5 upcoming bikes to watch out for in India in 2022 under Rs 5 lakh



2022 is going to be an action-packed year for the Indian two-wheeler industry. Two-wheeler manufacturers are gearing up to introduce mid and high-capacity bikes in India this year. For bike aficionados, we have curated a list of five upcoming motorcycles to watch out for in India in 2022 under Rs 5 lakh. Read on!
Honda CBR300R
Expected price – Rs 2.50 lakh (ex-showroom)


Expected to be launched in April 2022, the Honda CBR300R will be powered by a 286cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine producing 31PS@8,500rpm and 27Nm@7,250rpm. The engine is paired to a six-speed gearbox. The upcoming CBR300R is expected to offer a claimed top speed of 157 kmph. The bike features an accessible seat height of 785mm, twin-split headlamps, 37mm telescopic front forks and an adjustable monoshock at the rear.
New-gen KTM RC390
Expected price – Rs 2.80 lakh (ex-showroom)


The new-gen KTM RC390 will mark its India debut in the coming weeks. The bike will continue to make use of a 373.27cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine generating 43.5 PS of power and comes paired to a six-speed transmission. In terms of features, it will likely receive traction control, adjustable front and rear suspension, a dual-channel ABS and a digital TFT instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity. Moreover, the bike will get a new split trellis frame.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350
Expected price – Rs 1.70 lakh (ex-showroom)


Royal Enfield is planning to launch a few new bikes in the Indian market as some of them were spotted testing multiple times. Likely to be named ‘Hunter 350’, it will likely make use of a 349cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine as Classic 350 and Meteor 350 does. The entry-level roadster will be mated to a five-speed gearbox. When launched, the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be one of the most affordable model in the RE’s lineup.
Aprilia RS 150
Expected price – Rs 1.20 lakh (ex-showroom)


Derived from the RS 125, the Aprilia RS 150 is a popular supersport bike in Europe and likely to be launched in India soon. As the name suggests, it will come equipped with a 150cc four-valves liquid-cooled engine delivering a power of 18hp and a torque of 14Nm and paired to a six-speed gearbox. Earlier unveiled at the Auto Expo, the production version will get ABS, fixed brake calipers and upside-down front forks. The company claims that the Aprilia RS 150 mileage would be around 40-45 kmpl.
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650
Expected price – Rs 3.35 lakh (ex-showroom)


RE is working on a 650cc cruiser as well for the Indian motorcycle market. Similar to the Continental GT650 and Interceptor 650, the upcoming bike named ‘Super Meteor 650’ will make use of a 648cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine which will generate 47.65 PS power and 52 Nm torque and would be coupled with a six-speed transmission. According to some recent spy shots, the bike is expected to come equipped with a semi-digital instrument console, a halogen headlamp, dual exhaust pipes, alloy wheels, USD front forks, and disc brakes at the front and rear.


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