Top 5 Motorcycle News Of The Week
This past week witnessed a flurry of launches, particularly in the premium motorcycle segment. The Nepalese two-wheeler market received new entrants from Ducati, Triumph and Honda. Plus, there were other interesting developments too, and here’s a quick recap of the important news that transpired over last week:
1. 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Spied Again:
The venerable Classic 350 is all set to get a major makeover, and the 2020 iteration was spotted testing once again. We already know it features a new engine but this time, the motorcycle had quite a bit of touring-friendly additions.
2. Triumph Speed Twin Launched:
Triumph Motorcycles launched the latest in its line of modern classics, the Speed Twin. Essentially, it is the more street-friendly version of the Thruxton. Despite the domestication, it still has the feral genes of its big brother.
3. Ducati Scrambles out the new Scrambler range in Nepal:
The newly launched 2019 Scrambler range includes all the four variants: Icon, Full Throttle, Cafe Racer and the hard-core mud plugger, the Desert Sled. All these bikes get one crucial update that would enhance their braking characteristics by quite a bit.
4. Honda CBR650R Introduced:
The Honda CBR650F was a sweet motorcycle in the middleweight category. Now Honda has upped the fun quotient by replacing it with the CBR650R. This new model gets a host of improvements to make it even more involving to ride.
5. Xiaomi Himo T1 Unveiled:
Xiaomi has come up with a really funky-looking moped, christened the Himo T1. This cute little thing is offered in two variants. The base model gets 60km range while the other one comes with twice the range of the base variant.