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Keeway Okay-Gentle 250V launched at Rs 2.89 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Keeway cruiser is priced from Rs. 2.89 lakh to Rs. 3.09 lakh, relying on the color.

Keeway has formally launched its small-capacity cruiser, the Okay-Gentle 250V, at a value of Rs 2.89 lakh. The Keeway Okay-Gentle 250V goes up in opposition to rivals such because the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and the Honda H’Ness CB350, to call a number of.

Keeway Okay-Gentle 250V: specs

In a market stuffed to the brim with single-cylinder engines, Keeway has gone a unique route and outfitted the Okay-Gentle 250V with an air-cooled, 250cc V-twin engine making 18.7hp at 8,500rpm and 19Nm at 5,500rpm. Additionally it is the one motorbike on this phase to characteristic a belt ultimate drive in comparison with the chain ultimate drives discovered on others.

The scale of the gasoline tank at 20 litres is comfortably the biggest within the phase and may assist the Okay-Gentle 250V have an extended vary than any of its rivals. The big tank doesn’t come at the price of a weight penalty because the little cruiser ideas the scales at 179kg. 

The seat top could be very accessible at 715mm and the bike has a good 160mm of floor clearance which ought to assist it traverse our pothole-strewn roads with relative ease. The Okay-Gentle 250V rides on 16-inch rims at each ends with a chunky 120/80 part tyre on the entrance and a 140/70 part tyre on the rear. Twin-channel ABS is obtainable as normal.

Keeway Okay-light 250V: value and rivals

The Keeway Okay-Gentle 250V is accessible in three color choices to select from – Matte Blue at Rs 2.89 lakh, Matte Darkish Gray at Rs 2.99 lakh and Matte Black at Rs 3.09 lakh. 

Its rivals embody RE Meteor 350, the Honda H’ness CB350, the Yezdi Roadster and the Benelli Imperiale 400. These bikes are all priced neck and neck, starting from Rs 1.9 lakh to Rs 2.2 lakh, relying on the variant you decide. 

Contemplating the truth that even the most costly bike right here undercuts the Okay-Gentle 250V by a slightly important margin, together with the Hungarian model’s comparatively scant supplier community of 40 dealerships in India, the Keeway cruiser has its work lower out for it. 

All costs talked about are ex-showroom, Delhi. 

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