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xBhp was born more than 16 years ago and since then we've had a chance to ride or drive hundreds of machines running on two wheels or four wheels, and sometimes even three wheels. We are not done yet, and this list is still growing. In these pages, we take a deep dive in the treasure trove of our ride experiences and bring you all that we have ridden or driven.

Mahindra Mojo

295CC 26.8BHP 30NM
1st_photo_blog Mojo sure is an interesting motorcycle to begin with. The looks are quite unique in a somewhat awkward way but not too unsettling. The twin round headlight cluster with LED parking lights that look like a pair of eyebrows is prominent and so are the golden colour swing-arm and the twin-tube frame. It looks unlike anything which is out there and is quite recognizable among its species. Falling short on Cash? Head to OLX and find a sweet deal on a Mahindra Mojo. And if you are willing to delve further deep, you will realize there are several firsts in Mojo as an Indian motorcycle developed and put-together completely in-house by Mahindra. CEATPirelli_2 It is the first and the only indigenous motorcycle to have upside-down forks at the front and to have a Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) engine. The latter shouldn’t be a big deal but it seems it is, for us! On the other hand, Mahindra should be applauded because even the much more expensive and sportier Ninja 300 and YZF-R3 come with the conventional telescopic front suspension. That 1-into-2 exhaust system is one-of-a-kind for a single cylinder motorcycle. Mahindra engineers say that they have been able to achieve a distinctive exhaust note with this setup and it really does sound like a 2-cylinder motorcycle. WRANGLER_Template Mojo’s 295cc single cylinder liquid cooled DOHC and 4-valve engine produces 27.2 PS of maximum power at 8000 RPM and 30 NM of torque at 5500 RPM making it the most powerful motorcycle against Hero, Bajaj and TVS. Only the 410cc Himalayan and other 500cc Royal Enfields manage to put out more torque. Also, Mojo betters every motorcycle in its segment with a massive 21-litre fuel tank.Spartan pro gear template But, what about the things that matter most? The ride quality is one of the best we have ever experienced from a home-grown motorcycle. We would specifically like to highlight that nothing from Bajaj, TVS and Hero comes close to the overall riding experience provided by Mojo. The front USD and rear mono-shock suspensions do a fantastic job on a variety of road conditions and are set quite perfectly for our conditions. The engine is surprisingly extremely smooth at all operating speeds in every gear. Engine smoothness is something which often appears to be the Achilles heel for manufacturers. For their first 300cc motorcycle, Mahindra has done a phenomenal job at keeping it almost vibe-free throughout the rev-range.
The handling is more neutral than outright sharp like a KTM Duke. Mojo handles predictably, but it goes better in corners than it appears. Quite naturally, well set suspension and the awesome Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 tyres make it effective around corners. Braking is overall impressive but the front brake could use a bit more bite, although, the feedback is still quite spot on. But it does need more effort to be used effectively especially when there’s a need to shed speeds quickly. 7704 IMG_7846 IMG_7825 IMG_7823 IMG_7866 IMG_7829 IMG_7827 IMG_7873 IMG_7862 IMG_7865 IMG_7871 IMG_7858 IMG_7833 All in all, Mojo is a success from Mahindra, it is an extremely well-rounded motorcycle that can be a great tourer. IMG_7836 IMG_7849 IMG_7835 IMG_7815 IMG_7822 IMG_7816 IMG_7819 IMG_8250 IMG_7797 IMG_7794 IMG_7793 DCIM100MEDIADJI_0023.JPG IMG_7920 IMG_8241 IMG_7928 Indian motorcycle market is vast and is expanding day by day. Today’s consumer has a choice to go to a showroom and buy whatever he likes. But in case you’re aren’t willing to make that run, we suggest you try OLX where you will likely find the particular two-wheeler you are looking for.
Mahindra Mojo

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