Bikes To Look Out For In 2017

With some great motorcycles already revealed this year, the new launches are showing no sign of slowing down. We bring you a list of machines that you can expect to see in showrooms before the year is out. [Read more…]

Ten Things You Must Know About the 2017 MV Agusta Brutale 800

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This middleweight streetfighter will soon join its litre-class cousin in the Indian market. We recently rode the bike in Italy and will be bringing you a detailed ride report in the June issue of Bike India; until then, here’s what you need to know. [Read more…]

KTM working on a new 1290 Super Duke GT

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It’s been just over a year since KTM launched the 1290 Super Duke GT in the international market and now our friends at MCN have spotted a new test mule with a lot of test equipment attached to it [Read more…]

More Spy Shots of TVS Akula/Apache 310 Emerge

 

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The bike looks production ready, and was caught being dyno tested.

It has been well over a year since we got our first look at the carbon-fibre clad Akula at the TVS stall during the 2016 Auto Expo. Several spy pics of the bike in various stages of development have since surfaced, and we have now come across what seems to a production-ready example in matt black, sans stickers, being dyno tested.

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Of course, TVS have ditched the carbon fibre bits to keep costs in a reasonable realm, and the bike in these pics sports a regular plastic fairing, a tall screen to aid aerodynamics and keep wind blast off the rider when in a racing crouch, sleek twin LED headlights and an innovative tail lamp design.

We still do not know if this bike will be christened Akula 310, Apache RTR 300 or some other moniker that we haven’t heard yet; but names are not that important, and we can’t wait to get our hands on one.

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