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Top 10 Popular Upcoming Bikes In India To Launch in 2018

Top Upcoming Bikes

  1. Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS

  2. Bajaj Pulsar 400RS

  3. Hero Xtreme 200S

  4. Hero Hastur

  5. Hero Impulse 200/250

  6. New-gen Karizma

  7. Yamaha MT-03: road fighter

  8. TVSAkula 310

  9. Honda CB650F

  10. Suzuki: Gixxer 250

In India, Two-wheelers are a popular means of transportation. Motorcycles can be used for both city commuting and highway riding.

Every year the Indian bike enthusiasts wait for latest bikes from different brands we bring to you a list of all favorite upcoming bikes in India 2017-2018 below.

Are you looking to buy a bike this year?  then you can wait some more time as there is the end of a number of upcoming bikes to launch this year, where you can higher features at same prices only.

Let’s see some of the upcoming bikes in India to launch in year 2017/2018

Upcoming Bikes

Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS:-
Estimated Price Rs 60,000 – Rs 75,000
Expected Launch Date Feb 2018
Specifications Carbureted, single-cylinder, 150cc

One of the most awaited of all Bajaj upcoming bikes in India, the Pulsar NS 150 should launch here by Aug-Sep 2017.
Pulsar NS 200 is the bike that showed Bajaj’s can make sports bikes.

However, KTM 200 Duke was its base for NS 150. Having less displacement means not only will it have less power and it is light too.

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Bajaj Pulsar 400RS:-
Estimated Price Rs 1.6 lakh – Rs 1.7 lakh
Expected Launch Date January 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 373cc

We are eager to find out what that means too For this kind of specifications. However, while it did not seem possible earlier. this upcoming bikes can make the bike for a lesser cost than even the KTM RC 390, which will make this upcoming Bajaj bike immense value for money.

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Bajaj Avenger 400:-
Estimated Price Rs 1.5 lakh – Rs 1.8 lakh
Expected Launch Date Latest by Q2 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 373cc

Bajaj is looking at offering the same engine in a new cruiser model in upcoming bikes in 2017. The Avenger is currently available in the 150cc model and 220cc model engines.

The Avenger brand may not be there for the new 400cc cruiser or it may get a sub-brand name under Avenger.

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Hero Xtreme 200S |

Expected Launch – 2018 |

Engine – 200cc (18.5bhp, 17.2Nm) |

Expected Price – Rs 1 lakh

The Hero Xtreme was unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo. Though the model was still a prototype, Hero MotoCorp is planning to launch the motorcycle by the first half of 2017 in upcoming bikes segment.

The Hero design seems like an evolution of the current Xtreme Sports though it gets a number of aggressive styling cues.

Both headlamp and tail lamp integrate LED. The alloy wheels get a new design. The instrument is made of an analog tachometer and a digital display.

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 Hero Hastur

|Expected Launch – 2018 |

Engine – 620cc (78bhp, 72Nm) |

Expected Price – Rs 4 lakh

The New Hero Hastur motorcycle bike is stacked on a yellow light frame steel tube-chassis and an aluminum body frame, which also extends to the swing arm and provides a raw appeal to the motorcycle.

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The huge sculpted tank complements the minimalist bodywork and blends in smoothly with the seat.

The Hero Hastur is powered by a four-stroke 620cc twin engine which produces 79BHP and 72Nm-torque.

The liquid-cooled engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. With a curb weight of 160kgs, the engine is capable of propelling the Hero Hastur to 240kmph, with the initial sprint to 100kmph taking just 3.8 seconds.

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Hero New Impulse 200/250:

Estimated Price Rs 80,000 – Rs 85,000

Launch Date February 2018

Specifications fuel injection, single-cylinder, 200/250cc

Hero MotoCorp has discontinued the Impulse brand model and is now working on a new bigger engine capacity Impulse bikes. Soon we will able see the Hero Impulse.

The Impulse 250cc will be a fully developed fuel injection system. It is Likely to be a digitally controlled fuel injection type.

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New-gen Karizma:

New-gen Karizma:

Estimated Price Rs 1.3 Lakh – Rs 1.5 lakh

launch Date February 2018

Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 250cc

It has catered to a large audience, some of whom are power hungry and then those who simply required a sweet combination of excitement with comfort.

Hero has made the Karizma more aggressive and very close to a sports bike.

It has come from carburetors to fuel-injection and semi-fairing to full-fairing.

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TVS Akula 310: Estimated Price Rs 1.7 lakh – Rs 2 lakh

Engine 313cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, water-cooled
Max Power 33.4bhp @ 9,500rpm
Max Torque 28Nm @ 7,500rpm
Transmission 6-speed

The TVS Akula concept was showcased at the Auto Expo-2016 and it was surprised by everyone.

This Upcoming bikes Built to commemorate 33 years of TVS Racing, this all out track tool has been developed to be a winner on the track.

It is Wrapped in a carbon fiber body, the TVS Akula has been built on the platform with BMW G310 R.

Even though the road ready version has not been unveiled yet, it has been spotted testing. we can also tell that the motorcycle will keep most of its styling features headlights in place of air ducts.

Technical Specifications

The Akula has been built on the BMW G310R platform. It gets a liquid-cooled 313cc single cylinder petrol mill mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.

The BMW bike developed an engine which develops 34BHP power and 28Nm torque.

The concept bike holds adjustable suspension with steering damper to stress on its track, which won’t make it to the road-ready version bike.

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Yamaha MT-03: road fighter- Estimated Price Rs 3 lakh
Expected Launch Date December 2017

  2016 Yamaha MT-03
ENGINE TYPE liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC, four-valves-per cyl.
BORE x STROKE 68.0 x 44.1mm

The Yamaha MTroad fighter version of YZF-R3 supersport motorcycle and is the 4th model in the MT Series range.

A compact and easy to use a motorcycle, the MT-03 will lock horns with the bike likes of the Kawasaki-Z250, Benelli-TNT 300 and the KTM Duke-390.

The headlamp and sculpted fuel tank and the air intakes of the MT-25 have been designed along with the lines of higher MT series motorcycles.

This upcoming bike has an open parallel-twin engine and the semi-trellis steel frame makes the motorcycle’s hooligan character.

A majority of its components of MT-03 from the rear section, suspension, brakes and the exhaust has been shared with the R3 Series model.

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Yamaha: -YZF-R3 : Estimated Price Rs 3.3 lakh

Launch Date November 2017

Engine type 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 321cc
Bore x stroke 68.0 mm x 44.1 mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 30.9 kW (42.0PS) @ 10,750 rpm

The YZF-R3 is most striking bike and distinctively a Yamaha.

The YZF-R3 was pulled from the Indian market.

While it was a great product, it had a few omissions like lack of ABS.

The sleek twin head lamps cut a dashing figure.

The absolute finish is backed up by the good build quality.

It is powered by a liquid-cooled fuel-injected parallel twin.

YZF-R3 the most civilized of all other engines we’ve tested so far. this will be one of the top upcoming bikes to launched in 2017

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Suzuki: Gixxer 250: – Estimated Price Rs 1.5 lakh – Rs 1.8 lakh
Expected Launch Date July 2017
Specifications Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 250cc

Suzuki will be riding in the new GSX250R in our two-wheeler market by late 2017.

The bike is already on sale in international markets and is expected to be assembled in India to keep cost low with an estimated price between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 3.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

The new motorcycle is likely to be renamed as Gixxer 250 when it is launched in India and will be the second 250cc motorcycle from Suzuki in India after the Suzuki Inazuma which has been discontinued.

Technical Specifications

The Suzuki GSX250R will compete against parallel-twin motorcycles like the Yamaha R3, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the soon to be launched Benelli Tornado 302R.

The design of the upcoming bikes 250cc is based on the flagship litre-class Suzuki GSX-R1000. The fully-faired styling should appeal to the youngsters who will be the main target audience for the bike.

The Suzuki GSX-250R looks like a competent touring option also as it gets raised clip-on handlebars and centre-set footpegs for a relaxed riding posture and the tall windscreen provides protection from wind blast at higher speeds.

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Suzuki: GSX 250R:-

Suzuki: GSX 250R: -Estimated Price Rs 2.5 lakh – Rs 2.8 lakh

launch Date November 2017

Specifications Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 250cc

The GSX250R, which combines the chassis and liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, SOHC 248cc parallel twin from the GW250 with fully-faired bodywork of sportbikes.

GSX250R is an approachable sportbike with easy to control performance, good fuel efficiency, plus a comfortable riding position.

GSX250R has a 6-speed transmission, with features like reverse-lit, LCD instrument panel, a bright good halogen headlight and LED lamps and taillight.

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KTM:-200 Adventure
Estimated Price Rs 2 lakh – Rs 2.2 lakh
Expected Launch Date February 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 200cc

The KTM 200 Duke presents a great proposition in a list of upcoming bikes.

A great chassis with a great motor that can be used to make different bikes.

Now that a sports bike has been derived from the platform, how about a dual-purpose bike next? the 200 Duke and 390 Duke platforms share a lot in common. Let the 200 Adventure be another common point between the two platforms.

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KTM RC 250: -Estimated Price Rs 1.9 lakh – 2 lakh
Expected Launch Date Jan 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 250cc

KTM RC250 is a quarter liter sports bike, specially made for the south Asian markets, except India.

Although it is made in India only, the bikes on sale in the country include the RC-200 and RC-390 Models only.

The 248.8cc, single cylinder engine is good for 30.87 BHP and 24 Nm of torque. It weighs just 147 kg and shares all the parts with the RC390.

KTM offers as standard while the Indian RC-200 comes without the provision of ABS system. It rivals model like Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL internationally.

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Estimated Price Rs 2 lakh – 2.2 lakh
expected launch Date April 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 300cc

Honda unveiled the 2014 CBR 300R, for the first time, at the China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition in mid-October 2013.
It was once again exhibited at the EICMA-2013 show at Milan, Italy.
The CBR 300R is a bigger version of the CBR 250R. The length of the CBR 300 R is 2035 mm, width is 720mm and height is 1120mm. When we compare it to the CBR 250 R, the length is increased by 3 mm, width is same and height has decreased by 7mm. Honda has also increased the wheelbase of CBR300 by 13mm to 1380mm.
The ground clearance of both Honda models CBR 300R and CBR 250R is the same, as 145mm.
Both the bikes get the same wheels- 110/70-17M/C for the front and 140/70-17M/C at the rear.

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Honda CB650F
Estimated Price Rs 3.8 lakh – Rs 5.7 lakh
Expected Launch Date April 2018
Specifications Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 650cc
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 300cc

Honda CBR650F is an online-4, 648cc motorcycle producing 85.28BHP @ 11000 rpm and 62.9 Nm @ 8000 rpm.
Honda CBR comes with a six-speed gearbox and his rivals Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Benelli TNT 600i around its segment.

It is the most expensive one out of all, selling for a price tag of INR 7,30,000.

The bike-CBR comes with a top speed of 222kmph and weighs almost same equal to the other rivals models at 215 kg.

It has a limited 133 mm off the ground. Honda recently cut downed the price of CBR650F, it is now available for INR 6.57 lakhs.

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Royal Enfield:
Royal Enfield: Continental GT 750Estimated Price Rs 3.7 lakh – Rs 4.2 lakh

launch Date Latest by August 2018

Specifications Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 750cc

The Continental GT is one of those bikes for making simple, It is reliable bike meant for highway cruising.

It showed the masses that Royal Enfield can dip its hands in multiple segments and be successful too.

However, to compete with foreign brands, RE is coming up with a 750cc parallel twin cylinder engine. This engine is sure to find its way in the Continental GT as it is the most off-beat motorcycle in the company’s lineup.

It sports the round headlamp, twin pod analog instrument console, a large fuel tank offering a big amount of fuel capacity, which will enable the motorcycle to run a long distance without refueling.

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Himalayan 750:-
Himalayan 750: -Estimated Price Rs 3.5 lakh – Rs 4 lakh

launch Date: April 2018

Specifications: Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 750cc

The 750cc Model with parallel twin engine Royal Enfield is developing and it will find its way into bike zone.

This will give the Himalayan much-needed power to go up against the competition with international models.

This will also help in improving sales of Royal Enfield’s, which are on an upswing in markets.

The upcoming RE Himalayan 750 will be re-worked on chassis to accommodate the powerful engine.

The bike will be a slightly heavier than the present model.

However, the design is almost likely to remain the same.

Benelli: -Benelli: -Tornado 302
Estimated Price Rs 3.4 lakh – Rs 4 lakh

launch Date July 2017

Specifications Fuel-injected, parallel-twin, 300cc

This street bike famous for its high-end performance and renamed as Tornado 300 for the Indian local market.

The Tornado 302 shares its engine with 300, which offers 36 BHP of max power and 27 Nm of peak torque.

Tornado sports a low handlebar justifying its track racing design, It has an important addition in the form of ABS.

Hyosung GD250R: – Hyosung GD250R: -Estimated Price Rs. 2 – 2.5 lakh

Specifications Fuel-injected single cylinder 250cc

Launch Date Q3 2018

Hyosung GD250R is an upcoming bike fully faired 250cc sports bike from the Korean manufacturer.

GD250R carries a single cylinder with a 249cc engine, producing 27.6BHP and 24.17Nm of torque.

It comes with a Six-speed gearbox and weighs just 155kgs.

GD250R comes with a new sporty design and claims a top speed of 140kmph.

Once launched, it would rival the models like Honda CBR250R and Benelli TNT250 in the Indian market.

Indirect rivals are Mahindra Mojo and Bajaj Dominar 400. It would get a price tag of under INR 2 lakh.

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