Jawa Scrambler 300 will be a direct rival to the Royal Enfield Himalayan and will be launched on 15th of November

Classic Legends Pvt Ltd which is a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra will also unveil a new Scrambler variant of Jawa motorcycle on 15th of November 2018 along with the other Jawa 300 variants. Although the official details of the models are scarce at this moment. However, recently Jawa has dropped few teasers of their upcoming motorcycles which include a scrambler, classic, café racer and bobber models. Based on the teaser image a new rendered image of the Jawa Scrambler 300 has emerged online. As you can clearly notice in the rendered image the Jawa Scrambler 300 gets high set front mudguard and a different set of handlebars which looks totally different from the standard motorcycle. The handlebars on the Jawa 300 Scrambler are high set while the leather-covered seats too are flat and cushioned.

What else also look different is the exhausts, the Scrambler variant will feature high set exhaust which will help give the motorcycle proper Scrambler like the styling. Expect the Jawa Scrambler to also get upside down forks with more suspension travel and knobby tires. Some other highlights of the motorcycle will include a differently styled fuel tank with rubber knee pads and differently styled taillamps as well.

The motorcycle features a single disc brake towards the front which will also get a single-channel ABS setup while the rear will get drum brakes as of now. The Jawa Scrambler 300 will also be powered by the same newly developed 293 cc DOHC, single cylinder liquid cooled fuel injected engine which produces about 27 Bhp of peak power and 28 Nm of torque. The motorcycle is paired with a six-speed transmission which sends power to the rear wheels.

This is a completely new engine and will be the BSVI compliant unit. The new motorcycle is expected to be unveiled on 15th of November itself and will be priced under the 2 Lakh bracket. The Scrambler 300 will rival directly against the Royal Enfield Himalayan when launched. SOURCESource Honda’s First EV In India Will Have 150-200 Km Range – Launch Details By Surendhar M – Nov 12, 2018 Honda’s first zero-emission vehicle will be launched by 2023-24 in India and will have range between 150 and 200 km on a single charge Honda Cars India will be launching its latest generation Civic sold globally in the domestic market in early 2019.

While the brand new City could arrive in 2021, plans regarding the next-gen Jazz with bigger proportions remain a mystery yet for India. The Japanese auto major had previously been vocal about its foray into the electric vehicle market and new details have now emerged on the internet. According to a recent speculation, Honda has been making moves to bring up a zero-emission vehicle for India by 2023-24. Honda has initiated a big project for selling EVs in international markets and China will be at the core of the action beginning next year.

The report further states that the requirements for the India-bound EV is being collected and it will part of global electrification push. Honda has demanded a definitive policy from the Central Government to devise a short- or long-term EV strategy in recent past. It appears that the brand won’t depend on the change in policies anymore and has decided to pursue a firm outline, as other mainstream manufacturers are actively making decisions regarding rolling out their eco-friendly vehicles.

The electric vehicle in discussion could be a B-segment model or even a SUV while the City sedan will go hybrid in its next avatar. Honda is said to be keen on driving along the competition instead of arriving late to the party and the first EV will have range between 150 and 200 km. The next generation Honda City will have localised hybrid content to be positioned aggressively in the market as well. Toyota and Suzuki’s evolving partnership holds plenty of importance for India and it could lead to Maruti Suzuki supplying Wagon R EV to its Japanese counterpart.

The field testing of the electric Wagon R prototype has already begun and it will be available for public by the end of this decade. Charging infrastructure, electric range and price point are the biggest challenges the companies have been facing with EVs. The upcoming City will kick start Honda’s eco-friendly push and it will debut in next three years. It is expected to have larger dimensions and a new outlook sticking by latest styling adapted in overseas markets.

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