-turn navigation although it does not display incoming calls/messages when connected to the Royal Enfield app. The 2021 Himalayan gets three new colour options which are Pine Green, Mirage Silver and Granite Black. The green and black colour options are priced at Rs. 2.09 lakh each (ex-showroom, Delhi). Compared to the BS4 models, the Mirage Silver colour is about Rs. 6,000 more expensive while the Pine Green and Granite Black colours are about Rs. 13,000 more expensive.
The metal frame which work as tank guards up front, get a slight revision in design. They are now smaller and forward set, based on customer feedback that the earlier unit made it cramped for taller riders. The rear luggage rack now gets a plate, which makes it easier to mount luggage and panniers. The flyscreen atop the round headlight is new too has a slimmer design. Royal Enfield says that the seat has been improved to offer better comfort as well.
In terms of engine specifications, the Himalayan continues to get the BS6 compliant 411 cc long stroke engine which makes 24.3 bhp at 6,500 rpm and 32 Nm of peak torque between 4,000-4,500 rpm. The engine continues to be paired to a 5-speed gearbox. Cycle parts such as the suspension and brakes stay the same as before. The 41 mm front forks have a travel of 200 mm while the rear monoshock gets a travel of 180 mm. Up front, there is a 300 mm disc while at the rear, the bike gets a 240 mm disc. The motorcycle continues to get dual-channel ABS and the option of disconnecting the ABS on the rear wheel. The Himalayan continues to get a 21-inch spoked wheel up front and a 17-inch spoked wheel at the rear.