Mahindra has launched the Mojo in India today. It has been priced at an introductory price of Rs. 1.58 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) and will initially be sold in only four cities.
Today is a day which will be marked in history. After five years of development and rigorous testing, Mahindra has launched the much awaited Mojo priced at Rs. 1.58 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike gets street-fighter styling and touring capabilities thus making it a competitor of the KTM Duke 200, Honda CBR250R, Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 and the Benelli TNT 25. With the hype built around from the recent media ride and the start of festive season, the Indian brand is expecting good sales response. The first 100 bikes were booked before the launch and bookings can now be done on the website on Mojo.
The Mojo gets striking design upfront with the twin-pod headlamps, DRL’s and USD forks grabbing your attention. It looks beefy from this angle and looks bigger than the other bikes in the segment. View it from the side and the first thing you would notice is the comfortable seat and the upright handlebar providing a great riding position. The side panels carved out of aluminum give it a premium look while the dual exhausts add to that look. It is available in three colours namely glacier white, charcoal black and volcano red.
Known for loading its vehicles well, Mahindra has loaded the Mojo with quality components many of which are segment firsts. The disc brake at the front is the largest in segment at 320 mm and is developed by a Spanish firm J.Juan. The upside down forks are bigger than the other bikes in the segment and have a better travel range. To reduce vibrations, they are mounted on special clamps. Seen on no other bike in the segment and a few segments above too are the Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres which the Mojo is shod with.
The instrument cluster of the Mojo deserves a special mention as it is really feature loaded and looks uber cool too. The tourer is powered by a 295cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which pumps out 28 PS of power and a class leading 30 Nm of torque. The power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox. While an ABS equipped variant is not available presently, it is under testing and will be available by next year. The bike will be available only in Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune initially. There will be a Mojo owners club known as the Mojo Tribe which will give them the opportunity to ride together and share their experiences.