Date: November 17, 2023. — Royal Enfield has launched a new connected vehicle solution called Wingman for its customers. The Wingman is a device that can be installed on any Royal Enfield bike. It enables features such as navigation, ride statistics, emergency alerts, theft protection, and remote diagnostics. It also connects to a mobile app. This app allows riders to access their bike’s data, share their rides, and get service reminders.
A 4G SIM card and a GPS module power the Wingman, providing real-time connectivity and location tracking. In addition, the gadget features sensors that track many aspects of the bike’s operation. These aspects include speed, fuel level, engine temperature, battery voltage, and engine temperature. The bike’s wingman can notify the rider of any problems or malfunctions and recommend the closest repair facility. In the event of an accident, the gadget’s panic button can transmit an SOS signal to the rider’s emergency contacts.
The Wingman is compatible with all Royal Enfield models, including the upcoming Himalayan 452, anticipated to make its global debut shortly. Furthermore, the Himalayan 452, the renowned adventure bike, now features an upgraded 451.65 cc liquid-cooled engine generating 39.47 horsepower and 38–40 Nm of torque. The bike also has a new frame, updated instrument cluster, and USD forks.
The Wingman costs Rs. 9,999 and includes a Wingman app subscription good for a year. The gadget is available for purchase at any Royal Enfield store or online. The business claims that the Wingman, the initial connected vehicle solution of its kind in India, aims to enhance customer safety and riding pleasure.
Royal Enfield positions the Wingman to raise the bar for technologically advanced riding experiences as India enters the connected mobility age, solidifying the brand’s leadership in the motorbike sector.