I thought you might be curious, so here’s the list of bikes scheduled to launch in India over 2016.
INDIAN SCOUT SIXTY
Est. Price : 11.00 lakh Exp. Launch : Mid 2016
Polaris-owned Indian Motorcycles will increase its model range in 2016 by offering the Indian Scout Sixty, The bike looks like the existing Scout, but has a different power unit, Scout Sixty has a 999.6 cc engine. The claimed power output of the Scout Sixty is 78 bhp with a torque of 88 Nm.
MV AGUSTA BRUTALE 800
Est. Price : 13.00 lakh Exp. Launch : July 2016
The MV Agusta Brutale 800 will be the least expensive bike from MV Agusta in the Indian market, the Brutale 800 is expected to be one of the most popular MV Agusta bikes in India.
The Brutale is Powered by an in-line three cylinder engine with counter-rotating crankshaft, the Brutale 800 produces 116 bhp maximum power and peak torque of 83 Nm. The visual changes are re-designed tail section, fuel tank, exhaust, taillight and new LED headlight
DUCATI 959 PANIGALE
Est. Price : 14.00 lakh Exp. Launch : July 2016
Introduced at the 2016 India Bike Week, Ducati 959 Panigale is an updated version of the 899.
The new 959 will be powered from a new 955 cc Superquardo V-Twin engine tuned to produce max. power of 157 bhp and top torque of 107 Nm at 9000 rpm, The engine gets longer piston stroke and redesigned crank journal lubrication as well as crankshaft.
DSK BENELLI TRK 502
Est. Price : 5.5 lakh Exp. Launch : Mid 2016
The Benelli TRK 502 is an adventure tourer from the DSK Benelli, the bike will come with adventure-friendly features – a large 20 litre fuel tank, LED headlight, high ground clearance, standard ABS and adjustable upside down front fork and rear monoshock providing suspension travel of 150mm at both front and rear.
The TRK 502 is powered by a parallel twin, liquid cooled 500 cc engine that produces 48 bhp of power at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 45 Nm at 4500 rpm, and is mated to a six speed gearbox and is controlled by a hydraulic clutch.
TRIUMPH TIGER SPORT
Est. Price : 8 lakh Exp. Launch : Nov 2016
This Bike is basically an adventure version of the two-wheeler manufacturer’s popular street fighter – the 2016 Speed Triple, Officially unveiled at the MCN London ExCel Motorcycle Show.
The engine is a 1050 cc, in-line, three cylinder, liquid-cooled good for 125 bhp of power and 106 Nm of torque, the bike comes with three rider modes – road, rain and sport allowing rider to choose throttle response and traction control accordingly.
DSK BENELLI LEONCINO
Est. Price : 5 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
Benelli Leoncino was first unveiled at the EICMA show in November 2015, and will make an appearance at the 2016 Auto Expo as well, the Leoncino will soon be in production and is expected to be launched in Indian by late 2016.
Leoncino will be powered by a liquid-cooled, 500 cc, parallel-twin engine producing 47 bhp power and 45 Nm of torque.
KAWASAKI VULCAN S
Est. Price : 6 lakh Exp. Launch : Mid 2016
Kawasaki is gearing up to launch its first cruiser in the Indian market with the introduction of the Vulcan S.
The Vulcan S, is powered by a liquid-cooled 649 cc parallel twin derived from the Ninja 650, which produces 61 bhp at 7500 rpm with 63 Nm of torque at 6600 rpm.
Est. Price : 22.00 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
The new Aprilia RSV4 is the facelift to the 2014 machine and has been given various updates to compete with the new generation of superbikes that were unveiled at the 2014 EICMA motorcycle show.
Aprilia RSV4 RR is powered by a 999 cc, V4 motor as seen on the older bike, but the powerplant has been tuned to extract 202 PS and peak torque rating of 115 Nm at 10,500 rpm. The new machine generates 16 PS more than its predecessor.
KTM 1050 ADVENTURE
Est. Price : 14.00 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
KTM unveiled the 1050 Adventure at the 2014 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. The 1050 Adventure will be the first litre-class from KTM in the Indian two-wheeler market. Powered by a 1,050 cc V-twin motor churning out 96 PS of max. power.
KTM 1050 Adventure is an entry-level offering despite the fact KTM offers goodies such as ride-by-wire throttle, three ride modes (Sport, Street, Rain), traction control, a slipper clutch and ABS. Another good feature on the KTM 1050 Adventure is the fact the windscreen, handlebars, and foot pegs are all adjustable.
Est. Price : 28.00 lakh Exp. Launch : Late 2016
The BMW S1000XR is a new adventure sport motorcycle based on the S1000R roadster.
The bike is powered by an in-line-four motor producing 161 PS at 11,000 rpm and peak torque rating of 112 Nm at 9,250 rpm, The bike has been equipped with two riding modes (Rain & Road), along with Automatic Stability Control (ASC), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and ABS.
The BMW S1000XR will compete against the Ducati Multistrada.