Top 5 Bike News Of The Week: TVS Acquires Norton Motorcycles, BMW G 310 BS6 Twins Price Details Revealed, And More

Certain developments have really shaken up things during these quarantine times

Wrapup zig April 19

The auto industry has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, along with other businesses. But this week wasn’t all that slow thanks to a couple of really interesting developments in the home market as well as in the international space. Here are the top 5 two-wheeler news that stood out this week:

TVS Acquires Norton Motorcycles:

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Early this week rumours were running rife that TVS Motor Company is in talks to bid for Norton Motorcycles. Then yesterday, the manufacturer dropped a bomb announcing it has been acquired in an all-cash deal! Here’s how much the brand paid and the implications of the acquisition.

Exclusive: BMW G 310 BS6 Twins Price Details Revealed:

BS4-compliant bikes shown for representation

If you’re planning to buy either the BMW G 310 R BS6 or the BMW G 310 GS BS6, we have good news for you! As per our sources, both these bikes will come with a massively reduced price tag compared to their BS4 counterparts. In fact, both bikes were also spotted testing for the first time. Here’s our analysis of the spy shots.

Yamaha WR 155R Likely To Be India-bound:

Yamaha has pretty much established itself in the 150cc performance segment with the R15 V3.0 and the 150cc FZ range. Now, the brand intends to tap into the entry-level off-road segment. Our sources have revealed that the R15 V3-based dual-purpose motorcycle, the WR 155R is likely to be launched in the country. If you’re wondering when and at what price, head here.

Honda Hikes Prices Of Its Bikes And Scooters:

Honda has hiked the prices of three of its BS6-compliant two-wheelers: the Activa 125 BS6, Activa 6G, and the SP 125. Fortunately, the premium isn’t that much to be a concern. Check out the updated price list here.

Triumph Street Triple RS Revised Launch Date Revealed:

Triumph Street Triple RS is by far the maddest motorcycle in its segment. However, its India launch has been deferred twice due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the British bikemaker has a revised launch date and it is all set to happen completely online. Here’s when it will be launched.

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