Bajaj Auto has been a prominent scooter maker in India for numerous years. Bajaj Chetak is a popular scooter that was introduced in the market a few generations ago. The production of this scooter was halted sometime back. During the 1970s and 1980s, it was an economical mode of commuting for several families in the country. The leading scooter manufacturer is bringing back the scooter with a bang in the year 2019. The Bajaj bike is believed to have the same classy look that it had in the 80s belong to the premium scooter segment. The brand new Chetak will probably have a displacement of 125 cc engine with a CVT Auto box. The estimated on-road cost of this scooter is Rs.52,000. The bike will utilize patented DTS-i technology to enhance mileage as well as performance.
This scooter runs on electricity and releases zero emissions. Ather Energy is an Indian start-up, which is committed to manufacturing eco-friendly vehicles. Manufacturing of such vehicles is the right step to reduce carbon footprints and pollution. The Ather scooter has different modes of riding, mono-shock suspension, imported lithium-ion batteries, and regenerative braking. The bike can be recharged in an hour for up to 80%. The maximum weight of the scooter is 90 kg. The heavy weight of the vehicle is due to the utilization of aluminum in the swing-arm and chassis of the scooter.
This scooter is the most awaited among people and will be launched by Hero Motocorp. It will be the first two-wheeler of Hero under the 125 cc category. It was first exhibited at the 2014 Auto Expo. The scooter is expected to have a dual tone paint scheme with an engine displacement of 125cc. The estimated cost of this scooter ranges between Rs.56,000 to Rs.75,000. Some of the unique specifications of this scooter include a mobile charging socket, telescopic front forks, LED headlamps, external fuel filler cap, and LED tail lamps. With an air-cooled engine, it is expected to give an excellent performance to users.
Vespa scooters are very attractive and popular among all age groups in the country. The Vespa GTS 300, which was about to release in the year 2018, was displayed at the 2016 India Bike Week, held in Goa and at the 2016 Auto Expo too. The scooter has traction control, a two-channel ABS, and even an LCD. The liquid-cooled and single-cylinder engine of the motorbike enables the rider to have a great riding experience with passion. The suspension system of this scooter is splendid as the rear suspension is a set up of twin-shock, and the front suspension has single hydraulic shock absorbers. The Italian design of this vehicle is elegant. The cost of the scooter ranges from Rs. 4 lakh to 5 lakh. It is launched in the market in June 2018.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) quote this upcoming vehicle a 'motor scooter.' The expected cost of the scooter is Rs. 90,000. It has an engine displacement of 153cc. The transmission system of the scooter is automatic. With one engine cylinder and a fuel tank capacity of 8 liters, this vehicle is expected to provide exceptional performance. The scooter gives a maximum speed of 112 km/hour and a maximum power of 13.4 bhp. The maximum torque of this vehicle is 14nm. It has a ground clearance of around 138 mm, and the seat height of the vehicle is 760 mm. The kerb or wet weight of this scooter is 130 kg. It has a 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine.
This scooter is launched by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) with the aim to target the rural people of the country. The estimated cost of this scooter is Rs.45,524. Through a two-wheeler loan to buy this vehicle, the EMIs for the loan begin at Rs. 1,363. The scooter provides a mileage of 60.00 km per litre. It gives an excellent performance with an engine capacity of 109.2 cc and maximum power of 8.00 bhp at 7000 RPM. It can be self-started or kick-started. The vehicle has an automatic transmission. The scooter is available in 4 colors which include Orcus Grey, Patriot Red, Black, and Moroccan Blue. The overall riding mileage of this scooter is 210 km. It has two valves in one cylinder. The front and rear brakes consist of a drum brake. The ground clearance is 154 mm, and the kerb weight of this scooter is 102 kg. The chassis type of this vehicle is underbone. The scooter's seat height is 743 mm.
The TVS Jupiter 125 was released in the Indian automobile market in the year 2018. The launching price of the vehicle is Rs. 52,000. Its engine displacement is 125cc. The scooter has the single 125-cc fuel-injected engine. It is an automatic scooter with an average mileage of 55 km/liter. It was released in October 2018. It has an air-cooled engine with one cylinder. The transmission type of this vehicle is CVT. The headlamp of this scooter is always on whenever it is used. With an advanced Sync Brake System (SBS), it ensures the safety of the rider. The scooter also has a mobile charging socket. Through a retractable front hook and a nice under seat storage space, it allows the rider to carry goods of different quantities. The scooter will be available in many colors which include Matte Blue, Jade Green, Royal Wine, Mystic Gold, Pristine White, and lots more.
This scooter has a super-cool look and sporty features. It has an external petrol filler cap and a completely digital instrument console. The bike was first displayed at the Tokyo Motor Show, which was held in 2017. It has LED headlamps, LED tail lights, and LED DRL. This scooter competed with Honda Grazia after getting launched in the market. The scooter has a single cylinder in its engine. It has an engine displacement of 125cc. The under seat storage space is expected to be larger in this version. It sports 10-inch wheels. Moreover, the fuel tank of the scooter is below the floorboard of the bike.