KTM 1290 Super Duke R is launched in China, at price of HK$ 176,800, which is approximately Rs. 13.7 lakhs. The high performance naked bike was launched in United Kingdom in 2013, at price of £13,999 (Rs. 14.3 lakhs approx.), and last month KTM started marketing the same in Indonesia with a price tag of 475 million Rupiah (Rs. 23.79 lakhs approx.).
Bajaj Auto Limited, leading Indian bike manufacturer, has launched the first of its two new bikes under the Discover series. Bajaj Discover 150 S is now available in Pune for an on-road price of Rs 58,515 for the drum brake variant and Rs 61,785 for the disc brake variant.
KTM’s range of bikes comes in with a name that spells autocracy. Offered in shades of orange and black, these bikes have made their mark among buyers in India and abroad. Now, the company is on the brink of offering three new bikes, the fully faired variants of Duke 125, Duke 200 and Duke 390.
Spied testing under camouflage earlier, the new Discover 150F motorcycle has reached dealerships. It is slated for launch in India later this month or early next month. Once successfully launched, the new Discover 150F will compete with the likes of Honda CB Unicorn, Yamaha FZ Series.
Suzuki Gixxer will face much competition when it is launched on August 10, 2014 at an estimated price of INR 75,000. Suzuki’s target group for this bike is a younger and college going set of buyers along with young executives in the country.
Showcased at 2013 EICMA events in Milan, Italy, the fully faired version of RC 390 will be manufactured at Bajaj Auto plant in Chakan, Pune and exported worldwide. A video highlighting the RC 390 draws attention to some of its notable features and some first in class specs.
Hero Passion Pro TR, which Hero MotoCorp claims is built for both on and off road facilities is launched in India. A spiced up iteration of Passion Pro, the Passion Pro TR comes in with added features and a host of accessories, not seen on the Passion Pro, with a price tag of INR 53,531, almost INR 6,000 over the price of Passion Pro.
Bajaj Discover 150 S is spied showcased at a dealership in Pune before imminent launch. What could be Discover 150 F (semi faired version) spied recently is likely to launch later this year. On a glimpse, one would say that it looks very similar to 125cc Bajaj Discover ST model. Yet its capability on road would be far better than Discover nameplate has ever been tagged to.