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The iconic Italian motorcycle brand- Ducati has extended their dealership network in India. Ducati India has inaugurated their world class dealership and service facility in Kochi, Kerala. The new addition of Ducati’s dealership has established as EVM Motors at Maradu in Kochi.
He began his racing career with a cycle that taught him how to ride a motorcycle, the same cycle took him to paradise. Nicky Hayden is one of the greatest MotoGP racers and will always be remembered for his greatness.
Despite of the vital role played by the Automobile industry in the country’s overall GDP the industry is never relished the relaxation from the Government. The ongoing scenario seems to be continued as the GST has also not spared the industry and put the entire Automobile sector in the highest tax slab of 28%. The spare parts and accessories associated with vehicles are also put in the same slab.
The full faried Yamaha FZ25/Fazer-250 has been spotted testing on road almost undisguised. The bike looks pretty heavy and massive in full chiseled fairing, it seems the bike is in final stage of testing the launch is expected anytime soon.
Steelbird helmets have launched new “Hi-GN” range of helmets, the “Hi-GN” helmets are made to meet the cleanliness needs of the rides. The brand is focused on the hygiene factor, performance and safety feature. The new Hi-GN helmets are made up of high quality performance fabric to keep the riders fresh in hot and humid conditions and they are also useful for long rides.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd. (HMSI) has announced commencement of bookings for their awaited Adventure motorcycle in India- Africa Twin. The bookings are limited for 50 lucky customers only who will be able to take part in the grand outdoor “True Adventure” Africa Twin India launch event. The flagship product of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd in 1000cc Adventure class- CRF1000L Africa Twin comes as ‘Make In India’ initiative of the company.
Hero MotoSports Team Rally riders- Joaquim Rodrigues and C S Santosh have overcome the toughest stage of the Afriquia Merzouga Rally in Morocco. Testing the potential of the riders the dangerous zones of the two day Marathon stage were proving quite challenging for the riders.
EXCLUSIVE- These are clear most pictures of the twin cylinder RE the world has ever witnessed till date. Royal Enfield is conducting thorough test of the brand new Continental GT with the latest twin cylinder engine with the probable engine capacity of 750cc. Our Correspondent Rishath Suresh managed to click these exclusive pictures of the test motorcycle in Chennai.
The two days Afriquia Merzouga Rally starts with the commencement of the Marathon Stage at Morocco. Joaquim Rodrigues rode for Hero MotoSports with great temperament and managed to finish the stage at an impressive 5th position. The result JRod obtained thrive him to reach into the top 10 in the overall general rankings.
Following on the footsteps of Isle Of Man (IOM) TT Zero and FIM Formula E racing, now electric motorcycles are also going to take part in MotoGP championship. It is likely to happen by 2019 that we would see another electric motorcycle racing class along with existing Motogp class. There are as many as four manufacturers who have reportedly offered to support the new MotoGP discipline.