10 New Bikes in 2014
1. Honda 110cc Dream Slide
Competition in the 100cc commuter segment is getting fiercer with Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India (HMSI) going out all guns blazing to wrest the top spot from former partner Hero MotoCorp.
HMSI has launched a brand new motorcycle in the basic 100-110cc segment, called the Honda CD110 Dream. The CD110 Dream is equipped with a Honda Eco Technology (HET) engine with a class leading power output of 8.3PS and torque of 8.63Nm. Honda claims the new HET equipped engine will deliver fuel consumption figures of 74 kmpl in actual city riding conditions.
Competition: Hero Splendor Plus, Suzuki Hayate, Mahindra Centuro
Price: Rs 41,100 (Ex-showroom Delhi)
2. New TVS Victor
TVS Motor Company is planning to bring back the bestselling Victor brand with an all-new Victor in the next few months.
The Victor was one of the company’s most successful motorcycles, and during its run in the market, the popular commuter motorcycle made quite a dent in Hero MotoCorp’s sales figures.
The new Victor will be based on the 109cc TVS Star City+ platform, but it will be a premium motorcycle with more features and a new design. It will be powered by a motor from the family of TVS EcoThrust engines, which are tuned for fuel efficiency with performance.
Competition: Mahindra Centuro, Hero Passion Pro, Bajaj Discover 100T
Expected Price: Rs 48,000-50,000