NEW YEAR’S NEW BIKES
Certainly, there is huge craze amongst the youngsters for bikes and specially for the sporty bikes. There exists a category of youngsters who keep changing their bikes regularly after a time interval. Due to this immense craze for bikes amongst the youngsters, the two-wheeler’s market is also prevailing in our country (India) healthily and wealthily as well. Consequently, the reputable bike manufacturers like Hero, Bajaj, TVS, etc. are going unveil some of their finest products in the upcoming year too. Let’s have a look on the bikes ready to enter into the market in 2017 :
HERO XTREME 200S
At very first, Hero Moto Corp. unveiled this bike at the 2016 Auto Expo event. Basically, this bike is the powerful version of Hero Extreme 150. Likings of the youth is considered seriously while designing this promising product.
This beautiful possesses the 200 cc, 4-Stroke, Single-Cylinder, Air-Cooled Engine. The fitted engine will generate the mechanical power of 18.56 bhp and develop the rotational torque of 17.2 Nm. The 5 or 6-Speed Gearbacks will accompany this engine. Both of its wheels will be equipped with disc brakes and the Single-channel ABS will also be provided. By appearance, this bike will be very aggressive and sporty too.
Hero Xtreme 200S is expected to launch in first quarter of 2017. And its price is expected to reside between ₹90,000-1,10,000.
2017 KTM Duke 125
The sporty and apparently sharp profile of this bike is surely going to attract the youngsters. This bike is so far the most compact member of the KTM Duke Family. Its design is inspired by Duke 390. By appearance, this bike is magnificently beautiful.
This bike is equipped with LED Headlamps and the Digital Colour TFT Display which supports smartphone connectivity. The fuel tank of this bike also seems reasonably muscular whose capacity is 13.4 litre.
This bike possesses the 124.7 cc, Single-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke Engine which will come up with 6-Speed Transmission. Its fuel economy will be better.Its launch is expected in the mid of 2017 and its price is expected around ₹1 lac.
BAJAJ PULSAR RS400
Certainly, Pulsar is one of the most successful bike of Bajaj Company. It have won lacs of bikers in India alone. Pulsar is always known for the sporty experience, it offers, and have gained an exceptional reputation in the market. Probably, this may be one of the reasons behind the manufacturer’s decision to launch its one of the most successful bikes with bigger engine. The company have named this new model as Bajaj Pulsar RS400.
This bike will look more aggressive than the Pulsar RS200 but most of the components will remain the same as they were in RS200. Pulsar RS400 is equipped with Dual Channel ABS. This bike will get the power from its 373.2 cc lightweight engine which will come up with 6-Speed Transmission.
It is expected that Bajaj will launch this aggressive yet beautiful bike in the middle of 2017 and the price is expected between ₹1.6-2.0 lacs.
TVS APACHE RTR 300
This bike was first seen at the 2016 Auto Expo event and at that time, it was introduced with the name Akoola 310. Facially, it appears similar to racing bikes. So, definitely it will attract the youngsters and roadside stuntmen.
This bike have the 313 cc, Liquid-Cooled, Single-Cylinder Engine. This very same engine is also fitted in another bike viz. BMW G310 R. And surprisingly, the BMW G310 R will get launched in India earlier than the Akoola 310 launch. This bike (Akoola 310) may give close fight to KTM RC 390, in terms of Single-Cylinder Engine. But a lot more depends upon the performance of the bikes too.
According to media reports, Bajaj may launch this exciting product in India in the third quarter of the year 2017 and the expected price of this bike is ₹2.2 lacs.
BAJAJ AVENGER 400
Bajaj Avenger is the most affordable cruiser bike available in the market and so far there isn’t appearing any competitor against it. After the success earned by the avenger (150cc) and Avenger (220cc), now the company have decided to launch the 400 cc version of the Avenger.
Right now, everything isn’t much clear regarding the designing of this bike but it may be equipped with the 373.2 cc, Single-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled Engine.
It is expected that Bajaj will launch this affordable product in the late 2017 and its affordable price is expected around ₹1.5 lacs.