India is one of the largest bike markets in the world. Each brand tries to be on the top by increasing their market penetration. The dynamics of the Indian bike market has also changed in thelast couple of years and from a country which was obsessed with mileage, India is now a country which cares about the styling, features and the power of the bike.
There many bikes which are due for launch and here is the list of six most awaited bike launch of the year 2018.
6. Yamaha YZF R15 V3
Yamaha R15 has ruled the Indian roads for quite some time. This time, the company is launching the version 3 of this bike and the expected launch date of the bike is somewhere in March 2018. As per some of the sources, the bike will be priced at around Rs 1, 21,000 and there are mostly the cosmetic changes on the bike. The bike would still come with a 149.8 cc engine but the visuals of the new bike are surely killer.
5. Hyosung GD450
Hyosung is also expanding its reach in the Indian market and they have plans to launch GD 450 in India in January 2018. The expected price of the bike is Rs 2, 50,000. As per the information available, the bike will possess a 449 cc engine and it will churn out a power of 49.3 BHP at 7500 rpm. The bike will give a tough competition to the Pulsar 400 cc as this bike comes with a better engine and surely the better styling.
4. Suzuki Gixxer 250
Suzuki is known for its bikes and the legacy in the superbike market. Targeting the mid-level engines, Suzuki is planning to launch Gixxer 250 in February 2018. The bike is expected to be priced at Rs 3 Lakh and it will come with a 248 cc engine. In addition to this, the bike will generate a power of 25 PS at 800 rpm. The bike adopts the style from its big brother GSX – R1000.
3. Kawasaki Vulcan s
We also have Kawasaki Vulcan S in our list and the bike is expected to launch in January 2018 at an expected price of Rs 6 lakhs. The bike is already available in the international market and it comes with a powerful 649cc engine. It is a cruiser bike and it will change the touring ride for Indian riders. The bike comes with various add-on features which the dealer would offer at no additional cost.
2. Ducati Monster 821
Ducati doesn’t really need an introduction because of its racing legacy. To get deeper into the Indian market, the brand is coming up with Monster 821 in India. As per some of the sources, the bike will be launched in February 2018 and the price of the bike will be around Rs 9.72 lakh. The bike has a really powerful 821 cc machine and it is surely one of the most stylish and performance oriented bikes in India.
1. Triumph Speedmaster
On number 1, we have Triumph Speed master and the bike is priced at a really steep price. As per the information shared by the company, the bike will be launched in February 2018 at an expected price of Rs 15 lakhs and the reason for such a high price is the 1200 cc engine which can churn out unimaginable amount of power and along with that, the company charges a premium for the premium yet classical style of the bike.
These are some of the most awaiting launches of 2018 and you can pick your favorite so that you can make the purchase when the bike is launched.