Upcoming 300-450 cc Bikes: In the list of anticipated 300-450 cc motorcycles, we have detailed the launches that are confirmed to occur this year. In the coming days, the TVS Apache RTR 310 and Aprilia RS 440 will be released, along with a host of new motorcycles from Royal Enfield, Triumph, KTM, and Yamaha.
Upcoming 300-450 cc Bikes
TVS Apache RTR 310:
On September 6, 2023, TVS will officially introduce the Apache RTR 310. The premier naked streetfighter will be equipped with dual LED headlamps, upside-down front forks, monoshock rear suspension, a TFT display, ride modes, dual-channel ABS, and much more. The RTR 310 is anticipated to cost approximately Rs. 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom) and will be propelled by a 312 cc liquid-cooled engine.
Royal Enfield Himalayan 450:
The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 will be introduced in India at the beginning of November as the first brand-new 450 cc motorcycle. The dual-purpose adventure tourer will be powered by a new 450 cc liquid-cooled engine producing approximately 40 horsepower and mated to a six-speed gearbox. It will feature high-end features such as LED illumination throughout, USD front forks, offset monoshock, a new digital instrument cluster, split seats, etc.
Triumph Scrambler 400X:
Bajaj/Triumph plans to release the Scrambler 400X in October, following the success of the Speed 400. It will utilise the same chassis and powertrain as the 398 cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine, which produces 40 horsepower and 37.5 Newton-meters of torque. However, it will be heavier and have a longer wheelbase, suspension travel, and ground clearance than its roadster counterpart.
Third-Generation KTM 390 Duke:
Given its popularity in India, the third-generation KTM 390 Duke could go on sale in India before the end of the year. The redesigned motorcycle is equipped with a new 398 cc liquid-cooled engine that generates more power and torque than the previous model.
Yamaha R3 & MT-03:
During this holiday season, Yamaha will release in India the highly anticipated YZF-R3 and MT-03. The former will compete against the RC390, while the latter will take on, among other motorcycles, the forthcoming 390 Duke. They will be equipped with a 321 cc liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder engine that produces significantly more than 40 horsepower and 29.5 Nm of peak torque.
Aprilia RS 440:
Set to be unveiled on September 7, the Aprilia RS 440 will utilise a 440 cc parallel twin and will be supported by a twin spar aluminium frame. It should cost approximately Rs. 4.5 lakh (ex-showroom).