Weekly Bike News Wrapup: Yamaha YZF-R15, Aerox 155 Launched, 2022 Aprilia SR 160, Yezdi Roadking Spotted Testing, And More!

Modified On Sep 25, 2021 07:56 AM By Gaurav Sadanand

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Just in case you missed out, here’s a roundup for the top five two-wheeler new stories from the week gone by

Weekly Bike News Wrapup: Yamaha YZF-R15, Aerox 155 Launched, 2022 Aprilia SR 160, Yezdi Roadking Spotted Testing, And More!

Keeping up with all that happenings in the two-wheeler industry can be a bit taxing. So we've picked out the best stories that made headlines this week to get you up to speed. 

Yamaha Launches

Yamaha’s finally stepping up its game in the Indian two-wheeler segment. Tuesday was quite eventful as the Japanese brand introduced not one but two potent machines in the two-wheeler segment. Yamaha launched the YZF-R15 V4 with revised styling, better features and improved hardware. Other than the base models you also get an exclusive MotoGP Edition, an ‘M’ variant and a Racing Blue model, all of which feature traction control and a quickshifter as standard. More details here.

Next up is the most powerful scooter in its segment, the all-new Yamaha Aerox 155. It’s priced at Rs 1.29 Lakh which puts it squarely against the Aprilia SXR 160. However, for just Rs 3,00 more, the Aerox offers better looks, more power and torque, and a smartphone-enabled full digital console. Head here to check it out.

2022 Aprilia SR 160 Facelift Spotted

Speaking of Aprilia, the 2022 SR 160 has been spotted testing in India. The spy shots suggest the scooter will soon be updated with a full-digital instrument console, LED lights and minor design tweaks. Here’s a closer look.

Yezdi Roadking, Jawa ADV Spotted Testing

The Roadking which was earlier spotted a couple of months ago has been spied yet again. This time, however, it looks a lot closer to its production form with a finished exhaust, tail light, and raised front fender. Also spotted was an ADV which seems to be Jawa’s answer to the Royal Enfield Himalayan. It’s properly kitted with long-travel suspension and raised fenders, an upswept exhaust, spoked wheels, a tall windscreen with a full-digital dash tucked behind it, a circular headlight, and mounting points for panniers. Click here to check it out.

2021 Ducati Monster Launched

Ducati’s been on a toll this year. It has already launched most of its international portfolio in India, and has now followed it up with the introduction of the 2021 Monster. It’s priced at Rs 10.99 lakh, about Rs 1.48 lakh more than the BS4 Monster 821. And here’s what you get for the extra moolah.

2021 Honda Forza 350

Last but not the least is Honda’s very own maxi-scooter. The 2021 Honda Forza 350 has been launched in Thailand for a price of THB 175,500 (around Rs 3.88 lakh) for the standard variant and THB 177,500 (about Rs 3.92 lakh) for the Roadsync variant. It features a couple of crucial updates that may make its way to India when Honda decides to launch the 2021 model here. Here’s what you need to know.

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