Upcoming mid-premium motorcycles in India under Rs. 3 lakh
Your dream motorcycle needn't come with an astronomical price tag. In fact, thanks to growing competition among automakers, you can buy a great motorcycle for somewhere around Rs. 3 lakh. From head-turning sports bikes to retro-styled modern classics and adventure motorcycles, there's something in that budget for everyone. Here, we look at some of the new motorcycles set to grace our shores this year.
BMW G310 GS: Expected to cost Rs. 2.90 lakh
The BMW G310 GS is poised to hit our shores this year. The bike will feature a semi-faired design with an up-swept exhaust, minimalistic body graphics, and a fully-digital instrument cluster. It will be powered by a 313cc, single-cylinder engine which puts out 34bhp of maximum power and peak torque of 27.3Nm. It will also have disc brakes on both the alloy wheels.
Kawasaki Ninja 300: To be launched at Rs. 3 lakh
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 is expected to be launched soon after the lockdown is lifted. The bike will feature a fully-faired design with blacked-out alloy wheels, split headlights, and an analog-digital instrument console. It will be powered by a BS6-ready 296cc, parallel-twin engine that puts out a maximum power of 39bhp and peak torque of 27Nm.
KTM RC 390: Likely to cost Rs. 2.75 lakh
KTM's RC 390 will also go on sale after the lockdown is lifted in India. The sports tourer features a fully-faired design with a digital instrument cluster, an adjustable wind-screen, and contrast-colored alloy wheels. It is powered by a 373.3cc, liquid-cooled engine that generates 42.9bhp of power and maximum torque of 36Nm. For safety, it will have dual-channel ABS.
BMW G 310 R: Expected price around Rs. 2.70 lakh
Alongside the G 310 GS, BMW is also expected to launch the G 310 R in India. It will feature a semi-faired eye design with an attractive dual-tone paint job, a fully-digital instrument cluster, and a stepped-up seat. The roadster will be powered by a 313cc, single-cylinder engine which puts out 34bhp of maximum power and peak torque of 27.3Nm