After 10 gruelling stages, challenging the mettle of riders, the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally ended on a high note. Beyond the winners of the rally, 179 riders successfully reached back to Lima at Magdalena beach, where it all started. The following photo gallery consists the closing podium ceremony of the event.
The Ninja ZX-6R recently arrived in India. While the supersport motorcycle may not have a direct rival, it faces competition from its own sibling, the Ninja 1000. What are the differences between the two? We find out in this on-paper comparison.
Select dealers have started accepting bookings for the motorcycle at the token amount of Rs 1000, which is refundable. While the ongoing model is retailed at Rs 1.63 lakhs (ex-showroom), expect the 2019 version to get dearer by around Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000.
The overall ranking in the final stage saw the top three spots being dominated by KTM riders. Toby’s team mates Matthias Walkner and Sam Sunderland placed themselves on second and third positions, respectively.
Lightning motorcycles, known for its crazy-fast LS-218 electric superbike, has released a teaser image of the new upcoming model. Christened as the ‘Strike’, it will be the company’s second offering targeted at the mass-produced motorcycle market.
The 2019 Dakar Rally is nearing its completion with only the final tenth stage remaining. Stage 9 was a loop comprising of 313km featuring a unique mass start format where riders began the start of the stage in batches of 10. Exploring the Ica desert, the first 80km comprised of a dunes sector which later transitioned into a series of coastal dunes. The final 100 kilometres again had another sequence of dunes with three enormous massifs that riders had also to take into account.
Kawasaki introduced its middleweight supersport motorcycle, the Ninja ZX-6R in India at Rs 10.49 lakhs (ex-showroom). Apart from the ZX-6R, the market offers nine motorcycles to choose from in that price range. Here’s what the list looks like-
Honda’s confirmation that it will cost below Rs 2.5 lakhs (ex-showroom) makes it a compelling product. While we might be a few days away from its official launch, let’s have a closer look at its pictures.