The global two-wheeler industry was very eventful this week
Things in the Indian two-wheeler industry have been largely uneventful this week (thanks to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic), but the situation was different in the global two-wheeler space. Several interesting developments have transpired this week. Take a look at the top 5 news stories of the week:
2021 Honda CB150R Streetfire Launched
Honda Indonesia has launched the 2021 iteration of the CB150R Streetfire. It finally receives a premium Showa inverted front fork, finished in tasteful gold. The changes don’t stop with just the suspension upgrade, though.
New Launches And Developments From Yamaha
Yamaha has been pretty busy lately. The Japanese bikemaker introduced a new colour scheme for its much-loved Yamaha XSR 155 in Thailand. It is also working on a smaller 125cc XSR155, and you can read all about it here.
Lastly, the bikemaker unveiled the 2021 Yamaha MT-25 And MT-03 in its home turf. Wondering what’s new for this year? Here’s the answer.
QJ Motor Chase 350 & Chase 600 Launched
Benelli’s parent company QJ Motor introduced two motorcycles for its home market in China. One of them is called the Chase 350 (if the translations are correct), a 350cc twin-cylinder naked. The other one is a 600cc naked, likely to be the successor to the famed Benelli TNT 600i.
Benda LFC700 Cruiser Launch Date Announced
Benda wowed us when it unveiled the LF-01 Concept cruiser bike last year. And now, the bikemaker has announced the launch date for the production version, which, thankfully, looks pretty much like the radical concept.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price Hiked
TVS has hiked the prices of its popular naked, the Apache RTR 160 4V, this month. While it commands a little extra premium now, it is still the most powerful and feature-packed motorcycle in its segment. Here’s the full price list.