Lately, the demand for entry level premium motorcycles is seen increasing among the young generation of the country. In this case, the price of the model between two and a half to three lakhs is the most sold. Along with rugged style and performance, these bikes also strive to satisfy customers in terms of mileage. This report discusses about five motorcycles that are going to be launched within the budget of 2.5-3 lakh rupees.
Hero MotoCorp and Harley-Davidson will launch the new motorcycle X440 next month. This neo-retro roadster has a 440 cc single cylinder, oil cooled engine. From which 35 bhp of power will be generated. The feature list includes LED lighting, dual channel ABS, digital instrument console, USD fork, twin sided shock etc.
Bajaj-Triumph Roadster & Scrambler
Bajaj-Triumph will jointly launch a roadster and a scrambler model as the first motorcycles of their partnership. One of these models will arrive in India on July 5. It has a 400 cc liquid cooled engine to provide driving power.
The new generation KTM 390 Duke
And in a few months, the curtain will be lifted on the new version of the KTM 390 Duke. It may be introduced in the market next year. The motorcycle will be based on a new chassis and subframe. Engine displacement will also be increased. Due to which the power and torque will increase. Which is indeed a very happy news for Naked Streetfighter lovers. It has a bunch of electronic features, new TFT cluster and sharp styling.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 450
The Himalayan 450 is expected to be Royal Enfield’s next significant launch after extensive test runs in the country. The dual purpose adventure model will feature a new 450cc liquid cooled engine, new frame, longer travel USD front fork, offset suspension, a new instrument console, LED lighting etc.
TVS Apache RTR 310
TVS Motor Company is going to bring a naked flagship motorcycle based on the Apache RR310 this year. In terms of design, it will follow the Draken concept model. It has a 312 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine. Which is used in BMW G310 R, BMW G310 GS and BMW G310 RR models.