The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan: A High Flying Dual Sport Bike

The British-made 2021 Himalayan has been one of the most anticipated models from Royal Enfield in a long time. Ever since the introduction of the model to North America in 2017, it has been the highest-selling model of the brand. The anticipation for the 2021 model, however, is because of a few small, but extremely in-demand upgrades to the bike.

The smaller upgrades for the 2021 Himalayan include three new colors in Lake Blue, Gravel Grey, or Rock Red. As well, there is now a hazard light switch on the handlebars, something that the bike, being a super simple scrambler, didn’t have before. As well, the stand has been shortened slightly and given a much stiffer spring, to keep it up and out of the way across all types of terrain.

However, the biggest upgrade that has been requested for years has arrived: an ABS on/off switch. And not a half off or partially off switch. When the switch is pressed, the ABS controller is powered off, so it will truly be off. For those that take the 2021 Himalayan trail riding, desert scrambling, or across other loose surfaces, the ability to lock the rear wheel for control and tight turns is vital.

The bike otherwise retains the 411cc single-cylinder thumper from 2020, with 25 BHP and 25.6 lbs-ft of crank torque. As the Himalayan is a dual-sport, these numbers may not sound all that impressive, but the torque is key for scrambling over rough obstacles, and you often don’t want to be flying down trail runs at 100 MPH.

The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan starts at $4,999 US / $6,499 CAD

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan in one place.

2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $4,999 USD / $6,499 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • New for 2021: ABS on/off switch.
    • Three new colors for 2021
    • Air cooled 411cc single cylinder engine
    • Rugged design, including standard engine-protecting bash plate
    • Split cradle frame for off-road balance and endurance

Main Specs

  • Engine: 411cc single
  • Power:  25 BHP
  • Torque: 25.6 lbs-ft at the crank
  • Wet Weight: 439 lbs (199.1 kg)
  • Seat Height: 31.5 inches (800 mm) at lowest point

2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan


2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Specifications

From Royal Enfield

ENGINE

Engine 411 cc, Single cylinder, 4 stroke
Engine Power 25 Hp
Bore x Stroke 78 mm x 86 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Starter Electric
Torque 32 Nm @ 4000 – 4500 rpm

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5 speed constant mesh
Final Drive

CHASSIS

Suspension Front Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 200 mm travel
Suspension Rear Monoshock with linkage, 180 mm wheel travel
Brakes Front 300 mm disc, 2-piston oating caliper
Brakes Rear 240 mm disc, single piston oating caliper
Tires Front 90/90 – 21″
Tires Rear 120/90 – 17″
Fuel Tank Capacity 4 gal
Color Granite black, Snow white, Sleet grey, Rock red, Lake blue, Gravel grey

ELECTRICAL

Ignition Digital electronic ignition
Spark Plugs
Headlight
Tail Light

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length 86 in
Overall Width 33 in (without mirrors)
Overall Height 53 in (fly screen top)
Wheelbase 58 in
Ground Clearance 8.6 in
Seat Height 31.5 in
Curb Weight 439 lbs

WARRANTY

Warranty
Extension

2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan


2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Features

Tour-Minded Design

Panniers at the back. Jerry cans in the front. The Himalayan's mounting points let you strap up and set off anytime. The LCD dashboard lets you track everything from miles to maintenance.

For a Steadfast Ride

Hefty 17in and 21in wheels with dual purpose tyres, for a steady grip on all roads and no roads.

Prepared For Challenges

Upswept silencer and 220mm of ground clearance keep you clear of all obstacles and ready to take on all kinds of terrain.


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