The last week couldn’t have been more exciting for the Indian two-wheeler industry. While it witnessed the unveiling of one of the most awaited products of 2022, there were also a couple of new and interesting product launches. While we covered all these updates in detail during the week, here’s a quick round-up for those who might have missed keeping a track of them.
Royal Enfield took the wraps off the Super Meteor 650 at the 2022 Rider Mania in Goa ahead of its official launch. The company only showcased the motorcycle, and its prices will be announced in the coming weeks. However, the bookings are open exclusively to the visitors of 2022 Rider Mania. The motorcycle globally debuted at the 2022 EICMA and it is expected to be launched in the Indian market in early 2023.
QJ Motors launches four new bikes
China-based QJ Motors entered India with as many as four different motorcycles. These include a twin-cylinder street bike called the SRK 400, a 300cc cruiser christened SRV 300, and two modern-classic roadsters namely SRC 250 and SRC 500. The brand has been brought to India by Adishwar Auto Ride which also sells other products from brands like Benelli, Moto Morini, and Zontes.
Kawasaki India launched the 2023 edition of its sport tourer, the Ninja 650 at Rs 7,12,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The Japanese middleweight has received a few substantial updates for its latest iteration one of which is the introduction of a traction control system. It should make riding the bike convenient for newer riders by providing an added safety net alongside ABS. The new KRTC is a two-level system and can also be completely turned off.
Bajaj Auto has updated its Indian portfolio with the launch of the Pulsar 125 Carbon Fibre edition in our market. The Carbon edition is available in both single-seat and split-seat versions and it is listed in two colours – blue and red. The single-seat version is priced at Rs 89,254 while the split-seat variant is available at Rs 91,642 (ex-showroom, Delhi).