New year 2021 is about to begin. In the past year, due to coronavirus, many launches were delayed in the automobile market. But despite this, many bikes entered the country. Some of these bikes were updated versions of older models, while some were brand new models. The bikes to be launched range from commuter bikes to premium segment bikes. Let’s know about some new motorcycles in the year 2020…
KTM 390 Adventure
This bike was launched in January 2020 at an ex-showroom Delhi price of Rs 2.99 lakh. Powering the KTM 390 Adventure is a 373cc, single cylinder, fuel injected engine that generates 43hp power and 37Nm peak torque. It also has a 6 speed transmission with slipper clutch.
Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 or Vitpilen 250
Both these bikes were launched in February 2020. Husqvarna is Sweden’s flagship brand and is part of the KTM group. Bajaj Auto has a 48 percent stake in the group. The Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250 quarter liter bikes are powered by 248.8cc fuel injected, liquid cooled, single cylinder, 4 stroke DOHC engines. It generates 29.5 hp power at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm torque at 7,500 rpm. Both the bikes were launched at the ex-showroom Delhi price starting from Rs. 1.80 lakhs.
Bajaj Master 250
This bike was launched in March 2020. The Bajaj Dominar 250 is powered by a 248.77 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled fuel injected engine. It generates 27 PS of power and 23.5 Nm of peak torque. The transmission is 6 speed. The top speed of the bike is 132 KMPH. The ex-showroom Delhi price of Bajaj Dominar 250 is Rs. 165715.
Hero Xtreme 160R
The 2020 Hero Xtreme 160R was unveiled during the Hero MotoCorp World 2020 press conference in February. Later, the bike began to be dispatched from June 2020 due to the COVID 19. The Hero Xtreme 160R ex-showroom Delhi price starts at Rs 102,000. The motorcycle has a 160cc air-cooled, BS6 engine. Along with XSens technology and advanced programmed fuel injection technology has been given. The engine of the bike generates 15 BHP power and. The Xtreme 160R is capable of holding 0-60 km / h in 4.7 seconds.
Triumph Tiger 900 Range
The Triumph Tiger 900 range was launched in June 2020. The range includes TIGER 900 GT, TIGER 900 RALLY and TIGER 900 RALLY PRO models. The Triumph Tiger 900 range bikes have a 900cc triple engine with T-Plane triple crank. This engine produces 94 hp power and 87 Nm torque. Transmission is 6 speed. The ex showroom price of Triumph Tiger 900 range starts from Rs. 13.70 lakhs.
Ducati Panigale V2
Italian company Ducati launched the new Panigale V2 bike in India in August 2020. Its ex-showroom price is 16.99 lakh rupees. The Ducati Panigale V2 is powered by a 955cc Superquadro, twin cylinder engine that conforms to the Euro5 / BS6 emission norms. The engine generates maximum power of 155 hp and peak torque of 104 Nm. Along with a 6-speed transmission with bi-directional quickshifter has been given.
Honda Hornet 2.0
In August 2020, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) launched its CB Hornet 200R in India under the name Hornet 2.0. The ex-showroom Delhi price of the bike is Rs 126927. The Hornet 2.0 uses the new powerful and efficient 184cc HET BSVI PGM-FI engine, which generates 17.03 hp power and 16.1 Nm peak torque. It also has a 5-speed transmission. A piston cooling jet is also provided with the engine. It acts as a heat absorbent, improving engine thermal efficiencies and helping to achieve superior mileage.
Triumph Rocket 3 GT
The Triumph Rocket 3 GT bike was launched in India in September 2020. Its ex-showroom price starts at Rs 18.40 lakh. The Triumph Rocket 3 GT is powered by a 2458cc inline three-cylinder engine. It generates 165 hp power at 6,000 rpm and 221 Nm peak torque at 4,000 rpm. Along with this, 6 speed transmission has been given.
The BMW R18 Cruiser was launched in September 2020 at an ex-showroom price starting at Rs 18.90 lakh. The bike has a 1,802 cc boxer twin, air cooled and oil cooled engine. It produces 89.75 hp power and a peak torque of 158 Nm. It also has a 6-speed gearbox with shaft drive.
Honda H’ness CB350
The Honda H’ness CB350 (Highness CB350) was launched in October 2020. The ex-showroom Gurugram price of DLX variants of the bike is 1.85 lakhs and the price of DLX Pro variants is 1.90 lakhs. The Honda H’Ness CB350 is powered by a 348 cc single-cylinder, fuel injected, air cooled engine. Along with this, 5 speed transmission system has been given. The engine generates 20.8 hp power and a peak torque of 30 Nm.
KTM 250 Adventure
This motorcycle was launched in the country in November 2020 at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.48 lakh. The bike is powered by a 248.8cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine that produces 30hp power and 24Nm peak torque. It also has a 6-speed transmission.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350
Royal Enfield’s Meteor 350 Cruiser motorcycle made a knock in the Indian market in November. The price of the bike starts from Rs 1.75 lakh. The new J Series 349cc fuel injection engine has been given in Royal Enfield Meteor 350. This engine generates 20 hp power and torque of 27 Nm. The Meteor 350 has a 5-speed gearbox.