Post GST, Royal Enfield drops prices of 350-cc range, but 500-cc plus bikes become dearer.
As we were expecting, two-wheeler prices below 350-cc have gone down owing to the lower GST implemented on them. Many manufacturers including TVS Motor, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India and Suzuki Motorcycle have announced a reduction in price post the introduction of Goods and Services Tax from 1 July.
Indian motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield have passed on the GST benefits to its customers by slashing the price of their 350-cc range. Prices have gone down anywhere between Rs 1,661 to Rs 2,211.
However, bikes above 350-cc attract more taxes now and have subsequently become more expensive. Royal Enfield Himalayan is most impacted by this coating Rs 1.84 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), a hike of Rs 2,717, not to forget, this is the BS-IV version of Himalayan which now gets Fuel Injection system. While the least affected is the Continental GT which now costs Rs 301 more than before.
Here are the detailed pricing of Royal Enfield range (ex-showroom Chennai):