The Indian auto sector has been very successful in business in the first half of the year during the coronavirus pandemic. However, the two-wheeler segment was still at a sweet spot.
Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw a slew of launches from the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to the Hero Xtreme 200S BS6, and automakers aren’t done yet. The year ahead brings a lot of hope for motorcycle enthusiasts. While there have been no announcements from automakers on a specific release date, several companies have hinted upcoming bikes in India in 2021.
From Pulsar to Royal Enfield to Kawasaki, all top models are geared to hit the Indian showrooms with supreme specifications.
Here’s a quick look at the top Upcoming bikes in India in 2021:
Bajaj Pulsar RS400
The Bajaj Pulsar RS400 is one of the long-awaited bikes and is expected to launch in India around July 2021. The bike is also estimated to be priced at 1.7lakh.
The bike showcased at the 2014 auto-expo comes with aggressive looks, along with a twin-projector headlight with LED DRL lights. The triple spark 373.2cc engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox and is expected to reach a top speed of around 165 km / h.
TVS’s first-ever cruiser bike from TVS, TVS Zeppelin, is expected to debut in India next year. The company unveiled the concept at the 2018 Auto Expo in India.
The bike is expected to be priced under 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom) and will be powered by a 220cc air-cooled motor, aided by an electric motor, and is among upcoming bikes in India in 2021.
Royal Enfield Cruiser 650
The Royal Enfield cruiser 650 was recently spied for testing on Indian roads, making it clear that launch is near. The bike is expected to offer some unique features like a clock, service reminder, battery voltage indicator, and tell-tale lights.
The Royal Enfield cruiser 650 is likely to be priced at ₹3.5 lakh and will be powered by the 648cc air-cooled parallel-twin engine.
Suzuki Intruder 250
The Japanese motorcycle Suzuki Intruder 250 is among upcoming bikes in India in 2021 at a price of around Rs 1.8 lakh.
The patent for the design of the next bike was recently leaked online. The design patent shows that the bike will have a low seat and easily accessible handlebars, along with front footrests.
The bike will compete with the Bajaj Dominar 250, Royal Enfield Bullet 350, and Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 in the Indian market.
2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Kawasaki recently introduced the 2021 Ninja ZX-10R last month. The bike comes with an aggressive front end with the ‘reverse slant’ design inspired by the Kawasaki H2.
The bike will be powered by the same 998cc, inline-four cylinder engine and is likely to be priced around ₹13.99 lakh.
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