Most Comfortable Upcoming Tourer Scooters in India 2018

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 want 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.

List of upcoming comfortable tourer scooter in India

Model Name Expected Price
Yamaha X-Max 300 INR 75000
Honda City Adventure Tourer Undisclosed
Yamaha Nmax INR 85,480
Benelli Caffenero 150 INR 90,000
Honda PCX 125 INR 80,000
Hero ZIR INR 85,000

Yamaha X-Max 300

 

Yamaha X-Max 300To 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

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.

Honda 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 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

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.

Benelli Caffenero 150 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: 2018
  • More About Benelli Caffenero 150

Honda PCX 125

Honda PCX 125Honda 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: 2018
  • Get the Full Details of Honda PCX 125

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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