We’re getting into the penultimate month of 2018, and when you can be proper to say that the yr has handed us faster than ever, it is also introduced some very fascinating bikes to the desk. The month of November guarantees to be no totally different – if something solely larger with three extremely anticipated launches deliberate. All bikes curiously are all about making us nostalgic with their retro vibe and old-school design. There’s additionally a small capability rocket presumably slated for launch from a sure Austrian bike maker. Here is a have a look at the three motorbike launches confirmed in November this yr.
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: November 13-15
Presumably one of many greatest launches of the 2018, the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 marks a brand new chapter for the bike maker that goals to go international with its all-new choices. The Interceptor 650 is the one-half of the brand new 650 twins and boast of a very new platform, engine and mechanicals. The Interceptor 650 additionally resurrects the motorbike identify from the 1960s, whereas 649 cc parallel-twin motor tuned for 47 bhp and 52 Nm of peak torque. Now, we have ridden the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 already on the sunny highways of California, and the bike actually is promising with a claimed high pace of 160 kmph. The brand new 650 may even mark important enhancements in high quality for the model, which it says will likely be on level proper from the beginning. Pricing stays a serious deciding issue on the Interceptor 650, and is anticipated to start out at about Rs. 2.70 lakh (ex-showroom), making for extremely aggressive pricing. Extra particulars on the costs and availability will likely be out there between November 13-15.
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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650: November 13-15
The second half of Royal Enfield’s 650 twins, the Continental GT 650 shares its underpinnings and powertrain with the Interceptor 650, however will get a very totally different design and magnificence. The motorbike takes the form of a restaurant racer with the tear-drop gas tank, clip-on handlebars, single-seat and extra. Each bikes share the identical cycle elements and weigh fairly comparable too. Nevertheless, the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 units itself aside with the extra aggressive styling and energy to go together with the identical. Each bikes will include dual-channel ABS as commonplace and also will get a slipper-clutch, the latter being a primary for any Royal Enfield. The Continental GT 650 is anticipated to be barely dearer than the Interceptor 650.
Jawa Motorbike – November 15
Mahindra Group is all set to resurrect the enduring Jawa model and eat into Royal Enfield’s share of the pie with its upcoming 300 cc retro-styled motorbike. Jawa bikes discontinued within the 1990s in India, however have left a plethora of householders, collectors and aficionados wanting extra from the Czech producer. The brand new motorbike from Jawa for India is anticipated to tackle the Royal Enfield Basic 350, and is more likely to be impressed from the yesteryear bikes. That mentioned, particulars on the engine have already been revealed with the 293 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor tuned to provide 27 bhp and 28 Nm of peak torque. The motor will come paired with a 6-speed transmission. With the recognition of retro bikes, Jawa’s new providing is anticipated to be accepted properly into right now’s two-wheeler eco-system that appreciates basic designs with fashionable underpinnings. Costs are anticipated to be round Rs. 1.5 lakh (ex-showroom), whereas Mahindra’s two-wheeler dealership base is probably going for use to retail the brand new providing. Extra particulars will likely be out there on the time of launch on November 15, so keep tuned!
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KTM 125 Duke
The shock launch of the month, speculations are rife that KTM India will introduce the 125 Duke within the nation someday in November this yr. Dealerships are additionally accepting bookings for the KTM 125 Duke for a token quantity of Rs. 1000, regardless that the bike maker is but to formally affirm the identical. If the 125 Duke certainly hits the market subsequent month, it is going to be essentially the most inexpensive KTM to go on sale in India whereas carrying a hefty price ticket for a 125 cc motorbike. The KTM 125 Duke shares its design language with that of the 390 Duke, whereas boasting a 124.7 cc single-cylinder engine with gas injection tuned for 14 bhp and 11.eight Nm of peak torque. With ABS being necessary for two-wheelers over 125 cc, the 200 Duke will transfer on the value bracket, which can make thee 125 Duke (with CBS as commonplace) a extra inexpensive entry to the KTM model. Costs are anticipated to be round Rs. 1.2 lakh (ex-showroom), pitching the mannequin in opposition to the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200, Yamaha FZ 25, Yamaha R15 V3.zero and extra.
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