Your weekly dose of motorcycle updates: Yamaha Aerox 155, Honda Activa 125 Premium and more!


The past week has seen a lot of action in the two-wheeler market, both nationally and internationally. From the Yamaha Aerox 155 receiving a new color option to Ducati unveiling its most recent Desert X, there have been a bunch of interesting motorcycle updates. And like every Sunday, we’re listing the top five of them here.

Yamaha Aerox 155 Right side view

Yamaha Aerox 155 new color

Due to the positive response received for the new Aerox 155, Yamaha has expanded its color palette by introducing a new metallic black color option. The Aerox 155 is now available in a total of color options, the other three being Racing Blue, Gray Vermilion and MotoGP Monster Energy edition. Prices for the scooter start at Rs 1.29 lakh.

Yamaha Aerox 155 Right side view

Honda H’ness CB350 anniversary edition

It had been a year since Honda launched the H’ness CB350 in India. To commemorate the occasion, the company launched the new anniversary edition of the motorcycle in India. It will be available in two color options – Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic with some additional cosmetic touches to distinguish it from the standard model. To be available in limited numbers, it is priced at Rs 2.03 lakh.

Yamaha Aerox 155 Left side view

Honda Activa 125 Premium Edition

Honda has also updated its scooter portfolio with the launch of the Activa 125 Premium Edition in India. Priced at Rs 78,725 (drum brake) and Rs 82,280 (disc brake), the Premium Edition costs around Rs 2,000 more expensive than its corresponding standard versions. Along with the various paint schemes, minor cosmetic changes include a black engine, black telescopic forks, body-color grab bar, and new decals.

Yamaha Aerox 155 Right side view

Benelli TRK 251 open pre-bookings

Benelli India has started pre-bookings for the TRK 251. The motorcycle will be the entry-level adventure touring vehicle in the company’s Indian portfolio. Interested buyers can reserve a unit of the bike through Benelli’s website for a symbolic fee of Rs 6,000. The quarter-liter adventure bike will take on models like the KTM 250 Adventure, the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the Hero XPulse 200 4V in the Indian market.

Mechanism Yamaha Aerox 155

Ducat Desert X unveiled

Ducati has finally unveiled its most anticipated motorcycle: the Desert X. This adventure touring car was inspired by Ducati’s Paris-Dakar era. The Desert X will sit below the brand’s Multistrada lineup, but will be a true enduro instead of an adventure sport. The company claims that the brand has worked on many aspects to make the Desert X user-friendly on the road as well as off-road.

(All prices are excluding showroom)


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