Peugeot Working On New 300cc Bike Based mostly On Mahindra Mojo
The upcoming Peugeot motorbike is predicted to be powered by the identical 300cc engine because the Mojo, and will likely be formally unveiled in 2021
Final yr, Mahindra & Mahindra purchased all the two-wheeler division of Peugeot, after which declared its plans of launching seven new bikes from 2021 to 2023. At 2018 Intermot and EICMA 2019, Peugeot had showcased the P2X Roadster and P2X Cafe Racer idea bikes. The bikes managed to draw plenty of constructive response from the respective attendees, and now, it looks like the bikes will quickly be put into manufacturing.
We anticipate the manufacturing variations to retain the identical retro-inspired styling because the idea bikes. Retro-inspiration for design has turn into fairly widespread nowadays, particularly within the motorbike world. Not too long ago, Husqvarna additionally dabbled in the identical with the Vitpilens and Svartpilens, and to nice impact at that. It certainly looks like motorcyclists are loving these old-school themes.
In an interview with Motociclismo, an Italian publication, Mario Minella, President of GAM Distribution (which handles the distribution of Peugeot bikes in Italy), said that the corporate is already engaged on a GT motorbike with a 300-400cc engine. The brand new motorbike will likely be powered by the identical engine because the Mahindra Mojo.
The BS6-compliant Mojo generates 25.7 PS and 25.9 Nm from its 294.72cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor. Minella additionally said that Peugeot has plans to introduce a 300cc model of the Peugeot maxi-scooter quickly. The manufacture needs to focus extra in the direction of the youthful viewers, and rebrand itself with a youthful and aggressive picture. In that case, then small to medium capability bikes with sporty design and full of life dynamics are certainly the best way to go.
Apparently, Peugeot has said that the motorbike platform it’s engaged on may be reworked for bikes between 125cc and 500cc engine capability. This flexibility may assist the French producer develop a motorbike for a number of markets, which may additionally embody India. Mahindra has all the time been extraordinarily formidable with its two-wheeler initiatives, so Peugeot’s India debut will certainly occur within the close to future.
In the mean time, Mahindra Two-Wheelers has solely a restricted variety of merchandise retailing in our market – Mojo, Centuro, and Gusto (110 and 125). Mahindra additionally owns Traditional Legends, the model chargeable for Jawa, Jawa 42, and Jawa Perak. A Jawa electrical motorbike can also be reportedly in works.