Weekly News Wrap-up: KTM India Confirms RC 125 Launch, 22Kymco Launches Three New Scooters In India, Suzuki Gixxer 250 Images Leaked & More!
Modified On Jun 16, 2019 By Gaurav Sadanand
Here’s a quick look at the top five two-wheeler news stories that made headlines this week
It’s been an action-packed week with a number of new launches, unveils and spy images of upcoming motorcycles. While 22Kymco stole the show with three new scooters for the Indian market, Honda kicked back with its first BS6-compliant scooter in the country. On the motorcycle front, Ducati launched its new Supermoto that’s lighter, faster and more feature packed than before, while Suzuki and KTM gave us a glimpse of what's to come. In case you missed out, here’s a summary of the top five two-wheeler news stories that grabbed headlines this week.
2019 Honda Activa 125 BS6 Scooter Unveiled:
Honda has taken the wraps off its first BS6 compliant scooter in India, the 2019 Activa 125. The updated scooter gets a couple of design updates and some nifty features over the outgoing model. To name a few, it gets a new semi-digital instrument cluster, an apron-mounted glove box, an external fuel filler and much more! Click here if you’d like to know more about Honda’s BS6 compliant Activa 125 and its expected price.
22Kymco launches three scooters in India:
Kymco, who recently partnered with 22Motors in India, has launched three new scooters in the country. This includes the iFlow which is an electric scooter, the Like 200 and the most powerful petrol-powered scooter in India - the X-Town 300i ABS. The iFlow benefits from Kymco’s battery swapping technology while the Like 200 gets a bunch of features paired with neo-retro styling. The X-Town, on the other hand, is a proper maxi-scooter, with a powerplant that produces more torque than the KTM 200 Duke, relaxed ergos, a 12.5-litre fuel tank and tonnes of storage under the seat.
Suzuki Gixxer 250 Images Leaked:
Leaked images of the Gixxer 250 have surfaced online just about a month after Suzuki launched its faired siblings - the Gixxer SF and the Gixxer SF. The images which seem to be of an accessory catalogue gives some key insights about the bike’s styling and possible add ons. Head here for more information.
KTM India Confirms RC 125 launch:
Looking for an entry level supersport that isn’t intimidating? Well, KTM has something in store for you. The band just confirmed the launch of the KTM RC 125 in India via its social media account. Here’s how much more you’d probably have to shell out over the 125 Duke.
Ducati Hypermotard 950 launched in India:
The Italian luxury bikemaker has launched the manic Hypermotard 950 in India which replaces the Hypermotard 939. The bike gets a couple of design tweaks, produces more power, packs more features and sheds 4kg of weight. Click here if you’d like to know more about the Hypermotard 950.