Top 10 Upcoming Bike Launches for 2016 in India

Upcoming Bike Launches for 2016 in India

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 which is Inspired by Yamaha’s MotoGP machine expected to be launched in India soon. The new upcoming R1 is technologically much more advanced than the outgoing model from Yamaha. It is expected to be in showrooms around march 2015. After advance bookings deliveries would follow in another 30-45 days.

About pricing R1 is expected to be priced INR 2-3 Lakh. It features headlights are twin-projector units mounted low under the fairing. Technically powered by a 998 cc inline-four cylinder mill that develops 200 bhp and a peak torque of 112.4 Nm. It features traction control, launch control, wheelie control and a multi-mode ABS.

2015 Yamaha YZF R1M

2015 Yamaha YZF R1M

2015 Yamaha YZF R1M is the upcoming sports bike to India. It gets Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS) system and Communication Control Unit with wireless remapping in this bike. Powering the bike is a New 998cc 200PS cross plane 4-cylinder engine. Other features are M1 style carbon bodywork and 200kg wet weight.

There is 6-axis IMU with Gyro/G sensors for 3D motion data and short wheelbase aluminium Deltabox frame. Other features are Banking sensitive Traction Control / Slide Control, Lift Control / Launch Control / wide 200 rear tyre, Banking sensitive ABS / Unified Brake System etc. The bike available in limited stock only.

Bajaj Pulsar 200SS

Bajaj Pulsar 200SS

Bajaj Pulsar 200SS is a hot sports bike expected to be launched in India by 2015. It may priced around Rs. 1,25,000 approx. 199.5 cc Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, Triple Spark engine powers this bike and it can churns out 23.17 Bhp @ 9500 rpm power and 18.3 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated to 6 Speed gears. Suspension used is 37mm Telescopic Front Fork with Anti friction Bush in front and Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber with piggy back gas canister at rear.

Bajaj Pulsar 160NS

Bajaj Pulsar 160NS

The demand for naked bikes on its peak in our country. Bajaj Pulsar 160NS powered by a 160cc, single-cylinder engine based on the engine powering 200NS. Engine mated to five-speed gears transmission. Expected Price of the bike is Rs. 70,000 in India.  The Pulsar 160NS is expected to replace the current 150cc model.  Sharing design cues with the 200 NS bike. There is subtle changes to body graphics, side panels and others.

New Bajaj Platina

New Bajaj Platina and Discover

New Bajaj Platina and Discover bikes are much awaiting in 2015. Both these bikes are available at affordable price and offers top class mileage on ride. Platina 100 hasn’t received any major facelift ever since its launch in 2006. Now the home-grown bike maker is planning to update the Platina finally.

There will have two different versions of the bike this time – the existing 100cc and a slightly more powerful Platina. The more powerful version could be the 125cc Platina. Limited details are available about the four-valve engine-d Platina and a new Discover by our reckoning.

Bajaj Pulsar 400SS

Bajaj Pulsar 400SS

Bajaj Pulsar SS400 – one of the best creations of Bajaj expected to be launched in India by 2015 first half itself. This big performance machine  from Pune-based bike manufacturer gets a anti-lock braking systems (ABS). The price may be around INR1.9 – INR2.1 lakh range and makes it the most affordable performance bikes once it hits the market.

Bajaj Pulsar SS400 powered by the Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, Triple Spark engine’. It gets the engine with 373.2cc engine displacement and makes 44 Bhp @ 9500 rpm (Expected) power. Torque produced is 35 Nm @ 7250 rpm (Expected) torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears transmission. It gets 300mm Disc (Expected) front and 230mm Disc (Expected) in rear for safety and stability on ride.

TVS-BMW Project Bike

TVS-BMW Project Bike

TVS-BMW Project Bike is the expected launch in 2015. TVS and BMW are expected to reveal the two motorcycles they’ve been developing together for India. It will be a great  motorcycle in the 300-500cc range. Expect the TVS’ to be priced competitively while the BMWs will boast a premium price just like Bajaj-KTMs do.

TVS has invested a sum of Rs. 142 crores on the project in India, while the development and test cost of the motorcycles would be borne by BMW. A four-stroke, single-cylinder 300 cc engine is said to be powering this bike. TVS will manufacture the bikes for both brands but BMW Motorrad intend to sell the bikes through their own network in India.

Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki Ninja H2 is an upcoming sports bike to India. Kawasaki Ninja H2 powered by a 998cc supercharged engine which churns out a power of 200 PS. It gets KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control) and KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode).

Safety is well managed with engine braking control and anti-lock Brake System (ABS). Engine makes 76.0 x 55.0mm bore and stroke and features 6-speed, return, dog-ring transmission. Kawasaki Ninja H2 Price in India is 32.8 lakh (on-road, Maharashtra).

Kawasaki Versys 1000

Kawasaki Versys 1000

Kawasaki plans to launch the adventure series bike, Kawasaki Versys 1000 in India for 2015. This  litre-class motorcycle powered by the Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four engine which can churns out 86.8 kW {118 PS} / 9,000 rpm power output. The engine have 1,043 cc displacement and 102 N•m {10.4 kgf•m} / 7,700 rpm torque on ride.

It is mated with the 6-speed, return Gears and Transmission for awesome performance. About the mileage the company offers High Fuel Efficiency with the Advanced ECU programming. The braking is good and the Kawasaki Versys 1000 2014  fitted with the Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs Caliper: Dual opposed 4-piston in front and Single 250 mm petal disc Caliper: Single-piston at the rear. The price will be around 10 Lakhs on launch.

2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer

2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer

Triumph may launch series bikes in 2015 for India. The most expecting is Tiger Explorer which is powered by 1215cc engine. It can churns out 135.1 BHP @ 9300 rpm of power and 121 NM @ 6400 rpm of torque. It is mated with 6 speed manual transmissions. The bike has 20.00 ltrs fuel tank capacity and 1530.00 mm wheelbase.

It uses KYB 46mm upside down forks of front suspension and KYB monoshock with remote oil reservoir of rear suspension. Disc brake is used for front and rear. Triumph Tiger Explorer features stand alarm, alloy wheels, tubeless tire, digital fuel gauge, digital speedometer, Low Fuel Indicator and Low Battery Indicator. The price will be around 15 to 17 lakh on launch.


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