From Jawa to Hero here are the list of 5 most awaited motorcycles of India at this moment
The year 2018 has been the year of motorcycle enthusiasts. We have seen plenty of new motorcycles launched in India this year including the much awaited Royal Enfield 650 twins which by the way are the most powerful twin-cylinder motorcycles that RE has ever launched in India. That said, here is the list of five motorcycles that we all are eagerly waiting for.
1. The Jawa
The iconic two-wheeler brand Jawa has made a grand re-entry in India and this particular motorcycle has been particularly designed and titled to pay homage to some of their old motorcycles. The Jawa gets a vintage styling and will attract the attention of Jawa enthusiasts who already knows about the brand.
Powered by a 293 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected unit capable of producing 27 Bhp and 28 Nm of torque. This is the same engine which powers the Jawa Forty two as well. The motorcycle gets spoke wheels to retain the retro styling and features a single disc brake towards the front and drum brakes at its rear. Just like the Forty Two it too gets a single channel ABS setup as well.
2. Jawa Forty Two
The iconic motorcycle brand Jawa recently made a comeback in India with the help of Classic legends and Mahindra. They introduced three new motorcycles at a gala event in Mumbai on 15th of November. They already launched two new motorcycles including the Jawa, the Jawa Forty-two while the third one which is a Bobber has been kept on hold and will be launched within the next few months here.
The Jawa Forty two is the entry-level offering from Jawa. The motorcycle mixes retro styling with modern elements quite beautifully which have definitely attracted all the attention. Powered by a 293 cc, single cylinder, a liquid cooled engine which is capable of producing about 27 Bhp and 28 Nm of torque. This motorcycle already has quite a fan following even before hitting the showrooms.
3. Hero XPulse
This has to top the list of much awaited motorcycle list. The Xpulse 200 is the budget-friendly Adventure Tourer and perhaps a worthy successor to the Impulse 150. The production-spec motorcycle was showcased last time at the EICMA 2018 and we honestly never generated so much interest for a Hero product.
The Xpulse 200 gets long suspension travel, LED headlamps and bigger spokedwheels fitted with Knob tires. The Xpulse 200 will be powered by a newly developed air cooled 200 cc engine which produces around 18 Bhp of peak power and 17 NM of torque. The motorcycle gets front as well rear disc brakes and a single channel ABS as well.
4. RE Interceptor 650
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is powered by a newly developed 648 cc, parallel twin, 4-stroke, 270-degree crank, single overhead cam, an air-oil cooled unit which produces 47 bhp and 52 Nm of torque. This happens to be the most powerful motorcycle that RE has launched in India. The Interceptor is also the most affordable twin cylinder motorcycle available in India as of now. The motorcycle also gets slipper clutch and dual-channel ABS as well. This happens to be the most loaded motorcycle that RE has ever launched in India.
5. Jawa Perak
Jawa unveiled a factory custom motorcycle on the same stage alongside two of their other offerings. The Perak is a Bobber styled motorcycle which also happens to be the most loaded motorcycle of the Jawa lineup. The Perak gets disc brakes on both its front and rear wheels and a dual channel ABS system as well. The motorcycle just like any other Bobber gets a single custom rider seat and a monoshock setup as well.
The Perak is powered by a slightly bigger 334 cc, single cylinder engine which generates 30 Bhp of peak power and 31 Nm of torque and is paired to a 6-speed gearbox. Last but not least the Perak also gets a custom Matte Black paint finish and a custom twin exhaust system as well. What makes this motorcycle also special is its pricing. The Perak will the cheapest Bobber styled motorcycle of India after its launch.