MOTORCYCLE

  • Honda to start production of its high-end sports motorcycle CBR-650 in India from next year 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Riding upon the 'Make in India' appeal, auto giant 'Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited' (HMSI) will start production of its high-end sports motorcycle 'CBR-650' in the country from next year, a top company executive said here today. "We announce that (from) next year Honda will start making CBR...
  • 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...
  • CD 110 Dream: Honda launches its most affordable twowheeler 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 exDelhi, making it the most affordable two wheeler in the country from the Japanese manufacturer. The CD...
  • 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...
  • Honda aims to sell 45 lakh motorcycles in FY'15 June 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar : Twowheeler major Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) plans to sell 45 lakh units in 201415, a jump of 21 per cent over the previous fiscal. "Honda achieved highest ever sales of 37.21 lakh units in 201314. The target for the current fiscal is to sell around 45 lakh...
  • 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...
  • TVS Motor launches Star City+ in India at Rs 41,500 May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: TVS Motor Company launched all new 110cc commuter motorcycle Star City+, starting at Rs 41,500 (exshowroom Delhi), as it looks to enhance its presence in the below 125 cc segment. The Chennaibased firm, which currently sells Star City and Sport models in the below...
  • Suzuka Motorcycles launches dirt bikes, allterrain vehicles in India April 27, 2014

    Suzuka Motorcycles, a Gujaratbased company, has launched a range of dirt bikes and allterrain 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...
  • 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...
  • 20 automatic pistols seized from a motorcycle February 9, 2014

    In a crackdown, 20 automaticpistols have been recovered from a motorcycle in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police intercepted a bike in BardahMushari village last night and seized 20 indigenously made automatic pistols as the biker managed to escape, Mufassil police station's Officer...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Triumph launches Daytona 675 motorcycle at Rs 10.15 lakh February 7, 2014

    Greater Noida: Iconic British bike maker Triumph expanded its product portfolio in India with the launch of 'Daytona 675' having a price tag of Rs 10.15 lakh (exshowroom Delhi) at the auto show here. The new bike is expected to give Triumph Motorcycles a competitive edge within the super sports segment...
  • Like A Boss: US man buried astride his beloved HarleyDavidson motorcycle in a seethrough casket February 1, 2014

    Mechanisburg (US): A motorcycleloving man's family has fulfilled his dying wish to be buried astride his beloved HarleyDavidson encased in a seethrough casket. But it wasn't easy. The project required an extralarge cemetery plot to accommodate a Plexiglas casket for Billy Standley and his hulking custompainted 1967 Electra Glide cruiser. Five...
  • 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...
  • Indian Motorcycles launches Classic, Vintage, Chieftain bikes in India at Rs 26.5 lakh onwards January 22, 2014

    Indian Motorcycles have finally landed on our shores. The American motorcycle manufacturer has brought in its three cruisers to India. The lowest priced among them is the Indian Classic at Rs 26.5 lakh. The Indian Chief Classic has telescopic cartridge forks with dual rate springs and rides on Dunlop Elite...
  • Triumph launches motorcycle range in India; prices start at Rs 5.7 lakh November 28, 2013

    Nearly two years after it made a high impact appearance at the 2012 Auto Expo in Delhi, Triumph has finally launched its products for commercial sale in India. The initial range is ten models spread across all of its model lines. Representing the classic line are the Bonneville and the...
  • Italian authorities confiscate Chinese Vespa clones at Milan Motorcycle Show November 15, 2013

    Chinese imitations of consumer products is not new. It is now learnt that Piaggio was in for a rude shock when Chinese manufacturers displayed imitations of its premium Vespa scooters at the recently concluded EICMA 2013 also known as the Milan Motorcycle Show. 11 scooters being displayed by seven Chinese exhibitors...
  • Speeding van crushes three persons to death near Akorha August 26, 2013

    Three persons were crushed to death on Monday by a speeding pick up van on national highway 30 near Akorha village in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said. The accident took place when two persons riding a motorcycle and a cyclist behind it came under the wheels of a speeding van killing...
  • 20yearold woman miraculously escapes acid attack August 10, 2013

    A 20yearold woman miraculously escaped major injuries after two motorcycleborne assailants threw acid on her in Delhi, police said on Friday. The bikers, who were masked, threw acid on the woman in east Delhi's GTB Enclave area on Wednesday evening when she was returning from a factory where she works...
  • Suicide bombers on motorcycles kill 39 near Shi'ite mosques in Pakistan July 27, 2013

    Suicide bombers on motorcycles blew themselves up within a minute of each other outside Shi'ite mosques in a volatile Pakistani town near the Afghan border on Friday, killing at least 39 people, officials said. Sectarian violence has been on the rise in nucleararmed Pakistan, where hardline Sunni militant groups have been...
  • Delhi: 2,000 bikeborne men create nuisance, 2 policemen injured June 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A group of 2,000 bikeborne men created major nuisance near Central Delhi on Monday night, injuring many including two policemen. The men, who were a part of a religious procession, disrupted traffic in many areas. Traffic was disrupted in areas including India Gate, ITO and Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg....
  • Imran to lead protests against party leaders's killing May 20, 2013

    Karachi/Lahore: Cricketerturnedpolitician Imran Khan will lead protests in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi against the killing of a senior leader of his party for which he has directly blamed MQM chief Altaf Hussain. In a video message released on Sunday, Khan, who is under treatment at the Shaukat Khanum hospital...
  • Pak: PTI leader shot dead, Imran blames MQM chief May 19, 2013

    Karachi: Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has held the chief of Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) directly responsible for the killing of a senior leader of his party in the city. "I hold Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the murder as he had openly threatened Pakistan TehrikeInsaf workers and leaders through public...
  • Pakistan: Senior leader of Imran Khan's party shot dead May 19, 2013

    Karachi: A senior leader of Imran Khan's Pakistan TehrikeInsaf party was shot dead in Karachi on Saturday, police said. Zahra Shahid Hussain, the vicepresident of the party's chapter in Sindh, was shot by two unidentified men outside her home in Defence Phase IV late on Saturday night. She died while...
  • Afghanistan: Motorcycle bomb at market kills 3 May 14, 2013

    Kabul: An Afghan official says a bomb hidden in a parked motorcycle has ripped through a crowded bazaar in a remote region of the southern Helmand province on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding seven. Omer Zawak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says the explosion occurred today...
  • Delhi: Bikers fire at policeman when asked to stop April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A traffic constable escaped unhurt after he was fired upon when he tried to stop three people who were riding a motorcycle without wearing helmets on Wednesday evening, police said. "The incident happened at Preet Vihar in east Delhi. Traffic constable Monu was manning a traffic signal when he...
  • Bangalore blast: Police looking for suspect near Chennai April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Special teams of Tamil Nadu Police are looking for a suspect near Chennai in the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Investigators are reportedly tracking the man who bought the motorcycle in which the bomb was kept. The accused is said to have fled to Kancheepuram and...
  • B'lore blast: Registered owner of bike used for attack traced April 18, 2013

    Chennai: In a swift action, the city police has traced the registered owner of the motorbike which was used for bomb blast in Bangalore, in which 16 people were injured. The number plate of the bike has been traced to a retired telecom employee in Chennai, who said that he...
  • Watch: Explaining the location of the Bangalore blast site April 17, 2013

    A mediumintensity blast took place near the Bharatiya Janata Party office in Malleshwaram in Bangalore. Sixteen people have been injured in the blast in the area that is close to two major temples. ...
  • Jaipur: Driver arrested for running over woman, baby April 17, 2013

    Jaipur: Jaipur Police on Tuesday arrested the driver of the truck which hit a motorcycle in a tunnel in Jaipur and killed a mother and her infant daughter. The accident displayed public apathy when a CCTV footage showed the victim's injured husband and son crying for help for around 40...