There will be an all-new generation of sports & adventure bikes that will be unleashed at the Auto Expo 2018. The excitement around the event is quite high and so are the hopes.
Sports bikes are common and have already established their name in the Indian market. But adventure bikes are becoming the hot new favourite among the Indian youths. With their off-roader looks and balancing of a sports bike, this segment is at its all-time high in the Indian market.
The year 2018 is gonna be an interesting year for the adventure bikes segment in India. Motorcycles like the Suzuki V-Strom 650 are seeing tremendous interest globally and India is no exception.
In this article, we’ll give you the list of 5 expected adventure bikes that might be launched in Auto Expo 2018.
Adventure bikes at Auto Expo 2018
Hero had previously launched Hero Impulse in the Indian market, but it couldn’t garner the attention it should have got. At that time adventure bikes in Indian market were new and people were not so familiar with them. But with time the choices of people have changed and they are now more familiar with the adventure bikes.
Focussing on the same segment, Hero is expected to launch its Xpulse in Auto Expo 2018. It will be powered by a 200CC engine. With its lightweight, it will provide a smooth ride on the rough roads. The expected price of Xpulse will be around 1.2 to 1.5 lacs.
Suzuki V-Strom 650
With this ADV, the Japanese bike maker Suzuki is all set to enter the adventure bike’s segment in India. The looks of V-Strom 650 are inspired by the V-Strom 1000. The bike will be powered by a 645CC engine with 6-speed gearbox.
The specifications of the bikes are enthralling and it is expected to be showcased this year at the Auto Expo.
BMW F 750 GS
At the Auto Expo 2018, BMW will be showcasing some of its finest bikes. It is expected that BMW will launch BMW G310 R, BMW G 310GS, BMW F750 GS and F850GS in Auto Expo. However, it would be the BMW F 750 GS that will be setting the event on fire with its looks and power. This powerful adventure bike is expected to come with a 77HP engine. It will be interesting to see BMW series in the event.
Mahindra Mojo ADV
Mahindra is all set to launch the adventure version of its sports bike, the Mojo in India. Mahindra has named its adventure bike as Mahindra Mojo ADV. Considering Mahindra is a renowned name, this bike is expected to be a hit in India.
The Mahindra Mojo is expected to come with 294 CC single cylinder engine, which will generate 26.82 bhp.
Benelli TRK 502
The Italian manufacturer Benelli showcased the TRK 502, an adventure bike in the Auto Expo 2016. Now it is speculated that two years later, the same bike will be launched in India in the same event.
The bike is powered by a 500CC parallel twin engine. It will produce 47 BHP and 45 Nm of torque.
The specifications of the bike are solid and with this, it will surely leave its mark in the Indian market.
More surprises on its way
Although, these are the top adventure bikes that might be launched at the Auto Expo
2018, but it’s not the end of story. Apart from these, the manufacturers might surprise with something new and different. The wait will be over soon as the Auto Expo 2018 is just a few days away. You can get a list of all the upcoming vehicles supposed to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 at Autoportal.com.