Mahindra Two-wheeler is planning to reveal its first performance bike called Mahindra Mojo in the nest financial year. Mahindra recently has revealed two bikes for the mass segment, Mahindra Centuro and Mahindra Pantero. The next affordable bike will help Mahindra to grab more market share. Mahindra Mojo will be featuring a 300cc engine with single cylinder that will produce maximum power of about 25 bhp at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 24 Nm at 7000 rpm. The 4 valve engine will be coupled with a 6 speed gear box. Mojo will be weighing only 160 kg thus providing it with more maneuverability. It will be featuring mono suspension at the rear and upside down fork in the front. The bike will also feature 320mm Disc brakes in the front and 220mm disc at rear. We are expecting Mahindra to price it around Rs. 1.5 lakh, that will make it cheaper than most of its rival including CBR 250R and Ninja 250R.
Speaking on the occasion, President of two-wheeler sector, Anoop Mathur told media that they are going through the testing of the engine and are hope hopeful to reveal the bike in the next fiscal year. Company is making sure that all the component of the bike including the engine, bike and composites are duly tested and are validated before making an official launch. He further added that Mahindra Mojo will also launch a brand of scooters in its portfolio by the third quarter of next year. He also said that in just a couple of days new version of Rodeo will also hit the market. He also added that the main aim of the company is to mark its presence in every segment and range and for this company is planning to reveal new models of scooter and bikes at regular intervals over the next couple of years to maintain the presence.
Company has already entered the 110cc segment with the two new products, Centuro and Pantero last week and is also working on exporting these bikes which is schedule to start from March this year. Mathur further said that company is also planning to grab a significant share of the motor cycle export market. He said that company is hoping to start the shipping of the new bikes within this financial year. Company has already revealed that both the bikes Pantero and Centuro have been developed indigenously at the Mahindra Mojo Research and Development plant at Pune. Both the bike is powered by the MCi-5 engine that has been designed and built at the company’s Pithampur facility situated in Madhya Pradesh. The company has already invested about Rs. 100 crore in the R&D projects.