Up until now, every single weekly wrapup in 2021 has been dominated by price hikes. Thankfully, we had a lot more interesting stuff to look forward to with only BMW Motorrad jacking up the prices of all of its motorcycles, including the updated G 310 twins. So here’s a bite-sized wrapup of the five biggest newsmakers of the week:
Harley-Davidson Street 750 Axed From 2021 Lineup
The wounded-but-not-dead American cruising icon has just released a list of its new 2021 models, which includes the larger 114cc engine for the Street Bob. But the highlight of Harley’s announcement is the official demise of the Street 750. Head here to read up on the journey of the Aam Harley for India.
Updated Jawa 42 Spotted
Jawa has been secretly working on a new version of its Forty Two neo-retro motorcycle. The bike has been spotted sporting new bits and bobs. We will be riding this bike soon, so stick around on ZigWheels.com for our first impressions of the bike.
New BS6 Ducati Scramblers Launched
The first three of the twelve bikes that Ducati is planning to bring to India washed up on our shores this week. The Icon Dark and Icon variants of the smaller 800cc Scrambler as well as the Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro have arrived so far. More details in this story.
Simple Energy’s Ather 450X Challenger
Ather Energy is all set to gain a worthy challenger for its 450X electric scooter with the Simple Energy Mark 2. If Simple Energy’s claims regarding the top speed and range offered do turn out to be true, the 450X has definitely got its work cut out.
KTM 890 Duke Unveiled
In order to meet the EU5 norms, KTM’s entry-level middleweight naked has been upsized. Yes, the 790 Duke has now evolved into the 890 Duke, offering more performance and better kit. But is it enough to upset the champ: the Triumph Street Triple R?