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Royal Enfield faces limited edition scandal

Royal Enfield has displayed a Himalayan Dakar Edition in Bangkok as relations at home have soured over a scandal involving the limited-edition Classic 500 Pegasus. However, it appears this Dakar edition is just a custom design for inspiration and display purposes only, not for production, even in limited numbers. Yet! Dakar edition The Himalayan Dakar …

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Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet invests

Royal Enfield invests and adds camo

Royal Enfield will expand its model range and world-wide network as the Indian motorcycle company invests $160m next financial year. This comes as Royal Enfield has released a new Himalayan Sleet model with camouflage black and white paint. RE invests The massive investment will include new wholly-owned subsidiaries in Indonesia and Thailand to cope with …

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Royal Enfield CEO Siddhartha Lal on the new Himalayan engineer

Royal Enfield Himalayan updated to 750cc?

Royal Enfield boss Siddhartha Lal has confirmed that several models, including the Himalayan adventure bike, will be updated with engines up to 750cc. He says the main motivation for bigger capacity engines comes from the Indian market, not export markets. This is surprising given Royal Enfield’s biggest seller is the Classic 350 which sold 4,16,693 in …

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Royal Enfield CEO Siddhartha Lal on the new Himalayan engineer

Engineer sues Royal Enfield over Himalayan

An Indian court has ordered Royal Enfield pay an engineer an undisclosed compensation payment after he complained of 40 defects in his Himalayan adventure bike. Owner M Puneeth, an engineer, noticed issues from the first day he picked up the bike. They include a leaking carburettor and fuel tank, engine noises, stalling, oil leaks, idling problems …

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Himalayan replaces Bullet on tours

It didn’t take long for the new Royal Enfield Himalayan adventure bike to replace the Bullet as the preferred machine on tours through the subcontinent. Nomadic Knights is the first motorcycle tour company to offer expeditions in India, Nepal and Tibet on Royal Enfield’s new 411cc adventure bike. Tour company MD Alex Pirie says the Himalayan adventure bike …

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Royal Enfield Himalayan flying as high as a plane

Royal Enfield Himalayan flying high

Royal Enfield is ramping up its PR on the all-new Himalayan adventure bike with this latest video that shows it riding as high as an airplane. While it’s a great shot, it also shows the bike’s electronic fuel injection is unaffected by high altitudes. After all, CEO Siddhartha Lal tested the mid-sized adventure bike at high altitudes …

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Banned Himalayan may be good for Aussies

UPDATED: The new Royal Enfield Himalayan mid-sized adventure bike was banned in the capital of India because it doesn’t meet new emissions standards, which could have been good news for Australia. However, at the last minute, the government lifted the ban because the bike was launched on March 16, which was before the new emissions standards apply …

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Royal Enfield plans British motorcycle

The $6.5m Royal Enfield technical centre being built in Leicestershire, England, will develop a new 600-650cc twin-cylinder motorcycle for the world market. Even though the Indian motorcycle company recently launched the Himalayan mid-sized 411cc adventure bike for the world market, they are placing a lot of importance on this new project, codenamed P61. In fact, …

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Royal Enfield Himalayan built for Himalayas

The new Royal Enfield Himalayan mid-sized adventure bike was purpose-built for the Himalayas, says CEO Siddhartha Lal who was involved in the testing in the famed Indian ranges and the UK. “I think it’s pretty important for the leadership to get their hands dirty,” he said at the world unveiling in New Delhi on February 2, 2016. SEE ALL THE DETAILED …

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