Top 5 Bike News Of The Week: 2020 Yamaha MT-03 Unveiled, Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 Spotted, Benelli Leoncino 250 Launched & More!
- by Alpesh
- Oct 5, 2019
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Here are the most talked about news from the last seven days from the world of two-wheelers
While big bikes such as the KTM 790 Duke, Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin and Triumph Street Triple RS created headlines, it was the turn of electric scooters and affordable motorcycles this week. In case you had a busy week and missed out on all the news, here’s a little list for you.
Yamaha Unveils 2020 MT-03
The wait for Yamaha to launch the all-new YZF-R3 in India seems to be never ending. Meanwhile, the Japanese manufacturer has taken the wraps off its naked version, the MT-03. While the mechanical bits are mostly the same as the previous version, Yamaha has updated its styling, which makes it look even angrier than before. However, if you are thinking about whether it is coming to India or not, then we might have something that could cheer you up.
TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Gets More Tech
Bluetooth connectivity is one of the new-age features that buyers are looking for while planning to buy a two-wheeler. In the affordable price segment, we have seen this tech on the NTorq 125, the new Jupiter Grande and the XPulse 200. However, TVS has now added a third two-wheeler in its list of Bluetooth-enabled two-wheelers - the Apache RTR 200 4V. And apart from showing turn-by-turn navigation, this feature shows a wide range of data which should keep you entertained on your daily commute.
Benelli brings the baby Leoncino to our shores
You know what you can get for Rs 2.5 lakh? A brand-new Italian scrambler… but with a 250cc motor. And if you are interested in buying the Leoncino 250, then you can book one for yourself right now as bookings are underway on the company’s website for a token amount of Rs 6,000. Head here for more information.
Desi Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 Spotted
We know that Husqvarna is all set to launch its motorcycles in India and we also know that some dealers have already started accepting bookings for the same. However, it seems like the bike maker is still testing its bikes to make sure that these Swedish beauties handle Indian conditions well as we recently got to see a heavily Indianised version of the Svartpilen 401 testing in Pune.
Meet the Gogoro Viva, the cutest e-scooter out there!
Until now, we have seen Chinese electric scooters which look too conventional, but not the Gogoro Viva. With its minimalistic design and vibrant paint scheme, it will surely help you to stand apart from the sea of electric scooters. Additionally, it weighs just 80kg! That’s 15kg less than the TVS Scooty Pep Plus. This little scoot sounds interesting, right? Well, here’s the detailed report.
Benelli Leoncino 250 Video Review
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