Photos of the highly-anticipated RE Himalayan 450 production version have leaked online before its launch on November 1, 2023. RE has already released official teasers to build buzz for the hardcore ADV bike. The existing Himalayan 411 is so successful and popular as a true adventure motorcycle in our market. With the new 450 model, the specs, design and features will be even better.
Let’s look at what details the new bike will come with. This leaked first look gives us insight into the upcoming Himalayan 450 ahead of its official debut. As RE’s most anticipated launch, the production version reveals just how capable and impressive their new hardcore ADV will be, building on the popularity of the 411 model. More to be unveiled soon!
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RE Himalayan 450 Leaked Before Launch
This leaked video from Bullet Guru on YouTube showcases the Himalayan 450 as RE prepares for launch. There were spy images before, but this completely reveals the bike.
At the front, it has round LED headlamps, an LED taillamp, redesigned turn signals, extended upper mudguard, side racks, wire-spoked wheels, split seats, a large fuel tank, prominent wind visor, raised handlebar, stylish headlamp cowl, tank and side covers, an LCD display and more.
Overall, the 450 carries the imposing road presence of the existing Himalayan model. This early look video fully reveals the upcoming ADV’s LED lighting, display, redesigned bodywork, racks, wire wheels and more before its official debut. The new 450 maintains the bold styling that makes the 411 so popular.
The upcoming RE Himalayan 450 will introduce an all-new 450cc liquid-cooled engine. This powerful engine could produce an impressive 40 hp and 45 Nm maximum power and torque. To manage the power, the bike will have a 6-speed gearbox for smooth shifting.
Notably, this new model will have an entirely fresh Trellis steel frame. It will get Showa USD front forks and a mono-shock rear, ensuring a comfortable ride. Moreover, the front will have a 21-inch wheel, while the rear gets a 17-inch wheel.
It will have front and rear disc brakes with dual-channel ABS you can activate or deactivate. Ground clearance is a decent 220 mm.
While more details will come at launch, there’s a test drive event in Manali, Himachal Pradesh soon. This will offer enthusiasts a firsthand experience of the new Himalayan 450’s capabilities before it hits showrooms.