The taste of bike lovers in India is changing with time. Modern riders are looking for more features and high-performance in their trail companion. In short, the demand for premium models is growing at a significant rate. The makers are not yet aware of this news. So they are also working hard to satisfy the customers. Not even a month and a half left. 2023 Farewell Rajini is present. Several companies have lined up their bike launches for 2024. Let’s take a look at the list of five motorcycles to be launched in India next year.
Honda is likely to launch its full-faired sports bike CBR300R in India in the first quarter of 2024. It is the upgraded version of CBR250R. The bike will run on a 286 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine. Its output is 30.4 HP and 27 Nm. Estimated price to be between Rs 2.5 to Rs 3 lakh (ex-showroom).
Benelli Leoncino 250
Benelli Leoncino 250 will hit the Indian roads in the new year with a unique design. The scrambler bike has a 250 cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine. A maximum of 26 HP can be obtained from it. The company currently sells the bike’s big brother Leoncino 500 in India. The new model is expected to arrive at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.80 lakh.
Yamaha XSR125 may launch in mid-2024 to shake up India’s neo-retro commuter motorcycle market. The price is expected to be between Rs 1.25 lakh and Rs 1.35 lakh (ex-showroom). It will be powered by a 124 cc single cylinder engine with an output of 15 HP and 11.5 Nm. It will be accompanied by a 6-speed gearbox.
Husqvarna Svartpilen 401
KTM-owned Swedish two-wheeler manufacturer Husqvarna may launch a new bike in India, the Svartpilen 401. The bike has already been seen undergoing road testing in the country. The Scrambler model will run on a 398 cc single cylinder engine. Its output is 44.8 HP and 39 Nm. Price can be kept between Rs.3 lakh (ex-showroom).
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Bobber
A single seat version of the Classic, the Classic 350 Bobber, may appear in 2024 to increase its presence in the Indian market. Like the regular model, it is powered by a 349 cc, air-cooled engine that produces 20 hp and 27 Nm of torque. The same engine is used in Bullet 350, Meteor 350, Classic 350, Hunter 350.