Top 5 Bike News Of The Week: BMW F 900 R & F 900 XR Launched, BS6 Kawasaki W800 & Versys 1000 Launch, KTM & Husqvarna Prices Hiked & More
It has been raining big bikes of late with BMW Motorrad launching its first BS6 bikes and Kawasaki adding more BS6 bikes to its India lineup. Triumph is also readying itself for the arrival of the Tiger 900. Here are the main headlines:
BMW F 900 R & F 900 XR Launched
BMW Motorrad has joined the small list of big bike manufacturers who have begun offering BS6 bikes with the launch of the F 900 R naked and F 900 XR adventure-cum-sports tourer. Despite being CBU products, their price tags are quite attractive, making them one of the more affordable big bikes from Bavaria. Head here to know the new prices.
BS6 Kawasaki W800 & Versys 1000 Launched
After launching the updated Ninja 650, Kawasaki quietly brought the BS6 updates to the W800 and Versys 1000. While we weren’t surprised that Kawasaki would omit bringing in these updates for said motorcycles, we were pleasantly shocked to know that the BS6 W800 would retail for Rs 1 lakh less than before
BS6 KTMs & Husqvarna 250s Get Dearer
It has barely been four months since KTM brought BS6 updates to its entire fleet of bikes that it makes in India. Now, it is asking customers to fork up some extra moolah. The price hike is not only for the Dukes and RCs but also the new 390 Adventure and its sister concern Husqvarna’s newest 250cc motorcycles.
China’s Benda Develops A Honda Rebel Rival
For all of those who have longed for a V-twin-engined cruiser, China’s Benda Jinjira is one cost-effective way to fulfil that dream. It packs good quality hardware and enough performance to be a good tourer.
New Benelli TNT 600 Images Surface Online Once Again
We have seen a lot of images of the new Benelli TNT 600 online and another round of images have surfaced recently, revealing a new full-colour dashboard, backlit switchgear and keyless ignition. Check out more about the new Benelli naked here.