2017 is all set to be an exciting year for motorcycle enthusiasts in the country. In 2016, two-wheeler makers launched several new products that help them to record decent growth. Gone are the days when two-wheeler makers banking big on affordable commuters to drive their sales. 2017 will see more motorcycles which are performance oriented and are easy to buy. Here is our list of India’s most awaited upcoming bikes in 2017.
Showcased as a concept at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, the TVS Akula 310 is undoubtedly the one of the most awaited bikes in India. Based on the BMW G310R platform, the fully-faired motorcycle will be the fastest & most powerful TVS in India. If reports are to be believed, the new motorcycle could be named TVS Apache RTR 300. Powering the motorcycle will be a 313cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, water-cooled engine that churns out 33.4bhp of power and 28Nm of torque. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels via a 6-speed gearbox. It will rival the Yamaha R3, KTM RC390 and the upcoming Benelli Tornado 302.
Expected Price – Rs 1.50 lakh to Rs 1.80 lakh
Expected Launch Date – March-April 2017