Weekly Two-Wheeler News Wrap-up: TVS iQube Updated, Splendor Plus Xtec Variant Launched, RC 390 Launch Delayed And More

Modified On May 21, 2022 08:56 AM By Nishaad Joshi for TVS iQube Electric

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From launches to scoops on upcoming products, this was one busy week

Weekly Wrap Up

This week saw a lot of important developments in the two-wheeler space ranging from new launches to major updates and a lot more. Check out the top five stories of the week:

TVS iQube Launch And Colours And Variants Explained

TVS iQube Launch

TVS updated the iQube Electric recently and it’s now available in three variants: standard, S and ST. The S and ST not only pack better features but also superior range and a lot more

Oh, and apart from three variants, it is available in a total of 11 colours. Pretty confusing eh? Worry not, for we’ve broken down and explained both the colours and the variants for you.  

Splendor Plus Xtec Launch And Variants Explained

Hero Splendor Plus Xtec Launch

Hero surprised us all by launching the Xtec variant of India’s highest selling bike, the Splendor Plus. In this avatar, the bike gets several segment-first features, and to know what exactly they are, click here.

With the multiple variants on offer, things tend to get confusing. To help you decide which variant to go for, we’ve explained what each member of the Splendor Plus family is all about.

RC 390 Launch Delayed

KTM RC 390

It’s all happy isn’t it? We had some bad news from Team Orange this week. Our dealer sources told us that the launch of the much-awaited 2022 RC 390 has been delayed. Here’s how long you’ll have to wait for the launch of this track tamer.

Keeway Two-wheelers’ Launch And More

Keeway Launch

It was quite a busy week for Keeway. The company launched three two-wheelers for India this week consisting of a cruiser and two scooters Check out all the details in our launch story.

The juiciest one of the three was the K-Light 250V, a cruiser with a v-twin heart. We compared it against its desi rival, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 through images. Head here to know how the cruisers performed against each other.

One of the two scooters is the Sixties 300i, a retro-styled scooter that carries the 60s charm in its design. You can check out its photo gallery here. The third in Keeway’s lineup was the Vieste 300, a maxi-styled scooter. It too, is powered by the same engine as the Sixties 300i, and is more powerful than the Yamaha Aerox 155, at least on paper.  Head here to know how the Vieste fared against its desi rival

Talking about its future plans, there’s not only a chance of an EV from Keeway in India next year, but Keeway is also planning to launch five more bikes this year. Exciting times up ahead!

Scram 450 Spotted Testing

Royal Enfield Scram 450

A scrambler-style derivative of the upcoming Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 has been spotted on test for the first time. It could be called the Royal Enfield Scram 450, and will likely be a more affordable motorcycle compared to the full-fledged ADV. When compared to the ADV, this scrambler features a few crucial distinguishing elements.

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  • TVS iQube Electric
  • 2022 KTM RC 390
  • Hero Splendor Plus
  • Keeway K-Light 250V
  • Keeway Sixties 300i
  • Keeway Vieste 300
  • Royal Enfield Scram 450

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