Mahindra Two Wheelers is developing a 160cc motorcycle that will claiming the Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSI and the TVS Apache RTR160. The exact barrage date for the 160cc bike from Mahindra is not accessible for now. The 160cc motorcycle may be launched by 2014-end or aboriginal abutting year.
The bike will be Mahindra Two Wheeler’s aboriginal access into the exceptional articulation of driver bikes awash in India. So far, the aggregation has been operating alone in the driver bike amplitude with the Pantero and the Centuro 110cc bikes. Both the bikes are poor sellers compared to the articles of bazaar leaders in the driver bike space.
Mahindra will barrage 2 added two wheelers afore the barrage of the 160cc exceptional driver bike. The two two wheelers are: 110cc automated scooter that will be aimed at the Honda Activa and the Mahindra Mojo 300 sportsbike that will be aimed at the Honda CBR250R and the KTM Duke 200.
Mahindra is aggravating its best to turnaround its two wheeler business. The Indian business amassed took over Kinetic Engineering’s two wheeler business a few years ago and affiliated a set of automated scooters and a driver motorcycle. Mahindra has invested on a analysis and development ability at Pune to advance fresh two wheelers.
Competition in the two wheeler area in India is acute and Mahindra actuality a backward aspirant to the acreage faces a annealed challenge. Although the aggregation is a big name in tractors and account vehicles, the two wheeler area is bedeviled by companies that are apple leaders like Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and Honda.
For now, Mahindra’s actual focus will be on the 110cc automated scooter that it will barrage after this year. The fresh automated scooter is accepted to accord added breadth than Mahindra Two Wheelers’ accepted crop of 125cc automated scooters, which are not absolutely accepted to accord acceptable mileage.