Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, seems to have already begun their R&D on new CBR300R, which is expected to be launched by Diwali 2014. Making its world debut at the EICMA 2013 late last year, Honda CBR300R is imported in the country with a declared value of Rs 2.93 lakhs.
With launch of the new Letâ€™s scooter in Kerala this week, Suzuki Motorcycle India Limited (SMIL) is keen to increase market share with added prominence in markets of South India. SMIL also targets schools, colleges, malls and IT hubs where youth in the age groups of 18-22 years are involved, as part of their sales promotion activities.
Yamaha YZF-R25 and Honda CBR 250R enter the battle ring in Indonesia to fight it out and see which oneÂ gets more fans and fanfare. Honda launched face lifted CBR 250RÂ last week and Yamaha introduced its quarter litre debut YZF-R25 to the world yesterday, both in Indonesian market. We would like to present an on paper comparison between the two sports rivals.
Yamaha Indonesia has launched the new YZF-R25 sports bike and in a few hours from now, first order books will open. Showcased in concept format at Tokyo Motor Show last year and at 2014 Auto Expo in India in February, the muxh awaited quarter liter Yamaha was well received. It now enters in Indonesia where it is priced at 53 million rupiah (approx INR 2.7 lakhs).
The new Yamaha R25 was launched in Indonesia today for a price of 53 million Indonesian Rupiah (which as per today’s conversion rates equals to about $4,662 or â‚¬3,376 or INR 2.7 lakhs). Pretty expensive for India, if you consider the even more powerful KTM RC 390, which is soon going to be launched for an even lesser price. So what will tip the scale in favour of Yamaha R25 apart from it’s looks?
Last weekend saw Conor Cummins make his Honda Racing debut at the North West 200. He secured a podium and 6th place finish in his 2014 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP. The first race was shortened from 7 to 5 laps in the 8.9-mile Triangle circuit because of heavy rainfall. Cummins had a good start and got to 2nd place by the end of the 2nd lap.
Yamaha lovers are already sold to the R25, many ready to buy the new YZF at the drop of a hat. But apart from their fans, Yamaha is also aiming to reach out to new customers with R25. The new short film is probably an attempt to attract more buyers to the brand. Whatever be the case, the almost 4 minute short film, is totally worth your time.
BMW Motorrad has launched the flamboyant S 1000 R street naked bike in India. Priced at INR 22.83 lakhs, 2014 S 1000 R is being brought into the country via CBU route and will be sold through company dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.