The demand for the for two-wheelers in the country has increased in the recent past as more and more buyers are looking for exciting products to discover the joy of fun and leisure in motorcycling. The Indian motorcycle industry has also witnessed a drastic change in the recent past and the two-wheeler manufacturers are trying to capitalise on the growing two-wheeler market. Today, there is a wide range of options are available across the segments that cater to a variety of different riding styles.
2017 has witnessed some new motorcycle launches and the second half of the year too will see more motorcycles lined up for launch. Let's have a look at five upcoming most exciting motorcycles above Rs 2 lakhs.
MV Agusta- Turismo Veloce, Brutale 800RR, F3 800
Launch date- December 2017
Expected price- Rs 17 lakh to Rs 21 lakh
MV Agusta launched Brutale 800 this year at a price of Rs 15.59 lakh and the two-wheeler manufacturer is now expected to introduce three more motorcycles in the country. The upcoming motorcycles include tourer motorcycle Turismo Veloce, powerful version Brutale 800RR and F3800. It is expected that MV Agusta's next launch will be Turismo Veloce, while the Brutale 800RR and F3800 will be launched later. Powering the Turismo Veloce is a 796cc inline, three-cylinder engine, while the Brutale 800RR will get a 799cc engine that produces a higher power output of 140 hp, but the lower torque of 84 Nm. In addition, the F3800 will use a 798cc, three-cylinder engine that develops 148 hp of power and 88Nm of peak torque.
TVS Apache RR310S
Launch date-August 2017
Expected Price- Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh
Competes with- KTM RC 390
TVS Apache RR 310S is one fo the much-awaited motorcycles of the year and is expected to launch soon this year. The new TVS Apache RR 310S has been spied several times testing in the country, revealing its features and top-speed. The upcoming motorcycle will be powered by a 313 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that is expected to generate 32 hp of maximum power and 28 Nm of peak torque.
Royal Enfield GT750
Expected price- Rs 4 lakh
Competes with-Harley- Davidson Street 750
Royal Enfield will enter the 750cc motorcycle segment with the launch of its much-awaited motorcycle, the Continental GT750 this year. The company is testing the Continental GT750 over the past few months on the Indian roads. The Royal Enfield Continental GT750 will be the first motorcycle that will be developed in the UK-based Royal Enfield Technology Centre. The GT750 will be the flagship model in the company's product-folio and will be powered by a 750cc, parallel twin engine. The company will equip the motorcycle with twin-exhausts, twin-pod instrument cluster and ABS will be optional.
Triumph Street Triple R and RS
Launch date-December 2017
Expected Price- Rs 9 lakh to Rs 10 lakh
Competition- Kawasaki Z900
Triumph launched the Street Triple this year and had also announced that they will launch the higher version R and RS this year. Both the variants of the Street Triple R and RS has more features and more power than the S version. The Street Triple R and RS will be powered by the 765cc engine, while the R variant churns out 116 hp of power and the RS variant produces 121 hp of power.
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