Two Wheelers

  • Honda Activa 125 bookings start in India 13-04-2014 10:12 AM

    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...
  • Yamaha Alpha review: Gently absorbs bumps, feels nimble at low speeds 03-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Yamaha started their Indian scooter operations with the Ray. Then came the Ray Z. The third scooter based on the same platform, the Alpha debuted at the 2014 Auto Expo. While the Ray was for the ladies and the Ray Z for the men, the Alpha is for the family,...
  • Vespa S to cost Rs 82,868; official launch on March 4 26-02-2014 05:32 PM

    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...
  • Hero to reduce two-wheeler prices by up to Rs 4,500 20-02-2014 03:41 PM

    Chennai: Country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has decided to cut prices up to five per cent to pass on the benefit of excise duty cut announced by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his interim Budget. "We have decided to pass on the entire benefit of the excise duty...
  • Honda cuts two-wheeler prices by up to Rs 7,600 19-02-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) today cut prices of its products by up to Rs 7,600 after the excise duty reduction announced in the Interim Budget 2014-15. "Honda welcomes excise duty relief given to auto industry in the interim Budget... Honda has decided to pass the full...
  • Demystified: Maruti Suzuki Celerio's Automated Manual Transmission 08-02-2014 01:40 PM

    The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is arguably the biggest launch of the Auto Expo 2014 and the show stopper is the the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) variant. Essentially, the AMT is nothing like your conventional auto boxes. In fact it is a conventional manual gearbox which remains unchanged, which has an...
  • Hero unveils three new scooters: 110-cc Dash, 125-cc Dare, 150-cc Zir 07-02-2014 02:13 PM

    Greater Noida: Hero MotoCorp said it will launch three new scooter models and a variant by March 2016, a move that is likely to drive up competition in the country's scooter market. While the first model 110-cc Dash will be rolled out in the first half of the next fiscal,...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Triumph launches Daytona 675 motorcycle at Rs 10.15 lakh 07-02-2014 02:07 PM

    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 (ex-showroom Delhi) at the auto show here. The new bike is expected to give Triumph Motorcycles a competitive edge within the super sports...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Superbikes take centre stage 07-02-2014 08:01 AM

    Greater Noida: Superbikes hogged the limelight on the second day of the 12th Auto Expo as companies announced more launches and investments to attract buyers and revive the market. Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra came out with the biggest investment plan so far, saying it will spend Rs 5,000 crore...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Bajaj unveils the Pulsar SS400, CS400 05-02-2014 03:07 PM

    Greater Noida Bajaj has pulled a massive surprise at the 2014 Auto Expo. While we expected them to show the faired version of the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS, the company has gone ahead and shown not one but two new Pulsars, both with the larger 375cc engine. The first is the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Suzuki lineup: 110cc scooter, Access 125, Inazuma and V-Strom 1000 30-01-2014 01:24 PM

    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 30-01-2014 01:19 PM

    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...
  • Sports bikes to be HMSI's main attraction during Auto Expo 2014 29-01-2014 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) plans to showcase range of sports bike from Honda's global portfolio, including the entry level CBR 500R during the upcoming Auto Expo. Besides CBR 500R, the company would also display CBR 650F, a 650cc sports model and PCX 125 scooter model during...
  • Hero unveils five new two-wheelers in India 29-01-2014 03:29 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014 HMSI lineup: CBR 300R, CBR 500R, new 125cc scooter and Gold Wing 28-01-2014 04:35 PM

    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 26-01-2014 01:45 PM

    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...
  • Mahindra launches the Centuro N1 at Rs 46,574 24-01-2014 03:28 PM

    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...
  • Yamaha Alpha scooter spotted in India before Auto Expo 2014 launch 21-01-2014 12:56 PM

    Yamaha has time and again indicated that its focus is to grow in India. The two-wheeler manufacturer's scooter portfolio is bringing in the numbers for the company and needless to say, Yamaha is planning more scooters on the successful Ray platform. Proof is the new unisex scooter spotted ahead of...
  • Harley-Davidson to launch the Street 750 at Auto Expo 2014 20-01-2014 03:52 PM

    Harley-Davidson will launch the Street 750, its first India-made bike, at the 2014 Auto Expo. The bike was recently unveiled here at the India Bike Week 2014. The Harley-Davidson Street 750 will be powered by a V-Twin 749cc liquid cooled engine. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox....
  • Harley-Davidson to unveil the Street 750 at IBW, launch at Auto Expo 2014 14-01-2014 01:35 PM

    Harley-Davidson will unveil the Street 750 motorcycle in India at the India Bike Week 2014 on January 17. The Harley-Davidson Street 750 is an India-made bike and will be powered by a V-Twin 749cc liquid cooled engine. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. This belt driven motorcycle...
  • Suzuki, Salman Khan's Being Human launch special-edition Access scooter 05-10-2013 01:42 PM

    Suzuki Motorcycles and Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation have come together to launch a special-edition Access scooter. Salman is the brand ambassador of Suzuki, and now Suzuki dealerships will also retail his charity foundation Being Human's apparel and merchandise. Changes to the Suzuki Access special edition are purely aesthetic. They...
  • Spotted: TVS' new scooter out on a test ride in Chennai 13-05-2013 01:55 PM

    Chennai: Overdrive reader Vivek Sharma spotted TVS' rumoured new scooter testing near Chennai. TVS is understood to be working on a new scooter with the same powertrain as the Wego but with a masculine design. Note the cool alloy wheels and the telescopic front forks. TVS already has a successful...
  • Honda CB Trigger launched in India at Rs 67,384 04-05-2013 12:44 PM

    Mumbai: The news of Honda launching a new 150cc streetbike had us expecting the CB150R launched in Thailand few months back. But the motorcycle turned out to be a face lift of the Unicorn. Honda had launched the CB Dazzler a couple of years ago, which was a differently styled...
  • 2013 KTM 390 Duke review: This is a fast little motorcycle 20-04-2013 01:59 PM

    Mumbai: In a strange sort of way they're are strong reminders of the 200 but this is a very different motorcycle. The riding position is exactly the same and the 10mm lower seat makes no difference. At low revs, there are clearly more vibes and all the test ride bikes...
  • Hero MotoCorp announces five-year warranty on all two wheelers 14-04-2013 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: Country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has announced a warranty of five years on all its models. The warranty will be of five years or 70,000 km on motorcycles, whichever is earlier and five years or 50,000 km on scooters, whichever is earlier, the company said in a...
  • Mahindra launches Rodeo Std in India 08-02-2013 03:27 PM

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  • Lit C-1: The two-wheeler car 16-07-2012 03:25 PM

    This is the C-1 or as the manufacturer Lit motors likes to call it - the rolling smartphone. The C-1 uses several layers of electronic communications to deliver information about traffic, weather and the like.It uses two 40kW electric motors within the wheels to propel itself to almost 200kmph with a range of 320km.It can seat two in comfort and is said to be as safe as a car, with seatbelts and airbags for both passengers.