Apr 04

Kawasaki Increases Prices Of 11 Models; Ninja 300 Unaffected

Prices of select models have been hiked by up to 7 per cent. Kawasaki’s entry-level motorcycle, the Ninja 300 has not been affected. The Ninja 400 is now Rs 30,000 more expensive. The Kawasaki Z650 now costs Rs 5.69 lakh, which is Rs 40,000 more than before. A few days ago, Kawasaki had announced that it will

2019 Honda Africa Twin Launched In India

Now priced at Rs 13.5 lakh (ex-showroom India). Bookings open for first 50 customers. Now comes in a new metallic blue colour scheme. Honda has launched the 2019 Africa Twin at Rs 13.5 lakh (ex-showroom India). This is a price hike of around Rs 27,000 over the last-gen model. Bookings of the motorcycle have already

Hero MotoCorp will be more focussed version of the XPulse. Could it be a new, more powerful Impulse?

Rumours suggest it will have a sharper design language than the regular XPulse. More off-road capable with longer suspension travel is a possibility. Could possibly come with engine retune or larger rear sprocket. We believe it might be a modern, more powerful interpretation of the Impulse. Ever since the Impulse faded away into the dust,

Ninth Edition Of Royal Enfields One Ride To Be Held On April 28
Ninth Edition Of Royal Enfields One Ride To Be Held On April 28

The ride will take place in 300 cities across India. Theme for the ninth edition is ‘Ride as One’. Enthusiasts can either join the ride or host one by visiting the company’s official website. If you’ve always wanted to go on a road trip along with other fellow Royal Enfield enthusiasts, you’re in luck. Royal Enfield is

Toyota Yaris Secures 4 Stars In Latin NCAP Test

The structure is rated unstable but the passenger protection offered helped it retain the 4-stars. Lack of ISOFIX marking and a passenger deactivation switch contribute for loss of a star for child occupant safety. Brazilian model comes with 5 fewer airbags compared to the Indian one. Toyota’s answer to the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and the Maruti

2019 Honda Civic Round-up: Prices, Review, Rivals & More

Honda launched the tenth-generation Civic in India on March 8 and its comeback definitely garnered a lot of interest among lovers of the car in India. Previously, the eighth-generation Civic was sold in India before Honda discontinued it. The ninth-gen Civic was given a miss altogether for the Indian market. However, if the return of

India scrambles Sukhoi-30 jets after Pak drone sighting
India scrambles Sukhoi-30 jets after Pak drone sighting

India scrambles Sukhoi-30 jets after Pak drone sighting. On Monday after a Pakistani unmanned aerial vehicle was spotted close to the border, the Indian Air Force scrambled two Sukhoi-30 fighters from Punjab airbase . According to sources, the Pakistan Air Force also responded by launching two F-16 fighters. But none of the jets violated airspace

Skoda Kamiq: Top 5 Features We Want In India

Skoda’s Hyundai Creta rival made its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. Christened Kamiq, the compact SUV will debut in India at the 2020 Auto Expo in February. Its sales are expected to begin in the second half of 2020 and it is expected to be priced competitively, thanks to around 95 per cent

Hyundai Venue Spy Pics Reveal Exterior, Interior, Features & More Details

Like the Kona, the Hyundai Venue features headlamps integrated into the bumper. Higher variants of the SUV will get 16-inch alloy wheels shod with 205/60-section tyres. Venue with ‘Turbo’ badging powered by 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. New engine is likely to be teamed with a 7-speed DCT. Features a touchscreen infotainment system which is

SHARE Maruti Eeco Now Gets Standard Driver Airbag, ABS & More

Eeco gets passive safety feature in the form of a driver airbag. Active safety features like ABS with EBD, seatbelt reminder, speed alert system and rear parking sensors also added. Steering wheel changed to accomodate driver airbag. Mechanicals remain the same and is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine. The Eeco is yet to pass

Honda’s Off-Roader, The CRF250R, Gets An Electric Heart!
Honda’s Off-Roader, The CRF250R, Gets An Electric Heart!

The suspension setup remains the same as the CRF250. Honda hasn’t revealed the battery size, power output or range. As of now, the CR Electric is still a prototype and won’t be launched anytime soon. While other two-wheeler manufacturers are busy developing electric sport bikes and city bikes, Hondahas gone on a different route and showcased

BMW Previews Trio Of Upcoming EVs Testing In The Arctic
BMW Previews Trio Of Upcoming EVs Testing In The Arctic

The iX3 SUV will be all wheel drive and will boast a range of 400 kilometers. When launched, the i4 four-door fastback will compete with the Tesla Model S P100D. The iNext crossover will be BMW’s new technology flagship when launched. Stricter emissions, rising fuel costs and an aim for a cleaner world is driving

Lightning Strikes Back! This Electric Bike Can Do 241kmph!!
Lightning Strikes Back! This Electric Bike Can Do 241kmph!!

The Lightning Strike is available in three variants: standard, mid-range and Carbon edition. While the entry-level variant has a top speed of 217kmph, the top-end Carbon edition can go up to 241kmph. The Carbon edition gets Ohlins suspension, Brembo brakes, carbon-fibre parts, and other high-end components. After launching the insanely fast LS-218, Lightning Motorcycles has now

TVS Apache RTR 160 And RTR 160 4V Launched With ABS
TVS Apache RTR 160 And RTR 160 4V Launched With ABS

The sub-200cc Apache range of bikes has been updated with single-channel ABS.  Interestingly, TVS calls its single-channel ABS unit ‘Super Moto ABS’. The Apache RTR 180 has switched from a dual-channel ABS setup to a single-channel unit. The sub-200cc Apache range of bikes has been updated with single-channel ABS.  Interestingly, TVS calls its single-channel ABS

New And Evolved Honda CBR150R Unveiled In Thailand
New And Evolved Honda CBR150R Unveiled In Thailand

For 2019, the CBR150R gets revised fairing and LED headlamps, taller windshield and more recessed fuel tank. The frame has been updated for more strength while front forks now get preload adjustment. In Thailand, it is priced on par with the Yamaha R15 V3.0. Honda has unveiled the 2019 edition of the CBR150 in Thailand. The new bike

Jawa Number 1 Goes For Rs 45 Lakh
Jawa Number 1 Goes For Rs 45 Lakh

Costliest bike sold was for Rs 45 lakh. Each buyer will get a specialised livery Jawa Signature edition motorcycle. Official deliveries of the Jawa motorcycles begin today at 11am. Classic Legends has pulled off another great customer engagement event as it managed to raise Rs 1.43 crores to help the Indian Armed Forces. The Jawa #ForeverHeroes auction

Royal Enfield Himalayan FI: A Sceptic Gets Converted
Royal Enfield Himalayan FI: A Sceptic Gets Converted

I was never a huge Royal Enfield fan; however, over the 1,000-odd kilometres that I covered during the Coastal Trail aboard the Himalayan, I fell in love with it. Now, here’s some back story. I was earlier informed that the bike accompanying me for the 2019 Coastal Trail would be an Interceptor 650. Naturally, I was as

In Focus: Mugen E-Rex Electric Dirt Bike
In Focus: Mugen E-Rex Electric Dirt Bike

Electric dirt bikes isn’t a new concept. Even mainstream bike manufacturers like KTM make them (check out the KTM Freeride E-XC here). However, we think the Mugen E-Rex electric dirt bike looks too cool to be given a miss. It comes from the house of Honda’s performance partner and interestingly, is the second electric two-wheeler made by the firm.

Top 5 Motorcycle News Of The Week: New Royal Enfields Spied, RE Trials Launched, XPulse 200 Spotted & More!
Top 5 Motorcycle News Of The Week: New Royal Enfields Spied, RE Trials Launched, XPulse 200 Spotted

From the launch of the all-new Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials and the Bullet 500 Trials to Hero XPulse 200 being spotted again, here are the 5 top bike stories of the past week. 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 spotted: Royal Enfield’s highest selling motorcycle, the Classic 350, is all set to receive a major update.

Bajaj Dominar 400
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 Launched at Rs 1.73 Lakh

Notable updates include new USD forks, a double-barrel exhaust, and redesigned rear view mirrors. It’s powered by the same 373.3cc, liquid-cooled engine which now gets DOHC setup and a revised compression ratio. Aside from this, the bike gets some cosmetic changes to keep it looking fresh. Bajaj has launched the hotly anticipated 2019 Dominar 400 at Rs