Upcoming motorcycles in India that you need to watch out for

first_imgThere is always a buzz when car-manufacturers are close to launch their new products in the market. But, this time around, we decided to bring a list of upcoming motorcycles that will soon make it to the Indian shores. Numerous bike-makers are bringing-in new products for the Indian market right from sportsbike to adventure to touring to cruisers. We compile a list of upcoming motorcycles that will launch in India in the coming months.BMW G310 RThe first in the list is the most anticipated product from BMW Motorrad. The G310R, was supposed to be the first product from the German bike-makers for its debut in India. However, due to some issues, the company postponed its launch, and we expect the new G310R to come to the Indian shores by this year end.Engine:The upcoming BMW G 310 R will come with a 313cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine with four valves and two overhead camshafts together with electronic fuel injection producing maximum power output of 34bhp and maximum torque of 28 Nm, mated to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox.We expect the new G310R to come to the Indian shores by this year end.Features:The BMW G310R offers a markedly relaxed seating position for relaxed, stress-free and easy-going motorcycling. Rigid tubular steel frame, upside-down fork and long swinging arm for a high degree of ride stability, precise steering response and sound handling.Price:We expect the upcoming BMW G310R to come for a price of Rs 1.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi)- Rs 2 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).advertisementBenelli Tornado 302RBenelli has been talking about launching the Tornado 302R for quite some time now, with the company teased the new motorcycle a few months back. We had earlier reported that the new Tornado 302R will launch in India by March, this year, the latest reports suggest that the bike will debut on June 2. However, we have no confirmation yet on the launch date.Engine:The new Benelli Tornado 302R will come with a 300cc, liquid cooled, inline 2-cyclinder engine capable of producing peak power of 36 hp and peak torque of 27 Nm, mated to a six-speed gearbox.Benelli Tornado 302RCompetition:The upcoming Benelli Tornado 302R will rival the Kawasaki Ninja 300, KTM RC390 and Yamaha R3 in India.Price:We expect Benelli Tornado 302R to come for a price tag of Rs 4 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 6 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Ducati Multistrada 950The new product coming in from Ducati, is the Multistrada 950. The new entry-level small engined Multistrada 950 is the smaller sibling of the Multistrada 1290, which the company launched recently. The Multistrada 950 is one of the company’s much anticipated motorcycle and will be launched on June 14.Engine:The Multistrada 950 is powered by the already renowned twin cylinder 937cc, Testastretta, liquid cooling engine with a maximum of power of 113 hp and maximum torque of 96.2 NM, mated to six-speed gearbox.Ducati Multistrada 950Feature:The Multistrada 950 instrument panel consists of a large easy-to-see LCD that provides the rider with primary and secondary information, four Riding Modes (Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro), DSP (Ducati Safety Pack) that includes ABS and Ducati Traction Control. At the rear there is a LED tail light. A hazard warning lights function is also available on the Multistrada 950.Price:We expect the Ducati Multistrada 950 to come for a price of Rs 11.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi)- Rs 13 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Ducati Monster 797Next in the list is the Monster 797. To be launched on the same date as the Multistrada 950, the Monster 797 has been spotted testing on Indian roads for quite some time now. Showcased at the EICMA 2016 in November, the new Monster 797 will be the company’s new entry level motorcycle.Engine:The all new Monster 797 comes with a 803 cc, L-Twin cylinder, 2 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, air cooled engine that produces 75 hp of peak power and 68.9 Nm of peak torque, mated to six-speed gearbox.Ducati Monster 797Design:The design of the Monster 797, elegant and muscular, perfectly integrates the wide handlebar, tank, trellis frame, engine and double-sided swingarm. An agile and dynamic line that transmits sportiness and instils confidence right from first glance: a compact, sports design that is unmistakeably Monster. The classic circular headlight is equipped with LED position lights, the tank reintroduces the fastening hook and the Desmodue twin, advanced and powerful, sees the return of the cooling winglets.Price:We expect the all new Ducati Monster 797 to come for a price of Rs 7 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 9 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).advertisementDSK Benelli TRK 502Moving on, the latest from the Benelli stable is the TRK 502, which will most likely come to India before the Tornado 302. Showcased at the Auto Expo 2016, the launch of the Benelli TRK 502 has been delayed as the company is mulling to launch the adventure motorcycle with the proper safety features.Engine:Wrapped in a traditional Benelli steel trellis frame is the all new twin-cylinder four- stroke liquid-cooled 500cc, developed by Benelli for its latest new models, with electronic injection, overhead double camshaft timing system, 4 valves per cylinder. The maximum power is 35 kW at 8500 rpm and the torque is of 45 Nm at 4500 rpm.DSK Benelli TRK 502Dimensions:The Benelli TRK 502 comes with a wheelbase of 1525 mm and measures 2170 mm in length, 912 mm in width, 825mm in height along with a ground clearance of 190mm.Competition:The Benelli TRK 302 will rival against the likes of Royal Enfield Himalayan and the upcoming KTM 390 Adventure.KTM 390 AdventureAt the launch of the 2017 KTM 390 Duke, Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto said that the company will be launching the KTM 390 Adventure very soon in India. While the new 390 Adventure is said to be a Made-in-India product, the adventure motorcycle was recently spotted testing in Europe. KTM will most likely manufacture the components for 390 Adventure from Bajaj’s Pune plant, while the rest will come from the Austria facility.Engine:At the heart of the KTM 390 Adventure will be the same 373.2cc, 1-cylinder, 4-stroke liquid cooled engine from the Duke 390, which can churn out 43.5PS of peak power and peak torque of 37 Nm, mated to a six-speed transmission. The bike will also be BS-IV compliant.KTM 390 AdventureFeatures:The new KTM 390 Adventure will come loaded with features like LED DRL, LED headlight, LED taillight, Colour TFT instrument panel and KTM MY RIDE for smartphone tethering.Competition:At the moment, the KTM 390 Adventure has competition only from Royal Enfield Himalayan, but BMW Motorrad will soon launch new adventure motorcycles in India.TVS Apache RR 310S We had earlier reported that TVS rechristened Akula 310 as the Apache RR 310S. Showcased at the Auto Expo 2016, the Apache RR 310S is the most anticipated product from TVS, as the bike has been spotted several times on Indian roads. The new Apache RR 310S is based on the upcoming BMW G310R.Engine:The TVS Apache RR 310S will be company’s top product in the line-up, with the upcoming bike to get a 313cc liquid-cooled single cylinder engine producing peak power of 34bhp and peak torque of 28Nm, mated to a six-speed gearbox.TVS Apache RR 310SCompetition:The TVS Apache RR 310S will rival the KTM RC 390 and the upcoming Benelli Tornado 302R in the market.Price:We expect the upcoming TVS Apache RR 310S to come for a price of Rs 2 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi)- Rs 3 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Triumph Street Triple 765Triumph recently unveiled their entire Street Triple range and will soon make its way to the Indian shores. While the Street Triple 765 comes with 3 variants, the one coming to India is the S variant. Moreover, we recently reported that the company has commenced with the bookings for Street Triple 765 in India for an initial token amount of Rs 1 lakh.advertisementEngine:The new Street Triple comes with a 765cc, Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder engine that churns out 111.5bhp of total power and 73Nm @ 9100rpm of total torque, mated to a six-speed gearbox.Triumph Street Triple 765Competition:The 2017 Triumph Street Triple will rival the Honda CBR 650F, Kawasaki Z800, Ducati Scrambler and DSK Benelli TNT 899 in India.Price:We expect the 2017 Triumph Street Triple to come for a price of Rs 9.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 12.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Yamaha unveiled the 2017 version of the YZF-R15 V3.0 last year in Indonesia in the presence of Yamaha MotoGP racer Maverick Vinales. With initial bookings for the YZF-R15 V3.0 now on, Yamaha will most likely launch the new bike in India sometime by August.Engine:The all new R15 comes with a 155.1cc, liquid cooled 4-stroke, SOHC engine that churns out maximum power output of 19BHP and 14.7 Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed transmission that aids a wet multi-plate clutch.Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Features:The new R15 comes loaded with features like fully digital speedometer display which include shift timing light that will alert the rider to switch the gear positioning.Price:We expect the 2017 YZF-R15 V3.0 to come with a price tag of Rs 1.2 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 1.4 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).last_img read more