Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 prototype crashes during testing
The Himalayan 450 is expected to be based on the K1 platform and will be powered by a 450cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 test bike was recently involved in an accident. The images shared on the internet reveal the full extent of the damage. While exact details of the crash itself are not available, the images do allow us to take a closer look at the upcoming Himalayan 450.
At the time of the accident, the Himalayan 450 test bike was sporting wire spoke wheels shod with Ceat dual-purpose tyres. Note that these are not of the tubeless variety. The bike has a circular LED headlamp with a tinted visor, a raised front fender and a crash guard around the fuel tank.
Moving to the rear, the Himalayan 450 has a 2-piece seat, a saree guard and a carrier with provision to mount a luggage box.
The Himalayan 450 is expected to be based on the K1 platform. It will be powered by a 450cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine estimated to produce around 40 BHP and 40 Nm.
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