Auto Expo 2016: Ten bikes to watch out for
New Delhi: The Indian Auto industry’s biggest event is almost here and most of us are curious to find out what the manufacturers have in store for the costumers. With every year this carnival of automobiles are getting bigger and better.
Following is the list of the upcoming new bikes at Auto Expo 2016 that are expected to make an appearance:
1. Hero HX 250R
Company name: Hero HX 250R
Estimated Price: Rs 1,30,000 to 1,50,000
Hero HX250R has got a lot of features to completely bedazzle you and make you forget other bikes in its segment which includes twin multi-reflector headlights, front and rear turn indicators, black rear view mirrors, sports bike type positioned handlebar and footrests, Fireblade-like styling, a stylish under-seat exhaust and 17-inch alloy wheels
2. Honda CBR300R:
Company name: Honda
Estimated Price: Rs 2,25,000 expected
Displacement 286 cc, Maximum Power 30.4 Bhp @ 8500 rpm, Maximum Torque 27.1 Nm @ 7250 rpm, Gearbox 6 speed manual, Seat Height 785 mm, Ground Clearance 145 mm, Kerb/Wet Weight 164 kg, Fuel Tank Capacity 13 litres, Mileage (Certified) 30.2 kmpl
3. Yamaha M-Slaz:
Company name: Yamaha
Estimated Price: Rs 1,10,000 expected
The naked street fighter gets an oddly shaped, attractive front fascia with lower positioned headlight and a separate pilot headlamp. The side profile gets a sharp ideal naked styled fuel tank and 5x2 spoke alloy wheels. The rear end side view is a bit similar to the R15 and ends into a totally different LED tail light.
4. Ducati Xdiavel:
Company name: Ducati
Estimated Price: 25,00,000 expected
The XDiavel carries most of the design elements from the existing Diavel series of motorcycles. The premium motorcycle gets a truly muscular approach with its large yet simple fuel tank, extra wide tyres, L shaped cylinder arrangement and silver finished skeleton bars below the tank.
5. Suzuki Hayate EP:
Company name: Suzuki
Estimated Price: Rs 50000 expected
Hayate EP uses the Suzuki Super Sleek Piston, high-ignition spark plug and low friction cylinder & piston rings. This aids in improved combustion, high compression ratio, reduced friction and weight reduction. This allows the Hayate EP to give powerful pick-up with superb real road mileage. The all new Hayate EP has a longer seat to provide more comfort to its riders. It also has the longest wheel base and a brand new diamond frame, which gives the rider utility and comfort plus unmatched stability.
6. Mahindra Triumph:
Expected Price: 11-12 lacs.
Triumph Motorcycles will bring the updated 2016 Speed Triple and the Bonneville to the Auto Expo next year. The updated Thruxton, which is essentially the cafe racer version of the Bonneville is also expected to be launched in India in 2016. The Bonneville range will be priced at around INR 7-8 lacs. While the Speed Triple will be priced at INR 11-12 lacs.
7. DSK Benelli Leoncino
Benelli unveiled the Leoncino scrambler at the EICMA 2015 and is expected to bring it to India. Although it is a rival direct to the Ducati Sixty2, which was also unveiled at the EICMA, the latter is not India bound, at least for now
8. DSK Benelli Tornado 302
Estimated Price: Rs 3 lakh to 3.25 lakh.
This bike is powered by 4 stroke, DOHC, in-line two cylinder 300cc engine that gives a maximum power output of 36Bhp at 12,000rpm and 27Nm of peak torque at 9,000rpm, it is mated to a 6 speed transmission and on with full throttle, the Tornado 302 can reach a top speed of 170+kmph.
9. Yamaha MT-10
Expected Price 12,50,000
The Yamaha MT-10 features a fully digital instrument console which has been carried from the Yamaha R1. The console displays a digital tachometer and a clock on its top, displaying speed, distance and gear number in the middle. It displays all the possible modes of traction, ABS and other safety features on the same.
10. Ducati 959 Panigale
Expected Price 15,00,000
Ducati Panigale 959 is a powerful bike that not only has a fantastic profile, but also a powerful engine to see it through competition. The breathtaking design of this bike integrates the monochrome frame with the headlamp and steel fuel tank seamlessly.