Articles Posted in the " India " Category

  • 2011 Kymco Quannon 150 | Review

    2011 Kymco Quannon 150 | Review

    2011 Quannon 150

    A trip to India will tell you one thing for sure – Indians take their 150 sport motorcycles seriously. As trick as some of these bikes are, none of the 150s find their way to America. But there is a single exception – the Kymco Quannon 150.

  • 2010 Honda 110cc CB Twister | Preview

    2010 Honda 110cc CB Twister | Preview

    CB Twister 110

    Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI), Honda’s wholly-owned motorcycle production and sales subsidiary in India, introduced a new fuel-efficient and easy-to-handle 110cc motorcycle model, CB Twister, which is scheduled to go on sale in India at the end of February 2010. HMSI exhibited the Honda CB Twister at the Auto Expo 2010 to be held in New Delhi, India beginning January 5, 2010.

  • Rossi’s first visit to India

    Rossi’s first visit to India

    Valentino Rossi spent a second day in the Indian capital of New Delhi, taking part in a press conference and interviews with the Indian media. The nine-time World Champion was joined by Masao Furusawa, Executive Officer for Engineering Operations at Yamaha Motor Company. Over 300 Yamaha dealers and members of the press turned out to see Rossi, who was visiting India for the first time.

  • Valentino Rossi visits India

    Valentino Rossi visits India

    Reigning MotoGP World Champion and Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi made the first visit of his career to India today, appearing at the 10th Auto Expo in New Delhi, Asia’s biggest motor show.

    Rossi went on stage to meet India Yamaha Motor’s senior management, Mr. Yukimine Tsuji, CEO and Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor and Pankaj Dubey, National Business Head of India Yamaha Motor, as well as 300 selected guests made up of dealers and media. Rossi greeted the guests, signed autographs and also inspected the latest India Yamaha models.

  • 2010 Harley-Davidson models for India

    2010 Harley-Davidson models for India

    Today at the Auto Expo, Harley-Davidson India announced it will bring 12 motorcycles from its 2010 model portfolio to India. The broad selection, with bikes from each of its five model families, will give riders in India maximum choice and opportunity to join millions of Harley-Davidson owners worldwide in pursuit of adventure, freedom and self-expression.

    "For over a century, Harley-Davidson has inspired motorcyclists across the world to celebrate their passion for riding.

  • Hayden opens Ducati India showroom

    Hayden opens Ducati India showroom

    Having signed a distribution agreement with Precision Motor India Private Limited and Radiant Motorcycles, and following on from the opening of the first Ducati Store in Mumbai, Ducati continues to impact on the Indian market. On Friday 18th December, and in the presence of a very special guest, India’s second Ducati show room was officially opened for business.

    Nicky Hayden, Ducati’s factory rider in the MotoGP Championship, was invited to inaugurate the Ducati Store in Gurgaon, one of the most dynamic and modern districts of the Indian capital.

  • 1948 Vincent Rapide v-twin sells at auction

    1948 Vincent Rapide v-twin sells at auction

    Bonhams celebrated its third major collectors’ motorcycle sale of 2009 in a typically commanding fashion at today’s Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show, Stafford. With 74% of the 470 lots offered successfully sold, this highly-anticipated sale raised a remarkable premium inclusive total of £981,638.

  • One Crazy Ride | Video

    One Crazy Ride | Video

    Himalayan Adventure 

    Click video to watch a motorcycle expedition on uncharted roads across the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh, situated in North-east India. More than a motorcycle riding expedition, it’s a film on friendship, camaraderie and the "never say die" attitude of five motorcyclists facing unforgiving terrain and unfriendly locals.

  • Harley-Davidson to expand into India

    Harley-Davidson to expand into India

    Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today its plans to formally enter the motorcycle market in India, where it expects to start selling its iconic motorcycles in 2010. The company has established a subsidiary to be located in Gurgaon, near Delhi, and has begun the process of seeking dealers.

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company President and Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Levatich, is an invited speaker at the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers annual convention on August 28, and will provide further details on the company’s plans then.

  • 2007-2009 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Electra X | Motorcycle Test

    2007-2009 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Electra X | Motorcycle Test

    Motorcycle Pure and Simple.

    There is definitely something wrong with this picture. I’m bombing along a back road in Santa Paula, Calif. (aka the Citrus Capital of the World) aboard a mercilessly underpowered, somewhat skittish motorcycle that, despite being the latest offering from the company, hasn’t witnessed any major design changes since Eisenhower was president. Yet, I’m having an absolute ball.