Royal Enfield Roadster 450cc Spied Testing Ahead Of The Launch

Royal Enfield Roadster 450cc Spied Testing Ahead Of The Launch

From what we know so far, Royal Enfield will be launching as many as five new bikes on its new 450 cc engine platform including the new RE Himalayan 450

Royal Enfield is currently working on aggressively updating its line-up for the Indian market and is currently developing multiple bikes starting from 350 cc to 650 cc capacity range. Having said this, it’s no secret to anyone that the brand is also working on a new 450 cc engine platform that will be underpinning as many as five new bikes including a new Royal Enfield Roadster 450. While details of the other 450 cc bikes will soon be shared by the brand, the upcoming Royal Enfield Roadster 450cc was recently seen testing in the country and here are all the details you need to know about this upcoming adventure bike.

Upcoming Royal Enfield Roadster 450cc

To start with, just like many of the other latest bikes in the brand’s line-up, the new Royal Enfield Roadster 450 will feature a neo-retro roadster styling and will boast an upright seating position with slightly rear-set footpegs. In addition to this, it will also get a large single-piece seat for additional comfort and practicality.

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The upcoming Royal Enfiled Roadster 450 will also feature LED lights at the front along with LED turn indicators and tail lights. Other than this, other features like LED DRLs, round chrome OVRMs, frame guards, and rear luggage mounts are also likely to be offered with the latest iteration of the Roadster in the Indian market. Just like the present iteration, the new Royal Enfiled Roadster 450 is also likely to be offered with wire-spoke wheels and high ground clearance for better off-roading capabilities.

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For those wondering, the new Royal Enfield Roadster 450 cc will be offered with an all-new liquid-cooled engine and an all-new platform which will also be used for a couple of other upcoming 450cc bikes in India. Having said this, the exhaust setup looks similar to the one offered on the Hunter 350. The bike is also expected to feature a mono-shock adjustable rear suspension setup and conventional telescopic front fork instead of the USD units that we get with the latest RE Super Meteor 650 in the market. The braking duties are likely o be handled by disc brakes at the front as well as at the rear with a dual-channel ABS system as standard.

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The test mules which were spied on the test also featured a rear base plate and saddle stays on both sides. If reports are to be believed, the new Royal Enfield Roadster 450 will be offered with a long list of features and additional accessories for the buyers once it is launched in the country. The brand is also expected to offer features like a tipper-based navigation system, electric start, traction control, riding modes and a semi-digital instrument console with the new RE Roadster 450 in the country.

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While the official launch date of the new Roadster 450 is yet to be known, the brand is soon likely to launch the bike in the country somewhere in 2023. Royal Enfield however is expected to first launch other 650 cc bikes like the Shotgun 650 in the Indian market before the launch of the new Roadster 450 in the country. In addition to this, it will also be launching multiple other bikes based on the new 450 cc platform and the 650 cc platform in the coming months in the country. More details will be shared ahead of the official launch.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.