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From BMW S 1000 XR and Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to Honda XBlade and Yamaha FZ25— these are the top upcoming bike launches in July

From BMW S 1000 XR and Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to Honda XBlade and Yamaha FZ25— these are the top upcoming bike launches in July
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  • According to the June sales report, most of the two-wheelers manufacturers reported better-than-expected improvement in June sales volume compared to a month earlier.
  • These are the new two-wheelers launches scheduled in July.
  • Yamaha is all set to launch the BS6 model of Yamaha FZ25. The new model will be launched in two colour options Metallic Black and Racing Blue.
  • Check out the latest news and updates on Business Insider.
Indian automakers are set to launch a range of new bikes as they are now betting on the two-wheelers segment to see a sharper recovery amid the pandemic.

The stocks of two-wheeler companies like Hero Moto, Honda, Eicher and the likes have reflected some of the optimism as the companies opened up their manufacturing units. According to the June sales report, most of the two-wheelers manufacturers reported better-than-expected improvement in June sales volume compared to a month earlier.

These are the new two-wheelers launches scheduled in July:

​2020 Triumph Street Triple R

​2020 Triumph Street Triple R
Triumph

Just months after Triumph launched the 2020 Street Triple RS in India the news of updated Street Triple R made its way here. According to reports, various dealerships are already accepting bookings from June for the Street Triple R, which was not available before in India.

The Street Triple R has coloured TFT screen instrument panel with a new graphical interface, which will display all the necessary information like speed, tachometer, gear position indicator, ABS status, trip meter, programmable gear change lights, lap timer, etc.

It is expected to be priced somewhere around ₹10 lakh (ex-showroom). The Street Triple R is built to compete against the KTM 790 Duke, BMW F 900 R and the Ducati Monster 821.

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​BMW S 1000 XR

​BMW S 1000 XR
​BMW

The German motorcycle maker is now preparing for the launch of the 2020 BMW S 1000 XR in India.

The new motorcycle has ditched the asymmetric look for a meaner face and is much lighter in weight now. It has not lost out on performance, though. It is also equipped with a 6.5-inch TFT screen with Bluetooth connectivity.

The bike’s main competition in the Indian market will be G 310 R, G 310 GS, and Apache RR 310. The 2020 BMW S 1000 XR is expected to carry a price tag of around ₹18-20 lakh.

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Royal Enfield Meteor 350

Royal Enfield Meteor 350
Automobili infiniti

Automaker Royal Enfield is all set to launch the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 this month. Earlier it was expected to be launched in June end, but the pandemic delayed the due date.

According to reports, the new bike has a fuel-cap placed right in the centre along with the new alloy wheel design, unlike the previous models. The all-new Meteor 350 is expected to cost around ₹1.75 lakh.

In comparison to its predecessor the Thunderbird 350, the Meteor 350 will have a double downtube frame instead of a single downtube frame.

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​Yamaha FZ25

​Yamaha FZ25
​Yamaha

Yamaha is all set to launch the BS6 model of Yamaha FZ25. The new model will be launched in two colour options Metallic Black and Racing Blue.

The bike is also expected to have a single-cylinder, air-cooled 249cc engine, offering up to 20.5 horsepower. Yamaha FZ25 is also expected to be priced around ₹1.43 lakh. Its main competitors will be Suzuki Gixxer 250 and the Bajaj Dominar 250.

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Honda XBlade

Honda XBlade
​Honda

Honda is expected to launch 2020 X-Blade 160 BS 6 in a few weeks from now, according to HT. The motorbike is likely to be updated with refreshed styling and features which will keep it trendy and modern.

The bike is likely to remain unaltered from outside and will continue along with the same conventional telescopic front fork and a mono-shock at the rear.

The new 2020 X-Blade 160 will be around ₹6,000 costlier than the old BS4 model, which was priced at ₹79,059.

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