Weekly News Wrap Up: Yamaha FZ-X Launch Date, New Ducatis, Honda EV Spotted And More
Premium bikes dominated the last seven days in our country
With lockdowns finally easing up in many cities, the country is finally getting back on its feet and so is the two-wheeler industry. Here’s what all happened in it in the past week:
Yamaha FZ-X Launch Date Revealed
The much-awaited Yamaha FZ-X finally has a launch date. It will be launched on June 18, 2021 via a virtual launch event. Get full details about it in our story. Meanwhile, some dealers have also started accepting bookings for the bike. For details like expected delivery dates and token amount, head here.
Ducati’s Flagship Superbike And Cruiser Are Here
Ducati launched the BS6 Panigale V4 and Diavel 1260 in India, expanding its BS6 portfolio even more. Pricing for the Panigale V4 starts from Rs 23.50 lakh and gets some significant updates, making it easier to ride, more appealing, and more purposeful. Read in detail about it in our launch story.
The Diavel 1260 undergoes a more subtle update featuring some tweaks here and there, but getting a significant price hike over the BS4 variant. Its prices start from Rs 18.49 lakh. Full details about it in our story.
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BMW’s Flagship Naked Bike Is Coming To India
BMW Motorrad India has teased the 2021 S 1000 R on social media, thereby confirming its India launch. It features improved electronics, a cleaner heart and all-new styling. Here are our views and expected pricing on the upcoming bike.
Honda’s E-scooter Spotted Testing On Our Roads
The Honda Benley e electric scooter was recently spotted doing the rounds on our streets. The e-scooter is essentially a workhorse by the Japanese brand, primarily sold in Japan. While we don’t think Honda will launch it here, the bikemaker could be working on another interesting project. Here’s our opinion on what it could be.
TVS On Course To Develop EV Charging Infrastructure
TVS Motor Company has signed a MoU with Convergence Energy Services Ltd. (CESL) to develop and expand charging infrastructure for its EV offerings. CESL is a fully owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). Both brands will work on setting up a vast charging network, including public charging stations. For full details, read our story.