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BMW Motorrad Unveiled Two Custom Bikes Based On K 1600 GTL

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Article by Hamza Ansari
It is a very rare attempt for BMW Motorrad to roll-out a customized motorcycle. These Germans, unlike the Americans, believe in sticking to the standard designs rather than modifying it extremely to suit the taste. Yet, bending some exceptions this time to show the world a new spunk of their bike making attitude, the maker has unveiled two customized bikes raised under the Ignite Straight Six project. Kenji Nagai of Ken’s Factory, the other is Keiji Kawakita from Hot-Dock Custom-Cycles. Both the bikes were built on the frame of K 1600 GTL. Even the engine is also used off it. These couple of motorcycles is made to pay tribute to the bike maker’s 1649cc six-cylinder engine. Starting with the Keiji Kawakita’s modification, it is referred as the ‘Juggernaut’, taken inspiration from the Mad Max. The equipments are placed on either side of the fuel-tank to mimic as a one used by the military. As per the maker, some cues of GS are also retained. The dual fog lamps and beak of a trail bike do the job. Kenji Nagai’s BMW creation has altogether different attire. The maker has designed it as the ‘digger’ with lots of aluminum components deployed; for example, the cover of fuel-tank [...]

BMW R NineT Based Scrambler To Launch Soon: Sources

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Article by Hamza Ansari
If the Scrambler is a next big hit for the bike makers above the line, then BMW Motorrad will not stay back! Based on a report laid out by a renowned source, the German bike maker is found conveyed of venturing into a new line of motorcycles that will use the platform of R NineT. Apparently, there wasn’t a final word from the official which model will roll out of the production bay under this new startup. Going by expectations, it is assumed the new product will come out as s strict competitor to the Ducati’s Scrambler. The source said designers will tweak designs of BMW Café Racer (R NineT) to slot it as an entry-level. After all, the sales of the aforesaid model and R1200 GS have rose incredibly during the past year, which must have compelled the BWM Motorrad to take on this stern action for rebranding them further to reach a wider array of buyers. Specifically, the R NineT has attracted 8,500 buyers across the world during the past financial year, where the favour is strongly tilted towards it. On the top, some insiders even communicated the European dealerships too received intimations of a new launch by the end of 2015. Hence, that’s all to say for now. BMW Motorrad must [...]

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Ducati Scrambler Bookings Open

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Ducati had commenced bookings of Scrambler in India. Dealerships of Italian bike maker in Mumbai and Delhi started accepting the orders for the bike, which will go on sale by end of May across the sales floor. If sources are to be believed, Scrambler will pinch the pockets of buyers not harder than Rs 6.57 lakh ex-showroom, and Rs 7.5 lakh on-road, in Mumbai. Deliveries are stated to initiate soon after the launch. Scrambler sends power from a 803cc L-twin engine of 75bhp. The rear wheel accepts traction via a 6-speed manual gearbox using the chain drive. Hence, with such a product in the country, Ducati may turn wiser to hunt down the competition at entry-level with the price bracketed under Rs 8 lakh.
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