I thought you might be curious, so here’s the list of bikes scheduled to launch in India over 2016.
BAJAJ PULSAR CS 400
Est. Price : 2.00 lakh Exp. Launch : Mid 2016
The Pulsar CS 400 will be bajaj’s first ever 400 cc bike in India, Pulsar CS 400 is speculated to be powered by fuel injected 375 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 valve, triple spark engine mated with a 6 speed gearbox.
YAMAHA YZF R15 V3
Est. Price : 1.2 lakh Exp. Launch : June 2016
Yamaha India will soon launch a face lifted version 3.0 of its popular YZF-R15 motorcycle. The upcoming R15 will not only get a new ECU to make the bike more refined, in fact, in its new version, it is expected to receive a hike in its power.
BAJAJ PULSAR 150 NS
Est. Price : 73,000 Exp. Launch : Mid 2016
The Bajaj Pulsar DTS- i 150 is expected to be replaced by naked Pulsar 150 NS, The next generation Pulsar 150 is spotted testing for more then a year now and more recently it has been show cased in trade fairs abroad.
HERO MOTO Corp. HX 250R
Est. Price : 1.5 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
The HERO HX250R is an entirely new product from Hero in the recent past. This bike has been jointly developed by Hero Motocorp, America’s Eric Buell Racing (EBR), AVL (Austria) and Engines Engineering.
The new Hero HX250R will be the most powerful bike from the company, with a 249 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that produces 31 PS of peak power and has a 26 Nm of torque.
KAWASAKI NINJA 250SL
Est. Price : 2.7 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
Kawasaki’s new 250SL equipped with a single head light, the over all design does reflect to its elder sibling – the ZX-6R. The new single cylinder is liquid cooled fuel injected 249 cc engine that can produce 27.6 PS of power at 9700 rpm and 23 Nm of torque at 8200 rpm.
To save on cost, the new 250SL borrows plenty of its parts from Ninja 300 which include exhaust and allow wheels.
BMW G 310R
Est. Price : 3 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
This bike is probably the most anticipated bike of this year, This BMW is developed by the German auto giant BMW Motorrad and the Indian two wheeler manufacturer TVS.
The 310R is designed and engineered in Germany and will be built in TVS factory in Hosur, in Karnataka.
The naked street bike will be powered by a 313 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected engine that produces 33.6 bhp of power and 28 Nm of torque.
Est. Price : 3.5 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
The new Yamaha MT-03 is the naked variant of its YZF-R3, The Yamaha MT-03 is powered by the same parallel-twin motor as seen on the Yamaha YZF-R3, good enough for 43 PS of peak power and 29.5 Nm of peak torque.
The MT-03 will be lighter than the R3 which ideally should provide good power to weight ratio.
Est. Price : 4 lakh Exp. Launch : June 2016
Hero Hastur is built by Hero MotorCorp and its US partner Erik Buell Racing, It features a 620 cc four stroke, liquid-cooled and parallel-twin engine featuring a patented CSI cylinder.
The engine produces an expected max. power of 78 bhp at 9600 rpm and an max. torque of 72 Nm at 7750 rpm, A six-speed constant mesh gearbox is likely to be paired to the engine.
Hero claims 0-100 in 3.8 seconds and hits a 240 kmph top speed.
UM RENEGADE SPORT
Est. Price : 2 lakh Exp. Launch : June 2016
UM motorcycles will be unveiling two of its cruisers at the Auto Expo, both these bikes have been designed specially for the Indian market in collaboration with the electric bike maker Lohia.
These Bikes will be manufactured at a plant in Kashipur in Uttarakhand, and UM has plans to make this facility a manufacturing hub to eventually export bikes to other markets in South Asia, South East Asia and even Europe.
Both the bikes will be powered by the same 300 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine delivering around 26 bhp power and 23 Nm of torque.
HONDA NXR 160
Est. Price : 73,000 Exp. Launch : July 2016
The off-road enthusiasts have waited for a good fun motorcycle for a very long time, This Honda will take over to the segment which was created by the Hero Impulse in 2013.
This bike is already been sold in many international markets with a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 162.7 cc engine delivering 14.6 bhp of maximum power at 8,500 rpm and 14.41 Nm of optimum torque at 6,000 rpm.
The bike is similar to the Hero Impulse, but promises to be better built and to provide more excitement, both on and off the road.