01 March, 2021

A Fleet Of Head-Turners For 2017

2017 is going to be a roaring year for performance bikes and a large share of spotlight will be on homegrown auto major TVS...

A Fleet Of Head-Turners For 2017
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2017-03-11T11:22:55+05:30

2017 is going to be a roaring year for performance bikes as the best international names are eagerly burning the rubber to take off. There is plenty of action at the entry-level segment of superbikes. And a large share of spotlight will be on homegrown auto major TVS, which has partnered with Bavarian giant BMW to manufacture the BMW G310 R and the Apache RTR 300.

BMW G 310 R

The BMW G310 R, which carries the genes of the S 1000 R, is just days away from ­being launched in India. The entry-level performance motorcycle, designed by the German company and manufactured by TVS on the outskirts of Bengaluru, will be BMW’s first offer under the 500cc category. A 313cc liquid cooled, single-cylinder engine will churn out 34 BHP and 28 Nm of torque. The motorcycle, on sale in the UK with a sticker price of around Rs 4 lakh, is likely to be priced bet­ween 2-2.5 lakh in India. The manufacturing machines have been imported from Germ­any, and...

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