Shared scooters that do not require docking ports can be driven door-to-door, avoid stressful searches for parking spaces, and have zero-emission motors. On paper, they have the potential to radically reduce urban car traffic: 70 percent of car trips between home and work in France, for example, are five kilometres (three miles) or less, according to the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Research (INSEE). "Micromobility could theoretically encompass all passenger trips of less than eight kilometres (5 miles), which account for as much as 50 to 60 percent of today's total passenger miles travelled in China, the European Union, and the United States," consulting firm McKinsey said in a report.
Electric two-wheeler maker Revolt Intellicorp Tuesday unveiled its first electric motorcycle RV400. Revolt Intellicorp has a manufacturing facility at Manesar in Haryana plans to roll out the model in seven major cities in the next four months. Here's all you need to know about the bike:
Triumph Motorcycles launched the 2019 Speed Twin in India on Wednesday at Rs 9.46 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Triumph first launched the Speed Twin all the way back in 1938. Back then, it was the first bike in the world to get a parallel twin-cylinder engine. While a lot has changed since then on the motorcycle, the engine still retains its twin-cylinder configuration albeit with myriad improvements.
Royal Enfield launched the Bullet Trials Works Replica 350 and the Bullet Trials Works Replica 500 in India at Rs 1.62 lakh and Rs 2.07 Lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively. The bikes, though looks like an accessoried version of standard Bullets, RE intends to pay homage to the post-1948 trials version of the bike.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) started bookings for its upcoming sports middle-weight model CBR650R, which will be priced below Rs 8 lakh.
Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) Thursday launched the 2019 edition of its sportsbike Hayabusa priced at Rs 13.74 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Yes, after 22 long years Mahindra's Classic Legends has revived the motorcycle brand that once ruled Indian roads and invoke a lot of memories. The company has launched two new bikes the Jawa (centre) priced at Rs 1.64 lakh and the Jawa Forty Two (right) priced at Rs 1.55 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi), on November 15. A third bike — a custom factory bobber called Perak (far left) — will be launched at a later date for Rs 1.89 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). Both Jawa and Jawa Forty Two will be made available through 105 dealerships across the country early next year.
Royal Enfield has launched its much-awaited parallel twin powered 650cc motorcycles in India, on November 14. The Cafe-style Continental GT 650 starts at Rs 2.49 lakh (ex-showroom) while the more classic looking Interceptor starts at Rs 2.34 lakh (ex-showroom). Scroll down for complete price list The Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 were introduced to Indian enthusiasts at the Royal Enfield Ridermania last year, following a global debut at the EICMA 2017.
Not many would know the origins of Scrambling has its roots in the early 1900 Motocross where riders 'scrambled' to the finish line. When Triumph Motorcycles decided to make a new-age Scrambler they did not want to forget this. Because when you look at the new bike it has silhouttes of a true vintage motocross bike.
Two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd on Monday announced its foray in the 125cc scooter segment with 'Destini 125'. The model is available in a fully loaded VX variant along with an affordable LX trim, priced at Rs 57,500 and Rs 54,650 (both ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively.
BMW Motorrad India on Friday launched two new motorcycles, BMW F 750 GS and BMW F 850 GS in India priced upto Rs 14,40,000.
Royal Enfield has finally launched its much-anticipated 650cc motorcycles — Interceptor and Continental GT (in pic)— in the US and the bikes will be launched in India by November this year.
Italian super bike maker Ducati Tuesday launched the 959 Panigale Corse in India priced at Rs 15.2 lakh (ex-showroom). The model coming to India is a special edition, sporting a dedicated livery inspired by the Ducati Corse MotoGP colours, the company said in a statement. Bookings for the Ducati 959 Panigale Corse has opened and is about Rs 67,000 more expensive than the standard version.
Suzuki V-Strom 650 bike, which was introduced in the 2018 Auto Expo, will soon run on Indian roads. By soon we mean later this month. The bike brought to India via the CKD route is estimated to be priced between 7.7 lakh and 7.9 lakh rupees. Dealers have started accepting bookings for a token amount of Rs 50,000 for the bike.
Global superbike makers Harley Davidson and Triumph have announced new, low-displacement bikes for emerging markets that will directly aim at the portfolio of Royal Enfield. So the Indian company that produced Bullet has chosen to respond by making its own range of big bikes, codenamed P, J, Q and K. Royal Enfield has a market share of 90% in the 200-500 cc space, led by the Classic 350 model. Unsurprisingly, the global majors are targeting the mid-size segment of 250-700 cc. This will be the biggest product launch by Royal Enfield under the ownership of Eicher Motors.
Ducati India on Monday launched three new Scrambler 1100 models, in India at a price of upto Rs 11.42 lakh. The Scrambler 1100 is available in three variants - the base Scrambler 1100, Scrambler 1100 Special, and Scrambler 1100 Sport. The base Scrambler is priced at Rs 10.91 lakh. Scrambler 1100 Special is priced at Rs 11.12 lakh, and the Scrambler 1100 Sport is priced at Rs 11.42 lakh (all ex-showroom).
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