Every year, India has the opportunity to see many international motor shows. These not just raise the bars for the coming years but also helps the industry to grow with the introduction of new products from time to time. Here is a list of 36 most-awaited bikes in India. For those who missed something in last six months, you will find your perfect dream companion here for sure.
1) Honda CBR250RR
Honda has finally unleashed the most-awaited twin-cylinder motorcycle in Indonesia on July 25. Known as CBR250RR it would be competing with the likes of Kawasaki Ninja 300 (Ninja 250 outside India), Hyosung GT250R, and Yamaha R3. As of now, Honda has no plans to launch the CBR250RR in India but they might consider it at a later stage. Honda has not revealed the exact power and torque figures, the bike is expected to generate maximum power of 35-38 Bhp with max. torque of 26-29 Nm. The expected price tag for CBR250RR is Rs 3.50-3.75 lakhs (ex-showroom). It would be available in 3 shades: Racing Red, Grey Metallic, and Matt Black.
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2) BMW G310R
BMW’s most affordable offering for the world would soon launch in the Indian market. It is expected to launch in a few days and would carry a mind blowing price tag due to its manufacturing in India (TVS production facility). It is powered by a 313 cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected producing 33.6 BHP and 28 Nm of torque.
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3) Bajaj Pulsar CS400 (Kratos)
Bajaj is heavily testing this excellent piece of technology these days and would be soon launching this in the Indian market. It has been revealed in the 2014 Auto Expo but the production version will lose the USD telescopic forks. It is hinted to launch in July-September period and would be the most powerful Pulsar ever made with its 373.2 cc engine.
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4) Kawasaki Ninja 250SL
The volume generator for Kawasaki faired sport bikes is still not available in India. It carries a neat fairing and that typical Kawasaki Green can easily place it above bikes like RC200 and CBR250R. It is powered by a 249 cc engine producing 27.62 BHP and 22.6 Nm of torque. Ninja 250SL claims a top speed of 153 kmph and carries a single headlight design.
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5) Suzuki Gixxer 250 (GSX-250R)
Gixxer series is responsible for the comeback of Suzuki in the motorcycling world. It can be termed as a pure game changer and the same would be the thing for Gixxer SF 250. The fully faired quarter liter machine has been spotted in a couple of images and looks very attractive, sharing its design elements with the flagship GSX-R1000.
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6) 2016 Honda CBR150R
Honda’s latest design language has been applied on to the 2016 CBR150R. It looks miles ahead of anything in the segment and carries a super sport design at the minimum displacement possible from Honda. It has improved on the engine terms and now produces 13.7 Nm of torque. It would be a sure-shot hit, if ever launched in the Indian market.
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