Your weekly dose of bike updates: TVS Ronin, Royal Enfield Himalayan, and more!

Last week was mainly dominated by the launch of large multi-cylinder motorcycles like the Ducati Streetfighter V4 SP and the Suzuki Katana. There were also small surprises from brands like Royal Enfield and TVS and we’ve got you covered with a roundup of five exciting bike news stories from the past week.

TVS Ronin Right Side View

Launch of TVS Ronin

TVS Motor Company has announced the launch of the new Ronin in India with a starting price of Rs 1,49,000. This is the very first neo-retro scrambler of the brand which will mainly compete with models like the Honda CB350RS. It runs on a heavily reworked 225cc version of the Apache RTR 200 4V mill and produces 20hp and 19.93Nm. launch.

TVS Ronin Right Side View

Launch of the Ducati Streetfighter V4 SP

Ducati India has introduced its fiercest super naked Streetfighter V4 SP with a price tag of Rs 34.99 lakh. This makes it around Rs 14 lakh and Rs 10.76 lakh more expensive than the existing standard and S variants, respectively. To justify this premium, the bike is equipped with higher performance components like Ohlins suspension, Brembo Stylema R brakes, numerous carbon fiber end caps and a few other modifications.

TVS Ronin Right Side View

Launch of the Suzuki Katana

The Suzuki Katana, which is the brand’s first liter-class motorcycle for 2022, is another big bike that graced Indian shores last week. The Katana is powered by a 999cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine that develops 149hp and 106Nm. Safety aids available on the bike include ride modes, traction control system, ride assist low revs and a ride-by-wire system.

TVS Ronin Right Side View

Launch of the Keeway K-Light 250V

The Hungarian brand Keeway, which recently entered India, has finally revealed the prices for the K-Light 250V cruiser. It is priced at Rs 2.89 lakh for the matte blue color while the matte dark gray and matte black are priced at Rs 2.99 lakh and Rs 3.09 lakh, respectively. Notably, the K-Light is the cheapest twin-cylinder motorcycle in India. It runs on a 249cc air-cooled V-twin engine that produces 18.7hp and 19Nm.

TVS Ronin Right Side View

New Royal Enfield Himalayan colors

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is set to get a few new paint options in India in the coming weeks. One of them is the Glacial Blue color scheme which is a mix of matte and glossy blue. It was also spotted in the new Dune Brown paint scheme which features patches like the one in the already available Pine Green color.

(All prices are ex-showroom)

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