Auto Expo 2023: Honda XRE 300, Yamaha FZ-Fi, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V And Bajaj Pulsar N160 Ethanol Bikes Showcased

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Alternate fuel is a big thing at the Auto Expo 2023, and along with electrics, there were a bunch of flex-fuel motorcycles displayed. Here’s a lowdown on the ethanol-sipping products showcased at the Auto Expo 2023:

Honda XRE 300 

The Japanese dual-sport motorcycle sports a 291cc, air-/oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine pumping out 25.6PS and 27Nm. This engine can take an ethanol blend ranging between 20 to 85 percent, and this flex-fuel model also makes 0.2PS and 0.4Nm more than the petrol-powered counterpart. Check out this story for more details.

TVS Apache RTR

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Yamaha Debuts Advanced Motorcycle Stability Assist System

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Rider aid systems have come a long way in the last decade. From sophisticated multi-level traction control to lean-sensitive ABS, the industry only refines its safety measures with each passing year. Manufacturers such as Honda even have zero collision fatality goals in place to motivate further rider aid development. Big Red isn’t the only brand prioritizing safety initiatives, though.

Yamaha has long-used automated systems and robots to help develop its new technology. Whether it’s the Motobot from 2015 or 2017’s 2.0 version, the bLU cRU has spared no cost in the name of safety. The OEM’s latest whizbang device takes

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Motorcycle.com’s 2022 Yamaha MT-10 SP Semi Long Term Project Bike

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Long-term test bikes aren’t something we normally do here at Motorcycle.com, but when Yamaha’s PR guy Gerrad Capley said I could take the MT-10 SP home after the press intro, it was an offer that was hard to resist. When I asked him how long I could have it, he basically shrugged his shoulders and winked. “Can I modify it?” I asked. “Only if you give it back to us in stock form,” he said. Just like that, I dashed away with an MT-10 SP for an indefinite amount of time. Nice.

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Yamaha Expected To Launch Middleweight Street Bikes In India In 2023

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India is considered as one of the biggest motorcycle markets in the entire world. We’ve covered industry news on the Indian market here on RideApart several times, and the Asian country is home to some of the most unique bikes we’ve ever seen. There’s also a healthy mix of premium models from mainstream manufacturers there. However, it’s interesting to note that even until now, bikes like the Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 are not sold in India. 

Indeed, in the U.S. and European markets, the MT-07 and MT-09 are among the most popular models in Yamaha’s model range. In fact, in

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EXCLUSIVE: Yamaha India Chairman Talks EVs, Big Bikes And ADVs For India

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Yamaha India has been doing steady work for the past couple of years, with the FZ series and the R15 platform bringing in a lot of the business. With bigger things planned for 2023 and beyond, we managed to get in touch with Yamaha India’s chairman Eishin Chihana to know what’s in store.

Q: How is Yamaha’s durability test for EVs going? What are the key lessons learnt so far?

It is without a doubt that when it comes to EVs, the top priority for Yamaha is safety. Keeping this in

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Yamaha Introduces Remaining 2023 Motorcycle Lineup

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MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, is announcing the release of its remaining 2023 motorcycle lineup including the first extensive update to the acclaimed Yamaha XMAX Sport Scooter since its 2018 introduction, encompassing a more aggressive look, distinctive new X-shaped LED headlights and taillights, new high-tech 4.2-inch full-color TFT display, and newly introduced Yamaha Motorcycle Connect (Y-Connect) smartphone connectivity with Garmin navigation compatibility. Additionally, the 2023 Yamaha MT-07 receives a new high-tech 5-inch full-color TFT with selectable Street or Touring screen displays and Y-Connect smartphone connectivity featuring incoming call, email and message notifications, and

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