At the Auto Expo 2016 - the Motor Show, automakers showcased the products that they plan to launch in the future. And many used this as a platform to launch their new products. A total of 90 new products were unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo across passenger and commercial vehicle categories. Here's a list of new bikes that were rolled out at the event.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) launched first-of-its-kind motor-scooter – Navi – at Rs. 39,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Honda Navi is India’s first two-wheeler crossover that offers comfort of a scooter and performance of a bike. Available in three variants – Street, Adventure and Off-road – the Navi has created an all-new segment in the Indian two-wheeler industry. Powering the vehicle is a 110cc single-cylinder engine with Honda Eco Technology that is capable of producing 7.83bhp at 7,000rpm and 8.96Nm of torque at 5,500rpm. Mated with a V-matic transmission, this powertrain can hit a top speed of 81kmph. Honda’s new motor-scooter sits on an UnderBone type frame, and rides on 90/90 -12 and 90/100-10 front and rear tyres respectively.
Price – 39,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Suzuki Gixxer SF FI
Suzuki Motorcycle India has introduced the Suzuki Gixxer SF in a new mono-tone ‘Candy Antares Red’ colour. For people not in the know, this paint scheme is already available on the Suzuki Gixxer. The new dual-tone Metallic Lush Green/ Glass Sparkle Black are also offered on the Gixxer, though the bikemaker didn’t display them at the event. Save for the new colour scheme, the bikes remains similar to the regular model. Power for the Gixxer comes from a 154.9cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that delivers 14.7bhp at 8,000rpm and 14Nm of torque at 6,000rpm. Transmission duties are carried out through a 5-speed gearbox. Suzuki also offered the Gixxer SF FI as MotoGP Edition, priced at Rs. 9,6187 (on-road).
Glass Sparkle Black & Pearl Mirage White - Rs. 9,4530 (on-road)
Metallic Triton Blue (Special MotoGP Edition) – Rs. 9,6187 (on-road)
India Yamaha Motor finally launched the much-awaited MT-09 roadster at the Auto Expo 2016 in Greater Noida. The Yamaha MT-09 is offered in two color options – Race Blue and Matt Grey - priced at Rs. 10.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This naked roadster will be imported in India via CBU (completely built-up) route. Powering the bike is an all-new 847cc inline, three-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that is benefited with fuel injection system. This powertrain is claimed to offer 113bhp at 10,000rpm and 87.5Nm of torque at 8,500rpm. Power is transmitted via a 6-speed constant mesh transmission. Yamaha claims that the MT-09 can return a fuel efficiency of 19kmpl. Based on the diamond-type chassis, this roadster comes equipped with 298mm dual disc upfront and 245mm mono disc rear brakes, coupled to ABS (anti-lock braking system).
Price – Rs. 10.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
UM Renegade Cruisers
Marking its presence in the Indian market, UM Motorcycles launched three cruisers – Renegade Commando, Renegade Sport S and Renegade Classic – at the Auto Expo 2016. All three models are powered by the same 279cc, single-cylinder water-cooled engine that is paired to a 6-speed transmission. This engine generates a maximum power output of 25bhp at 8,500rpm and 21.8Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. The Renegade Commado comes equipped with hydraulic telescopic front and spring rear suspension system. On the other hand, the Sport S and Classic gets telescopic upfront and a dual shock rear suspension system.
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
UM Renegade Commando – Rs. 1.59 lakh
UM Renegade Sport S – Rs. 1.49 lakh
UM Renegade Classic – Rs. 1.69 lakh
Triumph launched the new Bonneville range at the Auto Expo 2016. While the Triumph Bonneville Street Twin is priced at Rs. 6.90 lakh, the Triumph Bonneville T120 costs at Rs. 8.70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Deliveries for both the models will be commenced in March and April respectively. Though, the bookings have already opened across the country. The Triumph Bonneville Street Twin is powered by a 900cc twin-cylinder, air and liquid-cooled engine that is claimed to be 18% more powerful than the previous model. On the other hand, the Triumph Bonneville T120 derives its power from a 1,200cc air and liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that generates 54% more torque tha the T100.
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Triumph Bonneville Street Twin - Rs. 6.90 lakh
Triumph Bonneville T120 - Rs. 8.70 lakh