Vespa 946 premium scooter from Italian two wheeler makers Piaggio, is to make its way into Indian markets by the end of 2013. To be launched in premium segment of the Indian scooter industry, Vespa 946 was showcased at the 2012 EICMA show in a retro and futuristic design.
Police swooped down on youngsters performing dare devil motorcycle stunts at India Gate over the past weekend. Out for some fun and frolic, these young bikers caught the attention of police who carried out late night checking in the area. Cases were registered against motorcyclists, fines were slapped on all 84 bikers while 8 bikes were impounded.
Hero MotoCorp Ltd, a major two wheeler manufacturing company in India, is slated to be holding a series of talks with Fiat Group’s Magneti Marelli SpA. The two auto majors are vying for a system that is expected to contribute to better fuel efficient engines for motorcycles and scooters in the 150cc segment.
A ban on motorcycle riding was levied in 2008 due to heightened Taliban activities in the Bajaur region. After about five years, this ban has been lifted in an announcement made by Brig. Ghulam Haidar, Sector Commander of Army in the region. An announcement was relayed on the security forces run FM radio channel Aman FM 88 last week.
Japanese electric motorcycle makers, Terra Motors Corp, unveiled a new scooter called the A 4000i. This electric scooter will come in with Apple iPhone embedded on the center console, which will come to the aid of riders who wish to record data with regard to average speed, mileage, distance travelled and access to running routes.
Bajaj Auto has introduced a new variant to the Discover range of motorcycles. Discover 125T is added to Discover 125 ST and Discover 100 T range. Discover 125 T is powered by a 4 valve DTS-I engine offering enhanced performance and mileage while style and features are at a premium.
At the launch event of KTM Duke 390 in Pune a few days back, in their presentation, there was one slide which featured the KTM Super Duke 1290. The only information revealed that time, was that it will be launched later this year, but not for India. Moving on, the launch of this beast seems to be on schedule, as images from a private dealer screening has surfaced on the internet.
Royal Enfield is set to take the Indian motorcycle sector by storm as it gets ready to launch its 2014 Continental GT535 Cafe Racer. Promising to be both a looker and speedster being the fastest production Royal Enfield, the Continental GT535 Cafe Racer concentrates on reduced overall weight.
The most affordable bike in Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd (HMSI) lineup, new Dream Neo 110cc is here. Promising 74 kmpl, and available at a price of Rs 46,140 (Ex-Showroom, Mumbai), this mass market two wheeler is ideal for riders who expect top mileage and outstanding features from at an affordable price.