British automaker Triumph Motorcycles has released its heavily-awaited triple engine roadster 'Trident 660' in India. Priced at Rs 6.95 lakh, the broad-shouldered model comes with a 660 cc three-cylinder, liquid cooled engine producing 64 Nm torque, and two riding modes - road and rain. Besides encompassing Michelin Road 4 rubber-wrapped Aluminium wheels, the new model is a reminiscent to 'Daytona 675'. Currently, the bike is available across… read-more
Italian automaker Benelli has launched its 2021 model of highly-awaited 'TRK 502X' in India. With BS6 compliance, the middleweight adventurer is priced between Rs 5.19L-5.29L for different colours. Coming with a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear spoked wheels, the off-road version includes backlight switchgear and redesigned rearview mirrors that offers clear visibility. Rs 31,000 cheaper from the earlier version, the new bike comes with 499cc… read-more
In an unfortunate accident, the Hero MotoSports rally racer CS Santosh suffered a bike crash at the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia. The 37-year-old racer has received a head injury and was immediately airlifted to a hospital in Riyadh. Attending the Dakar Rally for the seventh time Santosh fell on the gravel track. Reportedly, Hero’s rider Paulo Goncalves died in the same stage of the rally last year.
Bajaj's KTM motorcycle on November 20 opened bookings for its new model named 'KTM 250 Adventure'. Priced at Rs 2.48 lakh, the bike has a 248cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine, generating power of 30 hp. Besides, it has a six-speed gearbox and a button-enabled off-road mode. Moreover, the bike has been powered by Bosch's Anti-lock Breaking System (ABS). The company's president stated the bike would address the trend of adventure biking… read-more
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Triumph Motorcycles on November 12 introduced the Triumph Approved programme in India. Triumph said it would offer pre-owned bikes at showrooms across India and the motorcycles would go through a checklist so that the buyers would get a proper "Triumph experience". The British motorcycle company has introduced this option to get more attention towards the brand and provide the bike to its customers at a flexible rate with a year-long warranty… read-more
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Making changes in line with the Euro5 norms, BMW Motorrad will be introducing the 2021 BMW R NineT range in India in Quarter-1. The motorcycle will have new customizable components with latest emission regulations and new rear-shocks. Along with LED-lighting, the bike will get a new instrument console. Besides, air-cooled 1,170cc boxer-engine with 110bhp and 116Nm will be available in 4 models - R NineT, Pure, Scrambler and Urban G/S.
BMW Motorrad on October 23 revealed the all-new R 18 Classic which offers better comfort and safety. Earlier the automaker had launched R 18 bike. The new model has some additional features like the large windscreen, passenger seat, saddlebags, auxiliary LED headlamps and a 16-inch front wheel. Powered with 1802cc, two-cylinder 'Big Boxer' engine and the bike is available in 3 riding modes - Rain, Roll and Rock.
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KTM has unveiled its KTM 890 Adventure and the limited 890 Adventure Rally R bikes. Reportedly, both the motorcycles are equipped with 889 cc parallel-twin engine and 20% more rotating mass, which provides increased cornering stability for long distance riding. The bikes are also equipped with quick-shifter on the 6-speed gearbox. According to reports, company plans to produce only 700 units of the KTM 890 Adventure Rally R.
Royal Enfield was supposed to launch one of the most-awaited motorcycles 'Meteor 350' in the Indian market in September but, as of now, the launch has been postponed to October. 'Meteor 350' will be a replacement model of 'Thunderbird 350X'. The motorcycle will come in 3 variants - Fireball, Stellar and Supernova. The highlight of the bike is the Bluetooth connectivity and navigation feature.
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Harley-Davidson's LiveWire Motorcycle created world records for elapsed time & top speed during the exhibition runs at the Lucas Oil Raceway. Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey piloted the motorcycle. The motorcycle completed the full quarter-mile course in 11.56 seconds and the eight-mile distance in 7.017 seconds with the top speed of 177.599 Km/h. The LiveWire is the first model in electric motorcycles of Harley-… read-more