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2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan First Look

Rennie Scaysbrook | October 27, 2021

The Royal Enfield Himalayan has gained a steady following since it debuted internationally five years ago, and the 2022 model year will see upgrades including revised ergonomics and a new Tracker screen that was constructed with Google Maps.

The Tracker screen is Royal Enfield’s neat little screen that provides turn-by-turn navigation when paired with the rider’s smartphone.

2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan
At $5299, the Royal Enfield Himalayan offers exceptional value.

There’s also a new seat, and revised ergonomics thanks to a smaller front rack.

Below is the press release on the new Royal Enfield Himalayan. We’ll be testing the bike this week at the national launch in Temecula, CA, and will report back with the findings soon in Cycle News.

Milwaukee, WI (Wednesday, October 27, 2021) – Royal Enfield, the global leader in midsize motorcycles (250-750cc), is proud to announce the new 2022 Himalayan. The versatile adventure-touring motorcycle will now be available in three new distinctive, terrain-inspired colorways, and features a range of upgrades, most notably the Royal Enfield Tripper Navigation, a simple and intuitive turn-by-turn navigation pod that pairs with your smartphone via the Royal Enfield App.

2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan Tracker
New Tracker screen makes for easy navigation.

Inspired by its global community of adventure touring enthusiasts, the Himalayan has evolved to offer the Royal Enfield Tripper, a functional upgrade dedicated to enhancing the overall ride experience both on and off the road. Designed with the Google Maps Platform, the built-in navigation display device offers turn-by-turn directions, and pairs with the rider’s smartphone by way of the Royal Enfield App.

The 2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan receives several ergonomic upgrades, focused on increasing comfort and capability for an improved adventure-touring experience. Revised seat cushioning allows riders to enjoy extended saddle time while a new windscreen keeps more wind off the rider for improved all-day comfort, amounting to even more enjoyable miles. The new slimmer and ergonomically adjusted front rack offers a more spacious cockpit with minimal interference in the leg area, further improving the overall comfort and experience.

2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan Tracker mountains
We’re not saying you’re going to ride your Himalayan to the Himalayas, but you can…

The rear carrier on the 2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan is also revised, now with an additional plate to ensure secure fastening and placement of luggage. Additionally, the rear carrier is now reduced in height, making it easier for riders to swing a leg over the motorcycle.

The 2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan will now be available in new Granite Black (mix of matte and gloss), Mirage Silver and Pine Green, in addition to the existing colorways: Rock Red, Lake Blue and Gravel Grey. The 2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan will be available in North America as early as November, and will retail for $5,299 USD.

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