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Thread: Future Launches: 2W Industry

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    Default Future Launches: 2W Industry

    All the probable launches in the coming year that have surfaced in some news or other, news source is either official release or leading Auto publication. This thread will be updated as and when any new news surfaces

    This is not a speculation thread but some amount of unsurity will always remain

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    Bajaj
    - Fi version of P200NS – To be launched first for the export market sometime in 2013, also speculated to be launched in India on a later date
    - Sporty scooter in 125-150cc range with a host of features. No speculated launch date
    - Pulsar 350/375 speculated to have 38-42bhp and is expected in the second half of 2013. Initial scoop pictures came in Powerdrift
    - 150cc on the new Discover platform to come in future. No speculated launch date
    - KTM 390 Duke unveiled in EICMA 2012 to be launched by mid 2013
    - KTM full faired to be called MOTO 3 and will look exactly same as race bike. To come in 390 /200 /125cc
    - Touring version also to come based on Duke 390cc engine. Also possibility of 180/190 cc Duke to be positioned below Duke 200. Stefan Pierer, CEO global KTM stated there will be three new KTM in the Indian market in the next 18 months
    - Ninja 300 to come in India by June 2013

    DSK Hyosung
    - Will introduce bikes in 125-150cc space after setting up their assembly
    - Also rumored to be working on 250cc single cylinder engine

    Hero
    - 250cc motorcycle to be unveiled at 2014 Auto Expo. Jointly developed by Hero and EBR
    - Working on several other model based on new platform

    Honda
    - Four new products every year starting from FY 2014
    - CB150R the naked street bike to be launched in 2013. Will have the same engine of CBR150R
    - Probable launch of one or more model from the Honda 500cc trio unveiled in EICMA 2012 in 2013. CBR500R already launched at UK at a price 4,950 which is 249 cheaper than Ninja 300

    Harley Davidson
    - India specific model with a V Twin motor of 400-500cc. It will be fully localised and will be priced at around Rs 3.5 lakh. To be unveiled in 2014 Auto Expo

    Mahindra
    - Mojo now has a 390cc heart and is in its final stages of testing. Will be launched soon

    Piaggio
    - Sporty version of Vespa to come with disc brake in 2013
    - A lower end 125 cc scooter is expected to take on the established players in the market
    - Vespa S150 and Typhoon 150 are speculated to be the other two models that will be launched in India

    Suzuki
    - A 150cc motorcycle on the lines of FZ16 is expected to be launched in first quarter of FY2014. This will supposedly replace the GS150R

    TVS
    - A new 125cc under the brand name Victor to be launched in 2013

    Triumph
    - Bonneville, Daytona 675, Street Triple and Speed Triple in CKD trim from their upcoming plant in Nasrapur, Bangalore
    - A 250cc-twin cylinder motorcycle from this very factory. Initially to go on sale in India and Indonesia. Apart from India and Indonesia, this motorcycle is also expected to be sold in many other South East Asian countries. The 250cc Triumph is expected to feature a street fighter styling, a-la-KTM Duke 200.
    - Expected Date: 2014

    Yamaha
    - Sporty scooter targeted at young men on 2014. One more scooter by 2015
    - By 2015 Yamaha will launch a mass market motorcycle in India. Priced between Rs 40,000 and Rs 50,000 it will be a 100 / 125cc.
    - 250cc motorcycle in Indian market by 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by MG View Post
    - KTM full faired to be called MOTO 3 and will look exactly same as race bike. To come in 390 /200 /125cc
    When is it expected?

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    Nice Compilation..

    But what the F is TVS doing with another 125CC launch??
    With the New Apache looking as a Disaster, which one will they brand as their show-stopper?? And what about their partnership with BMW??
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    Quote Originally Posted by MG View Post

    Honda

    - CB150R the naked street bike to be launched in 2013. Will have the same engine of CBR150R
    When will this happen I am in love .
    Quote Originally Posted by Shibadip View Post

    But what the F is TVS doing with another 125CC launch??
    With the New Apache looking as a Disaster, which one will they brand as their show-stopper?? And what about their partnership with BMW??
    Same feeling here why the hell another 125cc in the market?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hss View Post
    When is it expected?
    I guess once the Duke 390 is launched we will get a better picture

    Quote Originally Posted by Shibadip View Post
    And what about their partnership with BMW??
    Things don't happen overnight, even with the partnership the first product will take anything between 2-4years
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    there was already a thread for 2013 bike launch speculations--->>

    http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/universa...ead-india.html

    this information should have been posted in that thread, or now it can be moved and merged with that thread.

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