Sport Bike – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:03:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png Sport Bike – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 5 Must-Know Facts About 2019 Honda CBR250RR https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/5-must-know-facts-2019-honda-cbr250rr/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/5-must-know-facts-2019-honda-cbr250rr/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:25:20 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=336401 2019 Honda CBR250RR is the most powerful quarter liter one can imagine to ride in the present generation of lightweight bikes. The motorcycle entered the latest generation with exclusive shades and features that are not seen on any nearby rival. Here are 5 must-know facts about the 2019 Honda CBR250RR. 2019 Honda CBR250RR Facts 1) […]

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2019 Honda CBR250RR is the most powerful quarter liter one can imagine to ride in the present generation of lightweight bikes. The motorcycle entered the latest generation with exclusive shades and features that are not seen on any nearby rival. Here are 5 must-know facts about the 2019 Honda CBR250RR.

2019 Honda CBR250RR Facts

1) Excellent Head-Turning Design: The sharp design is complemented by dual barrel exhaust, USD gold forks and huge petal disc brake. The fuel tank is chiseled to the soul while rear end stays sharper than any other rival around the segment. The front flaunts two aggressive lights and perfectly designed windscreen.

2) Powerful 250cc Twin-Cylinder Engine: 2019 Honda CBR250RR is available with a 249.7cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected engine, producing 38.7 HP at 12,500 rpm and 23.3 Nm at 11,000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motorcycle claims 179 kph of top speed and takes just 6.2 seconds to reach 100 kph from standstill.

3) Advanced & Very Informative Instrument Console: Honda CBR250RR features an all-digital console with light readings on the dark base. The speedometer value is accompanied by a borderline tachometer, ride mode indicator and gear shift indicator. The space is well divided to bring digital clock and odometer into action. The console looks directly derived from a superbike spec machine.

4) Segment-First Features: 2019 Honda CBR250RR features ride-by-wire and riding modes as an exclusive feature. No other motorcycle in the segment get this feature, even as an option. The three riding modes are Comfort, Sport and Sport+. The USD forks were earlier exclusive to the machine but Yamaha R25/R3 brought this feature in the 2019 version.

5) Launch Status in India: This may not be a good news for Honda fans but bringing CBR250RR in India will take local production route. The possibility of lower pricing via CKD is not here as placing the same at around INR 3.75 lakh (ex-showroom) would not get the amount of buyers required for Honda to keep operations going. Local production may bring the price down to a considerable level. As of now, Honda has not announced anything officially regarding the launch of CBR250RR in India.

Honda CBR250RR Colors

Honda CBR250RR in Black Freedom
Black Freedom
Honda CBR250RR in Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic
Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic
Honda CBR250RR in Bravery Matt Red
Bravery Matt Red
Honda CBR250RR in Pearl White
Pearl White
Honda CBR250RR in Honda Racing Red
Honda Racing Red
Honda CBR250RR in Sword Silver
Sword Silver

Honda CBR250RR Specs

  • Engine: 4-Stroke, 8-Valve, Parallel Twin
  • Fuel System: PGM-FI
  • Cooling: Liquid with Auto Electric Fan
  • Displacement: 249.7 cc
  • Maximum Power: 38.7 HP @ 12,500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 23.3 NM @ 11,000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Overall Length: 2060 mm
  • Overall Width: 724 mm
  • Overall Height: 1098 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 145 mm
  • Seat Height: 790 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1389 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 165 kg (STD)
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 168 kg (ABS)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.5 litres
  • Front Brake: 310mm Disc, Dual Piston
  • Rear Brake: 240mm Disc, Single Piston
  • 2-Channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Front Suspension: USD Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable Monoshock
  • Front Tyre 110/70-17 54S
  • Rear Tyre 140/70-17 66S

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Yellow Yamaha R15 V3 Spotted at a Dealership in Bangalore https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yellow-yamaha-r15-v3-spotted/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yellow-yamaha-r15-v3-spotted/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:21:59 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=335042 Yamaha R15 V3 has been spotted in a Yellow shade in India, later clarified as a dealer level modification through careful wrapping on the body parts. Yamaha is yet to offer a Yellow R15 V3 in India, seen first on the Indonesian spec model. The new paint scheme for R15 V3 is not under any […]

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Yamaha R15 V3 has been spotted in a Yellow shade in India, later clarified as a dealer level modification through careful wrapping on the body parts. Yamaha is yet to offer a Yellow R15 V3 in India, seen first on the Indonesian spec model. The new paint scheme for R15 V3 is not under any official plan as Yamaha is planning to bring ABS into all 125cc+ bikes before April 1, 2019. The current lineup consists of Racing Blue and Thunder Grey shade.

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Yellow Yamaha R15 V3 Spotted at a Dealership in Bangalore

This typical version was seen at a Bangalore dealership. The front comes with black fascia with yellow inserts while fuel tank also flaunts similar theme. The sides are yellow and center section is finished in gloss black. The rear winglets are also finished in yellow shade. The changes are purely cosmetic and may not result in warranty issues, accept for the paint. R15 V3 is powered by a 155.1cc engine, producing 19.3 HP of maximum power.

Yellow R15 V3 Photos

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Front 3-Quarter View of Yellow Yamaha R15 Version 3

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R15 V3 Specifications

  • Displacement: 155.1cc
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 19.3 HP @ 10,000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 15 NM @ 8500 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Front Brake: 282mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • No ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock
  • Overall Length: 1990 mm
  • Overall Width: 725 mm
  • Overall Height: 1135 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 170 mm
  • Seat Height: 815 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1325 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 139 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 11 litres
  • Front Tyre: 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre: 140/70-17
  • Frame: Deltabox Frame
  • Top Speed: 136 kmph (Approx.)

Ex-Showroom Price List (Stock Model)

  • Standard Model: INR 1.27 lakh
  • MotoGP Edition: INR 1.30 lakh

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EICMA 2018: Aprilia RS660 Sport Bike Concept Unleashed! https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/aprilia/aprilia-rs660-supersports/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/aprilia/aprilia-rs660-supersports/#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:57:43 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=311707 Aprilia is using the 1100cc engine to produce a twin-cylinder engine, clearly using two of its cylinders in the new RS660 SuperSport concept. The engine is a gem, producing 105 BHP of maximum power within a motorcycle that weighs just 160 kg. The addition of electronic aids will further help in performance refinement, resulting in […]

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Aprilia is using the 1100cc engine to produce a twin-cylinder engine, clearly using two of its cylinders in the new RS660 SuperSport concept. The engine is a gem, producing 105 BHP of maximum power within a motorcycle that weighs just 160 kg. The addition of electronic aids will further help in performance refinement, resulting in a champion that is cost effective, powerful and beautifully designed above all. They are yet to announce all remaining details for the performance section.

The light supersport chassis is another great part of the Aprilia RS660 SuperSport concept as weight falls right in the category of lightweight 250cc bikes. The front fascia of the concept uses dual headlight design in place of the iconic three headlights on Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono 1100. The exhaust used here is compact, smart and totally inline with the design. The single seat design will definitely turn into a practical version in the production form of RS660 Concept.

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5 Reasons Why Yamaha R15S is the Best 150cc Sport Bike in India https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-r15s-best-150cc-sport-bike-india/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-r15s-best-150cc-sport-bike-india/#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:18:24 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=4689 Here’s Why Yamaha R15S is the Best 150cc Sport Bike: Yamaha R15 is undoubtedly the first Indian sport bike of its type. It completed a decade as a successful product, most importantly unchanged in terms of design and style since its launch in India. When R15 V2 made an entry into the Indian market, Yamaha fans felt […]

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Here’s Why Yamaha R15S is the Best 150cc Sport Bike: Yamaha R15 is undoubtedly the first Indian sport bike of its type. It completed a decade as a successful product, most importantly unchanged in terms of design and style since its launch in India. When R15 V2 made an entry into the Indian market, Yamaha fans felt quite divided with the difficult to reach, rear seat. Yamaha R15S came out as a savior and provided an option to those who cannot compensate comfort along with performance.

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5 Reasons Why Yamaha R15S is the Best 150cc Sport Bike in India

Powered by the same 149cc engine, the motorcycle is even 2 kg lighter than the version 2.0. It produces 167 HP @ 8500 rpm and 15 Nm of torque at 7500 rpm, and uses a 6-speed gearbox for refined performance and balanced fuel efficiency. Here are the 5 reasons why Yamaha R15S is best 150cc sport bike in India.

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Yamaha R15S is the Best 150cc Sport Bike

1) Comfort for both Rider & the Pillion: R15 actually carries track focused R series DNA within itself. When it comes to comfort, R15S was the best thing Yamaha could do for its customers. Riding with the pillion was a big problem due to the raised height and no grab rail on the version 2. Yamaha recently also launched the R15 Version 3.0 in India but it also has very aggressive riding position and not so comfortable pillion seat.

It is only good for those who could hold on the driver tight while others would have a fear of falling down every second while the bike is being ridden. In R15S, the seat was successfully brought back from V1.0 while the exhaust and all other components like tyres and front parts are shared with the V2.0.

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2) Pure Performance & Handling: Yamaha YZF-R15S is purely performance oriented with its low 134 kg of body weight. The handlebar design and placement remains unaffected for the strict sporty riding position. Yamaha R15-S comes with liquid cooling and fuel injection, providing the best quality of riding experience in 150cc segment. It sprints to 100 kmph in less than 13 seconds while others in the segment are much slower than the R15. Its healthy torque figure ensures no problems while riding with a pillion within harsh city riding conditions.

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3) Awesome Design & Style: R15 still looks miles ahead of the competition while R15-S is no other when it comes to styling. It uses the same front half while the rear, thick body panels and taillight even justify the design. The colors on offer adds icing to the cake, making customers happy with dual tone shades and excellent stickers. The V2.0 sourced exhaust looks excellent on the clean, tyre hugger free rear wheel.

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4) Good Mileage Figure: When you are bent toward the 150cc segment, mileage play an important role in your life. A 200cc motorcycle may come at the same price or even around INR 25,000 lower than the R15S, Yamaha’s reliability, quality and mileage of this motorcycle plays an important role in the decision making session. It returns around 40-45 kmpl when ridden in a casual mood. This makes the Yamaha R15-S multipurpose motorcycle, providing performance and mileage in a linear and rider friendly way.

yamaha-r15-s-high-res-55) Informative Instrument Console: Yamaha provides the R15S with the same console as version 2.0. It is one of the most effective units with analog tachometer and digital screen on its right. The white back-lit screen is crystal clear and looks beautiful at night time riding. It even carries the least possible error while revealing figures while its digital fuel indicator is far better than many others which have major fluctuations in calculating the fuel quantity.

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Key Facts About R15S

  • Displacement – 149 cc
  • Maximum Power – 17 HP @ 8500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders – 1
  • No. of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 160 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 134 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12 litres
  • Top Speed – 131 kmph
  • Ex-showroom Price in Delhi: Rs 1,16,746
  • Mileage: 35-45 kmpl (approx.)

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Furion M1 Hybrid Sport Bike | Rotary Engine | 180 HP | 205 NM | 25 KMPL https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/furion/furion-m1-hybrid-sport-bike/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/furion/furion-m1-hybrid-sport-bike/#respond Sat, 26 May 2018 16:44:30 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=13609 Meet Furion M1 Hybrid Sport Bike: Furion Motorcycles, a french automobile design brand recently brought their idea of a hybrid motorcycle through their CAD images. The design looks amazing while performance specs for the same are even more promising than others of its class. The motorcycle sourced the power from 654 cc Wankel rotary engine […]

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Meet Furion M1 Hybrid Sport Bike: Furion Motorcycles, a french automobile design brand recently brought their idea of a hybrid motorcycle through their CAD images. The design looks amazing while performance specs for the same are even more promising than others of its class.

The motorcycle sourced the power from 654 cc Wankel rotary engine while uses an electric motor that comes paired with five lithium ion batteries. The claims of power production are astonishing as the engine is good for 125 HP at 9000 rpm and 105 Nm at 6000 rpm.

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These values are valid for the petrol motor while adding the additional 55 HP and 100 Nm from the electric motor makes the motorcycle good for 180 HP pf total power and 205 Nm of total torque. The surprise package is fully revealed when you read the manufacturer claiming a mileage of 400 kilometers in just 16 liters of fuel.

That makes a great 25 kmpl of mileage while the power attained in the same period can put some professional race bikes to shame. The wet weight of 209 kg is even comparable to the same segment of bikes.

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For a simple comparison, the power generation of the hybrid can be compared to a naked street bike falling in the same engine category. It is clearly three times more powerful when compared in terms of torque while even the most powerful street fighters would carry half the horsepower as this motorcycle.

It measures 2095 mm in length, carries a seat height of 810 mm and claims a wheelbase of 1435 mm. The superbike dynamics are further enhanced with 120/70-17 front and 190/50-17 rear tyre.

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The motorcycle comes with tubular trellis frame, 43 mm USD forks, rear monoshock, 310 mm dual front disc brake, 250 mm rear disc brake and 6-speed transmission. The use of rotary engine in place of a modern engine helped Furion Motorcycles keep the weight under check.

The cylinders of the engine rotate around the stationary camshaft. It was basically used in aviation industry while in later stage, the same was used in automobiles. This makes the motorcycle even more unique than others in the industry.

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Furion M1 Specifications

  • Dual-rotor + electric engine 40kw
  • Capacity : 2 × 327 (654) cc
  • Torque: 105 nm at 6000 rpm + 100 nm
  • Total Torque: 205 nm
  • Compression ratio: 10.1: 1
  • Power: 125 HP @ 9000 rpm + 55 hp
  • Total Power: 180 hp
  • Mileage: 25 kmpl
  • Length: 2,095 mm
  • Seat height: 810 mm
  • Ground clearance: 140 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1435 mm
  • Wet weight: 209 kg
  • Fuel capacity: 16 liters
  • Front tires: 120/70/17
  • Rear tire: 190/50/17
  • Frame: Tubular trellis frame, motor carrier
  • Fork: Inverted 43 mm, adjustable rebound, compression and pre-load
  • Rear suspension: Monoshock horizontal gas type back-link, adjustable pre-load, and rebound
  • Front brake: Double disc petal 310 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
  • Rear brake: Single disk petal 250 mm, single-piston caliper transmission
  • Final drive: Chain
  • Clutch: Multi-disc in oil bath
  • Transmission: 6-speed

Official Video of Furion M1 Hybrid Motorcycle

Explaining about the M1 hybrid sport bike, Furion Motorcycles says, “Hybrid Genes, an Exotic Interbreeding – Furion M1 is a motorcycle currently in development with its heart to Wankel rotary engine combined with an electric motor to the best of hybridization. An original motive combination with the key to an unusual sound, a musical fruit of two rotors of the rotary engine. Sporty, light and handy the Furion M1 boasts high performance with record consumption. A carrier motor housed within a tubular steel trellis frame, all associated with the best of adaptable for chassis allows it to take very good dynamic qualities. The sporty claimed by this muscular roadster also passes by ecological concerns ahead of the forthcoming European standards. The Furion M1 offers sharp styling, highlighted by led light sets dotting the bow stern. The brainchild of passionate.”

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Furion M1 is equipped with all-digital instrument console

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Yamaha R15 Lagoon Blue & Gloss Black Dual-Tone Edition by Knight Auto Customizer https://news.maxabout.com/modified-bikes/yamaha-r15-lagoon-blue-gloss-black/ https://news.maxabout.com/modified-bikes/yamaha-r15-lagoon-blue-gloss-black/#respond Sat, 26 May 2018 05:47:28 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=12699 R15 Lagoon Blue & Gloss Black Edition by KAC: Yamaha R15 is definitely one of the best designs ever introduced in the Indian market. It has been kept mostly unchanged from nearly a decade while still, it can beat hundreds of others in the Indian market with its single glimpse. Knight Auto Customizer recently worked […]

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R15 Lagoon Blue & Gloss Black Edition by KAC: Yamaha R15 is definitely one of the best designs ever introduced in the Indian market. It has been kept mostly unchanged from nearly a decade while still, it can beat hundreds of others in the Indian market with its single glimpse.

Knight Auto Customizer recently worked on the second generation R15 and brought a beautiful color scheme through their custom paint job. The selection of Black and Cyan further makes it the best looking R15 around the country.

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Yamaha R15 Lagoon Blue & Gloss Black by Knight Auto Customizer

The fuel tank gets Gloss Black paint on the sides while upper side of the same is finished in Cyan. The outer fairing is further divided through the Cyan design over the base Black shade. The visible engine components and foot pegs are finished in Golden shade.

The use of Cyan further extends to alloy wheels and front fender. The motorcycle gets beautiful front projectors with LED daytime running lights on both the corners. The front visor gets finished in Gloss Black.

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Yamaha R15 is powered by a 149 cc, single cylinder engine producing 16.8 BHP and 15 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and comes with liquid cooling as well as fuel injection. The motorcycle cost INR 1.19 lakh for the second generation model, INR 1.25 lakh for Version 3.0 while the R15S can be bought for INR 1.15 lakh.

Key Specs of Yamaha R15 V2.0

  • Displacement – 149.8 cc
  • Maximum Power – 16.8 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders – 1
  • No. of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 160 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 136 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12 litres
  • Top Speed – 131 kmph

For further inquires and details you can contact:

Knight Auto Customizer

Address: #198, Village High Road,
Behind Punjab National Bank,
Sholinganallur, Chennai- 600 119.
Phone: +91-9940202042
Email: support@knightindia.com
Official Website
Facebook Page
Instagram

R15 Lagoon Blue & Gloss Black Edition Photos

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Royal Enfield Closes in on Ducati Sale with Bid of $1.8 Billion https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/royal-enfield-might-buy-ducati-brand-from-volkswagen-group/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/royal-enfield-might-buy-ducati-brand-from-volkswagen-group/#respond Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:53:21 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=13350 Latest Update | September 7, 2017: A recent report from Economic Times hints that Royal Enfield is about to place a bid of $1.8-2 billion for Volkswagen Group’s Ducati brand. This report comes after other statements that claimed VW would retain Ducati as shareholders are not willing to lose such profit making brand from their side. […]

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Latest Update | September 7, 2017: A recent report from Economic Times hints that Royal Enfield is about to place a bid of $1.8-2 billion for Volkswagen Group’s Ducati brand. This report comes after other statements that claimed VW would retain Ducati as shareholders are not willing to lose such profit making brand from their side. It is said that the deadline for placing bids over Ducati ends this month. Still, anything official on the deal will take few more weeks to get public. Update Source

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Original Article | May 8, 2017: A recent report in the automotive industry hints that Royal Enfield may buy Ducati from Volkswagen. The same report claims that VW approached Royal Enfield for the deal and may use the same funds for research on EVs and environment friendly cars. Royal Enfield is one of the most profitable brands in India currently and their decision hint regarding the same has not yet been received. Volkswagen has hired Evercore to evaluate the market value of Ducati. Last week there were rumors that Hero MotoCorp might buy Ducati.

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Eicher Motors, the parent brand of Royal Enfield, has got a great plan for the expansion of the motorcycle brand around the world. They have been expanding in various countries and received good response from America, Australia and Europe. Eicher Motors is valuating an asking price for the brand while the deal can be sealed through further talks. The high profits of Royal Enfield makes them the best eligible candidate for this high spec deal.

Sales of Royal Enfield have crossed 60,000 units in one month for the first time. This change in the brand image was brought successfully through the Classic 350 as it comes with updated features like electric starter and disc brake. Bullet 350 was once their star product but soon lost its glory because of lack of basic motorcycling features.

The launch of other niche products like Continental GT and Himalayan further helped them fetch some numbers. Ducati recently reported to bring 5 new models in India. This also includes the entry level Monster 797, carrying a price tag of INR 7.82 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

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“I have a general view on such things. We are always open to thoughts and ideas. But as you know, we are the most focused and selective company… So basically, without saying absolutely no to anything – because we never say never – we are zeroed in on our own opportunity that we do not want anything to distract us,” Siddhartha Lal, MD & CEO, Eicher Motors is quoted by the Times of India.”

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Anmol Singh’s Modified KTM RC 390 by Autologue Design https://news.maxabout.com/modified-bikes/anmol-singhs-modified-ktm-rc-390-by-autologue-design/ https://news.maxabout.com/modified-bikes/anmol-singhs-modified-ktm-rc-390-by-autologue-design/#respond Wed, 17 May 2017 08:38:09 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=13781 KTM RC series has a different charm when compared to other sport bikes of India. It rules the single cylinder motorcycle segment and none other than Royal Enfield has few engines larger than the RC 390 in their lineup. That too is more into torque world and thus, KTM RC 390 comes out as the […]

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KTM RC series has a different charm when compared to other sport bikes of India. It rules the single cylinder motorcycle segment and none other than Royal Enfield has few engines larger than the RC 390 in their lineup. That too is more into torque world and thus, KTM RC 390 comes out as the ultimate winner in its segment. This typical KTM RC 390 from Autologue Design carries its very own attitude and believe me, you won’t see such unique theme everyday.

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Anmol Singh’s Modified KTM RC 390 by Autologue Design

This RC 390 is owned by Anmol Singh of Pune and carries 8 different colors on its body. It lacks any other graphic than the AGV logo while the pattern of paint job in typically different from others. The front fender is finished in Neon shade while the same inserts can be sen on the side fairing. Gloss Black dominates the fuel tank while Red, Blue, White and many other inserts can be found over the fuel tank. The rear cowl has even been replaced with a custom unit.

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The paint job costs INR 15,000 while the rear cowl can be had for INR 5,000. RC 390 is powered by a 373.2 cc, single cylinder engine producing 43.5 PS of maximum power. The motorcycle now produces 36 Nm of torque while the earlier version was good for 35 Nm. 2017 variant comes with side mounted exhaust and UV resistant paint while no changes in the design of the motorcycle can be noticed. However, the rear seat padding on the new version was increased for pillion comfort.

For further inquiries you may contact:

Autologue Design (Pune)

  • Address: A603, 803, The Parkland, Baner, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Phone: 099233 42606
  • Official FB Page

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Key Specs of 2017 KTM RC 390

  • Displacement – 373.2 cc
  • Maximum Power – 43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 36 Nm @ 7000 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders – 1
  • No. of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 820 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 178.5 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 170 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 9.5 litres
  • Top Speed – 179 kmph

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Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ Officially Unveiled https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/moto-morini/moto-morini-corsaro-1200-zz-officially-unveiled/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/moto-morini/moto-morini-corsaro-1200-zz-officially-unveiled/#comments Thu, 11 May 2017 06:28:52 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=13632 Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ was recently revealed in the International market. 2017 brought every manufacturer a challenge as strict Euro 4 norms across the continent made it mandatory for the brands to either update their engines or bring something new in replacement. They have the required time and Corsaro 1200 ZZ is a resultant […]

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Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ was recently revealed in the International market. 2017 brought every manufacturer a challenge as strict Euro 4 norms across the continent made it mandatory for the brands to either update their engines or bring something new in replacement. They have the required time and Corsaro 1200 ZZ is a resultant of such time invested in a good way. Moto Morini kept the motorcycling soul of the last generation alive and reworked the 1187 cc engine to make it Euro 4 compliant.

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The typical V-Twin motor is good for 137 BHP and 125 Nm of torque. The engine first debuted in 2005 and was a powerful option for those who were more into fun riding than high rpm racing. They have connected the same engine to Zard exhaust system, providing the same with better sound, controlled emissions and even better fuel consumption than ever. The mechanical upgrades include a quick shifter, slipper clutch and ABS for the best ever ride experience. Most parts on Corsaro 1200 ZZ are purely Italian.

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The brakes are sourced from Brembo while Pirelli Diablo Rosso 3 tyres are used for maximum road grip. Italian brand AIM brings its 5 inch instrument console on the motorcycle. The price for Europe stays 19,900 Euros while they can ship the motorcycle right to your doorsteps if you are living in Europe currently. The exclusivity factor of the Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ makes it an impressive product as its twin front headlight and twin rear under seat exhaust cannot be found on any other motorcycle.

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Hero MotoCorp Might Buy Ducati Brand from Volkswagen Group https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/hero-motocorp-might-buy-ducati-brand-from-volkswagen-group/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/hero-motocorp-might-buy-ducati-brand-from-volkswagen-group/#respond Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:35:44 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=12744 Volkswagen is reportedly looking for a buyer for its exotic Ducati brand. It is one of the profitable section of Volkswagen group but getting over the diesel-gate scandal will need the sacrifice of an important brand from the lineup. It was bought by Audi in 2012 while selling it in 2017 would be a considerable […]

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Volkswagen is reportedly looking for a buyer for its exotic Ducati brand. It is one of the profitable section of Volkswagen group but getting over the diesel-gate scandal will need the sacrifice of an important brand from the lineup. It was bought by Audi in 2012 while selling it in 2017 would be a considerable loss, that too when the brand is expanding in most markets and registering highest ever sales in company history. Scrambler range from Ducati has been one of the most successful series ever.

Hero MotoCorp is one of the prospective buyers for the exotic Italian brand, competing against few manufacturers from China and consortium of buyers. If no one agrees on the deal, Ducati may enter stock market. The company currently has 1594 employees in around 90 countries, operating 783 sales and service networks among the same regions. Ducati could help Hero develop their brand image and technology being used in upcoming bikes for global as well as Indian market.

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Hero MotoCorp Might Buy Ducati Brand from Volkswagen Group

They first invested in Eric Buell Racing but that didn’t end as a successful venture. High displacement bikes are now higher in demand and all manufacturers are looking forward to get their hands on this segment. Ducati is recently reported to bring 5 new models in India. This also includes the entry level Monster 797, carrying a price tag of INR 7.82 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Hero MotoCorp in currently known for commuter bikes and sells more than 2 lakh units of just Splendor series every month.

[Source: Reuters]

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