Bike

  • Do you own stacks of Overdrive and remember every episode of TopGear? 13 things you'll only understand if you love your bike too much September 22, 2014

    Do you have that one friend who won't let you touch his bike? We know all about him. A scratch on his bike hurts him more than all his failures combined together. He is the encyclopaedia of the physics behind how a motorcycle works and the Royal Enfield is probably...
  • Triumph launches the 1699cc Thunderbird LT in India at Rs 15.75 lakh September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Triumph which launched 11 motorcycles in India earlier this year, has added one more model to its lineup. The Thunderbird LT is a tourer friendly version of the existing Thunderbird Storm. It is priced at Rs 15.75 lakh, exDelhi. The British company has added lots of chome for the Thunderbird...
  • Yamaha launches the updated Fazer FI version 2.0 in India at Rs 83,850 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Twowheeler maker Yamaha Motor India launched 149cc motorcycle Fazer FI version 2.0, priced at Rs 83,850 (exshowroom Delhi). The new model comes with a newly designed aircooled 149cc, singlecylinder fuelinjected engine which provides enhanced fuel efficiency and acceleration. The new Fazer's headlamp enclosed in the fairing sees a minor...
  • 2014 Hero Karizma ZMR review: Improves upon many but not all aspects of the previous bikes September 12, 2014

    The reactions to the reveal of the new Karizma were pretty strong. For every comment that said the new bike looked great, there was one person who claimed to have his eyes glaze over at Hero's umpteeth cosmetic update to the motorcycle. And two others who hated the way it...
  • KTM RC390, RC200 launched in India at Rs 2.05 lakh, Rs 1.60 lakh September 9, 2014

    KTM has launched its RC series motorcycles, the RC390 and RC200 in India at Rs 2.05 lakh and Rs 1.60 lakh, exDelhi respectively. The RC200 and RC390 are the faired versions of the Duke 200 and 390, respectively. The RC200 comes with a water cooled, 4stroke engine which makes 25PS of...
  • Suzuki Gixxer 155 to be launched in India on September 9 September 3, 2014

    Suzuki has officially confirmed that the Gixxer 155 will hit showrooms in India on September 9. If you recollect, the company has already started accepting bookings and has also revealed prices on its website. The onroad price for the Suzuki Gixxer 155 in Mumbai is Rs 84,344. The Gixxer carries a...
  • Hero HX250R to be launched in India this year September 1, 2014

    If you've been following the snippets we brought you from the Auto Expo this year, you'd know that Hero MotoCorp has got quite a few products lined up for the next few months. While we had a good look at the Splendor Pro Classic (cafe racer), the Dash and the...
  • Mahindra Centuro Rockstar launched in India at Rs 44,558 August 25, 2014

    Mahindra 2 Wheelers has tasted success with the launch of the Centuro motorcycle. However, since its launch, the competition has also ramped up in the 100110cc segment. The new entrants include Hero's Passion Pro TR, TVS Star City +, Bajaj Discover 100M and many more. To counter this, Mahindra has...
  • Bike borne duo brothers killed after being hit by a police jeep August 17, 2014

    Two brothers were killed when the bike they were riding on was hit by a police jeep in Maharajganj area in Azamgarh, police said. Dilsher (18) and Sarvar (25) died last night after their bike was hit by Station officer Kaptangaj's jeep in Asratpur Basaratpatti village, Superintendent of Police, Dinesh Chandra...
  • Bajaj Discover 150F, 150S: 5 things you should know about the new bikes August 14, 2014

    Just when you thought Bajaj had enough Discovers to go around, there's two more. Bajaj has just put on sale the new Discovers 150F and 150S which now form the top of the range for that brand in India. The motorcycles are on sale now and are priced at Rs...
  • Bajaj Discover 150F launched in India at Rs 58,739 August 11, 2014

    Bajaj has launched the Discover 150F at Rs 58,739 (exshowroom Pune). It's powered by a four valve 145cc DTSi engine, making 14.5PS and its fuel efficiency is claimed at 72kmpl. The F150 has a quarter fairing much like its elder sibling, the Pulsar 220. The bike continues to use the funky...
  • Bajaj Discover F150, 150S to be launched in India on August 11 August 10, 2014

    Bajaj Auto will be launching the new Discover F150 and the 150S in India on August 11. The Discover F150 will sit on top of the Discover range in India. It has a quarter fairing much like its elder sibling, the Pulsar 220. The fairing in itself looks like a...
  • Three persons killed in a road accident as unidentified vehicle rams a bike August 7, 2014

    Three persons were killed and another person was injured on Thursday in separate road accidents in Katihar district of Bihar, the police said. Two bikers were killed and another was injured as an unidentified vehicle rammed into a motocycle with three occupants on KurselaForbesganj road, the police said. The victims were identified...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Bajaj Discover F150,150S to be launched in India on August 11 July 29, 2014

    Back in May, we'd speculated that the F150 would be hitting showrooms by monsoon this year. It's official now, Bajaj Auto will be launching the new Discover F150 and the 150S in India on August 11. The Discover F150 will sit on top of the Discover range in India. It has...
  • Honda launches the new CB Shine in India at Rs 51,383 July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Honda has refreshed the highest selling (according to them) 125cc motorcycle in the country, the CB Shine in India. The refreshed CB Shine comes with new graphics and colour options Pearl Amazing White and dual tone black and red. The new Shine retains its mechanicals which means a 125cc...
  • Bikeborne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank July 8, 2014

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bikeborne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a bag,...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Bikejeep collision: Two persons killed in road accident in Ghazipur July 8, 2014

    Two persons, including a Provincial Armed Constabulary jawan, were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided with a jeep in Kasimabad area in Ghazipur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place near Baburi village on Monday, they said, adding that the deceased have been identified as PAC Jawan...
  • Yamaha launches upgraded FZ and FZS bikes at Rs 76,250 onwards June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese twowheeler maker Yamaha today launched upgraded variants of its 150 CC bikes FZ and FZS priced up to Rs 78,250 (exshowroom Delhi). The company, which had first launched the FZ series in India in 2008, will start selling the two variants FZ Version 2.0 and...
  • Brad Pitt spends USD 37,000 for a 1936 bike for friend June 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt spent $37,000 on a rare motorcycle after his friend's beloved bike was destroyed in a house fire. The 50yearold actor reportedly scoured the globe for a rare 1936 HarleyDavidson VLD motorcycle for his friend, reports contactmusic.com. "The guy had several bikes, but this was his baby and...
  • LiveWire: HarleyDavidson introduces its first electric motorcycle June 20, 2014

    Milwaukee: HarleyDavidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles. Harley will show handmade demonstration models Monday at an invitationonly event...
  • Suzuki Motorcycle slashes Inazuma bike price by Rs 1 lakh June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Suzuki Motorcycle India has slashed the price of its premium bike Inazuma by Rs 1 lakh bowing to customer demand. "The price of Inazuma has been realigned by Rs 1 lakh," Suzuki Motorcycle India Executive VicePresident (Sales and Marketing) Atul Gupta told PTI. When asked what was...
  • 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...