The year 2018 has been a good one for the Indian two-wheeler market not just in terms of product launches but profitability as well. During the current year, India saw some of the most exciting motorcycles and scooters getting launched like the BMW G 310 twins, Royal Enfield Interceptor & Continental GT 650, Suzuki Burgman and a lot more. The year ahead looks to retain this excitement and we are hoping a lot of interesting products in the coming months. That being said, let's have a look at what new motorcycles will be launched in the year 2019. Let us know in the comments section below which one leaves you waiting the most.
KTM 390 Adventure
Beginning with a highly-anticipated one, the KTM 390 Adventure which will be the smallest and most affordable adventure motorcycle in the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer's lineup. The 390 Adventure will be powered by a 43 hp 373cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. It is styled with inspiration from bigger KTM adventure motorcycles like 1290 Super Adventure. Read more about it here.
Yamaha is expected to launch another 150cc motorcycle in India, which will pretty much be the naked version of the R15 V3.0. The MT-15 will share several parts with the R15 and will be powered by the same the 155cc single-cylinder SOHC engine which makes 19.3 hp and 15 Nm of torque. (Image courtesy: tmcblog)
Hero XPulse 200T
The XPulse 200T is based on its adventure sibling XPulse 200. The two will be launched in India in early 2019. Hero XPulse 200T will be powered by the same engine that powers the Xtreme 200R - a 198cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine which makes 18 bhp and 17 Nm of torque.
Kawasaki Z400 was unveiled at the 2018 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan this year. The street naked version of the Ninja 400, the Z400 is powered by the same 399cc parallel-twin engine that makes 44 bhp and 38 Nm of torque. It gets design cues from the larger Z series models like the Z900.
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400
The new Bajaj Dominar will be powered by the same 373cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine from the current model which makes 34.5 bhp and 35 Nm. The new Dominar, however, is likely to get a boost in power. More details on the new Dominar expected to be revealed in the coming days, so stay tuned.