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These Are the Bikes Coming in 2018

January 22 2018
Awaited Bikes in 2018

The list of awaited bikes to be launched this year contains some exciting names from top brands.

Motorcycles are the most popular form of transportation in India. They are not just the means of getting from Point A to Point B, but they are also a source of adventure for adrenaline junkies and enthusiasts alike. The start of each year brings with it new launches by bike manufacturers. From among the launches expected this year, here are some of the most anticipated ones.

Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS

Estimated Price: ₹75,000

Expected Launch: August 2018

Another addition to Pulsar family, it is expected to have the 150cc engine that was once doing duty in the AS150. That means it will produce 16.8 bhp and 13 Nm of torque from the 149.5cc, single cylinder air-cooled engine. Power will be sent through a 5-speed manual transmission with the top speed likely to touch 120 kph.

Hero Extreme 200S

Estimated Price: Around ₹95,000

Expected Launch: March 2018

There are big expectations from this Hero bike after the success of Hero Extreme. It will come with a 200cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine putting out 18.2 bhp and 17.2Nm of torque. The drive will be sent to the wheels through a 5-speed gearbox, with the bike pegged to give a fuel economy of 40 kpl.

Hero Xpulse

Estimated Price: Around ₹1.2 lakh

Expected Launch: April 2018

This adventure motorcycle will come in as a successor to the Impulse. It will be powered by a bigger 200cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine that will put out 20 bhp more than its predecessor. It is expected to be agile as it weighs just 140 kg. Among the features are likely to be a digital instrument cluster, tall windscreen and luggage rack. Once launched, it will go up against the bigger and more powerful Royal Enfield Himalayan.


Estimated Price: ₹2.2-2.4 lakh

Expected Launch: September 2018

The cheapest BMW bike that will be available in India! The motorcycle was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo, but the launch is rumoured to take place later this year. The bike is powered by a 313cc, single cylinder engine putting out 33.5 bhp and 28 Nm of maximum torque, paired to a 6-speed gearbox. It will be manufactured at TVS Motor’s Hosur plant and will rival the KTM 390 Duke and Mahindra Mojo for market share.

If you plan on purchasing any one of these, also plan on which motorcycle insurance you would opt for. A comprehensive two-wheeler insurance gives you many benefits such as networked garages and long-tenure options, so that you can ride worry free for longer.

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