Austrian bike maker KTM has officially announced the KTM 390 Adventure for the Indian market. The official release from the company states that the motorcycle will be launched in 2019. A more specific launch timeline is awaited.Back in January 2017, Rajiv Bajaj, MD – Bajaj Auto Ltd., which co-owns KTM, verbally confirmed the KTM 390 Adventure for India. The motorcycle is yet to be unveiled officially. It may make its global debut at EICMA in November this year in Milan, Italy. The smallest member of the KTM Adventure series has been spotted testing on several occasions, but an official unveiling date is yet to be announced.The company says that the KTM 390 Adventure "will draw its lineage" from their rally-racing history as well as from the 1290 Super Adventure. The product will be a "state-of-the-art package to ride long distances and conquer any terrain."Powering the KTM 390 Adventure will be the same engine that does duty on the KTM 390 Duke and the KTM RC … [Read more...] about KTM 390 Adventure India launch in 2019 confirmed
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The KTM Duke 390 and the RC390 are easily the most performance-focused motorcycles in the Indian premium bike segment. Both the motorcycles get the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine. However, there’s a significant difference in the performance of the two Austrian siblings. Here’s a KTM Duke 390 vs RC390 drag race that highlights this disparity – As you can see in the video above, the Duke 390 enjoys a clear advantage over its fully-faired sibling. In all the three rounds of drag racing, the Duke 390 has emerged out as the clear winner. These races were conducted on a closed road devoid of any sort of traffic. Hence, the two motorcyclists were able to extract the most out of their machines. To make sure that the results are fair enough, the two riders have even exchanged the motorcycles between themselves to give an equal chance to both the models. However, the Duke 390 is clearly a bike length or two ahead of the RC390. It can be made out from the above video … [Read more...] about KTM Duke 390 vs RC390 drag race: Who wins [Video]
The price of the Apache RR310 launched by TVS in December 2017 has seen a hike of Rs 8,000 to Rs 18,000. The motorcycle had been launched with an introductory price tag of Rs 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom) but now retails for Rs 2.13 (ex-showroom) in states like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana and Rs 2.23 lakh (ex-showroom) in Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Orissa Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The TVS Apache RR 310 uses the same 313cc, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine as the BMW G310R and G310GS that is mounted inclined towards the rear, a first for a motorcycle in India. Its outputs are identical too, at 34PS and 27.5Nm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. TVS Motor says the Apache RR 310 has also been wind tunnel tested extensively and boasts class-leading aerodynamics. It also offers high equipment levels in keeping with the premium positioning, such as Michelin tyres and KYB upside down forks … [Read more...] about TVS Apache RR310 sees price hike of Rs 8,000 to Rs 18,000
There was a time when motorcycles were sold for highest fuel efficiency in India but the present day situation has become slightly different. With the arrival of new age motorcycles, a significant part of thrill-seeking buyers now opt for high-performance bikes. What are the bikes below Rs. 3 lakh that are quickest in the Indian market? Let’s find out. KTM 390 Duke Price: 390 Duke – Rs. 2.39 lakh 0-100 km/h – 5.68 seconds The KTM 390 Duke was launched in an all-new avatar in 2017 and it is quite popular among the enthusiasts.The bike takes 5.68 seconds to hit 100 km/h from standstill. It is powered by a 373cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces a maximum power of 43 Bhp and 37 Nm. The bike gets advanced TFT console with mobile integration among many many other features. KTM RC 390 Price – Rs. 2.36 lakh 0-100 km/h – 5.68 seconds The fully faired version of the KTM 390 Duke is as fast the naked cousin. The bike only gets a full body fairing … [Read more...] about 10 QUICKEST motorcycles of India under Rs. 3 lakhs
After almost a year-long wait, Yamaha has finally launched the 2018 R3. But how does it stack up against some of the best entry-level motorcycles on paper? We pit it against its rivals to find out. Engine - The updated Yamaha R3 now comes with a BSIV-compliant 321cc parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine, which produces 42PS of power and 29.6Nm of torque at 9000rpm, mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Powering the Benelli 302R is a 300cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine with dual overhead camshafts. It churns out 38PS of power at 10,000rpm and 27.4Nm of torque at 9000rpm, mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The TVS Apache RR 310 packs the same engine that is seen on the BMW G 310 R. This 312cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine produces 34PS of power and a peak torque of 27.3Nm. The 2017 KTM RC 390, on the other hand, packs a now BS-IV compliant 375cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. This powerplant churns out 43.5PS of power and … [Read more...] about Yamaha R3 vs Benelli 302R vs TVS Apache RR 310 vs KTM RC 390 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 Spec Comparison
Entering India in August 2015, the Yamaha R3 enjoyed a short stint in the market till March 2017 post which BS4 emission norms came into effect. Previously, the Japanese manufacturer has hinted at reviving the model after incorporating changes required for BS4-compliance. The 2018 Yamaha R3 has finally been launched in the presence of popular celebrity and motoring enthusiast John Abraham. Priced at Rs. 3.48 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi), the R3 now comes with dual-channel ABS as standard.There are no visual alterations to the 2018 R3 and the faired sportbike continues to wear sharp but neutral-looking clothes. The two colour options on offer are Racing Blue and Magma Black. All the features of the previous model are retained without any change. Powering the 2018 R3 is a familiar 321cc parallel-twin motor which develops 41.4 BHP of power and 29.6 Nm of torque. Mated to a 6-speed gearbox, the engine is now BS4-compliant.Suspension setup comprises of telescopic forks up front and … [Read more...] about 2018 Yamaha R3 ABS Launched At Rs. 3.48 Lakhs, Gets Dual-Channel ABS
Yamaha India has launched the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 in India at a price of Rs 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom) at the ongoing Auto Expo 2018. The price is Rs 23,000 more than the previous iteration of the Yamaha YZF-R3 which was discontinued after BS IV emission norms came into effect in 2017. The new Yamaha YZF-R3 gets dual channel ABS, something we sorely missed on the motorcycle. The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 also comes fitted with Metzeler Interact M5 tyres, which are also seen doing duty on the KTM 390 Duke and the KTM RC 390. These are two upgrades were just what the doctor ordered for this motorcycle. Bookings have begun and deliveries will commence by the end of February 2018. A day earlier, Yamaha also launched the YZF-R15 v3.The 2018 Yamaha R3 does not feature any major mechanical upgrades to its 321cc parallel-twin engine. There are subtle changes and cosmetic upgrades to distinguish the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 from its previous iteration. Yamaha India has introduced the new 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 in … [Read more...] about Auto Expo 2018: New Yamaha YZF-R3 with dual-channel ABS launched in India at Rs 3.48 lakh
KTM has launched a limited edition model of the RC 390 called the RC 390 R for the global markets and only 500 units will be produced. Priced at €8500 (approximately Rs 7 lakhs), the limited edition model gets more racetrack focused with the new mechanical components.To start off, the KTM RC 390 R gets fully adjustable WP suspension, new top yoke and handlebar kit for a committed riding position and folding clutch and brake levers which do not break in case of a crash, instead the levers will flip out. The 373.3cc motor gets upgrades in the form of shorter intake trumpet which delivers a wider power band suited for riding on the track. If this much equipment on the RC 390 R didn’t entice you, then there’s more.The Austrian bike maker is offering a proper race kit which comes with over 230 individual parts fitted on the RC 390 R. Called the SSP300 race kit, the race kit includes race-spec ECU, titanium Akrapovic exhaust, STM slipper clutch, quick shifter, improved … [Read more...] about KTM RC 390 R Unveiled For Global Markets
Clearly, the competition in this segment has reached an all-time high in every single market of the world. RC390 dominated the moment it came and blew everyone away and today it has tougher rivals and they now finally posses numbers which are quite close now. KTM is now offering a hugely expensive kit to make it sportier, racier and a bit faster as well. However, this is for the track enthusiast and to win their hearts. 2018 KTM RC390R is production run will be limited to just 500 units, with each machine coming from the factory equipped with a collection of hardware upgrades. 2018 KTM RC390R now has fully adjustable WP suspension fore and aft, CNC machined foldable clutch and brake levers, a specially tuned engine, an all-new graphics kit, and new handlebars that allow for an even more committed riding position. 2018 KTM RC390R limited edition kits consist of 230 individual parts designed to make the motorcycle a proper racing bike in its class, as close to hardcore factory bike that … [Read more...] about 2018 KTM RC390R Annouced – R is Racing Version With Kit Worth 10 Lakh Rupees!
Clearly, the list of the KTM modified vehicles on the roads and on the internet is on the rise. So we decided to give you a taste of what it is. There are scramblers, cafe racers, very futuristic design by many guys who make things in private sheds and make them available for sale. Autologue designs, for example, are made for sale and if you go to them for a particular makeover they will do it for you. There is a KTM Duke 390 with Indian Flag on it. There are several more changes to headlight, the obvious use of radium and lime green color. There are various modification to the headlights and tail tidy. The wheels and tyres have been changes and a lot more. People have used sticker set from the KTM catalogue itself and made things more intresting in the bike. Have a look below to find your inspiration to commence something on your bike! Read this too: A KTM Duke 200 Dirt Bike By Autologue Is A Transformer That Is Available At A Price!! Read this too: KTM Duke 390 Review … [Read more...] about Every KTM Modified In The Country Seen In Pictures! – Duke and RC – 200 and 390 All Showcased!