It is expected to be revealed later this year.
About a year ago it was reported that Mahindra Two Wheelers Limited (MTWL) was working on a 150 cc motorcycle to rival the likes of the Suzuki Gixxer. IndianAutosBlog has learnt that MTWL aims to unveil the motorcycle this year.
The 150 cc segment motorcycle is being developed with an all-new chassis and an all-new powertrain, both of which are being developed in-house at the company's R&D centre in Pune. IAB has learnt that the engine, which will be a BS-IV compliant unit, is undergoing its final stages of testing while the motorcycle's design is yet to take its final form.
The company is yet to finalize its target audience, post which the styling and features of the model will be decided. MTWL currently offers five distinct variants of the Mahindra Centuro which is an entry-level commuter motorcycle, and the Mahindra Mojo which is a niche offering targeted at touring communities.
The Mahindra 150 cc motorcycle is the first of upcoming motorcycles from the company that will fill the void between the Centuro and the Mojo. Mahindra intends to make a presence in every important two wheeler segment in the coming years. In the scooter business, the company has just unveiled the Mahindra Gusto 125 which will be launched in the coming weeks.