Upcoming Bikes from Bajaj in 2013

In an interview with CNBC TV 18, Rajiv Bajaj has said that they have planned two pulsars and four to six discovers this current year. Bajaj said that they have planned to launch two pulsar, one below 200cc and one far above 200cc. Which means we can expect Bajaj Pulsar 350 or something like that.

Bajaj Discover 100T is performing well in Indian bike market, in 100cc segment which is generally hero motocorp monopolized segment. Despite of being the most expensive bike in its segment, Discover 100T performed well. Rajiv Bajaj said, they have lined up six discover to launch this year. They would launch all six or some of theme, depending upon the competition.

Bajaj is also ready to launch Duke 390 in next month.


Honda Dream Neo to take on Hero Splendor

Honda has launched new bike, Honda Dream Neo - the cheapest bike from Honda in Indian Market. Honda Dream Neo is powered by 110cc 4 Stroke Air cooled SI engine, producing 8.25 bhp of power @ 7500 rpm and 8.63 Nm of torque @ 5500 rpm. Honda Dream Neo has mileage of 74 kmpl, as claimed by Honda.

It comes with tubeless tyres, Electric + kick start and Drum brakes on both tyres. Dream Neo is equipped with HET [Honda Eco Technology].


Bajaj Avenger bike price hiked

Bajaj avenger 220 DTSi's price is increased by 1100 to 1500 rupees. This hike was applied after 1st of April 2013. Surat has two dealers of bajaj, when contacting them they confirmed price hike.


Hatchback War : Mahindra to launch Verito Hatchback : Verito Vibe

Mahindra is testing its first hatchback car in India, named as Verito Vibe, based on Mahindra Verito. As there was a news that Mahindra is working on sub 4 meter version of Mahindra Verito Sedan, unlike Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Honda Amaze, Mahindra is working on hatchback platform, with larger boot space. With sub 4 meter car Mahindra could avoid extra excise duty.

Mahindra's new hatchback would compete with existing big players like, Hyundai i20, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Volkswagen Polo and other cars in same segment. Mahindra Verito Vibe is expected to be priced around 6 lakh or relatively. From the front, Verito Vibe looks like Mahindra Verito, interiors might be same as well.