Bike Reviews

Bajaj V15 Review

Like the looks? Or not? There’s a certain amount of confusion about the way the Bajaj V15 looks. Of course, looks are subjective and you can always get into the nitty gritties of what this bike should be classified as – there could be criticism even, that this looks like a cruiser, a café racer and maybe, just maybe, has ... Read More »

2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R & ZX-14R Launched in India; Priced From 16.4 Lakh

Adding more goodies and performance to its flagship offerings, Kawasaki has launched the 2016 Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-14R superbikes in India priced at 16.4 lakh and 17.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. The 2016 ZX-10R gets a plethora of upgrades in cosmetic and mechanical to add some manic performance, whereas the 2016 Ninja ZX-14R gets subtle cosmetic revisions for the new ... Read More »

Honda Activa Becomes Country’s Top Selling Two Wheeler in January 2016

Honda 2 Wheelers today announced the continued success of its popular automatic scooter Activa, which has bagged the title for being country’s top selling scooter for the fifth time this fiscal in January 2016. Last month Honda sold a total of 210,123 units of the iconic automatic scooter Activa in India crossing the 2 lakh sales mark. This brings the ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Launched in Squadron Blue; Priced at 1,86,688

Royal Enfield has launched a new colour – Squadron Blue – on the Classic 500 range of motorcycles, priced at 1,86,688 (on-road, Delhi). The new shade has been inspired by the Indian Air Force and is a tribute by the bike maker for its well-established history with the armed forces. The new Squadron Blue Classic 500 variant is available for ... Read More »

2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 Review

The new Kawasaki Versys 650 is finally here – a bike many enthusiasts have been waiting for. First, let’s get down to what the Versys 650 is – it’s actually a sports tourer, for long hours in the saddle, covering long distances across the country and with the agility to keep you suitably entertained the moment you hit some twisty ... Read More »

UM Renegade Sport S: First Look Review

UM Motorcycles recently launched two cruiser motorcycles for the Indian market from its Renegade range at the 2016 Auto Expo – the Renegade Sport S and Renegade Commando. A third bike, the Renegade Classic, was unveiled at the Auto Expo as well and will be launched in June this year. US-based UM International has a 50-50 joint venture in India ... Read More »

DSK Benelli TRK 502: First Look Review

  DSK Benelli’s showcase of four new bikes at the 2016 Auto Expo was of keen interest to enthusiasts. While there were no launches announced at the Expo, at least two of these motorcycles will be launched in India later this year. Of interest to many enthusiasts, and the motorcycle touring community in particular, is the latest adventure tourer from ... Read More »

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Review

TVS Motor Company’s Apache series held its ground in the performance-oriented 150-180cc bike segment in India for a while now. The latest addition to the Apache line-up here, the new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, aims to further fortify the company’s performance products in addition to taking the performance pedigree of the Apache series a notch higher for TVS.   ... Read More »

Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom First Ride Review

There’s something about a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. You may be the kind who totally lusts for one, or you may be the other kind who doesn’t set much store by these shiny, metal cruiser motorcycles. Truth be told, you can’t ignore a Harley. And this – the 2016 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom is the latest addition to Harley-Davidson India’s stable of iron ... Read More »

2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200S: First Ride Review

Ducati developed the Multistrada over a decade ago, apparently in a bid to answer a question a growing number of superbike-riding Ducatisti were asking – “what Ducati should I buy next?” The result is the Multistrada, a bike with touring ability and sportbike-like performance. The 2016 version – the one we are riding – gets even more tech and an ... Read More »