Patent images have surfaced of the Kinetic Challenger from Mahindra. The Indian-based two-wheeler manufacturer plans on re-launching the entry-level motorcycle. Mahindra Two Wheeler has struggled to gain a market share within the commuter segment in the Indian market.
Previously, the Kinetic Challenger commuter motorcycle was launched in India back in 2001. Back then it took on the likes of Hero Splendor, Bajaj Boxer, and TVS Victor models in the Indian market. Mahindra now plans on re-designing the Challenger and introducing it once again.
From the patent images, Mahindra seems likely to retain the previous design language. A few modern elements will be added to the Mahindra Kinetic Challenger motorcycle. Not much has been revealed currently about the upcoming commuter bike.
At this moment, performance and technical details have not been revealed. Mahindra is most likely to utilise a downsized version of its current engine offering. The Centuro is Mahindra's entry-level offering which is equipped with a 106.70 cc single-cylinder engine.
Currently, the Mahindra Centuro is priced at Rs. 52,200 ex-showroom (Mumbai). The all-new commuter segment motorcycle will be priced even lower owing to minimalistic design elements. The Mahindra Kinetic Challenger could be a further stripped down version of Centuro as well.