Altius Scimitar: A traditional Motorbike

Posted on December 8, 2011 · Posted in Auto Electrical Repairs

The Indian two-wheeler industry is bustling with possibilities, but if you appear at the tourer/off-road bike segment you will come across a gaping void. Altius Automotive Technologies (AAT) a new player in the Indian 2-wheeler industry strategies to accupy just that gap with their 670 cc diesel driven off-street bike the Scimitar.

The bike is named right after a Middle Eastern sword and guarantees to consider on anything that you toss its way. The bike’s design and style is reminiscent of classic dirt bikes, but the Scimitar is so significantly far more. It sports activities thick 90/90 x 21-120/90×17″ wire spoke alloy wheels that could set a mountain goats hoof to shame.

Rumours about the Altius Scimitar motor bike have been floating close to the Net since 2010. Now, Autocar India has verified that the motorbike will in fact launch right here, and will most probably be priced in the Rupees.1.5-1.75 lakh price tag band creating it deliciously affordable in that section. Thinking about that most 250cc bikes in the marketplace – like the not too much long ago launched new Honda CBR250R – are priced in the identical variety, the Scimitar could pull an obscene quantity of fans.

The 670cc liquid cooled motor of the Altius Scimitar creates 33bhp of energy at 5700 rpm and 5.4gkm of torque at 3300rpm. The motor is wedded to a five-velocity gearbox with a 1-down, five-up shift scheme. The bike’s style will inform you that the suspension is developed to traverse the worst of terrains & would seem to be perfect for India’s potholed and un-tarred roads. The suspension set up sports telescopic forks in the front & a connected mono-shock with two aspect swing-arms at the back.

The Altius Scimitar bike can return a mileage of 46.6 kmpl when ridden at a consistent pace of 90 kmph & has a 14 L fuel tank. The motorbike’s exhaust pipe is tucked neatly below the seat and generates sounds that most motorcycle lovers will locate fairly musical.

The bikes pedigree is some thing most are not conscious of & confirms its go wherever potential. AAT (increase pls) provides electrical power answers for the automotive and protection industries and is targeted on the development and manufacturing of high efficiency, ultra-productive multi-fuel engines for specialised defense and hybrid applications.

AAT, promoted by automotive pros, manufactures engines under license from HDT (Hayes Diversified Systems), USA a technological innovation leader in diesel and light-weight gas driven engines and cars. Civilian variants of the companies engines will also be accessible in micro business cars.