Upcoming 400-450 cc Bikes Launching In 2024 In India

Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

In the dynamic landscape of the Indian motorcycle market, the year 2024 promises an exciting array of choices for enthusiasts in the 400-450 cc segment. Manufacturers are gearing up to unveil their latest offerings, each vying for attention and dominance. Let’s delve into the details of the most anticipated motorcycles set to hit the Indian roads.

Husqvarna Svartpilen 401: The Trailblazer

Revving up the anticipation is the imminent launch of the new generation Husqvarna Svartpilen 401. Set to hit the Indian market this month, this motorcycle has been spotted in both testing and production-ready avatars. Riding on the success of its predecessors, the Svartpilen 401 is expected to share striking similarities with the KTM 390 Duke, featuring the cutting-edge 399 cc liquid-cooled engine.

Hero’s Power Cruiser: Dominance in the Making

Stepping into the limelight is the eagerly awaited Hero 440 cc Bike. Crafted on the foundation of the renowned Harley-Davidson X440, this power cruiser is poised to become Hero’s flagship motorcycle. Anticipated to launch soon in India, it holds the promise of aggressive positioning, marking Hero’s bold entry into the competitive 400-450 cc segment.

Bajaj’s Pulsar NS400: Unleashing Speed

The second quarter of this calendar year is expected to witness the grand entry of Bajaj Pulsar NS400, the flagship naked motorcycle from the NS range. Confirmed by Rajiv Bajaj himself, this powerhouse is touted to be the fastest Pulsar ever. Boasting the 373.2 cc engine from the Dominar 400, it is anticipated to be priced competitively, adding a compelling option for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Triumph’s Affordable Cafe Racer: A Thrilling Ride Awaits

Triumph, drawing inspiration from the acclaimed Thruxton series, is all set to introduce the most affordable Triumph 400 cc Cafe Racer. Based on the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400X platforms, this cafe racer promises a sportier riding experience. With ergonomics inspired by the Thruxton 900 and 1200, it features the familiar 398 cc liquid-cooled engine, producing an exhilarating 40 PS. The global debut is expected before the much-anticipated Indian launch.

The Hunter 450: A Chennai Marvel

Chennai-based manufacturers are making waves with the impending arrival of the Hunter 450. Expected to be the second addition to the new 450 cc series, it is likely to compete directly with the Triumph Speed 400. Drawing parallels with the Himalayan 450, this motorcycle is poised to offer a thrilling ride, with prices speculated to start at under Rs. 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom).

Royal Enfield’s Gurriella 450: Unleashing Hardcore Adventure

Royal Enfield enthusiasts have something to look forward to with the trademarking of the name Gurriella 450. Positioned as a more hardcore iteration of the Himalayan 450, this motorcycle is tailored to meet the needs of rally enthusiasts. Boasting distinct ergonomics, mechanical updates, and a flat seat, the Gurriella 450 is set to carve its niche in the adventure biking segment.

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