TVS Motor launched a special edition of TVS Sport on account of the ongoing festive season in India at a price of Rs.40,088 (Ex-showroom Delhi). It is available for sale in two variants with Kick start Alloy wheel and Electric start features respectively.
The new edition of this 100cc motorcycle gets long seat, wide pillion handle and decals as revisions on the standard model. Other updates include a premium 3D logo and stylized rear view mirrors.
TVS Sport Special edition is being offered in two decal combinations- Black with blue silver and Black with red silver decals. The special edition of this commuter is powered by the same 99.7cc air cooled single cylinder engine that makes 7.5bhp worth power and 7.8Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a four speed gearbox as seen on the standard version.
Another highlight is the Synchronised Braking Technology (SBT) that appears as an optional feature on the new TVS Sport Special edition. TVS Sport attains popularity as the first ever 100cc motorcycle to feature this technology that engages brake on both front and rear in times of panic situations thereby providing smoother halt.
TVS Sport Special edition claims a fuel efficiency of 95kmpl. Suspension duties are performed by telescopic forks at the front while twin spring shock absorbers are provided at the rear for the same. 130mm and 110 mm drum brakes at the front and rear respectively handle braking function.
The sporty instrument cluster on the TVS Sport displays eco and power mode for fuel consumption management. Other features include all-gear electric start on the electric start variant, aluminium grab handles for the pillion rider and chrome muffler guard. Both standard and special edition models of TVS Sport will be available at company dealerships across the country.
Hero Motorcycles and Scooters Limited launched their first ever 125cc scooter Hero Destini 125 in India. Initially named as Duet 125, this model first made its appearance at the Auto Expo 2018 but now the scooter had been renamed as Destini 125.
India Kawasaki Motor (IKM) seems to be launching motorcycles back to back this festive season. After the launch of 2019 Versys 650 last week, the company has now launched the 2019 version of Z900 street fighter motorcycle at Rs.7.68 lakh.
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 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.
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.
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.