Welcome back to All About Bikes with BikeWale. This week, we bring you Part 2 of the special episode series, where we reveal the upcoming motorcycles and scooters to be launched in India in 2021. And this week too, Vikrant Singh and Pratheek Kunder bring you all the dope on the upcoming launches.
Like last week, the list is based on the popularity of the respective manufactures on BikeWale. So, in this episode, we reveal more info on the upcoming bikes from KTM, Aprilia, Benelli, Triumph and Ducati. So, watch the video to get exciting details about the launch date, features and expected pricing of the various two-wheelers from the respective bike makers.
Two-wheelers discussed in this video.
The Bajaj-KTM alliance is all set to launch the new-generation KTM RC 200 and the KTM RC 390 in India in the months to come. Besides the RC twins, the company is also expected to launch the KTM 890 Duke, which was recently unveiled globally. The 890 Duke will be positioned below the KTM 890 Duke R, which is the top-spec version that comes loaded with all the bells and whistles.
After the successful launch of the SXR 160, the Italian bike maker will soon launch the Aprilia SXR 125. The sporty maxi-scooter is expected to be priced aggressively and will lock horns with the Suzuki Burgman Street. Further, Aprilia will also launch the all-new RS660 and Tuono 660 middleweight motorcycles in India this year. Both the bikes will be imported as a CBU and will be priced at a premium.
Benelli India is expected to launch the 2021 Benelli 600i naked streetfighter. The new model is based on an all-new platform and features revamped styling. It gets new chassis and suspension setup and is expected to be a better performer than its predecessor.
Ducati India is expected to launch three new bikes in India this year. First of these will be the all-new Ducati Multistrada V4, which sources its power plant from the legendary Panigale V4. It gets a completely new chassis, sportier design and a complete suite of electronics package.
The next launch will be the new Ducati Streetfighter V4, which essentially is a street-going version of the Panigale V4. Another motorcycle Ducati will launch in India is the all-new Monster. Both these bikes are expected to be launched in the second half of 2021.
The all-new Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is a part of the ‘More Roads To Harley-Davidson’ program, which as announced back in 2018. The Pan America is Harley-Davidson’s take on an adventure tourer and is expected to take on the BMW R 1250 GS.
Triumph Motorcycles, too, is expected to launch three motorcycles in India this year. The first of these will be the new Triumph Trident 660, which is aimed to take on established middleweight bikes like the Kawasaki Z650, Honda CBR650R and the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650.
Triumph will also launch the Tiger 850 Sport, which will be the base offering in the Tiger range and will be positioned below the Tiger 900 GT. It is also expected to be priced at the lower end and will take on the BMW F 750 GS and the F 850 GS.