With the launch of the Triumph Speed 400 and Harley-Davidson X440, the 300-500cc motorcycle segment in India is all about to change for good. And adding to that are major bike brands with plans to launch multiple bikes in this segment in the coming year.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 450
Royal Enfield is all set to step up the game in the Indian adventure bike segment with the launch of the Royal Enfield Himalayan 450. It will be more premium, hardcore and definitely something to look forward to. Head here for all the details on the ADV. The ADV should be here in the coming months at a price tag of around Rs 2.80 lakh (ex-showroom).
Royal Enfield Bullet 350
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Royal Enfield is all set to launch the Bullet 350, one of the most iconic and oldest production motorcycles, in a brand new avatar. The upcoming bike will be based on the veteran bikemaker’s J-series platform and here’s all you need to know about it. The bike could launch by the end of this year at a price of about Rs 1.80 lakh (ex-showroom)
Honda CB350 Cruiser
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To give the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 tough competition in the cruiser segment, Honda is prepping a 350cc cruiser based on the H’ness CB350. You can head here for more details on this upcoming cruiser.
Triumph Scrambler 400X
Triumph has already unveiled its Scrambler 400X and will launch the bike in October this year to give all the motorcycles a run for their money. Head here for more details in our unveil story.
TVS Apache RTR 310
Recently, a streetfighter by TVS was spied, and we believe it is the highly-anticipated TVS Apache RTR 310. Based on the same platform as the Apache RR 310, the naked bike will make for an interesting and power-packed product in the Indian market. It is expected to launch towards the end of 2023 with an estimated price tag of Rs 2.5 lakh ex-showroom.
Hero Xpulse 400
By now, we have spotted the Hero Xpulse 400 a bunch of times and we know that a powerful and hardcore ADV by Hero is in the making. While the launch of the bike has been delayed to next year, the anticipation only keeps growing.
Hero 400cc naked bike
Alongside the XPulse 400, Hero is also prepping a 400cc liquid-cooled streetfighter for the Indian market. And Hero plans on launching it in the coming year.
Yamaha R3 & MT-03
Yamaha recently announced the arrival of its 300cc twins in India – the Yamaha R3 and MT-03. The twin-cylinder bikes by the Japanese bikemaker are a sight to see, and the bookings for the same had already opened at Indian dealerships. We expect the R3 and MT-03 to come with a sticker price of around Rs 4 lakh and Rs 3.8 lakh ex-showroom and they are likely to launch in the coming months.
Royal Enfield Scram 440
A recent report confirmed that Royal Enfield is working on a 440cc air-/oil-cooled engine, which will be powering the upcoming Scram 440. More importantly, it’s reported that the bike is planned to be launched by mid-2024. Head here to know more in detail about this bike.
Aprilia RS 440
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Lastly, Aprilia too is planning to take on the mass market with a sub-500cc supersport called the RS 440. The bike has been spied a bunch of times already and is set to debut in the coming year.