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Keeway Okay-Mild 250V cruiser: 5 issues to know | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Will get an 18.7hp, 249cc V-twin engine; bookings are presently open at Rs 10,000.

Keeway Motors is about to make its entry into the Indian market with three merchandise that have been revealed final week – a cruiser motorbike, a maxi-scooter and a retro-styled scooter. The Okay-Mild 250V cruiser appears to be an fascinating proposition, a minimum of when it comes to its design and on the spec sheet. Forward of its anticipated launch this week, we checklist down 5 key issues concerning the Keeway Okay-Mild 250V.

1. It seems to be like a typical cruiser

 

When it comes to design, the Keeway Okay-Mild 250V is a typical, brawny cruiser motorbike. It options a big sculpted tank atop which sits the instrument cluster. Different design components embrace a spherical headlight, a large handlebar, scooped out seat for the rider, a pretend radiator grille, twin exhaust pipes and a swingarm-mounted tyre hugger and quantity plate holder. 

2. It’s the one 250cc V-twin in India

Keeway K-Light 250V engine image

 

The Keeway Okay-Mild 250V turns into the one 250cc motorbike with a V-twin engine in India. The final bikes on sale right here to characteristic a 250cc V-twin engine have been the Hyosung Aquila 250 cruiser and the GT250R sportbike.  

3. Includes a belt drive system

Keeway K-Light 250V belt drive image

 

Aside from the V-twin engine, one other spotlight of the Okay-Mild 250V is its belt drive system – which is typical for a cruiser motorbike. The Keeway cruiser’s V-twin, air cooled, 8-valve engine displaces 249cc and produces 18.7hp at 8,500rpm and 19Nm at 5,500rpm. Between the engine and the belt drive system sits a 5-speed gearbox.

4. Will get a USD fork up entrance

Keeway K-Light 250V front suspension image

 

The Keeway Okay-Mild 250V options an the other way up (USD) fork set-up up entrance and twin hydraulic shock absorbers on the rear. Disc brakes characteristic at the back and front, with dual-channel ABS. 

When it comes to dimensions, the seat top is 715mm, which is sort of accessible as even the Royal Enfield Meteor will get a 765mm seat top. The bottom clearance is an affordable 160mm too, however the bike ideas the scales at 179kg, which is sort of heavy.

5. Options LED lighting all spherical

Keeway K-Light 250V LED headlight image

 

As is changing into widespread with fashionable bikes, the Keeway options LED lighting throughout – for the headlamp, tail-lamp and indicators. As for different options, the Okay-Mild 250V’s instrument cluster packs in a digital speedometer, an analog tachometer, gear place indicator, gas degree indicator and journey meter. The gas tank displaces a substantial 20 litres, which needs to be excellent for touring. The Okay-light 250V sits on 16-inch alloy wheels, with a 120/80-16 entrance tyre and 140/70-16 rear tyre.

 

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