It was an interesting week for the Indian two-wheeler industry as it witnessed a few product launches, the introduction of new colours, and the sighting of KTM’s upcoming products. And just like every Sunday, we are back with our weekly round-up of the top five noteworthy two-wheeler stories for you.
The TVS Ntorq 125 Race Edition is now available in a new Marine Blue paint scheme which will be sold alongside the existing Red and Yellow shades. Now, considering all the colours of the Ntorq 125, spread across different variants, the sporty scooter is available in a total of 12 colour schemes in India which is quite an appealing aspect for the younger buyers.
Keeway has heated up the competition in the 300-400cc class by launching the K300 N naked machine and the K300 R sportbike. While the former competes against the KTM 390 Duke, the latter goes up against the KTM RC 390. Similar to their rivals, both new Keeway offerings come equipped with a premium set of cycle parts and modern features. For prices and other details, click on the story link.
Kawasaki India has refreshed its line-up by launching the 2023 edition of the Z900 in our at Rs 8.93 lakh. The changes to the 2023 model are limited to cosmetic upgrades in the form of two new paint themes – Metallic Phantom Silver with Metallic Carbon Gray and Ebony with Metallic Matte Graphene Steel Gray. As for the mechanical specifications, everything remains the same as the previous model.
India’s highest-selling two-wheeler, the Hero Splendor Plus, has received a new colour option called Nexus Blue. Now, the entry-level commuter offering is sold in a total of six colour options. Hero has left the bike mechanically untouched due to its dominance staying unhindered in its current form itself. The bike is powered by a 97.2cc, air-cooled that produces 7.9bhp and 8.05Nm and is known for its commendable mileage figures.
KTM was recently spotted testing a majorly updated iteration of one of its Duke offerings. At present, it’s unclear whether it was the 200 Duke or the 390 Duke. While the presence of an underbelly exhaust suggests it’s the 200cc model, the incorporation of Metzeler tyres hints that it could be the 390 Duke. What’s confirmed though is that the updates are going to be comprehensive, especially in terms of cycle parts and design.