Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Royal Enfield has launched the new Scram 411 and it is a scrambler motorcycle based on the Royal Enfield Himalayan. So, let's compare both these motorcycles on a few parameters to see which motorcycle you should put your hard-earned money on.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Design

In terms of design, both the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the newly launched Royal Enfield Scram 411 look fairly similar. However, both motorcycles have their own design elements for further differentiation.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Starting with the Royal Enfield Himalayan, the motorcycle looks the business with its simple retro design language. Everything on the Royal Enfield Himalayan looks very purposeful and built suit the intended purpose of the motorcycle.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

On the other hand, the newly launched Royal Enfield Scram 411 continues to use the retro theme and a few elements from the Royal Enfield Himalayan such as the round headlamp, fork gaiters, upswept exhaust, fuel tank and a few more.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

However, unlike the Royal Enfield Himalayan, the headlamp unit is not a fixed unit and lack the exoskeleton of the Royal Enfield Himalayan. Other noticeable differences include a single-piece grab rail at the rear, the presence of a pair of small fuel tank shrouds and the absence of windshield at the front.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Features

In terms of features, the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets the better kit and comes with features such as dual-channel ABS with super-moto mode, tachometer, windscreen, luggage rack and a few more.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

On the other hand, the Royal Enfield Scram 411 sports a different instrument console that has been borrowed from the Meteor 350 and hence lacks crucial features such as a tachometer.

However, both motorcycles feature LED taillamps, halogen headlights, dual-channel ABS, fuel gauge, tripmeters, Tripper navigation display, etc.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Powertrain

Both the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the newly launched Royal Enfield Scram 411 use the same 411cc, 4-stroke, Air-cooled, SOHC, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, BS6 engine.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

This engine in both the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the newly launched Royal Enfield Scram 411 produces 24.3bhp of peak power at 6,500rpm and 32Nm of peak torque at 4,250rpm.

The gearbox also seems identical as the newly launched Royal Enfield Scram 411 continues to use the 5-speed gearbox unit like the Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Tyres, Brakes & Suspension

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is a more off-road focused motorcycle and hence sports larger 21-inch spoked wheels at the front shod with 90/90 section Ceat Gripp tyres. However, the rear spoke wheels are smaller 17-inch units shod with 120/90 section Ceat Gripp tyres. These tyres provide excellent control during off-road sessions and also work decent on the tarmac.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Apart from that, the Royal Enfield Himalayan uses a 41mm telescopic front suspension with 200mm travel and a mono-shock unit at the rear with 180mm travel. Braking duties are handled by a 300mm disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

In comparison, the new Royal Enfield Scram 411 uses smaller and more road-friendly 19-inch spoke wheels at the front wrapped with the same Ceat Gripp tyres measuring 100/90 section. At the rear, the tyres and wheels of the Royal Enfield Scram 411 remain identical to the Royal Enfield Himalayan.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Other changes include a 41mm telescopic front suspension with 10mm less wheel travel at just 190mm. The rest of the motorcycle is similar to the Himalayan with its mono-shock rear suspension with 180mm travel and an identical set of braking hardware.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Also, the Royal Enfield Scram 411 is around 6kgs lighter than the Royal Enfield Himalayan and weighs a more manageable 185kgs.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Price & Colours

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is available in 6 different colours and prices start from Rs 2.15 lakh (ex-showroom, India). On the other hand, the Royal Enfield Scram 411 comes in 7 different colours and prices start from Rs 2.03 lakh (ex-showroom, India), which is around Rs 12,000 cheaper than the Royal Enfield Himalayan.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

Thoughts About Royal Enfield Scram 411 & Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Royal Enfield Scram 411 is an off-road motorcycle that will beautifully handle daily runabouts with ease, and it is a much-rounded package than the more off-road centric Himalayan and gives the user a lot more flexibility.

Royal Enfield Scram 411 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design, Features, Powertrain & More

On the other hand, the Royal Enfield Himalayan is a dependable and tough companion to those who explore the unexplored.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 13:02 [IST]
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