Upcoming bikes and scooters in India

Thursday 08 January 2015, 14:50 PM by

The Indian two-wheeler market will be enriched by a fair margin in the coming year. With so many bikes and scooters in the pipeline, the industry is anticipating a rise in shares in the new calendar year. Here is a list of the most awaited models in the Indian market.

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Bajaj Platina

Bajaj Platina will be re-launched in the Indian market sometime soon. A test mule had been spotted recently doing the test rounds. A cosmetic upgrade will be introduced in this model, which will definitely boost the prospect of the bike. The engine, which has been used in this bike, is the same 99.27 single-cylinder cc. It produces a power of 8.2 hp and 8.02 Nm torque output.

TVS Victor

TVS will also be reviving the award-winning Victor, which was one of the best-selling models of the company. It came as a shock when TVS removed the product from the market. However, that is soon about to change when the company will re-launch the bike with renewed features. The engine is likely to be the 125 cc mill used in the Phoenix. It is capable of producing a power of 11 bhp and a torque of 11 Nm. Also, it might come with a semi-digital instrument cluster.

Hero HX250R
Hero Motocorp HX250R

Hero MotoCorp is also ready to launch the HX250R in collaboration with Erik Buell Racing (EBR). The company was able to surprise quite a few when it unveiled the quarter-litre, fully-faired motorcycle at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2014. This bike will be powered a 249 cc, four-stroke single cylinder, liquid cooled motor. It is capable of producing 31 PS power, which is mated to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox. The bike weighs at 139 kilograms and has a stupendous power to weight ratio.

Hero Motocorp ZIR
Hero Motocorp ZIR

Hero ZIR 150cc Scooter is also expected to be on Indian roads by mid-2015. This scooter was unveiled by Bollywood actor Ranveer Kapoor at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo and the anticipated price could be starting from Rs. 75,000 making it a direct competitor of Vespa Elegante.

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