Royal Enfield Himalayan electric bike test bed revealed at EICMA

    The EV test bed’s styling is familiar to the new Himalayan 450, which was also on display.

    Published On Nov 07, 2023 02:18:00 PM

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    At EICMA 2023, Royal Enfield set the ball rolling with the first press conference of the day and showcased two motorcycles. One was the all-new Himalayan, while the other was the Himalayan EV test bed. Pre-bookings for the all-new Himalayan open today, and it will be on display at the company's MotoVerse festival in India on November 24.We already know all the technical specifications of the new Himalayan 450, and to read more about that, tap here. To see how it compares to its rivals on paper, tap here.

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    Not much is known about the Himalayan EV prototype, but it will serve as a test bed for the company to try out its new electric powertrains and other components. The company claims that the Himalayan EV test bed has been through extensive wind-tunnel testing to bring down its drag coefficient as much as possible. The battery is a structural element of the frame and is an in-house Royal Enfield design. The motor and the controller are off the shelf components. Royal Enfield tells us this prototype has been in the works for 18 months now.

    This is a long-term test bed and most likely won’t lead to a future Himalayan that looks like this, but  it could quite possibly lead to some new EV in the future. 

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