Keeping in line with alternative fuel sources, India also got its first high-tech e-scooter, in the form of the S430. It is a futuristic looking scooter which has a touchscreen dashboard-cum-instrument cluster with info on speed, distance covered, navigation and it also allows the rider to customize the functions. It will have a top speed of 75 kmph and a range varying from 50-100 kms.
Royal Enfield Himalayan
The Himalayan was launched last year as a very different product from RE. The bike happens to be the first ever all-Indian on-off roader. Power comes from an all-new 411 cc four stroke engine producing 24.5 Bhp and 32 Nm.
It also happens to feature a few interesting features like a compass, an ambient temperature guage and LED parking lights.
The Pulsar is a bike that made Bajaj popular among the youth. It was also a bike that happens to be among the most successful sport oriented bikes in the country. It was offered in a wide range of engines to appeal to all and hence everyone from youngsters to oldies liked the bike.
The Indica is the first hatchback from Tata Motors which was globally showcased in 1998. The vehicle also marked the entrance of Tata Motors into the passenger car segment. What the company did was to provide a larger vehicle interms of size at a smaller price point. This had so much appeal that Maruti had to cut prices of the Zen almost immediately. The company was designed by I.D.E.A and all R&D took place in India only.
The RE60 is a quadricycle that was first showcased at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo and then introduced in 2014 in production ready form. While this vehicle isn’t available in India, it features a few unique touches. It has a 216 cc engine that makes 20 Bhp. The engine is mated to a 5 speed manual box. It will be offered in petrol, LPG and CNG format. It emits as low os 60 grams/km of CO2, making it among the least polluting vehicles in the country today.