Royal Enfield will introduce a 750 cc engine to the Himalayan shared with the upcoming Continental GT 750
Royal Enfield is currently working on a bigger and more powerful Himalayan that is expected to be launched in near future. The more powerful Himalayan will share the 750 cc engine with upcoming Continental GT 750. This information has been confirmed by CEO and managing director of the company Mr. Siddartha Lal. Interestingly, this motorcycle will focus the Indian market initially.
Demands and popularity of premium and off-roading bikes have been increasing in the domestic market for quite some time. Royal Enfield being one of the major motorcycle manufacturers in the country and also being one of the fastest growing doesn’t want to stay behind in the race. So, the company has decided to bring a 750 cc Himalayan that will focus on the adventure riding enthusiasts who seek more power from their machine.
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Currently, the Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer is working on a 750 cc Continental GT that is expected to be the flagship model from the brand upon arrival. Test mules of this model have been spotted several times. The company has also confirmed that it will make models with engine capacity between 350 cc and 750 cc, not above that.
Royal Enfield has expressed its desire to become a leading brand in the middleweight category segment in the world motorcycle market. In order to make that dream successful, the 750 cc twin-cylinder engine is expected to play very important role. The brand believes that this engine will give it domination power in the world market. Apart from the domestic market, the upcoming Royal Enfield Continental GT 750 and the Royal Enfield Himalayan 750 will focus on the world market as well.
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Royal Enfield CEO has also confirmed that within next five years, the company will have a completely refreshed product lineup that will boost its sales both in home and overseas markets. However, the signature Royal Enfield models like Bullet, Classic and Continental GT will continue, as maximum number of sales is attributed to these models.
Royal Enfield Himalayan Gallery
Source: Motorcycle Magazine