Your weekly dose of bike updates: Honda Dio 125, Triumph Speed 400, and more!

We are back with our weekly round-up of the top five two-wheeler updates! While the last week witnessed just one new launch, most other stories were related to popular bikes like the Harley-Davidson X440 and Triumph Speed 440. 

Honda Dio Right Side View

Honda Dio 125 launch

Honda launched the new Dio 125 in India in two variants – Standard and Smart, and the prices start from Rs. 83,400 onwards. It is powered by a 125cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with eSP (Enhanced Smart Power). The styling cues, similar to the 110cc Honda Dio, include a bold design and sporty design with sharp lines all over. The feature list includes an LED headlight, idling stop system, side-stand indicator with engine inhibitor, integrated headlamp beam and pass switch, and H-Smart technology. 

Honda Dio Left Side View

Royal Enfield Scrambler 650 spied

The upcoming Royal Enfield Scrambler 650 was spotted testing ahead of its launch in India. The new spy images revealed more details about the Scrambler 650 such as the presence of MRF Nylorex-X block-pattern tyres and a fully-digital instrument cluster. Powering the bike should be the same 648cc, parallel-twin motor that does duty on the Interceptor 650. The motorcycle is expected to be launched in India in mid-2024.

Honda Dio Left Side View

Triumph Speed 400 bookings

The new Triumph Speed 400 crossed 10,000 bookings in India, thus ending the special initial price tag of Rs. 2.23 lakh. Now, since the company has surpassed that booking number, the new Triumph Speed 400 will be available at Rs. 2.33 lakh. It is the most affordable product in Triumph’s portfolio and will be locally manufactured by Bajaj Auto, India, alongside the Scrambler 400 X. 

Honda Dio Right Side View

Triumph Speed 400 review

We also published the long-awaited Triumph Speed 400 first ride review. What makes this motorcycle so affordable? Also, does low pricing mean dull and boring? In our detailed review of the Speed 400, we explain various aspects of the motorcycle, including its styling, build quality, engine performance, and ride quality. In case you are planning to buy it, do not forget to read the review. 

Honda Dio Right Side View

Harley-Davidson X440 arrives at dealership

Harley-Davidson started the dispatches of the new X440 to its dealerships in India. This motorcycle is available in three variants – Denim, Vivid, and S. The Denim variant is the most affordable version on the list, and it comes equipped with wire-spoke wheels. Then, the mid-spec Vivid version gets alloy wheels and a dual-tone finish while the top-end S trim gets additional features such as diamond-cut alloy wheels, and a full suite of connectivity options.

(All prices are ex-showroom)                 

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