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Keeway V302C launched at Rs 3.89 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The V302C bobber is powered by a V-Twin engine, similar to the smaller Keeway Okay-Mild 250V.

Keeway has simply launched its fourth product within the Indian market, the V302C bobber, priced from Rs 3.89 lakh to Rs 4.09 lakh. Identical to the smaller Okay-Mild 250V, this bike includes a V-Twin engine configuration, which isn’t a typical sight as of late. 

Keeway V302C: powertrain, underpinnings and options

The V302C is powered by a 298cc, V-Twin liquid-cooled engine making 29.5hp at 8,500rpm and 26.5Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. Mated to this V-Twin engine (unusual configuration for the class) is a 6-speed gearbox.

Suspending this 167kg machine is a telescopic fork on the entrance with 120mm of journey and twin shock absorbers on the rear with a scant 42mm of journey. Stopping obligation is dealt with by a 300mm disc on the entrance and a 240mm disc on the rear. The V302C bobber runs on forged alloy rims at each ends, with tyres sized 120/80-16 on the entrance and 150/80-15 on the rear. 

By way of options, the V302C sports activities fully-digital instrumentation, dual-channel ABS, all-LED lighting, a single-piece seat and a 15-litre gas tank. A novel characteristic on the V302C is the presence of a belt closing drive as seen on bigger machines, versus the chain closing drive often discovered on machines on this value bracket.

Keeway V302C: pricing and rivals

With the Rs 3.89 lakh price ticket the V302C instructions, it sits in a distinct segment of its personal and has no actual rivals to talk of. It does plug a gap, sitting between the Rs 2.25 lakh Benelli Imperiale 400 and the Rs 5.2 lakh Benelli 502C cruiser. The V302C bobber is offered in three color choices, gray (Rs 3.89 lakh), black (Rs 3.99 lakh) and pink (Rs 4.09 lakh). 

Going ahead, Keeway has plans to introduce 4 extra fashions earlier than this 12 months ends, two of which will likely be retro avenue classics, one sporty bare and one sporty bike. Along with the V302C, Keeway’s India line-up additionally includes the Vieste 300 maxi-scooter, Sixties 300i retro-styled cruiser and the Keeway Okay-Mild 250V cruiser.

All costs talked about are ex-showroom, Delhi.

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