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Weekly Bike News Wrapup: BS6 Yamaha FZ 25 And Mahindra Mojo Launched, KTM MotoGP Bike And More


Bringing you all the important news from the world of two-wheelers

 

The last week of July ended on a positive note for Indian bikers with lockdown restrictions eased across the country. From new two-wheeler launches to interesting future insights, last week was rather busy. Here’s our pick of the top five most interesting developments from the two-wheeler space: 

 

Yamaha Rides In The BS6 FZ25

After making us wait for months, Yamaha finally launched the BS6 FZ25 in the Indian market. With the addition of the new motorcycle, all the popular bikes in its portfolio are now BS6 compliant. However, the new Yamaha FZ25 BS6 comes with a shocking price hike of Rs 17,200! Find out the reasoning for the massive premium here. 

 

Hero Xtreme 160R Tested

We finally got to test the much-awaited Xtreme 160R which got delayed due to the COVID-19 lockdown across the county. The Xtreme 160R delivers on the styling front and even has the numbers to match its rivals on paper. But, what about real-world performance? Here are the answers: Hero Xtreme 160R Road Test Review.

 

Mojo Receives A BS6 Revival 

While the BS6 emission norms rung the death knell for many motorcycles in the Indian market, it also gave an unlikely bike a new lease of life. Mahindra launched the BS6 version of the Mahindra Mojo in our market and unlike its predecessor, it will be only available in a single UT variant. While styling and features remain identical to the older bike, it gets a fuel-injected motor and dual-channel ABS comes standard. But the main question is are there any buyers for the 2020 Mahindra Mojo

 

Honda’s Litre-Class Monster Incoming

 Honda added a much-needed dose of adrenaline to the Indian two-wheeler market by opening bookings for the 2020 CBR1000RR-R. The upcoming Honda superbike is the most powerful motorcycle from Honda to go on sale in India. Headline figures for the new bike come in the form of 217.5PS power and 201kg kerb weight, which makes it one of the lightest bikes in its class. Expected launch details, features, underpinnings and more details here: Honda CBR1000RR-R India Launch Soon.

 

You Can Buy A Legit MotoGP Bike!

Yes, you read that right! KTM has announced that it has put two units of Pol Espargaro’S 2019 MotoGP race bike on sale. As expected, the race bike doesn’t come cheap. The base price for the motorcycle is an eye-popping Rs 2.55 crore (without tax). Understandably, the bike isn’t road legal, but KTM will treat you like royalty. Here are all the details if you have enough moolah to splurge on a KTM MotoGP race bike.

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