Monthly Roundup: Top 5 Bikes Launched In October 2023

Monthly Roundup: Top 5 Bikes Launched In October 2023

Featured Stories by Team Drivio | 3 Nov 2023

The festive season brought an array of new two-wheelers to choose from.

  • Royal Enfield kick started the festivities with the new Himalayan 452
  • Kawasaki entered a new segment with the fun & affordable KLX110R L
  • Honda expanded its neo-retro range with the stylish Honda CB300R

October 2023 was arguably one of the most happening months for the Indian two-wheeler space, as numerous auto manufacturers expanded their portfolios with fresh models and variants. Ranging from commuters to performance-oriented motorcycles, the launches catered to diverse preferences and budgets. Here's a summary of the top 5 bike launches last month:

1. Triumph Scrambler 400 X

Catering to the surging scrambler segment in India, Triumph Motorcycles introduced its accessible Scrambler 400 X roadster. Drawing inspiration from the iconic Bonneville, this retro-styled motorcycle blends classic cues with modern hardware.

SpecificationsTriumph Scrambler 400 X
Maximum Power65hp
Maximum Torque68Nm

2. Bajaj Pulsar N150

Bajaj Auto expanded its entry-level lineup with the new Bajaj Pulsar N150 motorcycle equipped with a 150cc engine. Combining sporty styling with fuel efficiency, the N150 targets young buyers seeking an accessible performance commuter.

SpecificationsBajaj Pulsar N150
Engine149.5cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled
Maximum Power16.9hp
Maximum Torque13.25Nm

3.Honda Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India marked the onset of the festive season by launching a special Repsol Honda edition of their Hornet 2.0 motorcycle. The striking new color scheme reflecting Honda's iconic racing DNA garnered much attention from enthusiasts.

SpecificationsHonda Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition
Engine184cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled
Maximum Power17.26hp
Maximum Torque16.1Nm

4. Honda XL750 Transalp

In a welcome comeback, Honda relaunched the XL750 Transalp dual-purpose motorcycle in India last month. With its endure-friendly design, torquey engine and long-travel suspension, this retro-styled middleweight ADV promises to excel on everyday roads and mild off-roading.

SpecificationsHonda XL 750 Transalp
Engine749cc,parallel twin,liquid-cooled
Maximum Power75hp
Maximum Torque69Nm

5. Hero XPulse 200 4V

The updated Hero Xpulse 200 4V with a new 200cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine was introduced in the second half of October right before the festive season. This adventure tourer gets notable performance upgrades along with added features

SpecificationsHero XPulse 200 4V
Engine199.6cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled
Maximum Power19.1hp
Maximum Torque17.35Nm