With the Government easing the COVID’19 Lockdown restrictions, India is slowly opening up for business. Talking about the automobile industry, then there has been a slight noticeable uptick in the sales of two-wheelers and four-wheelers. There were many two-wheelers scheduled to be launched earlier this year but due to the pandemic, they were all postponed. The month of July looks promising as a lot of manufacturers are planning to launch new bikes in the market. Check out this list to find out the 'Top 3 Upcoming Two-Wheeler Launches' in the month of July 2020.
Royal Enfield is all set to launch Meteor 350 Fireball in July 2020. The bike is likely to be priced at Rs 1.68 lakh (ex-showroom). Based on the new J1D platform, the Meteor 350 Fireball will be replacing the Thunderbird 350 motorcycle. As for features, it will get a round headlamp cluster with LED DRLs, a twin-pod instrument panel, circular tail light, and a stepped seat. The major highlight is the change in chassis. The new Meteor 350 uses a double cradle chassis. The new chassis has been developed with the help of Harris’s performance which is the brand’s performance partner. Under the frame, it is expected to debut an all-new BS6 compliant engine equipped with a single overhead camshaft (SOHC) and an electronic fuel-injection system. The engine will deliver 19.1 bhp of maximum power and 28 Nm torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The bike will be available in four color options namely Yellow, Red, White, & Black.
With the advent of BS6 norms, Yamaha is all set to give an upgrade to the FZ 25. The bike is likely to be launched in July 2020. It will be priced Rs 5,000 more than its BS4 counterpart. The top-spec S variant will be priced Rs 4,000 - Rs 7,000 more than the base BS6 model. In terms of features, the bike gets a sharper-looking front fascia. Feature highlights include bi-function LED headlight integrated with LED DRLs and a new engine cowl. The FZS 25 will get a few additional features. These will include a taller visor for better wind deflection, knuckle guards, and funky gold-painted wheels. Under the skin, the bike will draw power from a BS6 compliant 249cc fuel-injected, air-cooled engine that will produce 20.8 bhp power and 20.1 Nm torque. The engine will be mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The base model FZ 25 will be offered in two color options namely Racing Blue and Metallic Black. While the top-spec trim FZS 25 will come in three paint shades namely Green, White, and Blue.
TVS Motor Company is all set to upgrade the Victor to meet the BS6 Emission Norms. The company will be introducing the BS6 version of Victor sometime in July. The bike will be priced Rs 2,000 - Rs 3,000 more than its BS4 counterpart. The BS4 model was priced in the range of Rs 56,622 - Rs 59,602 (ex-showroom). The price hike is basically due to the shift from carburetor to fuel injection. Cosmetically, the BS6 Victor is likely to retain the design and styling cues of the BS4 model. Mechanically, the BS6 TVS Victor is likely to draw power from a 109.7cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that delivers 8.08 bhp power and 8.4 Nm torque. The same engine currently powers the latest iterations of the Star City+, Sport, and Radeon. The motorcycle is likely to be offered in new color options.
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