The company has priced the Xtreme 200R quite aggressively and it will surely give a stiff competition to the likes of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V that comes with a starting price of Rs 1.03 lakh (ex-showroom), Bajaj Pulsar NS200 that is priced at Rs 1.01 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base model.
The R15 MotoGP edition is already available in Southeast Asia at a price tag of IDR 35,100,000, which is expected to be price roughly around Rs 1.67 Lakh (ex-showroom) in India. Meanwhile, the standard variant of the R15 is selling for Rs 1.26 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Partnering with the TVS Motor Company, both the machines were developed in Germany but will be manufactured in the TVS’s plant in Hosur, India. Powered by a 313cc displacement, single-cylinder liquid-cooled Fuel Injected unit will chunk the power of 34 PS and peak torque of 28 Nm.
Filling the gap between the RE Himalayan and the Kawasaki Versys X-300, the 390 Adventure is expected to range between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh. Further, similar to the KTM Duke 390, the tourer will be powered by a 373.2cc, single cylinder engine, which will generate the power of 42.9 bhp with 37 Nm of torque.
It is worth noting, that the vehicle premiered for South Africa is longer than the Indian variant and known by the name of Ford Figo Sedan. Further, the machine is expected to be redesigned in terms of length and will be kept in the sub-4-meter sedan segment for the nation.
The Datsun Go and Go+ are powered by the same 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, which are claimed to chunk the power of 68 bhp and 104 Nm. Mated to a speed manual transmission, the machines are also available in an option of CVT gearbox.
Ninja 1000 is powering by a is liquid-cooled, four-cylinder, in-line 1043cc displacement engine which is said to generate maximum power of 141.9 PS at 10000 rpm, with the peak torque of 111 Nm at 7300 rpm and mated to the 6-speed slipper clutch-enabled gearbox.
Rivalling the BMW R 1200 GS, the machine will be equipped with a new 1,262cc displacement, liquid-cooled, L-Twin DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing) engine. It will be capable of generating maximum power of 160 PS at 9500 rpm, and peak torque of 129.5 Nm at 7500 rpm which is 1.5 Nm more than the previous engine.
Since the clutch was tightened due to the cold weather conditions, the machine was not able to shift to gears and move forward as if the clutch plate was broke. But since the team was aware of such issues, they had adjusted the bikes clutch and were all good to go.
The Bedrock Edition is launched to celebrate the milestone of selling 25,000 units in India. At a price tag of Rs 17.53 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the machine is based on the SUV’s sports trim, which will only be available in the diesel engine with the option of Vocal White, Minimal Grey and the Exotic Red paint jobs.
Tata Motors will spearhead Nano's body shells to Jayem Automotive, which will not include the engines and gearboxes. Later, the Jayem Automotive will install a 48-volt electric system on the body of Tata Nano, which will give the power of 17kW (23 bhp). These have been prepared by the PowerTrain Electra EV.
Rivalling the Porsche Panamera Turbo and the Bentley Continental GT it is powered by a 4.0-liter, V8 twin-turbo engine. It is capable of generating 612 bhp of maximum power and peak torque of 900 Nm. Mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed sports transmission, the machine accelerates zero-100 kmph in just 3.5 seconds.
The machine lacks the graphics designs, split seat, rear disc brake, tank extensions near the shoulder area and will only available in Black Colour. With the new trim, the brand is trying to hit the tier-3 cities, to compete against the Honda Unicorn and the Hero Achiever 150.
Kawasaki is now seeking local vendors for the parts - bodywork, lights, wiring, battery, wheels, tyres and some internal components. Currently, the parts for the machine are being imported directly imported from Thailand, which results in import duty and makes the price of the bike higher.
The brand, which started its operation in the country in 1996 and launched its first and iconic car, Santro, that changed the course of Indian automobile sector. The car completely changed the perception of the car in the mind of Indian users. Santro acted as a foundation for the company.