Final Up to date: January 14, 2023, 13:21 IST
Keeway has rolled out its new SR250 on the ongoing Auto Expo 2023. Priced at Rs 1.49 lakh (ex-showroom), the neo-retro motorbike wil compete with TVS Ronin and Royal Enfield Hunter 350 within the Indian market. Keeway SR250 is the elder sibling of the Keeway SR125 and therefore packs extra energy and in addition seems barely chunkier.
In keeping with the producer, the SR250 will attraction to a “a lot mature viewers that’s nicely settled and household oriented”. With a neo-retro look, the bike has each trendy and basic design parts. The load of the SR250 is simply 120 kg, making it considerably lighter than TVS Ronin in addition to Royal Enfield Hunter 350. The decrease weight is prone to make the motorbike manoeuvre simply in metropolis visitors and ease the load on the rider.
The Keeway SR250 attracts its energy from a single-cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled engine. Mated to a 5-speed gearbox, the 223 cc engine can generate a most energy of 16 bhp at 7,500 rpm and a peak torque of 16 Nm at 6,500 rpm.
When it comes to styling, it has been given a spherical instrument cluster, spherical tail lamp, and a ribbed seat to swimsuit the neo-retro look. Keeway is providing the SR250 in three colors particularly Shiny White, Shiny Pink, and Shiny Black. The gas capability of the SR250 is 14.2 litres, which is sufficient to run each day errands with out having the necessity to refuel the machine incessantly. The bottom clearance of the bike is stored at 160 mm whereas the seat top is 780 mm.
The bike will get spoke wheels with single disc brakes of 300 mm and 200 mm within the entrance and rear, respectively. Keeway has additionally supplied twin channel ABS for the bike to make sure rider security. The reserving for the Keeway SR250 has opened at Rs 2,000.
The SR125, in the meantime, lacks on some options equivalent to twin channel ABS however is priced decrease at Rs 1,19,000 (ex-showroom). With a smaller engine, the bike’s energy figures are additionally small. Its 125cc engine produces 9.7 hp of max energy and eight.2 Nm of peak torque.
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