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Auto Launches Of The Month – May 2019

Bullet Trials Works Replica 500

Royal Enfield’s latest addition to their Bullet lineup is the Bullet Trials Works Replica offering two variants, the Trials 350 and the Trials 500 which is priced at ₹1.62 lakh and ₹2.07 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively. The Trials 350 is powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 19.8 horses at 5,250rpm and 28Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. The Trials 500 is powered by 499cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 27.2bhp at 5,250rpm and 41.3Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. Both, the Trials 350 and 500 are mated to a 5-speed gearbox and offers 280mm disc at the front and 240mm disc brakes at the rear. Also, dual-channel ABS is standard on both the motorcycles.

Triumph Street Twin

The 2019 Speed Twin uses an updated version of the 1,200cc parallel-twin from the Thruxton. There are some updates which Triumph has made to the engine. For instance, to reduce the Speed Twin’s weight they have added magnesium cam covers and a revamped clutch assembly. Now, talking about its performance figures of the parallel-twin engine, the Speed Twin churns out 96bhp at 6,750rpm and 112Nm of torque at 4,950rpm. Also, the engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox apart from that there are many more changes to distinguish the Speed Twin from the Triumph Thruxton. These changes include a 10kg weight reduction, as well as a revised chassis and suspension setup, 41mm forks in the front and twin-shocks with adjustable preload at the rear offered by KYB units. The braking setup on the Speed Twin includes twin 305mm discs at the front and four-piston fixed callipers by Brembo and at the rear, it has 220mm twin discs by Nissin callipers. Triumph has priced the Speed Twin at ₹9.46 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR America

The special America edition of the MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR has been launched in India at ₹18.73 lakh (ex-showroom). Nothing on the technical bit has changed about the Brutale 800 RR. The engine is the same 798cc, inline three-cylinder engine which produces 140bhp at 12,300rpm and 87Nm of torque at 10,100rpm. Coming to the cosmetic changes made on the naked motorcycle, there are accents of blue, white, and red graphics which seems like it is inspired by America’s national flag.

 Honda CBR650R

The CBR650R comes with updates like a twin LED headlamp setup in the front along with a digital instrument cluster, a stepped seat and a single underside exhaust. 41 mm Showa upside-down fork suspension at the front and a monoshock at the rear. It is powered by a 648.72cc, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 87bhp at 11,500rpm and 60.1Nm of torque at 8,000rpm, which is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and also gets a slipper clutch. For rear wheel traction, it has Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), which can be switched off. The bike comes equipped with twin 310mm discs at the front and a single 240mm disc brake at the rear and dual-channel ABS. The Honda CBR650R is available in two colour options – Grand Prix Red and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic. Honda has priced the CBR650R at ₹7.70 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

BMW Z4

The BMW Z4 features an all-new exterior design with a long bonnet, classic soft top and short overhangs. Key elements like its newly designed BMW Kidney Grille sports a new mesh design, vertically aligned LED headlights, aerodynamic air vents, large air breathers on the front wheel arches, rear spoiler, slim LED taillights, diffusor and exhaust pipes all contribute to its sports car appeal. In the case of Z4 M40i, there are 19 inches M inspired alloy wheels in the offering with a Cerium Grey finish given to BMW Kidney Grille, exterior mirror caps and trapezoidal exhaust tailpipes. The Z4 has 2 petrol powertrain on offer which includes a 2.0-litre inline four-cylinder petrol engine on the BMW Z4 sDrive20i that produces a maximum power output of 197bhp with 320Nm of peak torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 6.6 seconds. While the BMW Z4 M40i features a 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine which is capable of churning out 340bhp and 500Nm torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 4.5 seconds. Transmission duty is carried out by an 8-speed Steptronic Sport gearbox. The BMW Z4 sDrive20i variant is priced at ₹64.90 lakh and the M40i is priced at ₹78.90 lakh (ex-showroom).

Porsche 911 Carrera S

The new Porsche 911 Carrera S comes equipped with the same 3.0-litre turbocharged flat-six engine which was available in the previous generation of Carrera. The result of which the overall output of 2019 911 Carrera S now stands at 444bhp. It has a new 8-speed PDK gearbox that propels its rear wheels. Performance figures state that 2019 Carrera S Coupe sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds while the convertible does it in 3.9 seconds. It offers a top speed of over 300 km/h. The 2019 edition of Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe is priced at ₹1.82 crore while Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet is priced at ₹1.99 crore (ex-showroom, India).

 

Also Read: 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera Launched In India 

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