The premium motorcycle segment has received one of the most desirable motorcycles from Ducati. It is the brand’s new entry-level supersport motorcycle. We also have a couple of new models that are coming up in the Indian market.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Launched
Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India (HMSI) has launched the all-new Hornet 2.0 motorcycle in the Indian market. It replaced the old Hornet 160R in the country. The new Hornet 2.0 retails at Rs 1.26 lakh, ex-showroom (Gurugram).
The new 184cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine powers the all-new Hornet 2.0. The engine produces 17bhp at 8500rpm and 16.1Nm of torque at 6000rpm, and comes paired to a standard five-speed gearbox — here are more details.
2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S BS6 Launched
Kawasaki has launched the 2021 Vulcan S BS6 motorcycle in India. The 2021 Vulcan S retail at Rs 5.79 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). The motorcycle features a new paint scheme called the Metallic Flat Raw Graystone along with red accents.
The BS6 Vulcan S is powered by an updated version of the same 649cc unit. The liquid-cooled, parallel-twin-cylinder engine produces a maximum power of 60bhp at 7500rpm and a peak torque of 62.4Nm at 7000rpm. It comes mated to a standard six-speed gearbox — here are more details.
Ducati Panigale V2 Launched
Ducati has launched a new entry-level support sport motorcycle called the Panigale V2 in the Indian market. The Panigale V2 replaces the old 959 Panigale in the brand’s lineup and costs Rs 16.99 lakh, ex-showroom (India).
It new motorcycle borrows its design inspiration from the Panigale V4 in the brand’s line-up. It comes powered by an updated 955cc 90-degree V2 engine now called the ‘Superquadro’. It produces 153bhp at 10,750rpm and 104Nm of peak torque at 9000rpm, paired with a six-speed gearbox — here are more details.
Royal Enfield Meteor New Features
Royal Enfield will be launching an all-new motorcycle called the Meteor in the Indian market. It will be based on an all-new platform called the J-platform. It also features an all-new OHC engine based on the current tappet-valve units.
According to the latest reports, the motorcycle will be features advanced features such as navigation and mobile connectivity via Bluetooth. The motorcycle will feature a single-pod instrument cluster, however, it also features a small-pod next to it for navigational use and other features — here are more details.
BMW G 310 R & G 310 GS BS6 Pre-Bookings
BMW Motorrad India has announced that the pre-launch bookings for the BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS BS6 models will start from September 1, 2020. The motorcycles can be booked online by filling an enquiry form at the brand’s official website or at any authorised dealerships across the country.
The G 310 R and the G 310 GS BS6 models have been spied testing in India ahead of launch. The spy images revealed a couple of new cosmetic changes that will be made to both motorcycles especially at the front. They are also speculated to get significantly cheaper as compared to their BS4 counterparts — here are more details.
Thoughts About The Top Bike News Of This Week
The two-wheeler market continues to receive new models in the country placed at either end of the price spectrum. The premium motorcycle segment is being added with new models regularly. There is news about some more models getting added sometime next month. Royal Enfield motorcycles will feature new technologies offering more data to the rider.