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2024 KTM 200 Duke and 250 Duke Introduced with Exciting New Colour Options

2024 KTM 200 Duke and 250 Duke Introduced with Exciting New Colour Options

The 2024 Duke 200 and 250 with new color schemes, keeping offerings fresh. This launch also hints at more 390 platform styles for the Indian market

KTM, a prominent Indian manufacturer of sport motorcycles, has unveiled the 2024 Duke versions in 200 and 250 displacement levels. Repackaged in brand new colour schemes, the aim is to keep the offerings fresh and stimulating competition. The launch also signifies the company's move toward introducing more 390 platform body styles in the Indian market. 2024_KTM_200_Duke The 2024 KTM 200 Duke is a key KTM model that has propelled the company's brand into mainstream acceptance in India. By virtue of its relatively more affordable price tag, the model has appealed to a wide spectrum of consumers, thus proliferating KTM's brand values. In the domestic market, the KTM 200 Duke has emerged as the best-selling model. As such, maintaining its freshness is of utmost importance for KTM. To this end, two new colour variants have been introduced that come with captivating new decals. This move not only enhances the motorcycle's aesthetic appeal but also makes it look more aggressive, resonating with KTM's target audience. 2024_KTM_200_Duke The new colours introduced are Electronic Orange and Dark Galvano. Additionally, the Silver Metallic Matt colour variant for the KTM 200 Duke will continue to be available. Imbued with these new colours and decals, the KTM 'Ready To Race' philosophy is effectively showcased. The power specifications remain unchanged, with the 200 Duke continuing to rely on a 25 PS 200cc engine. The model is decked with WP USD telescopic front forks, a rear mono-shock setup, a lightweight trellis frame, a stylish aluminium swingarm, sharp brakes with dual-channel ABS, and fat and sticky tyres. These features support precise handling. Price-wise, the KTM 200 Duke is available for Rs. 1.98 lakh (ex-showroom). 2024_KTM_200_Duke The KTM 250 Duke represents a robust middle ground within the KTM lineup. It quickly picked traction upon its launch, securing the second spot in sales in the domestic market. The fresh colour variant introduced in the 250 Duke is Atlantic Blue, a perfect combination of aggressive aesthetic appeal. Following the footsteps of the 200 Duke, the 250 Duke also seeks to bring KTM's iconic ‘Ready To Race’ philosophy to life. The pricing remains unchanged and sits at Rs. 2.4 lakh (ex-showroom). In addition to the new Atlantic Blue, the 250 Duke is available in Ceramic White and Electric Orange colour variants. There are no mechanical changes, and the 250 Duke continues to be powered by the 31 PS 250cc engine. Unlike the 200 Duke, the 250 Duke is equipped with all LED lighting, a switchable ABS system and KTM's Quickshifter+ to boost the thrill of riding. 2024_KTM_200_Duke According to Mr. Sumeet Narang, President (Probiking) at Bajaj Auto Ltd, KTM Dukes serve as testament to top-tier engineering, crafted to unlock the true potential of riders. Embodying a youthful vigor that is impossible to deny, the new models reflect the READY TO RACE mantra impeccably. With the new colour variants, KTM aims to cater to the ever-evolving aspirations of its riders through an unmatched blend of exhilarating power, superlative control, and an attention-grabbing design.

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Pulsar F250 2024 Edition Pricing and Details Lacks USD Front Forks unlike New N250

Pulsar F250 2024 Edition Pricing and Details Lacks USD Front Forks unlike New N250

Bajaj Auto unveils the 2024 Pulsar F250 with advanced features and enhancements. it offers impressive attributes, differing from the 2024 Pulsar N250

Bajaj Auto has unveiled the much-anticipated 2024 Pulsar F250. The new version comes with several impressive attributes, albeit with notable differences from the similarly priced 2024 Pulsar N250. Extending advanced features and enhanced capabilities, the Pulsar F250 update has finally materialized, interestingly priced at the identical cost of new 2024 Pulsar N250, amounting to Rs. 1.51 lakh (ex-sh).  2024 Pulsar F250 The Indian motorbike enthusiasts had been eagerly waiting for the upgraded Pulsar F250 after the earlier release of 2024 Bajaj Pulsar N250. The latest model incorporates most of the remarkable characteristics that defined the 2024 Pulsar N250, with one exception being the notable absence of USD front forks. It is noteworthy that these gold-finished USD telescopic front forks remain exclusive to the street-style Pulsar N250. Notable enhancements in the Pulsar F250 include upgraded cycle parts. Owners can now enjoy bigger petal discs, expanded 110-section front and 140-section rear tyres, and improved electronics. The motorcycle offers Traction Control that is switchable for a fun ride and three ABS modes, accommodating Rain, Road, and Off-Road scenarios.  2024 Pulsar F250 The fully digital instrument cluster, first witnessed with 2024 Pulsar N250 and the new Pulsars, also figures prominently in the 2024 Pulsar F250. This feature is accompanied by Bluetooth connectivity, alerts, and notifications. It also has dedicated app support, along with turn-by-turn navigation technology. Comparing the two 250 twins, the 2024 Pulsar F250 and Pulsar N250, K2K MotoVlogs released a detailed comparative walkaround for motorbike enthusiasts after the units reached the dealerships. One visible distinction between the two models is the missing USD telescopic front forks in the new Pulsar F250. 2024 Pulsar F250 However, the F250 model comes equipped with several unique features not found in the N250. The key uniqueness lies in the semi-faired design of the Pulsar F250, which provides aerodynamic benefits. The fixed windscreen and the fairing intensify the impression of a considerably sized vehicle. Additionally, the Pulsar F250 Incorporates unique front fascia distinct to itself, with a completely different set of headlights from the ones found on the N250. The new model also prides itself on sportier clip-on handlebars. The 2024 Pulsar F250 model includes multiple new features such as a USB port, all-LED lighting, better-quality switchgear, and a new instrument screen. Like the N250, the F250 also relies on the same motor. Both bikes use a 249.07cc, oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine, delivering 24.5 PS of maximum power at 8,750 RPM and 21.5 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 RPM. The engines are seamlessly matched to a 5-speed transmission and employ a slip and assist clutch to enhance their performance. Remarkably, both motorcycles bear almost the same weight, creating a delicate balance between their comparative attributes and performance.

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McLaren Unveils World  Most Powerful McLaren e-Bike

McLaren Unveils World Most Powerful McLaren e-Bike

Ventures into the McLaren e-bike space with all-new range featuring in-house designed carbon frames. These hyperbikes blend contemporary innovation

McLaren, recognized globally for its powerful and luxurious cars, has ventured into the McLaren e-bike space. The reputable company has launched an all-new range of e-bikes that have been designed and crafted in-house, aiming for an innate synergy between contemporary and tradition. These 'hyperbikes' feature carbon frames, displaying the commitment McLaren puts into developing their products. McLaren_Powerful_e_Bike Although many car enthusiasts equally respect and enjoy bike riding in all its glory, seldom does the transition from four to two wheels occur with much success. Brands with four-wheeled dominance often struggle to make a comparable impact with their two-wheeled counterparts. However, McLaren strives to change this scenario with their newly introduced e-bikes. It’s important to note that McLaren hasn’t just slapped their well-respected badge on these bikes. The design and construction of these marvelous machines have been carried out in-house using the company’s knowledge and experience in carbon frame. Two models from the e-bike range, the Extreme and Sport 600, are US-exclusive due to their power which exceeds the EU limits, with an incredible potential of 600W and 118lb ft enabling it to reach speeds of 20mph. McLaren_Powerful_e_Bike For the European market, Mclaren has released two other models, the Sport and Extreme 250. They are slightly more sedate with a delivered power of 250W and torque of 89lb ft. The Sport version is a hardtail bike with a 29-inch wheelbase, while the Extreme model features full suspension with a 29-inch front wheel and 27.5-inch rear wheel. Both models have been designed to mirror McLaren’s automotive legacy and seek contributions from their Artura development team. Staying true to their brand ethos, McLaren has equipped these McLaren e-bikes with the latest technology designed to enhance the overall rider experience. The Extreme model features SRAM's 12-speed wireless XX Eagle Transmission; the Sports model gets the XX Eagle. Riders can control the McLaren e-bikes through a digital display that features multiple modes: off, Eco (for battery efficiency), Trail (for balance), Sport (for speed), and Race (for maximum power output). McLaren_Powerful_e_Bike According to McLaren, they have created the 'perfect, all-rounder mountain bike.’ It delivers a ‘McLaren style’ minimalist frame design and integrated components, making it a fantastic ride both off-road and on aggressive single tracks. These e-bikes are produced in a limited edition, a trend followed by many recent McLaren creations. They are available for purchase from mclaren bikes.com or any McLaren dealer, and can be ordered in small, medium or large sizes. Every bike comes with a two-year warranty and is made to order in 90 days. The Sport 250 model is priced at £8,640, while the Extreme is available for £11,520, reasonable prices for a premium e-bike and certainly less costly than any other new McLaren. Get ready to hit the trails with these amazing creations by McLaren.

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TVS Unveils New 2024 iQube Variants with Enhanced Battery Capacity Starting at Rs 95K

TVS Unveils New 2024 iQube Variants with Enhanced Battery Capacity Starting at Rs 95K

TVS iQube Escooter lineup with new bottom and top variants, priced from Rs. 94,999 to Rs. 1.85 lacks, the largest battery in any electric scooter

The TVS iQube electric scooter family has been enhanced with the unveiling of fresh bottom and top variants. With this upgrade, TVS iQube pricing commences from Rs. 94,999, introducing the base iQube 09 variant, and extends up to Rs. 1.85 lakh for the iQube ST 17, which is equipped with a 5.1 kWh battery, the largest found in any electric scooter presently available in India. tvs_iqube Changes in the FAME II support scheme have prompted original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to consider introducing cost-effective electric scooters. Well-known names like Ola Electric are popular in the under Rs. 1 lakh price bracket while Ather’s Rizta is almost at par. TVS Motor isn't far behind — they have recently unveiled a new bottom variant as well as a top variant to intensify the competition. The TVS iQube is now available in several variants, ranging from the entry-level iQube09, to iQube 12, iQube S,M iQube ST 12, and finally the top-notch iQube ST 17. The announcement of the iQube ST isn’t recent, but its actual launch took place in 2024 due to multiple delaying factors. According to the latest update, the standard ‘iQube’ range's base trim consists of two variants, namely iQube 09 and iQube 12. The formerly top-of-the-line iQube S has now been repositioned as a mid-spec trim, available in only one variant — 'iQube S'. The previously announced elite iQube ST is now finally on the market in two versions — iQube ST 12 and iQube ST 17. tvs_iqube The entry-level iQube 09 has a 2.2 kWh battery offering 75 km of real-world driving range, a peak speed of 75 km/h, and charges 0-80% in 2 hours. The iQube 12 features a larger 3.4 kWh battery, the size of the former base model. Both versions offer a decent set of technologies, like a 5-inch TFT screen with navigation and alerts for towing and theft. Despite the launch of the affordable base iQube 09 variant which retails at Rs. 95K, grabbing ample attention, the just-released top-tier iQube ST is also turning heads. For instance, the lower iQube ST 12 shares the same 3.4 kWh battery as iQube 12 and iQube S, but the iQube ST 17 stands apart with a larger 5.1 kWh battery. Among the largest in India, this battery in the iQube ST 17 promises 150 km of real-world driving range on a single charge but does require a longer charging duration (4h 18m for 0-80% SOC). iQube Equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen TFT, digital document storage, TPMS, Alexa voice assistance, and more, both iQube ST variants are keeping up with the competition. The iQube ST 12 and iQube ST 17 are tagged at Rs. 1.55 lakh and Rs. 1.85 lakh respectively. The top-end iQube ST 17 also takes the cake with a top speed of 82 km/h, the fastest across all variants offered by TVS iQube.

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Leaked Patent Image Discloses New Information about Royal Enfield Classic Bobber 350

Leaked Patent Image Discloses New Information about Royal Enfield Classic Bobber 350

Excitement mounts as Royal Enfield prepares to introduce the Classic 350 Bobber, spotted testing in India and with design patents leaked online.

India's premier classic motorcycle manufacturer, Royal Enfield, is gearing up to unveil a new model to its lineup, the Classic 350 Bobber. This particular bike model has been noticed on several occasions undergoing test drives in India. Recently, the model's design patents were leaked online, providing further details about the bike's unique features. Classic_350_Bobber_Testing Royal Enfield is well-known for delivering top-quality bikes within the 300cc to 500cc range, and their efforts haven't gone unnoticed. The company currently sells a remarkable 75,000 units per month - a significant achievement in the price-sensitive Indian market. Much of this success can be attributed to the company's popular and robust 350cc segment, which includes models like the Classic 350, Bullet 350, Hunter 350, and Meteor 350. The soon-to-be-entering player, the Classic 350 Bobber, is set to expand the company's 350cc lineup. There is speculation that the bike could be named Goan Classic 350 once it is officially launched. The design patents reveal intriguing characteristics that differentiate the Classic 350 Bobber from its base model, the Classic 350, though the new model is not entirely exempt from its roots. Akin to the Bullet 350, the upcoming Classic 350 Bobber appears as a minor variation of the base model. However, few elements subtly distinguish the Bobber from the Classic 350. This includes a notable single-seat setup, which seems like a compromise for the provision of a pillion. The pillion seat appears small and potentially uncomfortable, and could be optional. On the other hand, the single-seat model, spotted during testing, may come as a standard. Classic_350_Bobber_Testing Design-wise, the most significant differences over the Classic 350 lie in the new handlebar. The Classic 350 Bobber sports a unique bobber-style ape-hanger handlebar, promising a laidback riding experience. Another distinct feature is its white-walled tyres, further differentiating the Classic 350 Bobber from the Classic 350 base model. Upon a thorough examination, the bike components seem very familiar. From the front RSU telescopic forks, round ORVMs, double cradle frame, rear twin shock absorbers, to wire-spoke wheels, and disc brakes with dual channel ABS, all seem to echo the Classic 350. The engine, retaining the Classic 350's power and torque, is expected to remain a J-Series 349cc single-cylinder air-cooled SOHC 2V engine. However, fans are curious about whether it will exhibit an increased wheelbase, as its spy shots reveal a wheelbase almost identical to the Classic 350. Upon release, it's predicted that while the Classic 350 Bobber may borrow its style from traditional Bobber bikes, it probably won't qualify as a "genuine" Bobber. Once the Classic 350 Bobber is launched, it poised to compete head-to-head with existing Bobber motorcycles such as the Jawa Perak and 42 Bobber. Image Source

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Yamaha Unveils 2024 FZS FI V4 with Fresh Colours  Priced at Rs 1.3 L

Yamaha Unveils 2024 FZS FI V4 with Fresh Colours Priced at Rs 1.3 L

Discover the 2024 Yamaha FZS FI V4 - Unveiling Innovation with Vibrant Colors and Affordable Pricing. Explore Now with an Entry Price of Rs 1.3 L

India Yamaha Motor (IYM), a subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corporation, has created ripples in the Indian youth market by introducing their latest model, the FZS FI Version 4.0 DLX. This highly-acclaimed street fighter bike series is available in a multitude of eye-catching colours as part of Yamaha's enduring brand promise, conceived under the slogan "The Call of the Blue." the_2024_Yamaha_FZS_FI_V4 The vibrant duo - Ice Fluo-Vermillion and Cyber Green are the newest colour additions to the FZS FI V4 range, expected to draw the attention of young, fashion-conscious consumers. In addition to this, four existing colours - Majesty Red, Racing Blue, Matte Black & Metallic Grey - take the total to six unique options that adequately cater to a variety of customer preferences. Mr. Eishin Chihana, who heads the Yamaha Motor India Group, said, "Capturing the hearts and imaginations of today's youthful riders is paramount to Yamaha. We understand that these young riders aspire to a complete lifestyle experience. In this regard, we maintain a keen focus on aligning with global trends, thereby making the Yamaha brand a unique and desirable proposition in the Indian and global markets.” the_2024_Yamaha_FZS_FI_V4 This timely colour palette update, priced at a modest INR 1,29,700/- (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi), is Yamaha's response to the ever-changing consumer preferences. Chihana adds, “We continue in our commitment to adopting innovative measures to engage with our customer base and deliver an enhanced experience. We remain dedicated to continuously updating our products to keep our brand relevant." In terms of specifications, the FZS FI V4 retains its reputation as a performance heavyweight. The bike's engine features an air-cooled, 4-stroke, single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2-valve design, with a displacement of 149cc. A maximum output of 9.1 kW (12.4PS) at 17,250 r/min and peak torque of 13.3 N.m (1.4kgf.m) at 15,500r/min promise a thrilling ride. Furthermore, this updated model is furnished with a quick electric start system and is designed to be E20 compatible. the_2024_Yamaha_FZS_FI_V4 Compatibility with Yamaha Motorcycle Connect, a traction control system, and a side stand engine cut-off switch further enhance safety features on the FZS FI V4. A digital clock, speedometer and ECO indicator are available standard features, with the fuel delivery handled by an efficient fuel injection system. The physical dimensions of the motorcycle are 2,000 mm in length (FZ-S FI V4.0 & V4.0 DLX) and 1,990 mm (FZ-S FI V3.0 & FZ FI), with an overall width of 780 mm, and height standing at 1,080 mm. The seat is positioned at a comfortable height of 790 mm with a wheelbase of 1,330 mm. Ensuring capable off-road performance, the ground clearance is 165 mm, with the kerb weight of 134 kg (FZ-S FI V3.0 / FZ FI) and 135 kg (FZ-S FI V4.0 & V4.0 DLX). Front telescopic fork suspension and the rear 7-step adjustable monocross suspension are complemented by tubeless tires and a single-channel ABS system with disc brakes measuring 282 mm in front and 220 mm at the rear. the_2024_Yamaha_FZS_FI_V4 Lastly, it is worth mentioning that the FZS-FI V4 has a sizeable fuel tank that holds up to 13 litres. Its 5-speed, constant-mesh gearbox complements the high-torque engine, promising an exhilarating riding experience.

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Engler V12  Introducing the World's First Superquad Bike With a Massive 1184bhp and Speed of 402km/h

Engler V12 Introducing the World's First Superquad Bike With a Massive 1184bhp and Speed of 402km/h

Engler Automotive showcases groundbreaking innovation with the V12-powered Superquad, boasting 1184bhp. Outpacing supercars like Lamborghini Revuelto

Renowned for its extraordinary innovation in automotive performance, Engler Automotive has upped the ante once again, unveiling a quad bike loaded with a V12 engine capable of boasting an awe-inspiring 1184bhp. This dynamic and daring concept ride, descriptively christened the Engler V12 Superquad, is nothing short of an innovation marvel in the quad bike sector. Bringing into play a power that can outpace even well-known supercar models like the Lamborghini Revuelto and the Ferrari SF90, the Superquad indeed stands in a league of its own. Engler_V12_front Fueling this beast of a quad bike is a calculated balance between raw speed and efficiency. Interestingly, the V12 Superquad sources its robust engine from Audi's trademark R8's 5.2-litre V10 engine. The end product of this unique engineering blend is an automotive masterpiece that promises a standard output of between 700-800bhp, with an optional upgrade to a wild 1,184hp and a torque of up to 1200Nm. While the Superquad is undeniably a powerhouse, it doesn't compromise on aesthetics either. The design scheme of the V12 Superquad is indeed a sight to behold. Evoking an aura of elegance and classic charm, Engler has infused into this model a design language that blends simplicity with efficiency. The quad bike-based design elements help to retain the classic visual appeal, while subtle aerodynamic accessories, well-contoured lines, and performance-focused features seal the deal. Engler_V12_front Away from the aesthetic charms, a closer look under the hood unveils a number of stunning highlights. Key among these is Engler's first-ever in-house dual-clutch gearbox. This featherweight component weighs a mere 30kg and is currently under extensive testing to fine-tune its operation. Beyond its raw power and stylish cues, Engler’s V12 Superquad also shines in terms of its advanced features and amenities. Two integrated touchscreens offer driving-related information, and entertainment features inclusive of Apple CarPlay integration. Safety also stands at the forefront of this model’s design specifications. Following the model of the DESAT, the V12 also lacks pedals, making it notably accessible for wheelchair users. Engler_V12_front This quadrilateral beast also stands out in its structural aspects. It is built with a carbon monocoque design and bolstered by 3D-printed titanium connectors for enhanced stability. Weight and heat are managed effectively through a titanium exhaust coated in ceramic, while the vehicle's road handling is boosted by 20-inch front and rear wheels. This absolute engineering wonder comes decked with high-performance Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres and forged magnesium wheels enhanced with carbon-ceramic discs. The ride also features customisable seating positions, luxe hand-stitched leather seats, Laser LED headlights, adjustable windscreen for improved aerodynamics, and 3D-printed titanium suspension. Available only to a select few, 20 units are up for grabs with one reserved for the founder himself, Viktor Engler.

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New Mid-Weight Motorcycle Triumph 400 Set to Launch This Year by Bajaj Auto

New Mid-Weight Motorcycle Triumph 400 Set to Launch This Year by Bajaj Auto

Bajaj CEO Rajiv Bajaj unveils plans for a Triumph 400 motorcycle launch, signaling a robust product offensive in the premium middle-weight segment.

Bajaj Auto CEO, Rajiv Bajaj, recently confirmed that the company is primed for a significant product offensive within the premium middle-weight motorcycle segment. He revealed plans for a new Triumph 400 motorcycle launch set for later this year. Bajaj hinted at more Triumph models currently under development. This move comes as part of the strategic partnership between Bajaj and Triumph, aiming to expand the Triumph brand portfolio with more affordable offerings. new Triumph 400 The new launch will be part of a broader strategy to expand influence within the middle-weight motorcycle sector. Rajiv Bajaj noted in an interview with CNBC TV18 that "There will be at least one more Triumph to be introduced later this year and there are several in development". Rumors suggest the new motorcycle model could be the Triumph Thruxton 400. This soon-to-be-revealed motorcycle, which is said to have already been spotted under testing, takes design cues from the iconic Thruxton R and its bikini fairing. Sharing a similar 400cc platform with the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400X models, the Thruxton 400 carries the distinctive allure of the Cafe Racer genre. It is expected to offer a unique proposition at an approximate price point of 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom). new Triumph 400 Furthermore, Bajaj Auto is working on several other Triumph motorcycles. Potential models could appeal to a diverse range of rider tastes, given the diversity the Triumph brand is known for. From a Bobber sporting the Bonneville or Speedmaster name, a fully-faired Daytona model, or even an ADV carrying the Tiger Sport name – the possibilities are vast. The lucrative middle-weight motorcycle segment is Bajaj's primary focus, as Rajiv Bajaj dubs it the most attractive in the world. His aspiration is for Bajaj to secure a spot within the top three of any given sector. At present, Bajaj operates within this segment with models like the Dominar 400, Speed 400 twins, Pulsar NS400Z, and the 390 range, in partnership with Triumph, KTM, and Husqvarna. Bajaj's entry and ambitions in this market segment set the stage for a challenge to Royal Enfield's domination, with their array of 350cc and 450cc bikes. The aspiration is to bridge the current disparity in monthly motorcycle sales, with Bajaj aiming to achieve a target of 35,000 units, roughly half of Royal Enfiled's current monthly sales volume. new Triumph 400 Bajaj’s plans to meet this goal involve a gamut of new motorcycle launches spanning various brands. Enthusiast could expect a fresh 390 Adventure, 390 Enduro, and new RC 390 offerings from the KTM brand. Bajaj's own label, on the other hand, might introduce an updated Dominor or even a fully faired version of Pulsar NS400Z. The Pulsar NS400Z, recently introduced into the Indian market, marks the beginning of more launches bearing the evolutionary Z suffix. Available only in India currently, plans are afoot to introduce it into Latin American markets. With a price tag of Rs. 1.85 lakh (ex-showroom), it scores high with its competitive pricing and comprehensive standard feature list. Rajiv Bajaj also announced ambitious plans for Bajaj to release five or six CNG motorcycles by the year 2025.

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