Hungarian marque and sister company of Benelli Motorcycles, Keeway, has recently made its debut in the Indian market with the unveiling of two 300cc scooters and a cruiser motorcycle. The all-new 2022 Keeway K-Light 250V is the first cruiser motorcycle in India in the quarter-litre segment to feature a V-Twin engine. Here are the top 5 things that you need to know about it.
2022 Keeway K-Light 250V Cruiser:
Design and Colours
The Keeway K-Light 250V boasts a unique design unlike any other 250cc motorcycle currently on sale in India. At the front, it gets a round-shaped all-LED headlamp with a circular LED DRL and a high-raised handlebar with turn indicators. The motorcycle features eight-spoke alloy wheels, a muscular fuel tank, a scooped rider seat, forward-set footpegs, dual exhausts, and an LED taillamp. It is offered in three color shades: Matte Black, Matte Blue, and Matte Dark Grey.
Powering the new Keeway K-Light 250V Cruiser is a 249cc, V-Twin, 4-valve, air-cooled engine. It is the first and currently the only quarter-litre cruiser in India to get a V-Twin engine. This motor churns out 18.7 hp of power at 8,500 RPM and 19 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 RPM. The engine will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox coupled with a belt drive system.
Dimensions and Capacity
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Seat Height||715 mm|
|Kerb Weight||179 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||20 litres|
Hardware and Features
The Keeway K-Light 250V features telescopic forks at the front and twin hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. For braking duties, the cruiser gets disc brakes at either end with dual-channel ABS. It rides on 16-inch tubeless tyres, the front one being a 120/80-16 unit while the rear one measures 140/70-16. In terms of features, this motorcycle gets a semi-digital instrument cluster that’s placed on the fuel tank and displays all the basic trip-related information along with a gear position indicator.
Price in India
The price of the new 2022 Keeway K-Light 250V will be revealed soon. For now, the pre-bookings for this cruiser motorcycle are open. One can book the K-Light 250V by visiting Keeway India’s official website for a token amount of Rs 10,000. The deliveries of the same are scheduled to begin later this month and it will be retailed via Benelli dealerships across the country.
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