Yesterday Hero MotoCorp revealed the prices of the Xtreme 200R on its website, which costs INR 88,000 (ex-showroom, Siliguri). The company is yet to launch the bike in the country officially. Ahead of that, let’s take a look at a detailed spec comparison between the Hero Xtreme 200R, Bajaj Pulsar NS200, and the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V.The Hero Xtreme 200R has taken a long time coming, and 2.5 years after its debut at the Auto Expo 2016, the bike joins the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V in the entry-level premium bike segment. The Xtreme 200R isn’t technically advanced, develops less power and is low on features. However, it trumps its competitors in the pricing department.The Bajaj Pulsar NS200 costs between INR 99,411 to INR 1.11 lakh, while the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V costs in the range of INR 96,230 to INR 1.10 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom Delhi). On the other hand, the Xtreme 200R is available in one variant and costs INR 88,000 (ex-showroom Siliguri). … [Read more...] about Hero Xtreme 200R vs. Bajaj Pulsar NS200 vs. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V
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The Indian motorcycle market has seen some exciting launches in the recent times. Motorcycles like the Apache RR310 and the Yamaha R15 V3 has kept the enthusiasts on their toes. In next three months, as many as ten new motorcycles are scheduled to be launched in India. Here are all of them. Royal Enfield Interceptor Royal Enfield unveiled their first ever twin-cylinder powered motorcycles last year. One of them will be the Interceptor which will be Triumph Street Twin challenger in India. The 650cc parallel twin engine is an all-new product and is air plus oil cooled. It is the most advanced engine coming out of Royal Enfield factory ever and gets fuel injection, four-valve heads, and an overhead camshaft. It develops a maximum power of 47 Bhp at 7,100 rpm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. It gets a 6-speed unit with slipper clutch. It will also get ABS as standard. The bike is expected to be launched by the mid of this year with a price tag of between Rs. 3-4 lakh. Royal Enfield … [Read more...] about 10 bike launches, 3 months: From Royal Enfield motorcycles to BMWs to Benelli Imperiale 400!
The Zeppelin was the star attraction at the TVS pavilion at the Auto Expo, besides the TVS Creon. We think its cool factor is not just because of its looks but far beyond that. Here're 5 reasons. It’s A First For TVSTVS Motor Company is best known for their scooters and the Apache range of motorcycles. If the recently launched Apache RR 310 and the NTorq 125 are anything to go by, it points towards a company working towards a new direction. Innovation is certainly one of the first attributes that come to mind. The unveiling of the Creon electric scooter, the Apache RTR 200 FI Ethanol and the electric hybrid component on the Zeppelin show that the Hosur-based manufacturer is not only moving towards electric mobility but also exploring the introduction of bikes powered by other sources of fuel. The Zeppelin is also the first cruiser concept from TVS.Larger 220cc EngineThe Zeppelin concept featured a new 220cc motor which sends power to the rear wheel via a belt drive, … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why The TVS Zeppelin Concept Is Cool
TVS Creon, a performance-oriented electric scooter concept, features a next-generation electric motor that propels the scooter from zero to 60 kmph in under 5.1 seconds and boasts of a range of 80 km. A rapid charging time of 60 minutes for 80 per cent of full charge is on par with current generation smartphones, leaving little idle time while charging, claims the company. It has also connected technologies developed in collaboration with Intel. The vehicle is powered by three Li-ion batteries specially designed to ensure high charge per volume of battery, capable of delivering 12 kw of instantaneous power. The design is to keep overall dimensions of the TVS Creon compact and maintain everyday practicality of usage. It has a TFT Screen that displays the speedometer, battery charge and, health status, tachometer, trip meter and odometer. The vehicle is app-enabled and offers cloud connectivity, three custom riding modes, regenerative braking, and park … [Read more...] about Auto Expo 2018: TVS showcases electric, ethanol-fueled two-wheelers
Hero, just like their erstwhile partner Honda hasn’t had a huge success in the performance department. Time and again with every model, the rival from Pune has taken their share by a huge margin and now it has 50% of the market share. Yes, we are talking about Bajaj who has dominated this segment from 200 to now, 400. Hero isn’t giving up. With the launch of TVS Apache RTR 200 and the endless popularity of the Pulsar 220, Hero wants a share of it too. Now pitching directly could help them again them sales and popularity in the segment. Hero Extreme is already a popular name in the sports segment for Hero, using that name and 200 cc capacity engine under the tank can help them? We have some details to tell you what the Hero Xtreme 200R is like as it has been launched The design and dimensions seem quite familiar that has been seen on the 150cc counterpart. However, there is a change and it is evolutionary and not revolutionary. The side panels are big and flow downwards, the … [Read more...] about Hero Xtreme 200R Unveiled Before Auto Expo – Launch In April 2018