Hero has painted its masculine Maestro Scooter in a completely new look, especially for upcoming festive season. The new Hero Maestro which is named as Groovy Medley gets the cosmetic makeover in combining red and white color. With the new vintage look, the scooter is looking classy and a centerpiece among moped market. Apart from colors, it also gets a new graphical print below the badges and side cover of the engine.
Excluding this new shade, the Hero Maestro is available in 6 more options. You can get Maestro on Vital White, Matte Grey, Electric Blue, Panther Black, Blazing Red, and Force Silver colors.
Hero is trying to tunnel out sales by taking advantage of look and color. This Groove Medley is without a doubt breaking monotony and emerges as more heroic in Indian scooter market. It’s a strategic pitch change by auto giant to present the same mechanism, but with different covering. It’s true, as this differently colored scooter recaps the same specifications of regular Maestro. It has an usual air-cooled, four-stroke engine of 109 cc that produces power of 8.2 PS and torque of 9.2 Nm at peak, spring loaded hydraulic front and rear suspension and wheel embedded with puncture endurance tube.
So overall you enjoy seated on a new cool appealing Maestro, but without any change in driving experience. Hero has tagged this scooter at price Rs. 52,360 that’s looks competitive in 110cc segment.
Yamahas new entry level bike in 150cc segment, SZ-RR is expected to launch soon in India. The leaked spells are, it may get the new Blue core technology for improved efficiency and reduce power. This tech-updated version of Yamaha SR series will be available in the showroom within next 3 to 4 days.
Yamaha India has already given the indication that there next line-ups will be benefitted with Blue core technology, during the launch of fuel-injected FZ. So as said, their next commuter, SZ-RR is cued to get this technical modification. This technology actually works in engine part that provides it better combustion and maintains precise flow of fuel. Hence, this treatment leads to the enhancement in efficiency and reduction in power-losses.
The SZ-RR is going to repeat the motor mechanics of the old FZ series. Yamaha puts the same 153cc air-cooled engine that is rated to produce maximum power of 12.1 PS and peak torque of 12.8 Nm. Also, it shares the same 5-speed gearbox from FZ. However, with this the new SZ is not going to deliver more power, but economical in fuel consumption for sure.
The images indicating the launch of this upcoming Yamaha has leaked. The picture shows that it gets new black and lime green color. Along with dual tone color theme and new graphical design it seems offbeat from regular SZ bikes.
The expected ex-showroom price for new Yamaha SZ-RR is between Rs. 56,000 to 60,000.
Hero has wheeled-down its new Splendor Pro Classic in India that features to stand apart from the crowd. This 100 cc bike from Hero carved exclusively in a café racer style. This off-beat designed classic bike from Hero is now available for sale in all Hero MotoCorp showrooms.
To resemble a signature café racer look this classic bike has given a single elongated seat with a hump-back. This allows rider to tuck in a relaxed posture. It has narrow clip-on handlebar, round head and tail lamp and round speedometer, giving it a typical racer-bike look of 90’s era. The bikes suspension cover, front and back fenders, round rear mirror and winkers get the chrome finish.
On mechanical stuff, this classic looking bike is same as the usual splendor motorcycle. Beneath the café cover it has identical air-cooled, four-stroke OHC engine. However, the engine is tuned to deliver an increased power of 8.36 PS at 8000 rpm and torque of 8.05 Nm at 5000 rpm. Hero has launched this café version along with its new Passion Pro TR, which is claimed as India’s first 100 cc off-road bikes. This concluding a point that Hero plans to hype its Splendor and Passion brand for the buyers looking for a new pair of wheels.
The ex-showroom base price of Splendor Pro classic is Rs. 48,650. The price experiences the minor variation of 1K to 2K in different metro cities. Also, this classic bike can be purchased in either solid maroon or carbon black color.
The brand new global scooter ‘Gusto’ from Mahindra has now launched in Delhi with a price tag starting from Rs. 43,000. This uniquely designed two-wheeler scooter has already registered its presence in Mumbai during its national launch on 29th September. Adorn in Italian design, the scooter is first of its kind to be developed in the Pune research centre of Mahindra.
Mahindra Gusto has come up with the new innovation in design that offers more comfort and new experience to its user. Gusto is stated as first scooter in India to have height adjustable seat. This allows rider to adjust the seat height according to his convenience. Apart from that, it has an easy front kick that helps you to kick start the engine without getting off from the scooter. However, the self starter crank is also there for thumb-start.
The other body specs of Gusto include an all aluminum 109.6cc M-Tec engine that is delivering 8 BHP power at 7500 rpm. The torque is rated 9Nm at 550 rpm. The Gusto has figured out the mileage of 63.1 kmpl, which is claimed to be highest in its category. Mahindra has boasted the Gusto engine with stronger crankshaft, high inertia magneto, series regulator and high energy HT coils that added power and fuel efficiency advantages together.
The other eye-catching segment of Gusto includes Find-Me, Guide and LED pilot lamps. The scooter has also comes up with Remote flip key and quick storage compartment. Refining its price again, the base variant of Gusto i.e. DX has been priced at Rs. 43,000 while fully loaded VX is available at Rs. 47,000. These are ex-showroom price for Gusto in Delhi.
The upcoming street bike from Yamaha- MT25 is caught on camera while testing on a race track in Japan. This new craft from Yamaha is supposed to be a naked version of its sporty R25. As bike is tagged naked, so its design features varies from R25 in some aspect. The Yamaha MT25 is expected to showcase in India by 2016.
Spied during the testing, the bike looks lighter as it has loosened some weight on fairing. MT25 is elegantly streamlined in comparison to R25. The handlebars clip giving it resemblance of flatter single piece handlebar. On the working front, it is powered by a 250cc, 8 valve, liquid cooled engine paired to a 6 speed gearbox same as seen on R25. MT25 is a street-focused naked bike and hence tuned to produce low power but high torque. Its engine brings out 35BHP of power and 22.5 of max torque. Thus, bike seems to boom a solid punch at bottom along with favoring more torque at low end.
With minor change from R25 it appeals comfort on riding position and engine tuning. Despite its lower top speed, this naked bike sounds ideal for streets, especially because of its enhanced acceleration. This naked version of R25 is still under development stage and will probably step out next year. On the price part, MT25 is expected to be less costly than Yamaha R25 and likely to start from Rs. 2 lakh.
Kawasaki is working on a new revamped version of the Ninja 250 motorcycle, which it sells in the Indian market. A few spy shots of the bike have been captured, which revealed that the upcoming Ninja 250 will be offered with a four cylinder engine. These are images are a bit blurred, so not a lot of design of the bike is visible in them. The fully faired motorcycle that you are seeing in these images is believed to be the upcoming Ninja 250.
Source: TMC Blog
As per the images, the new Kawasaki Ninja 250 will be offered with a design inspired by the Ducati Panigale, just like the recently launched Yamaha R25. The windscreen on the new Ninja will be a static unit, while the mirrors to look in the back will be similar to the previous Ninja motorcycles from the vendor.
The front rubber of the upcoming Ninja 250 appears to be heavy along with a front regular disc brake, while the latest Ninja 300 comes with a petal disc. The front suspension of the bike appeared in the images suggest a conventional telescopic fork. Sides of the bike appears to be positioned for aggressive riding stance.
As per the reports, the new Ninja 250 will be powered by a four cylinder 250 engine, but there is no word on its maximum power and torque generation at the moment. It is expected to be priced not a lot higher than the current 250 is going on.
2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 is about to be revealed in 2014 Intermot Motorcycle Show, Koln, Germany. The bike was much awaited and teased. The launch is still awaited but due to a tiny crack in the security, the photos of this new super bike have been leaked.
Since the last year, it was rumored that Kawasaki is planning to make a supercharge engine for its new super bike. Later, Kawasaki started teasing the model presenting the bike in their portfolio, unleashing its name, Ninja H2. Till now, the flagship bike of the company is Ninja ZX-14R but Ninja H2 will replace the stand taken. Some leaked reports quoted that Kawasaki H2 will have a peak power over 200bhp which will make it most powerful super bike ever built.
The Ninja ZX-14R is driven by a 1.4 liter inline quad-cylinder engine which generates around 200bhp. It takes 2.5 seconds to take the bike from 0 to 100km/h whereas you can drive it up to 300km/h velocity.
There are no words on technical specifications of Kawasaki Ninja H2 yet. But rumors going on suggest that we might see a four cylinder engine based on Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R’s 36cc unit. It is said that H2’s motor is developed by Kawasaki’s gas turbine and aerospace divisions.
Mahindra Gusto has arrived as latest contender in 110 cc scooter segment. The base D x variant of gusto is available for Rs 43,000 and the Vx variant with function like smart key, find me/guide me lamp and seat height adjuster is available at Rs 47,000 (ex-showroom Delhi prices). Mahindra has confirmed that these introductory prices will eventually go up but until Diwali, Mahindra Gusto carries the same price tag.
The Mahindra Gusto had a rather delayed launch, but even after its entry, Mahindra is taking it slow to target certain parts of Indian markets discretely. Since the Diwali is rejoiced a lot in Northern states and the states like Maharashtra, the company will initially offer Gusto through their western and northern Indian dealerships.
The Gusto runs on an aluminum 109.6 cc air cooled, single cylinder, 4 stroke mill with the patented M-TEC engine technology that has strong bearings and crankshaft, an efficient series regulator that produces 8hp of power at 7500 rpm and torque of 8.5 Nm. At 5000 rpm the scooter takes 10.3 sec to attain 0-60 km/h and the company claims fuel economy of 63 km/l.
The salient features of Mahindra Gusto are the front kick, led pilot lamps easy access storage, seat height adjuster, car like front grille, find me and guide me lamps, seat locks, and flip out smart key.
The only contender to get close to Honda Activa, TVS Jupiter is bringing two new colors this festive season. Well it might be not that easy job beating Activa, because a rival is about stand up as Mahindra Gusto. Jupiter is now enriched with a choice of two new colors. The newly added two colors to TVS Jupiter are Matte Beige and sparkling silver to the range of other spectacular colors, midnight black, mercury white, titanium grey, volcano red.
The Jupiter is motorized by a 4stroke air cooled, single cylinder, OHC engine that replaces 109.7cc moving at a power of 5.88kw at 7500rpm and torque of 8nm at 5500rpm, Jupiter is able to catch 0-60 km /h in 11.42 seconds. The Jupiter sports key shutter lock, external fuel filler cap, break lock, low fuel warning lamp, an Econometer and an LED tail lamp. The scooter exhibits digital IDI ignition with I-Map feature. The dimensions of Jupiter are 1834mm x 650mm x 1115mm and it has a wheel base of 1275mm.
Furthermore, apart from a hydraulic and gas filled suspension at the back, Jupiter gets an evolved telescopic suspension too. It has 90/90-12 inch tubeless tyres both at back and the up front and is stopped by drum brakes of 130mm both up front and back. The fuel tank of TVS Jupiter can hold up to 5liters of petrol. Counting on its millage you can run along 54km per liter.