February Sales Performance
Royal Enfield reveals its sales performance for the month of February 2021 and the brand records 69,659 units of motorcycle sales in the month of February 2021 as against 63,536 units sold in February 2020 showing 10% growth. The brand reveals that 65,114 units were sold in the domestic market in February 2021 as compared to 61,188 units sold in February 2020 which is a bump of 6% in sales. The export sales stand at 4,545 units in February 2021 as compared to 2,348 units in February 2020 showing 94% growth in export sales.
Year-to-Date Sales Performance
But Year-To-Date, Royal Enfield sold 5,13,555 units in 2020-21 as compared to 6,24,021 units sold in the corresponding period of 2019-2020 showing negative growth of 18% in the domestic market. The Y-T-D sales performance in the export market also remains -9% with 32,737 units in exports in the period 2020-2021 as compared to 36,124 units in 2019-2020. In total, the YTD sales figures are in the negative with -17% as cumulatively the brand sold 5,46,292 units in 2020-2021 as compared to 6,60,145 units sold in 2019-2020.
In other news
The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan has made its debut with prices starting INR 2.44 lakh On The Road Price, India. The adventure class motorcycle now comes with the new Google-based Tripper Navigation system added to the instruments cluster, updates to the motorcycle’s windscreen and fairing, a new ergonomic design on the front side rack, a new tail rack with a new mounting plate, updates to its seats and new colour options such as a new Pine Green, Gravel Grey and Mirage Silver.
Himalayan Powertrain and Mechanical Features
Powering the MY2021 Himalayan is a BS6 emissions-compliant 411cc single-cylinder SOHC engine that makes 24.6 Hp of power and 32 Nm of torque and comes with a 5-speed transmission. No changes have been made to the 2021 Himalayan as the motorcycle recently received the new BS6 updates. Mechanical features such as the half-duplex split steel cradle, 41mm conventional long-travel telescopic front fork, long-travel link-type monoshock rear suspension as well as the brakes and the 19-inch front and 17-inch rear spoke wire rims carry-over from the BS6 model.