Amidst the displeasing stories of multiple price hikes of two-wheelers, the last week also brought in some delightful reports like the new Suzuki Hayabusa being listed on the Indian website. We also revealed the price of the Aprilia SXR 125 ahead of its official launch. More such stories made headlines last week and we list the top five of them.
Triumph launched the Trident 660 in India with a price tag of Rs 6.95 lakh. That makes it the most affordable offering in the brand’s line-up. It is powered by a 660cc, inline triple cylinder engine and comes equipped with a decent amount of electronic aids such as two ride modes- Road and Rain, switchable traction control, and throttle-by-wire. Triumph is also offering a few optional accessories with the Trident.
Piaggio is preparing to launch the Aprilia SXR 125 maxi-scooter in India soon. Ahead of its debut, our sources have revealed that the scooter will be priced at Rs 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom). After the Vespa Elegante 125, it will be the most expensive 125cc scooter in India. It boasts of a design and features identical to its elder sibling, the SXR 160. Meanwhile, the hardware will be borrowed from the Aprilia SR 125 but with several changes to suit its purpose.
To offset the recent price hike, Kawasaki has announced attractive cash discounts on multiple products in its portfolio. These discounts range from Rs 20,000 for the Vulcan S and go up to Rs 50,000 for the KX 100 dirt bike. Click on the story link for the list of models that are a part of this bonanza and their respective price cuts. Notably, the offer is valid only till 30 April.
Suzuki has listed the new Hayabusa on its India website, indicating that the iconic sportsbike is all set to enter our shores soon. It is likely to cost around Rs 16-18 lakh and that will be a significant premium over the previous model that was priced at Rs 13.7 lakh. The Hayabusa has received a host of updates over its predecessor such as a refreshed styling, a bunch of new features and tweaked hardware.
Ather Energy has been expanding its reach across India rapidly over the last few days. In the last week, the company not only established 10 new fast-charging points at different locations in Mumbai, but it also initiated retail operations in Jaipur. The company opened a retail and experience store in Jaipur where customers can test ride the Ather scooters and get in-depth knowledge about them. The company also set up three fast-charging stations in Jaipur.
(All prices are ex-showroom)