Motorcycle News

Bajaj Motorcycle sales grow by 8%

During the month of May, Bajaj Auto’s motorcycle sale grew by 8% to 179,649 units, while it had managed to sell 167,008 motorcycles in May 2007. Bajaj Auto has also announced of its plan to launch a new 125cc motorcycle in September 2008, while three more 125cc models would be […]

June 2, 2008 Motorcycle News
Honda Cub 50 years and 60 million sales old!

Honda Cub 50 years and 60 million sales old!

World’s most successful motorcycle, the Honda Cub is now 50 years old and in these 50 years, Honda has managed to sell 50 million units of this small little moped. Not only is the moped a huge success in Japan and Asia, it has been well received in western countries […]

May 23, 2008 Motorcycle News
M&M plans to buy MV Agusta and Cagiva

M&M plans to buy MV Agusta and Cagiva

Days after the reports emerged that Indian multi utility and tractor manufacturer, Mahindra and Mahindra was looking to buy majority stake in Kinetic Motors, they are now looking to buy majority stake in Italian motorcycle manufacture, MV Agusta and Cagiva. While MV Agusta manufactures bikes in the 700cc to 1,100cc […]

May 21, 2008 Motorcycle News

MotoGP 2008: Le Mans Results

Le Mans circuit on Sunday was a witness to Doctor’s day of triumph, as Valentino Rossi managed to equal Angel Nieto’s record of 90 career victories and became the front runner in MotoGP 2008’s championship standings. Celebrations did not end here for Yamaha, Jorge Lorenzo riding for Fiat Yamaha Team […]

May 19, 2008 Motor Sports, Motorcycle News

TVS Apache RTR Fi 160

The wait is almost over, TVS is all set to launch Apache RTR Fi 160 in the coming days. The Fuel Injected version of TVS Apache RTR 160 is expected to produce 15.7bhp at 8500 rpm and 13.1Nm of torque at 6500rpm. Motorcycle enthusiasts in India have been eagerly awaiting […]

May 18, 2008 Motorcycle News

Michael Schumacher to race in German Superbike championship

Former seven-times F1 world champion Michael Schumacher WILL race this weekend in Germany’s leading bike racing series, the IDM Superbike championship. The 37-year-old is set to be a wildcard in the race at Oschershleben aboard a Honda CBR1000RR entered by current series champions Holzhauer Racing, alongside German superbike champion Martin […]

May 17, 2008 Motor Sports, Motorcycle News
Kawasaki to sell motorcycles in India

Kawasaki to sell motorcycles in India

Kawasaki Heavy industry in a press statement on Friday said, it is planning to manufacture 150cc and above sports motorcycles in India, in collaboration with its technical partner in India, Bajaj Auto. Bajaj Auto had earlier this year at Auto Expo 2008 in Delhi, showed of motorcycles from Kawasaki which […]

May 17, 2008 Motorcycle News
Twin spark plug Royal Enfield Thunderbird

Twin spark plug Royal Enfield Thunderbird

Mr. Sandeep Datta from Chennai has recently gotten the delivery of a Twin Spark Plug Thunderbird from Royal Enfield. The Twin Spark Plug Thunderbird has completely redesigned head (visible in the photos below) and from the looks of it, it also has a redesigned crank case. Complete specifications of the […]

May 15, 2008 Motorcycle News

Yamaha G5, now with electric start

Days after introducing Alba with electric start, Yamaha Motor India has introduced electric start version of 106cc Yamaha G5. “We plan to continue gearing up our existing product line and marketing initiatives…We are paying attention at the customer who always looks for more. The new G5 is equipped with electric […]

May 14, 2008 Motorcycle News

Mahindra & Mahindra planning to buy Kinetic Motors

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s largest utility vehicle maker has shown interest in buying majority stake in Pune base Kinetic Motors. Sources close to the deal said, both companies are in the final stage of due diligence and M&M is expected to pick up a majority stake in. Kinetic Motors. Kinetic […]

May 14, 2008 Motorcycle News