Weekly Two-wheeler News Wrapup: Sporty Royal Enfield Cruiser Spotted, Honda Entry-level CBR150R, Price Hikes And More!

Modified On Jan 16, 2021 05:27 PM By Gaurav Sadanand

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From price hikes, upcoming two-wheelers to new launches, here’s everything you need to know about the week that just went by

The last 5 days have been full of surprises -- two-wheeler manufacturers announcing price hikes, upcoming bikes seen on the prowl, and Honda’s small capacity sportbike that has been taking the industry by storm. There’s a lot to cover so just in case you missed out, here’s a brief look at all the two-wheeler news stories that transpired this week.

1. Bajaj

We start things off with Bajaj. The company has announced a price hike for its entire portfolio including the Pulsar, Dominar and Avenger ranges. You’re also expected to pay a pretty penny for Bajaj’s commuter range. To read all about it, click on the links mentioned below: 

Bajaj Dominar 400, Dominar 250 Prices Hiked

Bajaj Pulsar Prices Hiked: Pulsar 125, 150, 180F And 220F

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and NS200 Now Dearer By Up to Rs 2,000

Bajaj Avenger 160 Street and Avenger 220 Cruise

Bajaj Platina And CT Range Now Dearer

2. Honda

There’s a certain Honda that’s been gaining popularity like no other. We’re talking about Honda’s entry-level CBR150R -- a bike that we’d kill to see in India. Unfortunately, Honda feels only the Indonesias are worthy of enjoying this bike, which is a shame because the bike has a ton of potential in India. If you’re curious, you could read all about it here

On a side note, the Japanese bike maker has announced a revised price list for all its two-wheelers in India. Click on the links below to find out how much more you need to shell out.

Honda Unicorn, XBlade And Hornet 2.0 Receive Price Hikes

Honda Shine, SP125, Livo and CD110 Dream Prices Hiked

But that’s not all, the land of the rising sun has more to offer. The company has patented the 2021 Honda Grom 125 in India. Could the manufacturer try its luck again with the monkey bike format in India? Head here to find out.

3. Royal Enfield

Following Honda and Bajaj is Royal Enfield, who has also increased its asking price for all its products for 2021. Head over to the links below to know more about the new prices. 

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Continental GT 650 Prices Hiked

Royal Enfield Himalayan, Bullet 350 Prices Hiked

But before you move on, don’t forget to check out RE’s upcoming cruiser 650. The newest spy shot hints that the brand could be working on a sportier 650cc cruiser variant. Here’s what it looks like.

There’s a new development on the 2021 Himalayan as well. A new studio image reveals that the bike could get new colours, features and ergonomic updates. On and you no longer get Pirellis on the 650cc twins, they’ve been swapped out for Ceat tyres. More details here.

Electrics:

4. Kabira Mobility KM 4000 Electric Bike Spied

Remember Kabira Mobility, the two-wheeler manufacturer that showcased a couple of electric sportbikes at 2020 Auto Expo? Well, they are back. One of the brand’s upcoming bikes has been spotted testing in India. What does this mean for you? Head here to find out.

5. Odysse E2Go, E2Go Lite Electric Scooters Launched

Last but not the least is Odysse who has launched not one but two new e-scooters called the E2Go and E2Go Lite. They are pegged as feature-packed, affordable, low-speed  EVs. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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