Bikes

Hero Expands Manufacturing Base To Bangladesh, First Outside India

As part of the company’s global expansion exercise, Hero MotoCorp has expanded its manufacturing base to Bangladesh in a joint venture with Nitol Niloy group. Hero has a 55 percent stake in the JV, with the latter being of the new partner. Both the companies will be investing a total of $40 million (Rs. 240 […]

Honda CBR150R To Get A Facelift, Will Look Similar To CBR300R

Honda Motorcycles Indonesia could launch a refreshed version of the CBR150R with cosmetic upgrades, replacing the current CBR150R model. If the renderings showcased on the Indonesian blog Motoblast.org are anything to go by, the new CBR150R gets re-designed styling that gives it a similar appearance as the new CBR300R, while the overall design too shares […]

Hero MotoCorp Plans Manufacturing Plant In Latin America

Hero MotoCorp which is the world’s second largest two-wheeler manufacturer by volume has revealed its expansion plans. After ending the contract with Honda, Hero MotoCorp has gone aggressive and has teamed up with Erik Buell Racing (EBR) to develop high performance bikes based on the requirements of customers globally. The Indian motorcycle manufacturer is all […]

UM Motorcycles Starts Testing Hypersport, Renegade Commando In India

American based UM Motorcycles has commenced testing its models the Hypersport dual purpose motorcycle and the Renegade Commando cruiser in the country, which were spotted being tested by Autocolumn reader Arjun Dhavale in Pune. UM Motorcycles made its Indian debut at the 2014 Auto Expo, earlier this year showcasing its range of products. However, while […]

Activa Overtakes Splendor To Become India’s Best Selling 2-Wheeler

With the paradigm shift towards automatic scooters in the Indian two-wheeler market, the Honda Activa has been reaping profits for the Japanese manufacturer and dethroned India’s best selling 2-wheeler, the Hero Splendor in terms of volumes. The Splendor which has been the largest selling 2-wheeler brand in the country saw a major decline in sales […]

2014 Hero Xtreme Launched, Priced At Rs. 67,364/-

Hero MotoCorp is silently updating its entire range of models for 2014. After the Splendor motorcycle and Pleasure scooter, the company has updated the 150cc Xtreme with a host of changes to the styling and an improved powertrain on the motorcycle. The version is only called Xtreme and not ‘Xtreme Sports’ as showcased last year. The […]

2014 Piaggio Vespa S Test Ride Review

Text – Faisal Khan; Pictures – Om Vaikul Bike Tested: 2014 Piaggio Vespa S Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 85,130/- The Vespa S manages to turn attention, forcing people to get their camera phones out. Scooters have been seeing a huge growth in popularity and sales which can be largely attributed to the massive convenience they […]

Bajaj Also Updates Pulsar 150 With Three New Colour Options

After updating the Pulsar 180 and 220 models with three new colour options, Bajaj Auto has brought the new colour scheme options on the Pulsar 150 as well. The ageing Pulsar gets three new dual-tone colour schemes comprising of sapphire blue, pearl metallic white and wine red. The same colours are being offered on other […]

Honda CB Trigger Long Term Review – Final Report

Bike Tested: Honda CB Trigger Kms Done: 2653 kms Test Started at: 1401 kms Test Concluded at: 4054 kms Fuel Cost: Rs. 4510/- Liters: 55 Mileage: 52 km/l (Combined), 49 km/l (City), 57 km/l (Highway) The CB Trigger is not an all new bike but subtle changes make it an attractive buy. Little things matter […]

It is no secret anymore that TVS has signed a deal with BMW to make motorcycles for them. Although there are still secrets to the many unanswered questions from the media and the enthusiasts when asked to both parties. TVS signed an agreement saying that they will use technology to take the same bikes and […]