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Top 10 Upcoming Bikes in India in 2018, 2019

Take a look at the top 10 upcoming bikes in India in the next 2 years – Price, Specs & Launch Date

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Year 2017 was majority about performance bikes and the trend continues as more new bikes will be rolled out from the bike makers in India in the next 2 years. While scooters are back in demand after three decades, the muscular bikes continue to woo enthusiasts in India. Earlier known for commuter only market, India is now slowly stepping into other segments. Seeing the growing demand for performance bikes, global two-wheeler makers are making inroads into the Indian two-wheeler market. Several new bikes are coming to cater to the rising customer base in India. Considering that India is about to witness influx of models in the next two years, we bring to you the top ten upcoming bikes in India in 2018 & 2019.

TVS Apache RR 310S

TVS Apache RR 310S front

First model in our list of upcoming bikes in India in the next 2 years is the long-awaited Akula 310. The TVS Akula concept gathered raving reviews at its unveiling last year at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. The new model will be called Apache RR 310S, and will be the company’s first full-faired sportbike. The vehicle has been spotted several times during its test rounds. In fact, the brochure scans of the bike have also been leaked on the web, indicating a near launch. Built jointly by TVS Motor and BMW Motorrad, this will be positioned as TVS’ flagship model in the Apache series and is one of the most awaited upcoming bike in India. As for the engine, the sportbike will use a 313cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a reverse cylinder layout. Putting out 34bhp with 28Nm torque, the engine will be paired to a 6-speed gearbox.

Expected Launch-Early 2018

Expected Price– Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 1.8 lakh

Hero Xtreme 200S

Hero Xtreme 200S side view

After phasing out several models from its line-up in its native market, the two-wheeler giant is gearing up to bring in new bikes including the Xtreme 200S. This model was revealed at the last year’s Auto Expo in concept version, albeit the production model is likely to hit showrooms by 2018. With the Xtreme 200S, Hero make foray into the growing 200-250cc segment. In terms of design, the naked streetfighter is set to borrow multiple cues from the Xtreme Sport, though Hero has added new bits for a sportier look. Built on the diamond type frame, the naked streetfighter will come with an air-cooled, single cylinder, 200cc engine with 18.6bhp power and 17.2Nm torque.  Transmission duties on the other hand will be handled by a five-speed unit.

Expected Launch-March-April 2018

Expected Price-Rs 90,000 to Rs 1.10 lakh

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 & Continental GT 650

The next models in our list of upcoming bikes in India are Royal Enfield’s two-new 650cc motorcycle. At the 2017 EICMA Motor Show, Royal Enfield had showcased two motorcycles – Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650. Both models will go on sale in the country in 2018. The Continental GT 650 has been designed for high-speed highway cruising, while the Interceptor 650 is a retro-styled roadster. Powering the motorcycles will be a new 648cc, air-cooled engine that churns out 47bhp of power at 7,100rpm and 52Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox.

Expected Launch- 2018

Expected price-Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh

KTM 390 Adventure

KTM 390 Adventure spied

The next model in our list of upcoming bikes in India is the KTM 390 Adventure, which has been on test for quite sometime. The Australian bike maker recently introduced the 2017 KTM RC series in India early this year and is now gearing up for the launch of an all-new adventure bike, KTM 390 Adventure sometime next year. Before its launch here, the company will unveil it globally at the upcoming 2017 EICMA Motorcycle show in November 2017. Just so you know, the bike will be developed at Bajaj’s Chakan plant and will be exported to several international markets there. The power source on the KTM 390 Adventure will be a 373.2cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled unit with an estimated power of 35-43bhp and 35-40Nm torque, while the transmission duties are likely to be carried over by a 6-speed gearbox.

Expected Launch-Early 2018

Expected Price-Rs 2.4 lakh to Rs 2.6 lakh

Hero HX250R

Hero HX250 R side view

With demand for affordable bikes witnessing an upward trend, Hero MotoCorp is planning to launch a host of new models in the segment. Besides, it is also prepping to launch the new , HX250R that is likely to break cover by early 2018. While Hero is yet to make an official announcement on the same, the bike will take on the likes of Honda CBR250, Kawasaki Z250, Bajaj Pulsar 220 and KTM RC200 among others. This upcoming bike in India has been designed and engineered jointly by Hero’s US technology collaborator Erik Buell Racing AVL and Engines Engineering. The fully-faired bike will carry a 249cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with Dual Mode Fuel Injection system linked to a 6-speed gearbox with multi-plated wet clutch.

Expected Launch-Early 2018

Expected price-Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 1.7 lakh

Bajaj Dominar Adventurer

Bajaj Dominar 400 Bike 2

Bajaj introduced its flagship model Dominar in India in December 2016 and is now preparing to add a Scrambler variant to its line-up. At the time of launch, the company had hinted at rolling out more models under the Dominar badge that is positioned above its famed Pulsar series. While reports in media also opine that Bajaj could launch the Scrambler bike under a new badge for which the company is chalking out a marketing strategy, the details on the Dominar Adventurer are yet hazy. As for the launch, the premium model is expected to be launched in India sometime in 2018.

Expected Launch-Sometime in 2018

Expected Price-Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 1.8 lakh


First unveiled in 2015, the BMW G310R is one of the eagerly awaited upcoming bikes in India. The naked streetfighter with its contemporary looks and muscular styling is set to take the segment by storm. It is to be noted that the upcoming G310R is the first product under BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company’s joint venture. Set to be available for retail in 2018, the bike will be manufactured at TVS’s manufacturing facility at Hosur, Bengaluru and is expected to carry a lucrative price tag. At the heart of the bike will be a 313cc, four-stroke, single cylinder, water-cooled engine good for 34bhp and 28Nm of torque. The engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual unit and is likely to offer top speed of 145kmph.

Expected Launch-Sometime in 2018

Expected Price-Rs 2 lakh to 2.75 lakh


BMW G 310 GS India

The G310 GS is the third product that is developed jointly by BMW and TVS. It is expected that the G310 GS will be a dual-purpose bike that made its debut at the last year’s EICMA Motor Show in Milan. As for the power, the bike is likely to use a 313cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled unit from the G310R naked model. The engine will however be tuned to power the adventurer tourer and is likely to make 34bhp of power with 28Nm of torque and will be mated to a six-speed gearbox. In terms of design, the entry-level adventure bike will take inspiration from BMW R 1200 GS and some of the cues are likely to be borrowed from the G310R.

Expected Launch- Sometime in 2018

Expected price-Rs 2.5 lakh

Kawasaki Versys X-300

This model is likely to be unveiled with other upcoming bikes in India at the 14th edition of Delhi Auto Expo in 2018. Seeing the growing demand for dual-purpose motorcycles, bike makers are focusing on adventure bike segment in India. The Japanese automaker, Kwasaki had unveiled the new small adventure motorcycle – the Versys X-300 – which will be slotted below the Versys 650. This model will also mark its entry in India in early 2018 and will rival the upcoming BMW G310 GS and Suzuki V-Strom 250. The Versys X-300 is powered by the same DOHC liquid-cooled 296 paralle twin-engine that also powers the Ninja 300. Paired to a six-speed gearbox, this engine is good for 39bhp and 27Nm of torque. Built on an all-new chassis, this dual-purpose bike features long-travel 41mm telescopic front forks and a Uni-Trak gas-charged monoshock suspension at the rear.

Expected Launch-Early 2018
Expected Price– Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh

New Hero Xpulse

At the EICMA Motor Show 2017, Hero MotoCorp had unveiled the new Xpulse off-roader concept. The new motorcycle will come as a replacement for the Impulse 150. This entry-level off-roader will be aimed at riders that look for on-road comfort and off-road abilities. This dual-purpose motorcycle is likely to be powered by a 200cc, single-cylinder engine that also powers the Hero Xtreme 200S. This dual-purpose motorcycle will be launched in the second half of 2018.

Expected Launch- 2018
Expected Price– Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.25 lakh


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