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    Royal Enfield Himalayan Scram 411 Custom – Modified To Race

    Commissioned by Royal Enfield, this customized Scram 411 Supermoto edition was to debut at Glemseck 101 race meetRoyal Enfield Himalayan Scram 411 CustomWith their simple, yet robust architecture, Royal Enfield bikes are easy to modify and can support a wide variety of body styles. Latest custom project involves Himalayan Scram 411 that has been transformed into a Supermoto racing machine. Commissioned by Royal Enfield, this custom project has been executed by Germany-based Crooked Motorcycles. Images are credited to Bike Exif.Key objective of this project was to showcase the creative prowess of team Crooked. The challenge was to achieve an entirely new look, without losing out on the core character of Himalayan Scram 411. Moreover, everything needed to be done in a time period of just three weeks.Himalayan Scram 411 Supermoto – SuperScramCustom-made SuperScram has such an unconventional design that calling it radical will be an understatement. Much of the bike’s body panelling has been removed and replaced with custom-made panels. The primary choice of metal here is aluminium, which is easy to mill into the desired shape. Unlike stock Scram 411 that has a curvy fuel tank and body panelling, SuperScram has straight-cut panels with sharp profile.Some deep-level modifications were performed such as removal of subframe and replacing it with a custom bodywork. The stock fuel tank has been entirely removed and there’s a new custom fuel tank built under the seat. It comes with a snazzy pop-up filler cap. The underseat fuel reservoir not only helps achieve a sleek look and feel, but also lowers the bike’s centre of gravity.Royal Enfield Himalayan Scram 411 CustomAt front, the bike has bright Supernova LED headlight. Tail lights are custom-made and placed in the lower section of rear fender. Parts like license plate, speedometer and turn signals are missing on purpose, as this is more of a display machine.SuperScram aftermarket upgradesWhile the 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel combo has been retained, SuperScram Supermoto gets Metzeler Sportec M9 tires. Scram 411 stock low-mounted fender has been replaced with a Husqvarna enduro unit. Suspension and braking apparatus have been retained, but the bike gets additional equipment such as Probrake levers and LSL handlebars. These help achieve a sportier look and feel.Other upgrades include short-stroke throttle, Biltwell Inc. grips and a CNC-machined start button seamlessly integrated into the bodywork. The saddle is another key highlight, which appears like a nano runway. The custom Alcantara seat stretches all the way from the steering head to the bike’s rear fender. It is functionally relevant though, as it allows easy movement of the rider. The bike gets a custom exhaust that runs parallel to the seat.Colour theme is predominantly black, with contrasting bits of yellow. The black shade comes in glossy finish across most parts. Components like the engine are also blacked out. There are no performance upgrades in this customization project.Source More

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    Royal Enfield Himalayan 500cc With Carbon Fibre Parts – Modified

    Due to generous use of carbon fibre, this 500cc Ultimate Himalayan has a far better power-to-weight ratio than stock bikeRoyal Enfield Himalayan 500cc Custom by MotoExoticaADVs are all the rage right now among motorcycling enthusiasts. Lower down, we have Xpulse 200 by Hero MotoCorp and on top of it, we have Royal Enfield Himalayan. The latter rests in a niche by offering both off-road capable hardware and high-speed cruising. Something which XPulse 200 lacks.This segment offers the right amount of power and cruising ability and comes at a fair cost. Hence the popularity. With the modding community, Royal Enfields are the most preferred. Due to their timeless design language, stock RE bikes often come off as vanilla ice cream. It is a brilliant standalone but is compatible with unlimited flavours and additions.Uttarakhand-based MotoExotica headed by Arjun Raina has taken a stock Himalayan and went absolutely bonkers with it. Imagine a custom modding company based on the foothills of Himalayas and not modifying a Himalayan. While doing so, Arjun Raina left a souvenir on his prized creation in the form of a topographic view of Mount Everest on its fairing.500cc Ultimate Himalayan Custom BikeMost modifications are mostly limited to a wrap, custom paint scheme, and a bunch of aftermarket accessories and that’s about it. It is rewarding for those who take the extra step and create something truly spectacular. That is exactly what MotoExotica has done with this 500cc Ultimate Himalayan.Royal Enfield Himalayan 500cc Custom by MotoExoticaThe team has approached this stock Himalayan at all angles and has managed to radicalise the stock bike to its maximum. Starting with its engine, this is bored out to displace 500cc with the help of a big bore kit. Also fitted are a high lift cam, a programmable ECU and a custom exhaust with a carbon fiber tip.That is not the only place where Arjun Raina has used carbon fiber. All of its body panels including its knuckle guards, fuel tank and a custom fairing is made of carbon fiber which is cured in-house by MotoExotica. Himalayan’s stock rear subframe is replaced too. All of it combined will definitely have contributed to a lot of weight savings.The new face for 500cc Ultimate Himalayan custom bike is made out of carbon fiber that also holds its fuel tank, headlight and windscreen. Stock headlights are replaced by aftermarket LEDs. This custom motorcycle doesn’t seem to have turn indicators at front and rear. There is no need for blinkers if this custom bike is only for off-roading.Royal Enfield Himalayan 500cc Custom by MotoExoticaMechanical ChangesThere are a lot of mechanical changes to make this the Ultimate Himalayan in the world for off-roading. 21” front spoke wheel is retained and rear now gets an 18” instead of 17” from stock bike. Wrapped to these wheels are knobby tyres, aiding in grip when off-roading. Front now gets a 320mm disc with a 4-pot caliper.WP USD forks replace stock telescopic ones which get covers to keep muck away. The rear suspension now gets an adjustable mono-shock suspension. With added oomph and shedded weight, this 500cc Ultimate Himalayan by MotoExotica stays true to its name. To signify this, there is a G.O.A.T. sticker on its side panels along with Mount Everest’s topography decals. More

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    2023 Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Scram Spied – New Details

    Royal Enfield Scram 450 will get the same engine, chassis and most other hardware as Himalayan 4502023 Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 ScramRoyal Enfield is taking its ‘four motorcycles a year’ strategy seriously. This year, we got the new Classic 350, Scram 411 and Hunter 350. They also unveiled Super Meteor 650, which will launch in Jan 2023. But what after that?Well, there are many new motorcycles planned for launch by RE. One of them is an all new Himalayan 450 and Scram 450. Of the two, it is the Scram 450 that has now been spied somewhere in Europe.2023 Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Scram SpiedFor starters, Scram 450 will get a different design than Scram 411 which is currently on sale in India. It will also get a new 450cc engine mated to a new 6-speed gearbox. Even though Himalayan 450 is spotted with USD forks at front, Scram 450 still seems to get telescopic units.Himalayan 450 seems to be a more premium in comparison, and with recently spied Hero XPulse 400 on the horizon, things are only getting more interesting in the mid-size ADV segment.2023 Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 ScramAlso, Himalayan 450 gets split seats and a different riding triangle than a single-piece seat on Scram 450. The frame will be sturdier than on Scram 411 and performance will be enhanced too. This new 450cc engine is likely to make around 30 bhp and 40 Nm of torque whereas the old 411cc engine used to make 24 bhp and 32 Nm.New RE Himalayan Scram 450 will get a host of electronic goodies like ride-by-wire, riding modes, and a tripper display for Bluetooth connectivity and navigation. It also gets alloy wheels with block-pattern tyres typically found on scrambler-style bikes. Whereas Himalayan 450 will get spoked wheels with AT tyres.Launch & CompetitionRoyal Enfield has not yet revealed any official info regarding the launch timeline. But looking at the recent test mule, it does look in a near-production-ready state. Plus it had minimal camouflage and most of the bodywork can be seen. We expect Scram 450 sometime next year. Maybe EICMA 2023?When launched, Scram 450 will be a much superior product to Scram 411. And it will be a more worthy opponent to Yezdi Scrambler, KTM 390 and Hero might also launch a scrambler-style XPulse 300T in the future.Source More

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    Royal Enfield 650cc Himalayan Launch Confirmed Via Leaked Document

    New 650 ADV being developed by Royal Enfield could get a new name instead of being branded under the Himalayan nameplateModified Royal Enfield 650cc HimalayanOne of the factors that have helped Royal Enfield thrive in 350cc segment is the multitude of options available to enthusiasts. The company is now looking to achieve something similar in 650cc space, where it already has a commanding position with a market share of more than 80%. Newer 650cc bikes will help sustain the momentum and tackle new and emerging rivals across domestic as well as international markets.Royal Enfield’s 650cc family recently witnessed the unveil of Super Meteor 650cc cruiser. There are a couple of other 650cc bikes under development including a 650cc classic roadster and a scrambler. These have already been spied on road tests. Now, a leaked document has revealed that Royal Enfield is working on an entirely new 650cc Himalayan.Royal Enfield 650cc HimalayanIn the leaked document, one can see the 650cc twins’ family tree. The Super Meteor 650 is also shown in the document, as a derivative of Interceptor 650. There are other new models and variants, but those have not been revealed. The silhouette of new 650cc Himalayan ADV bike is quite clear, which gives an idea about the bike’s look and feel and ergonomics.While it is based on Interceptor, the new Royal Enfield 650cc ADV will have some major changes to its hardware. For example, it is likely to use a tweaked version of the frame and have a more robust and rugged suspension system. Recently unveiled Super Meteor 650 has a similar set of changes, in line with its cruiser profile.Royal Enfield 650cc Himalayan Launch Confirmed Via Leaked DocumentRoyal Enfield new 650cc Himalayan has a tall design with larger front wheel and long travel for front suspension. The bike has a large windshield and knuckle guards to provide protection against the elements. Other key highlights include a prominent sump guard, split seat design, upswept high-mounted exhaust, wire-spoke wheels and short tail section.Riding ergonomics look fairly comfortable with raised handlebar and scooped rider seat. Seat height could be around 800 mm, which is ideal even for shorter users. The frame and other components will be made tougher to withstand the rigours an ADV bike has to go thorough.Royal Enfield 650cc ADV engine, specsPowering new 650cc Himalayan will be the 648cc parallel-twin motor that generates 47 bhp of max power and 52 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It is possible that the engine may be slightly retuned to suit the needs of the ADV. The bike will have disc brakes at both ends and offered with switchable ABS.Ride dynamics of Royal Enfield new 650cc ADV will be engineered to suit both on-road and off-road tracks. It will have the soul of Himalayan, while getting additional power boost to tackle more challenging terrains. The bike will be getting a range of accessories to enhance its touring capabilities.Source More

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    RE Himalayan 3 New Colours – Glacier Blue, Sleet Black, Dune Brown

    As individual preferences vary widely, Royal Enfield has made it a point to provide a range of colour options for its bikesRE Himalayan New ColoursAt the time of Himalayan BS6 launch, colour options were Gravel Grey, Lake Blue, Rock Red, Sleet Grey, Snow White and Granite Black. In February 2021, Sleet Grey and Snow White colour options were removed. This was likely due to low demand for these colour options. As a replacement, Royal Enfield Himalayan had received colour options of Mirage Silver and Pine Green.Himalayan colour palette has been updated again with three new colour options, Glacier Blue, Sleet Black, and Dune Brown. Existing colour options continue to be on offer along with these three new colours.Himalayan new coloursHimalayan already has a blue shade (Lake Blue), which is a dual-tone blue-white theme. The new Glacial Blue variant utilizes a different shade of blue. Another unique aspect is that this new theme utilizes a mix of glossy and matte blue. While the fuel tank has a glossy finish, the front beak and side panels are done in matte shade. The glossy-matte combo is surely distinctive, but not necessarily attractive.Second new colour option of Dune Brown appears similar to a shade that was earlier used on a special edition of Classic 500. Existing Classic 350 also has a familiar shade called Signals Desert Sand.RE Himalayan New ColoursNew Dune Brown shade has a camouflage pattern, similar to that of the Pine Green colour option. The shade has been applied on the front beak, fuel tank, front rack, side panels and rear mud guard. The Dune Brown variant can be a way to highlight the bike’s capabilities across sandy terrain. Pricing of new colour versions of Himalayan is Rs 2.15 lakh, ex-sh.B Govindarajan, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Enfield said “Launched in 2016, the Royal Enfield Himalayan has been a stellar performing motorcycle in our portfolio. Developed and designed from decades of experience of riding in the mountains, and thousands of kilometers of traversing some of the toughest terrain, the Himalayan has undoubtedly created a new segment of accessible adventure touring for riders across the world. A simple, versatile, go-anywhere motorcycle, the Himalayan has resonated well with millions of adventure aficionados and has brought in new riding enthusiasts into the Royal Enfield community. The reliable and consistent performance of the Himalayan coupled with the introduction of these new terrain-inspired hues will definitely add more colour to every adventure.”Himalayan specsApart from the new colour options, there are no other updates for Himalayan. The bike is powered by a 411cc, air cooled, SOHC motor that generates 24.3 bhp of max power at 6,500 rpm and 32 Nm of peak torque at 4,000-4,500 rpm. It is mated to a constant mesh 5-speed gearbox. The bike has ground clearance of 220mm and dual-channel switchable ABS is offered as standard.RE Himalayan New ColoursWhile Royal Enfield has already expanded its 400cc portfolio with Scram 411, a larger capacity Himalayan 450 is also under development. It is expected to get a range of updates and offer improved off-road performance. More

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    Royal Enfield Himalayan 462cc Delivers 34 Hp – 129 Kmph Cruising Speed

    A trusty off-roader, Himalayan gets all the better with tons of aftermarket components added in this customization projectRoyal Enfield Himalayan 462ccOn journeys that require both cruising and off-roading capabilities, one of the most affordable options is Royal Enfield Himalayan. Even for hardcore enthusiasts who may find Himalayan a bit lacking in performance, the bike doesn’t disappoint, as it can be easily upgraded owing to its simple architecture.In a recent example, YouTuber Motos Cades & Coffee has come up with some major modifications on his 2019 Himalayan. The bike has been upgraded to make the 1,000+ mile ride from Maryland (US) to Prince Edward Island (Canada) a lot more fun and comfortable. While Himalayan could have attempted this journey in its stock form, the upgraded customized version seems more apt for this trip.Royal Enfield Himalayan 462cc – 34 HP, 80 mph cruisingThis customization project focuses on achieving the best of both worlds, i.e., agility and high speed cruising power along with ample torque to conquer challenging off-road tracks. With the use of multiple aftermarket components, this customized Himalayan delivers around 34 horsepower. That’s a good 10 hp more than the stock version that makes 24.3 bhp and 32 Nm. This customized Himalayan could be pretty close to matching the performance of upcoming Himalayan 450.List of upgrades using aftermarket components is pretty long. It must have taken several days for getting everything up and running in a synchronized manner. Modified Himalayan has already been taken on road tests and performance is way better than the stock version.[embedded content][embedded content]Royal Enfield Himalayan 462cc can quickly reach cruising speed of 80 miles per hour (129 kmph) and sustain that without any issues. The bike will be put to even more gruelling tests to find its ultimate endurance limit.Upgrades for 34hp HimalayanA number of components come from Hitchcocks Motorcycles, for example, 462 cc Big Bore Kit, performance camshaft and Straight Flow Air Intake. The big bore kit comprises a new, larger cylinder barrel with English made forged piston. It is designed to fit Himalayan’s crankcase and does not require any machining. What the big bore kit essentially does is that it converts the stock 411 cc Himalayan to 462 cc.Hitchcocks performance camshaft works to maximise performance, all while remaining within the limits of standard ECU parameters. It is available for both Himalayan as well as Scram. For bikes with carburettor, the performance camshaft may require some manual fine tuning. Other upgrades for the bike include K&N Open Air element filter that has been used in combination with Hitchcocks Straight Flow Air Intake. These allow improved air flow, which in turn boosts performance.Another key upgrade is Powertronic custom and tuneable ECU system. It delivers a range of benefits such as smooth power delivery, quicker throttle response and enhanced power output. Powertronic ECU has been dyno-tested for delivering increased power output of 3-5 bhp. Other modifications include Powertronic FuelX Autotune Pro, PowerRage slip-on exhaust, heavy duty clutch and clutch springs, 15-tooth front sprocket and heavy duty DID chain and rear sprocket. More

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    Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Spied With Adventure Panniers

    Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 ADV comes across as an impressive rally-raid machine that will surely have better capabilities than Himalayan 411Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Touring Accessories SpiedConsidering Royal Enfield’s new-gen products such as Hunter and upcoming 450 ADV, it’s clear that the Chennai-based manufacturer is upping its game in a big way. Like Bajaj, Royal Enfield may also have plans for a much larger footprint in global markets. RE has promised an average of one new product every quarter and things seem to be going as per plans.While Himalayan 411cc has its merits, it lacks the numbers when compared to rivals like KTM 390 Adventure. The latter has 44 bhp, as compared to a modest 24.3 bhp of Himalayan. Even in actual ride conditions, users have pointed to Himalayan’s limitations when it comes to negotiating steeper inclines in slippery conditions. All such issues are set to be resolved with Royal Enfield 450 ADV.Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 PanniersRelative to Royal Enfield’s standard design language, this new ADV bike has a radically different profile. There’s hardly any resemblance to Himalayan, which is likely to be intentional. RE may want to protect this 450 ADV from any type of known inadequacies associated with its predecessor. Retro flavour stands reduced, limited to features like round headlamp and circular instrument dial.Considering its largely unkempt profile, it is apparent that the bike will be getting some more skin and refinements as it nears production stage. Some key features include a muscular tank, front racks, split seat design and compact exhaust. While the test mule spotted does not have a bash plate, the production variant is most likely to get one.Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Touring Accessories SpiedOne of the biggest updates is USD front forks, a first for a Royal Enfield motorcycle. At rear, the bike has monoshock mounted on the right side. It links the swingarm to the central frame located under the fuel tank. Rear suspension is expected to have preload adjustability. It appears to have long travel for handling the most gruelling off-road tracks.Things that are similar to Himalayan include 21-inch front and 17-inch rear wire-spoked wheels. The bike has disc brakes at both ends and dual-channel switchable ABS is likely to be offered as standard. Riding ergonomics look quite comfortable and low seat height will ensure optimal balance and handling. Latest spy shots show the new Himalayan 450 wearing touring accessories – metal panniers.Royal Enfield 450 ADV performanceEngine deployed is a compact, single-cylinder unit. This one has liquid cooling and the engine head leans forward at an angle. Engine of other single-cylinder Royal Enfield bikes have an upright head. While specs are yet to be revealed, Royal Enfield 450 ADV can be expected to match or narrow the performance gap with rivals like 390 Adventure, BMW G310GS and upcoming Hero Xpulse 300.Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Touring Accessories SpiedIn line with its rally-raid profile, Royal Enfield 450 ADV can get features such as assist and slipper clutch, GPS navigation, ride modes and ride-by-wire system. Customization options will also be available, as the bike has significant scope for enhancing its capabilities with a range of accessories.Source More

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    RE Bobber 650, Himalayan 450 Spied Together – Cruising At 100+ Kmph

    New products like Bobber 650 and Himalayan 450 will help Royal Enfield maintain its dominance in middleweight motorcycle segmentRoyal Enfield Bobber 650 and Himalayan 450 spied togetherEven with more than 85% market share in middleweight segment, Royal Enfield doesn’t seem to be infected by a complacency bug. On the contrary, the Chennai-based manufacturer is working aggressively by launching new products at regular intervals. This approach has become all the more necessary with availability of new rival products such as those launched by the likes of Honda, Jawa, Yezdi and TVS. In the future, Royal Enfield is likely to face new challengers from Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj as well.Over the next five years, Royal Enfield will be launching an average of one new product every quarter. Things seem to be going as per plans so far, as Scram 411 and Hunter 350 have already been launched this year. Other upcoming Royal Enfield bikes include Himalayan 450 and Bobber 650, which were recently spotted on road test by happinessperkm.Himalayan 450 featuresHimalayan 450 has undergone some major transformations, helping achieve a design that’s a lot more pleasing to the eyes. As compared to the sharp profile used for Himalayan 411, new Himalayan has a more rounded appearance. While Himalayan 411 is hard to miss on the streets, new Himalayan 450 has a more agreeable design that can easily blend in the crowded streets.Another key change can be seen in the design of racks, which also get a rounded appearance. Rear racks seem to be missing on the test mule, which indicates that some of these components could be made optional. They could be offered as an accessory via the company’s MIY personalization platform. It makes sense, as not everyone may be planning long-distance touring on Himalayan 450.[embedded content][embedded content]Other changes that are evident include new fuel tank design, single-piece saddle, compact exhaust and longer front beak. Retro bits are largely the same such as round headlamp and rear view mirrors and wire-spoke wheels. Most significant upgrade will be the new 450cc motor, which is likely to generate around 40 bhp of max power and 45 Nm of peak torque.Bobber 650 featuresFor wide open roads, Royal Enfield Bobber 650 seems like the perfect cruising machine. Its large size exudes powerful vibes and the bulk keeps it firmly planted on the tarmac. Even when cruising at high speeds, absolutely no turbulence or vibrations are noticeable. Some key features of Bobber 650 include round headlamp and rear view mirrors, classic tear-drop shaped fuel tank, single-piece seat, dual chrome exhaust, broad rear mudguard and circular tail lamp and turn signals.Bobber 650 is equipped with dual instrument dials, something similar to that of Meteor 350. The smaller unit on the right is likely to be Tripper navigation screen. The bike has a comfortable riding stance with pulled back handlebar and forward-set footpegs. USD forks at front will make the rides a lot safer. While the test mule does not have a visor, it could be offered as an accessory.Powering Bobber 650 will be the 648cc parallel twin motor that makes 47.5 PS and 52 Nm. It is mated to a constant mesh 6-speed transmission. It is possible that some engine retuning may be done in line with Bobber 650’s cruising needs. The bike is expected to be launched at a price of around Rs 3 lakh to Rs 3.5 lakh. More