Science and Technology Desk: Bookings for Hero-Harley Davidson’s new motorbike X440 have started in the country. The token price is Rs 25,000. Already there is a lot of buzz in the market about this bike. Apart from Hero-Harley, Bajaj has announced to bring a 400 cc whip bike in collaboration with Trump Motorcycles, another American company. Testing of motorbikes has also started on Indian roads.
On the other hand, Royal Enfield is also ready to compete with all these pairs. They have also announced to bring several motorcycles to India. Among which the possibility of new Himalayan launch is strong. Without delay, let’s know what new motorbikes the countrymen are going to see in the coming days.
Harley Davidson X440
Roadster bikes have recently started in India. However, Royal Enfield is largely responsible for starting this trend. Harley Davidson X440 motorbike is going to come with 440 cc engine. There will be dual channel anti-locking braking system. The design and development of the bike will be done by the US company. Hero will handle sales and manufacturing. X440 will be launched on July 4th. Possible price is 2.5 to 3 lakh rupees.
US-based Trump Motorcycles and Bajaj Auto have announced a joint venture to bring the 400 cc roadster bike to India. This motorcycle can come with dual channel ABS, traction control, LED lighting and slim fuel tank. Possible price ranges between 2.5 to 3 lakhs. Bajaj and Trump to introduce entry-level roadster bikes in India this year.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 450
The company is going to bring the best adventure motorcycle Royal Enfield Himalayan 450. The bike will be powered by a 450 cc single cylinder engine that produces a maximum of 40 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque. There will be wide and flat handlebars and a split seat. The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 will sport a more rough and tough look than the Himalayan currently on sale.
Hero Xtreme 160R
Hero is going to bring updated version of Hero Extreme 160R bike. The company will launch the motorcycle on June 14, adding a bunch of features including Bluetooth connectivity to the new edition. The new USD fork (upside down) is also going to be added to the suspension. It is known that the new Hero Xtreme 160R may be 8,10 thousand rupees more expensive than the current model.
KTM 390 Duke
KTM’s most popular bike Duke 390 is going to be relaunched by the company. This version is going to add dual channel ABS, USD fork suspension, LED lighting, TFT display and traction control system. Currently, KTM Duke 390 is priced at Tk 2.97 lakh. However, it is believed that the price of the upcoming model may be slightly different. This motorbike can be launched at a price of 3.2 to 3.3 lakh rupees.