Weekly News Wrap-up: Royal Enfield Bullet Trials Launched, New RE Classic 500 Spied, Jawa Auction And More!
All the major unfoldings of last week, in small digestible bites
It looks like Royal Enfield was the theme of the week. From launching its first-ever modern-day Scrambler to testing the upcoming Classic range, the Chennai-based bikemaker grabbed all the headlines this week. However, there are other notable unfoldings that you should pay attention to. That said, here’s everything that transpired this week in a nutshell -
Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 350, Bullet Trials 500 Launched
So, the spy images weren’t lying after all! Royal Enfield did in fact launch its new range of Scrambler called the Bullet Trials 350 and the Bullet Trials 500, priced at Rs 1.62 lakh and Rs 2.07 lakh respectively (both, ex-showroom Delhi). But, are they just a design exercise or the real deal? We’ve got the answer here.
2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Spied
After the Bullet Trials, Royal Enfield may seem to be turning its attention towards its highest selling motorcycle - the Classic range. A test mule of the motorcycle was recently spotted in Chennai with a host of changes! We’re talking about a new engine, chassis and more. Here’s our detailed report.
Jawa’s Chassis Number 001 Sold For Rs 45 lakh!
Jawa Motorcycles recently held an auction to raise monetary benefits for its #ForeverHeroes initiative. At the event, the first 13 units of the Jawa and the Forty Two were auctioned off. Bidders were given the opportunity to bid for any chassis number from 1-100. Out of which, the #001 was sold for a whopping Rs 45 lakh! Want to know more? Head here.
Sale Of New Non-ABS, CBS Two-Wheelers To Be Illegal From Tomorrow
We’ve been talking about it for quite sometime now and now it's finally here. Starting from tomorrow, the sale of a new two-wheeler without ABS or CBS would be termed illegal and won’t be allowed for RTO registration. Want to know more? Head on here.
TVS Apache RTR 160, RTR 160 4V ABS Launched
Speaking of which, TVS has finally delivered a long overdue update. Both the Apache RTR 160 and the Apache RTR 160 4V have now been equipped with ‘supermoto ABS’ (TVS’ nomenclature for a single-channel ABS unit). And here’s how much more you’ll have to pay for the safety update.