Hero unveils first touring motorcycle XPulse 200T

Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, said it will launch its XPulse series of 200cc premium motorcycles early next year. The company announced the second in the XPulse series, the XPulse 200T. While the original XPulse is an off-roader, the ‘T’ variant is built for longer rides and, according to the company, offers […]

TVS Motor posts 26% jump in October auto sales as Scooters overtake Motorcycles

TVS Motor Co, one of the world’s largest two-wheeler makers, reported a 26% jump in October sales, thanks in part to a festival season that came early this year. Sales, including exports and three-wheelers, jumped to 398,427 in October from 317,411 last year. This is a better performance compared to September, when overall sales had […]

TVS Motor unveils Jupiter Grande at Rs 56,000

TVS Motor Company has introduced yet another version to its successful Jupiter line of scooters. Jupiter Grande, priced at Rs 56,000 ex-showroom in Delhi, has a few functional extras like an LED front-lamp that saves power and fuel, adjustable mono-shock suspension at the back and a new seat. The new model is priced at Rs […]

Hero MotoCorp to raise prices of bikes and scooters from next month

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, said it will increase the price of its two-wheelers from October 3. The prices of its motorcycles and scooters could go up by up to Rs 900 per unit. “The revision has been necessitated by the increasing commodity costs and currency depreciation. “The price hike will translate to […]

Hero MotoCorp launches e-commerce portal for selling genuine parts

Hero MotoCorp has launched online shop for consumers to buy genuine parts and accessories for their Hero scooters and motorbikes. The portal, www.hgpmart.com, will be run by the company directly. However, it will tap close to 100 distributors in a ‘hub and spoke’ model for fulfillment. Consumers can buy any part by following a step-by-step […]

Royal Enfield to set up new production unit near Chennai at Rs 800 cr

Royal Enfield, which makes the iconic ‘Bullet’ retro motorbikes in India, said it will invest Rs 800 cr this financial year to create the second phase of its factory at its Vallam Vadagal site near Chennai. The company, whose products cost upwards of Rs 1.15 lakh, has seen sales of its motorbikes rise rapidly in […]

TVS unveils stylish Apache RTR 160 4V 2018 with 4-cylinder engine

TVS Motor Co has unveiled the specifications of the new 2018 version of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, its highest selling bike in the premium RTR series. As expected, the primary changes are in the looks and in the engine. In terms of looks, the bike is arguably the most stylish in the 160cc class. […]

Hero MotoCorp unveils new Super Spendor 2018 with 27% more power

Hero MotoCorp said it has launched the 2018 version of its extremely successful commuter bike Super Splendor. The bike will continue to be powered by a 125cc engine. However, it more powerful compared to the outgoing version as it has a peak output power of 8.4 kW or 11 PS (horsepower) at 7,500 rotations per […]

TVS Motor adds fast clutch technology to Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Motor Co announced a new variant of its 200cc Apache RTR motorbike with special ‘race derived’ clutch technology that makes it easier to shift gears. The new model costs about Rs 1,600 extra. “The ‘A-RT Slipper Clutch’ technology, accentuates the motorcycle’s performance, with 22% reduction in clutch force for quicker upshifts, enabling the rider […]

Harley Davidson motorcycles may get cheaper in India thanks to Trump

So far, Donald Trump has earned many fans in India for his tough stance on terrorism, especially that emanating from India’s western neighbor Pakistan. Soon, he may win over a new class of fans — bikers — thanks to his latest attempts to reduce import duties Harley Davidson bikes in India. India has a policy […]

Hero MotoCorp unveils off-roader XPulse, 125cc Maestro scooters at Auto Expo

Hero MotoCorp, India’s largest two-wheeler maker unveiled what it called India’s first adventure bike in the 200cc class, the XPulse, as well as 125cc variants of its Maestro scooters. The XPulse is Hero’s second offering in the premium motorcycle segment after the Xtreme 200R that was unveiled just a week ago. The new scooter range […]

TVS Motor takes on KTM Duke 390 with Apache RR 310, price seen at Rs 1.5 lakh

TVS Motor Company has, for the first time, entered the premium motorcycle category with its Apache RR 310 motorcycle, but pricing details are not yet revealed. “The motorcycle marks TVS Motor Company’s entry into the super-premium segment, both in domestic and international markets,” the company said. The premium motorcycle category is currently dominated by Royal […]