Affordable Adrenaline: 3 New and Exciting Mid-Range Performance Bikes
Article by Drivio | 1st Nov 23
The four new bike launches include H-D X440, Triumph Scrambler 400 X and others in the Rs 2-3 lakh price bracket
The sub-Rs 3 lakh motorcycle segment in India is seeing a surge of new launches in 2023. Here are 3 exciting new motorcycles priced between Rs 2-3 lakh that have been introduced for the Indian market this year:
|Bike Model||Engine||Power||Torque||Brakes||Weight||Seat Height|
|Harley-Davidson X440||441cc, single-cyl||44hp||43Nm||Disc, ABS||189kg||785mm||Rs 2.39 Lakh|
|Royal Enfield Hunter 350||349cc, single-cyl||20.2hp||27Nm||Disc, ABS||181kg||805mm||Rs 1.49 Lakh|
|Triumph Scrambler 400 X||399cc, twin-cyl|
|37Nm||Disc, ABS||198kg||820mm||Rs 2.6 Lakh|
1. Harley-Davidson X440
The American bike maker has launched the Harley-Davidson X440 in India at Rs 2.65 lakh (ex-showroom). Powered by a 441cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine producing 44hp and 43Nm, the X440 marks Harley-Davidson's foray into the middleweight roadster segment. The bike features an attractive roadster design with a round LED headlamp, sculpted fuel tank, split seat and eye-catching exhaust.
Equipment includes upside-down front forks, rear monoshock, 300mm front and 240mm rear disc brakes with ABS and traction control. The X440 weighs just 189kg and promises nimble handling coupled with Harley's signature styling and exhaust note.
2. Royal Enfield Hunter 350
The new Hunter 350 marks Royal Enfield's entry into the roadster segment, priced at Rs 1.5 lakh (ex-showroom). It shares its 349cc air-oil cooled single-cylinder engine with Meteor 350, churning 20.2hp and 27Nm torque. The double cradle chassis gets telescopic front forks and twin-sided shocks at the rear.
Braking hardware consists of 300mm front and 270mm rear disc brakes with dual-channel ABS. The Hunter 350 features minimalistic styling with a round headlamp, stubby exhaust and minimal body panels. Weighing just 181kg, it has engaging handling manners while retaining Royal Enfield's retro appeal.
3. Triumph Scrambler 400 X
British bike maker Triumph has introduced an entry-level scrambler motorcycle - the Scrambler 400 X priced at Rs 2.85 lakh (ex-showroom). Its 399cc, liquid-cooled, 8-valve, DOHC, parallel-twin engine produces 42hp and 37Nm torque. Equipment includes 41mm upside down forks, preload-adjustable shocks, Brembo brakes with ABS and traction control.
It gets the iconic Scrambler styling comprising of raised front fender, flat handlebars, dual seats and off-road ready tyres. Weighing 198kg, the Triumph Scrambler 400 X offers a capable blend of road and light trail riding performance.