FB Mondial launches its first bike in India called HPS 300. The Italian manufacturer’s HPS 300 is based on the Hipster 125 and it is styled as a retro scrambler. The bike was first revealed at the 2017 EICMA. This bike will be available in India via CKD route.
The suspension duties are handled by a 41 mm USD fork at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear. The bike gets a full stainless-steel double barrel exhaust. The bike gets 280 mm disc brake and four-piston calliper on the front and a 220 mm disc at the rear. The ABS is standard on the bike. The bike sits on 18-inch wheels at the front and on 17-inch rear wheels. The bike weighs 135 kg and has a seat height of 785 mm.
Powering the HPS 300 is a 249cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine. This engine produces 25 BHP and 22 Nm of torque. The motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike will take on the KTM Duke 250 and at a price of Rs. 3.37 lakhs (ex-showroom), the bike will be pretty exclusive and it will be assembled at the company’s Ahmednagar plant.