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Improved version of Hayabusa to be launched in India soon



Suzuki India has released a teaser of the new-gen Hayabusa with the message, “the ultimate sportbike…coming soon” confirming a launch that is scheduled to take place shortly. A select few dealerships have already started taking unofficial bookings for the 2021 Hayabusa.


The new-generation iteration has received thorough updates in the form of sharper design, a host of riding aids, lighter underpinnings and a more powerful EuroV compliant engine. The 1,340cc motor now features reprofiled camshafts with new valve springs also the exhaust valve lift has been tweaked. The engine also sports an updated crankshaft, piston rods and pins. Mated to the engine is a six-speed gearbox with slip and assist clutch which also features a bi-directional quick-shifter. The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer also claims to have worked on the reliability and the longevity aspects of the engine with the use of new bearings and oil flow for the crank. In terms of sheer numbers, the engine makes 190PS of power at 9,700rpm and generates 150Nm at 7,000rpm. Importantly, with the use of lighter components in the engine and the underpinnings, Suzuki has shelved 2kg from the overall weight of the motorcycle.


Here are top five selling cars in India right now: Watch list



The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was the largest-selling sub-4metre compact SUV in India in March 2021. It was followed by the Hyundai Venue, Mahindra Bolero, Tata Nexon and Kia Sonet. Let us have a look at the sales numbers of all these models for the month of March 2021.

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza – 11,274 units

Continuing its hold over the sub-4metre compact SUV segment, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza emerged as the best-seller with sales of 11,274 units in March 2021. It is priced between 7.51 lakh and Rs 11.41 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Hyundai Venue – 10,722 units

Following the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was the Hyundai Venue with sales of 10,722 units in March 2021. The Venue is available in the price range of Rs 6.87 lakh to Rs 11.67 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Mahindra Bolero – 8,905 units

The third best-selling sub-4metre compact SUV in March 2021 was the Mahindra Bolero with sales of 8,905 units. It is offered in the price bracket of Rs 8.17 lakh to Rs 9.14 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Tata Nexon – 8,683 units

At the fourth position was the Tata Nexon with sales of 8,683 units in March 2021. The Nexon’s price starts at Rs 7.10 lakh and goes up to Rs 12.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Kia Sonet – 8,498 units

The fifth and final position on the list of the top five best-selling compact SUVs in March 2021 was occupied by the Kia Sonet, which registered sales of 8,498 units. Its price ranges from Rs 6.79 lakh to Rs 13.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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