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  • Hero Passion Pro TR launched in India at Rs 53,531 Yesterday

    Hero MotoCorp has launched the Passion Pro TR in India at Rs 53,531 ex-Mumbai. The Pro TR comes in only one variant and is approximately Rs 5,000 dearer than the Passion Pro in disc/self/cast trim. The Passion Pro TR is built around the 7.8PS/8.04Nm 97.2cc Passion Pro with a tall beak,...
  • 2015 Honda CB300F unveiled July 12, 2014

    While HMSI is busy rolling out commuters and scooters, Honda USA has launched the naked CB300F after the CBR300. The CB300F is relieved of the fairing that comes with the CBR300 and also loses 3kg in the process (the motorcycle weighs 158kg, kerb weight). The CB300F also gets a flat...
  • CD 110 Dream: Honda launches its most affordable two-wheeler in India at Rs 41,100 July 5, 2014

    Honda has launched its third and what could probably be its last motorcycle of the Dream series for India. The Honda CD 110 Dream is available in one trim(kick/drum/alloy) priced at Rs 41,100 ex-Delhi, making it the most affordable two wheeler in the country from the Japanese manufacturer. The CD...
  • The Hero Leap hybrid scooter to go on sale in India by February 2015 June 24, 2014

    From having debuted at the 2012 Auto Expo as a concept, to finally being unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo, the Hero Leap is finally flesh and bone. India's first very own hybrid scooter is expected to go on sale sometime around February 2015. We had earlier estimated its launch...
  • Domestic car sales up by 3.08 per cent, bikes 11.71 per cent in May June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew by 3.08 per cent to 1,48,577 units last month as compared with 1,44,132 units in May 2013. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in May this year grew by 11.71 per cent to 9,84,469...
  • 2014 Hero Karizma R, ZMR launched in India at Rs 85,559 onwards June 3, 2014

    The 200-300cc segment is set to become hotter. Hero has launched the new Karizma R and the ZMR. The styling has been updated extensively with both front and rear LED lamps. However, we have mixed feelings about the overtly stretched out cowl and the way the headlamps seem to sneer...
  • 2014 TVS Wego launched in India at Rs 48,857 May 28, 2014

    TVS showcased an updated Wego at the Auto Expo 2014. Post the launch of Suzuki's first 110cc scooter, the Let's, TVS has launched the new Wego in India. The new Wego is priced at Rs 48,857 for the drum variant while the disc equipped scooter retails for Rs 49,580, ex-Mumbai....
  • 2014 BMW S1000R launched in India at Rs 22.83 lakh May 21, 2014

    The 2014 BMW S1000R is officially on sale in India for Rs 22.83 lakh(ex-showroom Mumbai). The naked streetfighter is being brought in the country via the CBU route and is available importers who are actually BMW car dealers in specific cities. It is available in three colours - red, white...
  • TVS to launch Wego, Scooty Zest, Victor, Apache in India this year May 11, 2014

    TVS which showcased many products at the Auto Expo 2014 has already launched the Star City+ in India. Following the new motorcycle will be the updated Wego which will come with dual tone body colours, black alloys, new end can and a digital speedometer and will be in the market...
  • 2014 Hero Glamour launched in India at Rs 53,375 May 7, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched its 2014 Glamour model in India at a starting price of Rs 53,375 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in two trims: regular and FI. The regular Glamour comes with drum and disc version and is priced at 53,375 and Rs 55,375, while the FI is offered...
  • TVS Star City+ launched in India at Rs 44,000 May 5, 2014

    TVS Motors debuted its Star City+ at this year's Auto Expo. Almost three months later, the company today has launched the bike at a price of Rs 44,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The bike is available in electric and kick start variants. The motorcycle plays big brother to the current Star City...
  • Will scooters regain their lost glory in India? April 30, 2014

    Scooters used to dominate Indian roads a few decades ago. In 1996, they fell in share but still occupied almost half of our two-wheeler sales while motorcycles stood at about 30 per cent. By 2006, the reversal was dramatic. We became a market that bought 87 per cent motorcycles and...
  • Suzuka Motorcycles launches dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles in India April 27, 2014

    Suzuka Motorcycles, a Gujarat-based company, has launched a range of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) for the Indian market. There are a total of three models for both the dirt bikes and ATVs as well. The prices for the bikes start at Rs 3.4 lakh for the base version...
  • Yamaha to start producing electric concept bikes by 2016 April 26, 2014

    Yamaha has confirmed in its annual report that it plans to start producing PED1 and PES1 concepts by 2016. The offroad electric bike PED1 and the electric sports bike PES1 were first showcased at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The two concepts showcased at the Tokyo Show had a monocoque chassis, derived...
  • Honda Activa 125 launched in India at Rs 56,607 April 23, 2014

    Honda has launched the Activa 125 in India at Rs 56,607, ex-Mumbai. The company had earlier opened bookings for its first 125cc scooter. There are two variants on offer - the standard variant retails for the aforementioned price while the deluxe is priced at Rs 62,588. Both prices are ex-Mumbai....
  • Honda Activa 125 bookings start in India April 13, 2014

    Honda showcased the much awaited Activa 125 at the Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year. While the launch was supposed to happen immediately after the expo, it has now been understood that it has been delayed till later this month or next. Honda dealers though have already started taking bookings...
  • Overdrive: Review of Hyundai Xcent, Harley Davidson Street 750 April 5, 2014

    On this episode of Overdrive this week, we review the 2014 Hyundai Xcent and Harley Davidson Street 750. Also on the show, catch all the motoring news and much more. ...
  • Honda NM4 Vultus motorcycle unveiled March 23, 2014

    Honda has unveiled a radical new scooter-motorcycle, the NM4 Vultus. Designed by a young team, the Vultus means face in Latin. And speaking of face, the NM4 has a sharp, intimidating front, something of a plus if it were to audition for the role of a decepticon in a...
  • Bajaj Discover 125 launched in India at Rs 48,000 March 9, 2014

    Bajaj has launched the all-new Discover 125 in India at Rs 48,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle gets a 124.6cc 4-valve engine with the twin spark DTS-i technology. The engine makes 11.5PS of power and 10.8Nm of torque and boasts a fuel economy of 76kmpl. The fuel tank capacity is 9.5l....
  • Vespa S launched in India at Rs 75,500 March 5, 2014

    Piaggio has launched the Vespa S in India. The scooter is priced at Rs 75,500 (ex-showroom), although the manufacturer have not officially announced anything. The premium Vespa is now the costliest scooter in the country and was showcased at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2014. Bookings for this scooter started two weeks...
  • Vespa S to cost Rs 82,868; official launch on March 4 February 26, 2014

    Vespa showcased the retro Vespa S at the Auto Expo 2014, and we had told you that the company will launch the scooter in India soon. The company has now confirmed March 4 as its launch date in India. The Vespa S scooters have started arriving at dealerships and bookings are...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Vardenchi T5 concept unveiled, to be launched in India soon February 11, 2014

    Vardenchi-Moto Morini has unveiled the ultra-premium Vardenchi T5 concept at the 2014 Auto Expo. Designed by Vardenchi in Navi Mumbai, the T5 is powered by Moto Morini's 1200cc V-Twin engine. While the concept model on display at the 2014 Auto Expo shows 19in/17in front/rear spoked wheels, the production T5 will get...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Suzuki lineup: 110cc scooter, Access 125, Inazuma and V-Strom 1000 January 30, 2014

    Suzuki Motorcycles India Limited (SMIL) will break its long silence at the upcoming Auto Expo 2014. Just before the expo, SMIL launched the Inazuma 250. However the motorcycle manufacturer will not only show this motorcycle at the expo but also bring in two other new motorcycles. One will be the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 TVS lineup: Victor and Scooty refresh January 30, 2014

    TVS Motor Company has been silent for a long time and their most recent launch has been the Jupiter scooter that recently arrived based on the Wego platform. At the Auto Expo, as usual, TVS will show two new concepts pointing to future directions for the manufacturer. TVS declined to...
  • Hero unveils a diesel scooter concept January 29, 2014

    In an unprecedented move, Hero Motocorp has unveiled a diesel scooter concept in India. Hero RNT, a revolutionary new diesel concept, has been unveiled along with four more products - new CBZ Xtreme, new Dash scooter, new Leap scooter and the HX250R. The RNT concept as it is called has a...
  • Hero unveils five new two-wheelers in India January 29, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has done it again. The brand showcased nearly 15 new products in India last November and has now unveiled five more. Hero's 2-wheeler blitzkrieg was topped by the announcement of a diesel and nonetheless a turbocharged scooter concept. Hero RNT diesel scooter concept The RNT concept as it is called...
  • Hero to unveil a new scooter and motorcycle in India today January 29, 2014

    After unveiling a lineup of 15 refreshed products in India in November, Hero MotoCorp will showcase two new products on January 29. The company has released two teasers - one shows a motorcycle's front and the other shows a scooter's tail. While Hero has an enviable range of bikes in...
  • Auto Expo 2014 HMSI lineup: CBR 300R, CBR 500R, new 125cc scooter and Gold Wing January 30, 2014

    Honda will have a big lineup. The big news is the sportsbikes. Honda will have both the CBR500R and the CBR300R at their stand. Honda has been mulling an Indian launch for the CBR500R, which was from the start a product that would aim for the emerging markets. Will it...
  • Vardenchi to unveil Moto Morini range at Auto Expo 2014 January 30, 2014

    Vardenchi, the Mumbai-based motorcycle customisation house, has confirmed that two iconic Moto Morinis have left Bologna for an official Indian unveil at Auto Expo 2014. Also to be showcased at the expo is a custom designed motorcycle by Vardenchi based on the Moto Morini's 1200cc V-Twin. The Moto Morini Scrambler and...
  • Mahindra launches the Centuro N1 at Rs 46,574 January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Mahindra Two-Wheelers has launched the Centuro N1 in India at Rs 46,574 ex-showroom, Maharashtra. The new Mahindra Centuro N1 boasts all the features from the original Centuro with the exception of new graphics and analog meters instead of digital. It is priced at Rs 46,574 ex-Maharashtra and is approximately Rs...

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