Last updated on – 14 Feb, 2017

most comfortable upcoming tourer scooters india

To a large extent, Indian automotive market has already witnessed and continue to welcome the new concepts and technologies in the Indian two wheeler market. The automakers from across the globe debuted to the Indian market  (Ocean of opportunity) every year. They provide bikes in all segments from commuter to a super sports bike, from low 100cc fuel efficient bikes to 1200cc powerful and performance bikes. But now, companies tending their focus to bring scooters with excessive power along with the necessary safety measures to the Indian enthusiasts, those who wants to explore more  without worry of messing with a clutch anymore. These scooters are not small, lightweight and small wheeled like their cousins which meant for only city runabouts and commute. The touring, maxi and full sized scooter are higher in displacement, they are almost similar in design but have excellent dimensions and ergonomics for a comfortable ride. Plus they retain the Impressive fuel economy and ample space for storage.

The upcoming comfortable tourer scooter in India are listed below with their estimated launching date and estimated exclusive showroom price tag.

Serial No. Model Name Expected Launch Expected Price Details
1 Yamaha X-Max 300 Not Announced INR 75000 More
2 Honda City Adventure Tourer Late 2017 Undisclosed More
3 Yamaha Nmax Late 2017 INR 85,480 More
4 Peugeot Satelis 125 Late 2017 INR 1,30,000 More
5 Peugeot Metropolis 400 Second Half of 2017 INR 2,50,000 More
6 Benelli Caffenero 150 Second Half of 2017 INR 90,000 More
7 Honda PCX 125 Last Half of 2017 INR 80,000 More
8 Hero ZIR Not Announced INR 85,000 More

Yamaha X-Max 300

To offer something new and interesting in this demanding touring market of massive yet powerful scooters, the Japanese giant-Yamaha now come up with its X-Max scooter range of 300cc. The automaker has swapped this new X-MAX 300 with its regular X-MAX 250 by discontinuing the latter one from the market. Inherited from its bigger sibling-TMAX 530 in terms of styling, the scooter seems like a monster from its upfront with the ‘twin-eye’ LED headlights fitment. Witnessing the eye-catchy sharp and edgy design language, the scooter comes equipped with Euro-IV compliant 300cc, single cylinder engine which is claimed to  ‘achieve more power using less fuel’,as Yamaha quoted.

  • Expected Price:  INR 75000*
  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • More About X-MAX 300

Honda City Adventure Tourer

Honda City Adventure

Honda City Adventure

The increasing demand for touring scooters in India is prompting up the automakers to prepare machines that are strong enough to deal with the roads covered with dirt and potholes. In order to stay ahead in the competition, the Japanese manufacturer is gearing up for its City Adventure tourer. The edgy and angular design with visible slashes and cuts all around make it look weird yet interesting. As far as the powertrain of the scooter is concerned, the engine consists of the DCT transmission and a 745cc unit taken from Honda NC750. The company assures the City Adventure to be optimal for the ‘off-road’ and possess all characteristics of an adventure tourer.

  • Expected Price: Undisclosed
  • Expected Launch: Late 2017

Yamaha Nmax

Yamaha Nmax

Yamaha Nmax

Yamaha is known for its power-pack hefty motorcycles. But, this time, the Japanese automaker has done a magnificent job and segregated itself from its usual bike manufacturing kind of stuff. The much-awaited massive scooter from the company, Yamaha Nmax is certainly a heart-throb and is keenly waiting to be introduced in the Indian two-wheeler market within a short interval. This full-size maxi scooter looks like a beast from the front fascia epitomizing the aggressive designs of the Yamaha bikes. Packing up a 125cc single cylinder engine, with the brand’s exclusive Blue Core technology, the tourer burns a power of 15.5PS and torque of 14.4NM. The mileage is claimed as 45.6 km/l.

  • Estimated Price: INR 85,480, Delhi
  • Expected Launch: Late 2017
  • More About Yamaha NMax

Peugeot Satelis 125

peugeot satelis 125

Peugeot Satelis 125

The next offering is from the French motorcycle maker, Peugeot, which was acquired by the Indian hunk, Mahindra two-wheelers. Peugeot Satelis 125 is built on a double-cradle steel chassis with the support of powerful and practical 37mm fork and 14-inch wheel, which gives optimum grip on the road. The powering of the Satelis comes from a 125cc, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine.  Satelis 125 is tuned to extract max power of 14.75 bhp via automatic transmission and braking done by disc brakes at both wheels. It also has a one-piece stepped seat and comfortable riding position with low mounted handlebar favorable for touring enthusiasts.

  • Estimated Price: INR 1,30,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) May Vary
  • Expected Launch: Late 2017

Peugeot Metropolis 400

peugeot metropolis 400

Peugeot Metropolis 400

Mahindra is so excited and planning to launch India’s first three-wheeler scooter, dubbed as Peugeot Metropolis 400. It is blessed with an unconventional design, three wheel setup with complex but excellent suspension, Peugeot Metropolis 400, as the name reveal, gets power from a 400cc, 4-stroke and single cylinder engine that belt out the max power of 37 bhp. To control this excessive power, Metropolis 400 is blessed with disc brakes at both ends.

  • Expected Price: INR 2,50,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) May Vary
  • Expected Launch: Second Half of 2017
  • Get the full details of Peugeot Metropolis 400

Benelli Caffenero 150

benelli caffenero 150

Benelli Caffenero 150

The Italian legendary bike maker after landing its bikes between 125cc- 1100cc on the Indian shores, is ready to bring Scooters in India. Benelli Caffenero 150 will be the first Benelli Scooter and probably arrive at the Indian market by the 2017 year end. It runs on a 150cc, single-cylinder and liquid cooled engine which is expected to churns the power close to 13 bhp and torque of 13.3Nm and mated to a CVT automatic transmission. Built around a triangular trellis frame, Caffenero uses 35mm telescopic front fork and five-way suspension at the rear for absorbing shocks.

  • Expected Price: INR 90,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) May Vary
  • Estimated Launch: Second Half of 2017
  • More About Benelli Caffenero 150

Honda PCX 125

Honda PCX 125

Honda PCX 125

Honda PCX 125 which made its first appearance at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, now probably made its  entry in the Indian automobile market, soon. Affluence by aggressive design and trendy curves, Honda PCX gets the propelling power from a 124.6cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine, which is integrated with fuel injection technology to provide 11.17bhp and 11.56 Nm figures of Power and torque at 8,000 and 6,000 rpm respectively. The mill is attached to a V-Matic automatic gearbox. While braking setup comprises disc at front and drum at the rear. The easy going scooter carries fuel tank of 6.20 liters and returns fuel economy nearer to 50 Kmpl.

  • Estimated Price: INR 80,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) May Vary
  • Expected Launch: Last Half of 2017
  • Get the Full Details of Honda PCX 125

Hero ZIR

hero zir

Hero ZIR

Last one, the Hero Zir, a premium and performance scooter exhibited at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo from the leading manufacturer of the India, Hero MotoCorp. The scooter has been presented in two variants of flat footboard design and European popular step-through design. Honda Zir boasts a 157cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that returns 14.1bhp power at 8500 rpm and 12.7 Nm at 7000 rpm and coupled to an automatic transmission. A 9 liters big fuel tank also there to assists touring enthusiasts.

  • Estimated Price: INR 85,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) May Vary
  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • More About Hero ZIR

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