Royal Enfield is preparing to release much lighter bikes to broaden its target market and has actually started checking its next item. The Royal Enfield Hunter/Royal Enfield Explorer has actually been captured screening by ElectricVehicleWeb.in reader Gokul Selvaraj, worn camouflage.
The business has actually been establishing a brand-new design line-up that has actually been codenamed J1C. The brand-new design might be called Explorer or Hunter and has actually been established with feedback from ladies and children. Anticipated to be lighter and with lower seat height, the bikes will be targeted for a brand-new audience who choose such bikes.
Royal Enfield has actually been losing its grip in the premium metropolitan cruiser sector since of the competitors that is much available to ladies and children. The brand-new lighter motorcycles are anticipated to get the lost ground for the business. Royal Enfield has actually likewise begun releasing BS6 variations for its bikes and has actually been extending its car dealership network too. Royal Enfield currently has 930 dealership touch points in India and included 250 brand-new dealership touch-points in tier II and III cities and towns.
Royal Enfield will likewise target the EV sector and has actually currently begun deal with the like validated by the business’s President, Rudratej Singh in 2018 where he informed that Royal Enfield was currently developing models of electrical motorbikes at RE’s UK R&D centre.
The electrical bike is anticipated to be introduced by 2023 and to be powered by a battery pack with a capability of 5 to 10 kWh. The power and torque figures might be around 40 hp and 100 Nm and priced at around Rs 3 lakh mark.