2018 Upcoming Dual Sports Bikes: BMW G 310 GS & Hero Xpulse 200
2018 -19 will be an exciting year for bike lovers which can sure bring a storm in the two-wheeler industry. As India is the biggest two-wheeler market, here is the 2018 Upcoming Dual Sports Bikes In India so you can decide what to buy along with specification, launch date and prices.
If you are planning to buy Dual Sports Bike then there is good news for you, here are two 2018 Upcoming Dual Sports Bikes, BMW G 310 GS and Hero Xpulse 200. Dual sports bikes are different from Adventure Bikes. Dual Sports Bike are the Street Legal Dirt Bike. These are the lightweight machine which can be driven off-road as well as on streets and highways. These machines can also be used for light touring also.
BMW G 310 GS Dual Sport Bike
When you first look at GS 310 you will feel this machine belongs to the same BMW GS family, it’s a bike which is built for on-road as well as off-road rides, you can use this bike in a lot of ways like Adventure Touring, offroading to long highway rides. The new BMW G 310 GS comes in three color variant Pearl White Metallic, Racing Red and Cosmic Black. G 310 GS has single cylinder 4- stroke engine, 4- valves, DOHC, 313 cc engine displacement and can give you torque of 28 Nm @ 7500 rpm. This machine has six-speed transmission and fuel injection fuel system.
BMW use Premium parts here in the bike the die-cast aluminum swingram and also have ABS and you can switch it on and off and that makes a big difference. BMW is planning to price this bike at RS 2.50 lakh (ex-showroom) and the expected launch date is July 2018.
Hero Xpulse 200 Dual Sport Bike
The Dual Sports Bike has seen a potential growth in India, this is the prime reason Hero Motocorp has come up with its new Affordable Dual Sports Bike Xpulse 200 making an entry in India. As a Most Affordable Dual Sports Bike Hero Motocorp had unveiled the Xpulse 200 at the recently ended Auto Expo 2018. Powering the new Hero XPulse 200 is a 200cc engine and it is the same unit that also runs the Xtreme 200R. it has 200 cc engine seems good for this segment with torque outputs of 18 hp and 17 Nm.
As the motorcycle is meant for off-roading and munching miles, it offers bits like tall windscreen, dual-purpose tyres, it has luggage panniers and a lot more. Additional highlights of the Upcoming Hero XPulse 200 Motorcycle include a fully digital instrument cluster, dual disc brakes, and a full LED headlamp. The new Hero XPulse 200 Bike is expected to be priced in India at close to Rs 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom) and the expected launch date is October 2018.