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We Bought All 93 BS3 Bikes & Exported Them: No Discount Offered Whatsoever: Triumph

Indian motorcycling industry was hit three times since November this year. First it was demonetisation, followed by the upgrade to BS4 emission norms and then the latest GST implementation. Triumph India's head Vimal Sumbly shares how Triumph coped up with the BS4 upgradation which became mandatory from 1st April 2017, in an interview with Autocar India. Supreme Court stayed the...

OFFICIAL: 300cc Tornado 302R Launch on 25th July; Benelli Issues a Funny Teaser

Tornado 302R launch date next week, before Yamaha launches R3 BS4... The 250-400 cc segment is all set to get another faired motorcycle next week - the Benelli Tornado 302. Unveiled globally in November 2015 at the EICMA, the Ninja 300 rival is set to be the chunkiest (looking) motorcycle in this segment. It was showcased and confirmed for our market...

150cc Motorcycles: Pulsars Register Big Fall, Honda Closing in… (Q1 Sales Report)

This quarter's 150cc Motorcycle Sales report is as interesting as it can get... It appears that the inevitable is happening and Bajaj may need to hit back their drawing boards if the quarter 1 report of financial year 2017-18 is to be believed. Bajaj's traditional strongly-held 150cc segment has seen a massive drop in sales, of as much as 90,000...

Mahindra May Discontinue Centuro & Gusto; to Focus on Mojo & Jawa

Many years back at the launch of Pantero, I had a word with one of Mahindra two-wheelers' top official and told him that 'top down' approach would have suited the company best. I repeated my opinion at Gusto's media ride and after 4-5 years of making these products, Mahindra seems to have understood it, finally! The company has officially announced...

Launched – Access 125 Special Edition in Matte Colours; Gets 5 Changes

Access 125 special edition is only available in disc brake version... Hours after we told you about it yesterday, Suzuki officially announced the launch of new special variants of their largest selling scooter Access 125. This includes introduction of two matte colours into the range - matte grey and matte black. Access 125 Special Edition Features Apart from the new colours, these...

New R15 vs CBR150R vs GSX-R150 – Which One Sells the Most in Indonesia?

vew R15 vs CBR150R - Has version 3 changed sales preferences of bikers...? What if we had intense competition and hence many options in the faired sports 150cc segment in India? Now that Honda has discontinued the CBR150R and Suzuki does not consider India as an important market to launch their sporty 150cc offering GSX-R150, we only have the R15 v2...

Its Official – TVS Overtakes Hero as 2nd Largest Scooter Seller: Hero Only Maker to Witness Decline

A lot has been talked about motorcycles but let us have a look at scooter sales - and believe us this is THE hot segment out there... If there is one manufacturer which is doing it silently but very efficiently it has to be TVS! Without making any noise, they outwitted Bajaj for the third spot in the overall two-wheeler...

EXCLUSIVE: Suzuki May Launch 150cc Cruiser GZ150 in 2-3 Months [Speculation]

Suzuki GZ150 launch in India on the cards? In an exclusive sneaking bit which has landed in our inbox, we have learnt that Suzuki intends to sell a new cruiser motorcycle in India - the GZ150! One company dealer reveals that that GZ150 is being prepared for an Indian launch. What is GZ150? GZ150 is an entry level small chopper which Suzuki...