New Himalayan 450 Gets First Price Increase; Comes Precariously Close to 3 Lac

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 latest prices listed in this story for all the variants. The price increase is to the tune of Rs 16,000 which corresponds to almost 6 percent!

So, Royal Enfield Himalayan – the original one, set the tone for what has become a remarkable adventure motorcycle in the mid capacity segment. The new 2023 model, that has grown in size, is a brilliant motorcycle – in every sense of the word. Eventual quality for the production bikes is the only thing that remains to be tested.

With a big leap in technology, also came a major price increase. The Himalayan, which had made its mark in the Rs 2 Lakh price band, was introduced at around Rs 2.7-2.8 Lacs – and that was introductory too. And the new year has brought with it – the first ever price hike for the new, bigger Himalayan 450.

himalayan 450 latest prices

The adventure motorcycle has become costlier by upto Rs 16,000. Here are the latest prices…

Himalayan 450 Latest Prices

VariantOld PriceNew PricePrice Hike
Kaza Brown2.69 Lac2.85 Lac16,000
Slate Himalayan Salt2.74 Lac2.89 Lac15,000
Slate Poppy Blue2.74 Lac2.89 Lac15,000
Kamet White2.79 Lac2.93 Lac14,000
Hanle Black2.84 Lac2.98 Lac14,000
*all prices ex-showroom

This means that the motorcycle has become pricier and it has come precariously close to that Rs 3 Lac price mark on the ex-showroom price. In fact, if the price hike would have been uniform, the motorcycle would have touched or exceeded that barrier as well – for the top variant. These are the ex-showroom prices, and the eventual on-road prices would be close to Rs 3.5 Lac mark.

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Not that the motorcycle does not pack enough ammunition to be sold at that price tag but a lot of bikers would be left off at that price tag. And it only has to go up from here.

What this has left in the market is a gap around that Rs 2 Lac mark – which others can latch onto…