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Published: 30-Nov--0001

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Yamaha launches Cygnus Ray-ZR in its lineup of scooters

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After the success of Fascino and Alpha, Yamaha has launched its new scooter Cygnus Ray-ZR with a lot more manly attitude that captivates the urban heart. When it was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016, the company had announced it as a young Indian man's scooter specifically as the earlier model of Ray that was launched for women did not fare well in the market and had to be discontinued. Now this model of Ray ZR has cosmetic tweaks to charm the male crowd with its sporty yet aggressive looks and cool body graphics. The sharp lines and accentuated side panels keeps it at the forefront giving the attention it deserves in a crowd. It is powered by a 113 cc Bluecore engine that has been designed to improve the combustion efficiency. It competes well in the Indian market with its power to weight ratio at a weight of 103kg which is lower than most of its rivals. Thanks to the fibre used on its body panels. The scooter also comes with a decent 21 litre storage capacity, alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. The Ray- ZR boasts of itself to be the first Indian scooter that offers an optional disc brake variant. Yamaha foresees a 10% market share in the upcoming year with the soaring 30% contribution to sales in the scooter segment, says Roy Kurian, Yamaha Motor India Sales VP-Sales & Marketing. The drum brake variant of Cygnus Ray ZR is approximately priced at Rs 52,000 while the disk brake variant is around Rs 54,500.

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Honda launches new CD 110 Dream DX at Rs.48,461

Honda launches new CD 110 Dream DX at Rs.48,461


Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. launched the 2018 version of CD 110 Dream DX in India at an affordable price of Rs.48,461 (Ex-Showroom Delhi). The popular commuter draws inspiration from Dream D that was launched years back in 1949, claiming it to be the company’s first ever mass motorcycle at that time.


TVS XL 100i launched at Rs.36,109 with new electric start feature

TVS XL 100i launched at Rs.36,109 with new electric start feature


Once upon a time, before the entry of multi brand motorcycles, there ruled one particular model from TVS named TVS XL. Once a popular name amongst the rural class of India, this moped still continues to attract people in India, which is clearly evident from the huge sales figures it contributes every month. The age old TVS XL came up with an upgrade few months ago upgrading its engine to a BS-IV compliant one and offering LED daytime running lights as part of the norms.

Will India get BS-IV compliant Royal Enfield models
Will India get BS-IV compliant Royal Enfield models

Royal Enfield had updated engines on their two best-selling models,Bullet 500 and the Continental GT in the European Market. Now they have launched the 2017 Classic 500 and the Himalayan too with an updated Euro-IV compliant engine. The Eicher Motors owned company is strengthening its global portfolio with updated models and an increasing number of showrooms worldwide.


Royal Enfield BS-IV range of vehicles launched in India
Royal Enfield BS-IV range of vehicles launched in India

Royal Enfield motorcycles powered by BS-IV engines are now available in India. The entire lineup is said to have received the engine upgrades with AHO (Automatic Headlamp On) feature (both being stringent norms), even though no official statement has been released by the company yet. According to reports from financial express, Electra 350 was spotted already on sale at one of the company dealerships with updated features as the BS-IV engine and AHO. Other models too are believed to go on sale with the same upgrades in another week, as April 1st, 2017 is the deadline for these norms to be implemented on all motor vehicles in India. The prices have been hiked for the new range of BS-IV motorcycles from Royal Enfield.


Honda Activa 125cc- the first scooter in India launched with BS-IV
Honda Activa 125cc- the first scooter in India launched with BS-IV

Honda launched the first scooter in India, Activa 125cc with an engine that complies with BS-IV norms. The New Activa also becomes the first scooter to get an AHO (Automatic Headlamp On) feature, which is about to be mandatory on all vehicles in India from April 1st, 2017 as part of safety regulations. Not many cosmetic updates have been provided on this best seller. However, few prominent tweaks are seen like the new pair of LED positioning lamps that fit perfectly into the chrome apron on the front, a protuberant Honda badge and also a mobile charging socket.


Yamaha FZ 25 What's unique with this machine
Yamaha FZ 25 What's unique with this machine

Yamaha launched its latest offering in the FZ series named FZ 25 as a gentle step towards the booming 250cc bike segment. Comfortably placed between the YZF R15 version 2.0 and YZF R3, this motorcycle marks Yamaha’s entry into the performance bike segment which is being dominated by giants like Royal Enfield, KTM and Bajaj Auto. The bike was initially named as FZ 250, but later the company decided to dump the 0 and name it FZ 25.


Hero launches Glamour 2017 in India at Rs.57,775
Hero launches Glamour 2017 in India at Rs.57,775

All new Hero Glamour was launched in the country recently with latest style and technology in addition to the upgraded BS-IV engine. It appears in two variants- a drum brake and a disc brake variant at Rs.57,775 and Rs.59,755 (Both ex-showroom prices, Delhi) respectively. Another fuel injected version, Glamour FI has also been launched with only a disc brake variant priced at Rs.66,580 (ex-showroom price, Delhi). Hero has started selling the 2017 model bike through all its dealerships across the country through prebooking options. The older version still continues to be on sale until stocks last at its price, which is around Rs.10000 lesser than the new one.


BMW Motorrad officially launches its global portfolio in India
BMW Motorrad officially launches its global portfolio in India

BMW Motorrad commences Indian operations through BMW group officially. Initially the brand used to sell its products through importers here in Mumbai and New Delhi. But now, the global portfolio comprising of premium motorcycles from the brand reaches India through company’s official dealership network in India. The dealership network is expected to begin with stores at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune while the company plans to widen its presence in the country soon. Mumbai, Bengaluru and Pune showrooms will be inaugurated in the upcoming three days.


Harley Davidson launches Street Rod 750 in India at Rs.5.86 lakh
Harley Davidson launches Street Rod 750 in India at Rs.5.86 lakh

Harley Davidson, a brand that gained a lot of fan following in India since its first launch has come up with their latest offering, All-New Street Rod 750 in the country at a price of Rs.5.86 lakh. The 2017 iteration is based on the old 750 Street model and comes with few remarkable changes to captivate the youth here, special mention to the robust looks and a more powerful engine. In India, Harley Davidson progresses towards a wider audience through the launch of this iconic creation.


Honda Africa twin to land in India by June 2017
Honda Africa twin to land in India by June 2017

Honda finally readies itself to launch Africa twin in the country by June 2017. It is expected to reach India as CKD units. The launch that was supposed to happen earlier was delayed due to an earthquake near the company facility in Hamamatsu, Japan which produced the assembly kits. The price for this adventure tourer is not yet officially known but it is expected to be anywhere between Rs.16-18 lakh. However, it is still unclear whether India might receive both manual and Automatic Dual Clutch transmission variant or any of these.


bike COMPARISON

TVS Apache RR 310

TVS
Apache RR 310

Standard
2.05 Lakh

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KTM RC 390

KTM
RC 390

Standard
Rs. 2.41 Lakh

Yamaha likely to launch MT-03 in India by mid

Yamaha likely to launch MT-03 in India by mid

When it comes to motorcycles be it commuters or sport bikes, there’s one company that never compromises with the balance of power and ride quality. Yes, Yamaha never fails to amaze its customers with their exhilarating series of bikes coming up every year.

Few upcoming bikes in India to be launched

Few upcoming bikes in India to be launched

Indian automobile market seems to add excitement to the end of festivity as well withmore motorcycles geared up for launch. Few of them already in the market, many more are expected to arrive in the coming few months. While the first half of 2017 witnessed newcomers from the performance segment, the second half seems to be having a mixed bag of commuters, naked and full faired sport bikes, both new and revised models. With more and more brands marking its presence in India, this market has been growing rapidly contributing towards the growth of the Indian economy.

Yamaha FZ 25 What's unique with this machine

Yamaha FZ 25 What's unique with this machine

Yamaha launched its latest offering in the FZ series named FZ 25 as a gentle step towards the booming 250cc bike segment. Comfortably placed between the YZF R15 version 2.0 and YZF R3, this motorcycle marks Yamaha’s entry into the performance bike segment which is being dominated by giants like Royal Enfield, KTM and Bajaj Auto. The bike was initially named as FZ 250, but later the company decided to dump the 0 and name it FZ 25.

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