While some are actively updating their products with soon-to-be-mandatory ABS safety net, others are preparing to bring in new products. To give you a quick glimpse, here’s a round-up of updates from last week you shouldn’t miss.
Yamaha India has updated its 150cc sports bike offering, the YZF R15 Version 3.0, with dual-channel ABS. The addition of new safety tech has resulted in a price hike of Rs 12,000 due to which the motorcycle now retails at Rs 1.39 lakhs ex-showroom, Mumbai. Around the same price range, we have listed two other motorcycles who also need to be considered before committing to a buy.
Participating in the renowned event will be Yamalube Yamaha Rally team with the latest version of their rally machine, the WR450F Rally. The four-rider line-up representing the Yamaha factory team consists of Adrien Van Beveren, Xavier de Soultrait, Franco Caimi and Rodney Faggotter.
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is a globally proven technology that has saved several lives. It prevents the wheels from locking up or skidding on sudden braking, thus keep the vehicle under control. With the population of two-wheelers in India growing, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had issued a notification stating that all two-wheelers with a displacement of 125cc and above need to be ABS-equipped.