Motorcycles launched in October so far

By autoX Editorial | on October 15, 2018

A few days back, Kinetic owned Motoroyale introduced seven new products including the official launch of the Norton, SWM and FB Mondial brands in India. Previously part of the DSK Group, Motoroyale has also officially partnered with Hyosung. Meanwhile Kawasaki has also brought in the updated Z900 to Indian shores.  

  1. FB Mondial HPS 300: Rs 3.37 lakh  (ex-showroom India)

In partnership with Kinetic-owned Motoroyale, FB Mondial has landed on Indian shores. The first offering to be launched by the Italian bike maker is the HPS 300 and it is priced at Rs 3.37 lakh (ex-showroom India). The FB Mondial HPS 300 is the most affordable Scrambler on sale in India currently. The HPS 300 has a minimalistic design approach with a narrow fuel tank, a large bellypan and fat upside-down forks. Other features include a halogen headlamp, LED tail lamp and turn indicators and a circular fully digital instrument cluster. The small tyre hugger and the mid-mounted stubby exhausts make the design look purposeful. At the heart of the HPS 300 is a 249cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled motor. It develops 24.7bhp and 22Nm. This engine works in union with a 6-speed transmission.

  1. Hyosung GT 250 RC: Rs 3.39 lakh  (ex-showroom India)

Motoroyale announced a new partnership with Hyosung as per which, the Korean offerings will be sold through their chain of dealerships. With this announcement, they also brought in the GT 250R at Rs 3.39 lakh (ex-showroom India). The GT 250R remains unchanged from the version that was sold under the DSK umbrella. It continues with the bulky proportions, the vertically stacked headlamp, the massive tank and the super aggressive riding posture. The GT 250R sports a 249cc V-twin motor that is good for 27.6bhp and 22Nm. This engine comes paired with a 5-speed transmission. It comes fitted with USD forks and a preload adjustable shock at the rear. Dual Channel ABS is offered as standard fitment.     

  1. Hyosung GV 650 ABS: Rs 5.55 lakh (ex-showroom India)

Along with the GT 250, Motoroyale also brought in Hyosung’s middle-weight cruiser – GV 650 or the Aquila Pro. Priced at Rs 5.55 lakh, the Aquila Pro aims the challenge the likes of the Harley Davidson Street 750 and the Kawasaki Vulcan S. The Aquila Pro continues to be offered with the same 647cc V-twin motor that develops 75 horses and 62Nm. This motor is also paired with a 5-speed transmission. ABS is offered as standard equipment on the Hyosung GV 650.

Kawasaki Z650 New Colour Launch M

  1. Kawasaki Z650 / Z900: Rs 5.29 lakh and Rs 7.68 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)

Kawasaki has brought in the Z650 and the Z900 in a range of new colour options. While the Z650 remains largely unchanged, it will be offered in a new metallic flat spark black shade. Underneath the tank is a familiar 649cc parallel-twin motor that develops 67.2bhp and 65.7Nm. This engine comes paired with a 6-speed transmission. ABS comes as standard on the Z650 and there are no additional changes. Similarly, the Z900 too comes with three new colour options - metallic grey, metallic white, metallic black. Price of the Z900 remains unchanged from before – in fact, it continues to be among the most affordable inline-four offerings out there.

Swm Super Dual India Launch M

  1. SWM Superdual T: Rs 6.80 lakh (base) and Rs 7.30 lakh (T variant) (ex-showroom India)

Apart from the Kawasaki Versys 650 and the Suzuki V-Strom 650, those looking for a middle-weight adventure tourer will also have the option of the Superdual. The motorcycle has been launched in two variants – base and T, priced at Rs 6.80 lakh and Rs 7.30 lakh respectively. Powering the Superdual T is a 600cc single-pot motor that pumps out 57 horses and 53.5Nm. To ensure it can take the beating that is usual of an ADV, SWM has fitted it with a 19-inch wheel up front and a 17-inch setup at the rear. Suspension travel at the front and back is 210mm and 270mm respectively.

Mv Agusta Brutale 800 Rr India Launch M

  1. MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR: Rs 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom India)

This is a race-spec version of the standard Brutale 800 – a bike motorcycle that is already mad as a hatter. Available in two colour options – white/black and red/black, the Brutale 800 RR is priced at Rs 18.99 lakh. While the standard Brutale develops 109bhp from the 798cc three-pot motor, this race-prepped version develops an insane 140bhp. Torque has also been increased by 4Nm. The Brutale 800 RR claims to have a top-speed of 244km/h. It comes loaded with tech including a slipper clutch, quick shifter, 8 stage traction control, four riding modes and manually adjustable steering damper. The Brutale 800 RR competes against the likes of the Kawasaki ZX-10R and the Ducati Monster 1200.  

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