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Your weekly dose of bike updates: 2021 KTM 125 Duke launch, Aprilia SXR 160 price and more!

13 December 2020, 08:26 AM Anuj Mishra
Your weekly dose of bike updates: 2021 KTM 125 Duke launch, Aprilia SXR 160 price and more!

The biggest news of last week was the launch of the 2021 KTM 125 Duke in India. Subsequently, we also witnessed several other major developments such as the KTM and Husqvarna offerings receiving a new price hike. In case you couldn’t keep a track of all of it, here’s a quick round up of the top five bike updates from the last week

KTM 125 Duke Right Front Three Quarter

2021 KTM 125 Duke launch

KTM introduced the majorly-updated 2021 model of the 125 Duke in India. It sports a design identical to the new 200 Duke and looks more aggressive and sportier than before. It has also received other changes such as a larger 13.5 litre fuel tank, a split type trellis frame and, larger rider and pillion seat. The price of the bike has also gone by Rs 10,000 as it costs Rs 1.50 lakh now.

KTM 125 Duke Right Front Three Quarter

Aprilia SXR 160 price

Piaggio’s highly-anticipated maxi-scooter, the Aprilia SXR 160, is scheduled to be launched this month. Ahead of its introduction, our sources have revealed that it will be priced at Rs 1.27 lakh which will make it around Rs 20,000 dearer than the SR 160sport scooter. The SXR 160 will share underpinnings with the SR, but in a revised format to suit its character. It will come equipped with modern features and utility bits for delivering practicality. 

KTM 125 Duke Right Front Three Quarter

KTM price hike

KTM has increased the prices of all of its motorcycles in India, except for the RC 200 and 125 Duke. In the Duke series, the most substantial hike has been observed for the 390 Duke which costs Rs 2,66,618, as compared to the previous pricing of Rs 2,58,103. The 390 Adventure has also become around Rs 1,900 more expensive and carries a price tag of Rs 3,05,878 now. 

KTM 125 Duke Right Front Three Quarter

Husqvarna price hike

Alongside the KTMs, their quarter-litre cousins, the Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 and the Vitpilen 250 have also attracted a substantial price increment. While both bikes were pegged at Rs 1,84,960 previously, the Vitpilen now costs Rs 1,87,136 and the Svartpilen demands Rs 1,86,752. Besides these price hikes, both bikes have remained unchanged in all other aspects.

KTM 125 Duke action

Harley-Davidson Pan America unveil date

Harley-Davidson’s upcoming adventure motorcycle, the Pan America, has been in the news for a long time given the fact it will be the brand’s first ever ADV. Now, the company has finally released an unveil date for the motorcycle – 22 February 2020. The motorcycle was first showcased at the 2019 EICMA in its prototype form. Besides the adventure-oriented components, powering the Pan America will be the new 1250cc, 60-degree, V-twin motor which churns out around 143bhp and 122Nm.

(All prices are ex-showroom)

KTM 125 Duke

KTM 125 Duke

  • Displacement124.71 cc
  • Mileage - Owner Reported40 kmpl
  • Max Power(bhp)14.3 bhp
  • Kerb Weight159 kg
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Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 1,56,419

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