The Royal Enfield Himalayan and the Classic 350 have received a price hike for the second time this year since the transition to BS6 emission norms.
Both the Royal Enfield Classic 350 and the Himalayan previously received hikes in May this year
Royal Enfield has silently hiked prices across its motorcycle range and after the flagship 650 Twins, it is the more affordable Classic 350 and the Himalayan that have seen a price revision. Both motorcycles are now more expensive by ₹ 1837 across all colour options. The 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 now starts at ₹ 1.61 lakh for the single-channel ABS version, while the dual-channel ABS model is priced from ₹ 1.69 lakh onwards. On the other hand, the BS6 Royal Enfield Himalayan line-up is now priced between ₹ 1.91 lakh and ₹ 1.96 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).
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2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Prices
|Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6 Variants||New Prices||Old Prices||Price Difference|
|Single-Channel ABS||₹ 161,688||₹ 159,851||₹ 1837|
|Dual-Channel ABS||₹ 169,617 – ₹ 186,319||₹ 167,780 – ₹ 184,482||₹ 1837|
The price hike has made the BS6 Royal Enfield Classic 350 about ₹ 16,000 more expensive than the BS4 version. The bike though still remains more affordable than its rivals including the Jawa Forty Two that retails at ₹ 1.65 lakh for the single-channel ABS variant and ₹ 1.74 lakh for the dual-channel ABS version. The more expensive Jawa is priced between ₹ 1.74 lakh and ₹ 1.83 lakh for the single and dual-channel ABS options respectively. The recently launched Benelli Imperiale 400, meanwhile retails at ₹ 1.99 lakh and is offered only with dual-channel ABS.
With respect to performance, the BS6 compliant Royal Enfield Classic 350 is powered by the same 346 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with fuel injection that develops 19.1 bhp and 28 Nm of peak torque. The motor is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The bike is heavier by one kg over the BS4 version, and has a kerb weight of 192 kg.
2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 Prices
|Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 Variants||New Prices||Old Prices||Price Difference|
|Granite Black / Snow White||₹ 191,401||₹ 189,564||₹ 1837|
|Sleet Grey / Gravel Grey||₹ 194,155||₹ 192,318||₹ 1837|
|Lake Blue / Rock Red||₹ 195,990||₹ 194,154||₹ 1837|
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With the Royal Enfield Himalayan, the 2020 version not only brought a BS6 compliant engine but also new colour options, switchable ABS, hazard lights, redesigned side stand and improved braking performance. Power comes from the same 411 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with fuel-injection that develops 24.5 bhp and 32 Nm of peak torque. The motor is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. Compared to the BS4 version, the Himalayan is about ₹ 10,000 more expensive with the latest hike.
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