The new generation Triumph Tiger 1200 has been a hot topic of conversation ever since the manufacturers teased the motorcycle. The wait is finally over as the bike has been globally unveiled and here is a list of things to know.[Read more…]
The India Bike Week – a grand culmination of motorcyclists from the country took place at Aamby Valley in Lonavla this year. The even saw thousands coming from various parts of the country to celebrate motorcycles. Hero Motocorp – the country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer had debuted at the India Bike Week this year.
As this was Hero’s debut year, the manufacturer made sure they enter with a bang. The event saw the manufacturer have one stall displaying its current flagship products – the Xpulse 200 4V alongside the Xtreme 160R.
The biggest highlights were the two events Hero was running – the XDrags and XTracks. The XDrags event was held on the Aamby Valley airstrip where Hero invited Mr. Hemnath Mudappa a seven-time nation drag racing champion to put the Xtreme 160R to the test and set a laptime while spectators could sample the drag event and try to break Hemnath’s record time.
The next was the XTracks event that Hero had set up for riders to run an obstacle course in order to sample the XPulse 200 4V in its natural habitat. Hero also ran an event where the quickest times were awarded trophies by CS Santosh, Hero’s home-grown rally racer.
Let us take a closer look at the top ten motorcycles showcased at EICMA 2021. Mostly, all of the bikes on this list will make it into production.[Read more…]
Ather Energy have announced a brand-new manufacturing facility in Hosur to cater to the soaring demands of their electric scooters – the 450 and 450X. Ather plans to ramp up its production by about 2,80,000 units to produce 4,00,000 units as compared to 1,20,000 units that it has been already producing, annually.[Read more…]
While we were testing the Yamaha Aerox 155, we received a lot of questions from passers-by and our social media family as well. It took us a while to answer all of them and here are a few of the best ones for you to read.[Read more…]
Yamaha Motor India have now introduced the YZF-R15S V3.0 which is Rs 14,000 cheaper than the standard YZF-R15 V4.0
Suzuki have launched the all-new Avenis starting from Rs 86,700 ex-showroom. The scooter is available in five colours options, including a race-edition as well.
Its styling is taken care of keeping the youth in mind. It gets sharp lines across the body, an LED headlamp complimented by a beak-like fender at the front. Moving towards the back, the LED tail lamps are said to be inspired by Suzuki’s motorcycle lineup.
The motor is a 124.3-cc single-cylinder unit that produces a healthy 8.7 hp and 10 Nm. Now we’ve sampled this motor in the Access 125, however as this scooter a bit larger and heavier than the Access 125, it would be interesting to see how this combination works.[Read more…]
The updated Aprilia SR has been introduced for 2022. The SR 125 has been priced at Rs 1.07 lakh ex-showroom while the SR 160 will set you back Rs 1.17 lakh ex-showroom. The scooters have been updated quite heavily in terms of styling. However, sees no change in power figures.
On the styling front, the SRs get an all-new LED headlamp, split seat, a revised tail lamp with an ‘X’ design and a split seat as well. The SR 160 now gets handguards along with panels with a carbon-fibre-like finish.
The motors on both, the SR 125 and the SR 160, see no change in terms of power. The 125-cc air-cooled motor still churns out a 9.52 hp while the SR 160 makes 11 hp and 11.6 Nm.[Read more…]
The Japanese major is set to launch a new two-wheeler on 18 November; could it be the Suzuki Burgman Electric?
We’ve already seen quite a few spy shots of the Burgman electric online. Suzuki two-wheelers have confirmed to be launching a new product on 18 November. And by the looks of it, we expect this to be the all-new Burgman Electric. This would be Suzuki’s very first step into the EV space in India.[Read more…]
The new Ducati Hypermotard range, including the SP and the RVE, has been brought in to India.
Ducati India have launched the Hypermotard family back in India in BS6 guise. The range starts with the Hypermotard 950 RVE, priced at Rs 12.99 lakh, and, finally, the Hypermotard 950 SP priced at Rs 16.24 lakh (all ex-showroom).
Ducati have always stayed true to a very aggressive design language when it comes to the Hypermotard. A sleek front with a long beak, chiselled bodylines and an upswept tail complemented by underseat exhausts. The RVE gets a rowdy-looking custom livery while the SP on the other hand gets its iconic red, white and black colour scheme with SP decals all over the bike.[Read more…]