Times change, the environment changes, and technology changes. The latest advancement in automobile technology that has made it to the streets is electric vehicles. As buyers become more conscious of the effects on their two wheelers on the environment, more and more buyers opt for electric bikes and scooters everyday.
As such, established manufacturers are incentivised to enter the market for electric scooters in Nepal—to see why electric bikes don’t get as much attention, look here. The latest entry into the electric scooter market in Nepal is rumored to be TVS with the recently spotted Creon electric scooter.
The TVS Creon concept was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo in India. In comparison to the TVS iQube—TVS’s only electric scooter officially available as of now–, the Creon electric scooter is expected to boast a more sporty and maxi-like appearance and performance.
For more information about the TVS Creon Electric Scooter, keep reading.
The market for two-wheelers is primarily dominated by commuters and sport tourers in Nepal—since most people use their bikes to ride to and back from work. But, as we’ve been taught since the very beginning, Nepal has a lot more to offer than paved city roads, especially outside the boundaries of the capital. That is where adventure bikes come in.
Built for the off-road, adventure bikes throw convention out the window and give riders a machine that lets them really experience what the terrain in Nepal has to provide.
However, adventure bikes are still a niche segment in the Nepalese market, meaning less competition and higher prices—alternately fewer competitors means each adventure bike has its own unique selling points, making it easier for consumers to decide which one they want.
With that being said, here are…
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Year after year, the number of two wheelers in the Nepali market keeps increasing as younger people buy their first bikes and older people start switching to newer ones from bike showrooms, especially across Kathmandu, every season. Back in 2020, the total number of registered two wheelers alone in Nepal was over 20 million, a number which has only increased since then.
In the process, tons of people have entered bike showrooms in Kathmandu everyday in search of a machine that will be with them for the next 5 to 6 years.
Walking into a showroom, getting a feel for the bikes, and talking to the representatives is all part of the experience of owning a bike. How you feel about the showroom reflects the service you and your bike will be receiving over the course of your ownership. Hence, it is paramount that you choose the right showroom to buy from, and not just the right bike to buy.
Of course, with manufacturers having dozens upon dozens of showrooms in Kathmandu, it can be to...
For the longest time, TVS has been known for its lineup of RTR bikes, and perhaps recently the Ntorq, in the Nepali market. Like most manufacturers, TVS has stayed firmly within the confines of the commuter and performance segment.
However, this time round, TVS has something entirely different to offer. A Cruiser. Yes, TVS, the same company behind the scooter your mom rides, will also be bringing the TVS Ronin 225, a cruiser with a stunning design and a powerful engine, to the Nepali market.
The TVS Ronin 225 was first announced in July of 2022, in India; at the price of Rs. 168,750 (Indian Rupees) for the highest specced model (the focus of this article). As for the Nepali market, an official price hasn’t been announced yet. However, using previous prices from TVS, we can expect the TVS Ronin 225 to enter the Nepali market at around 6 Lakh Nepali Rupees.
The key difference between the TVS Ronin 225 and the rest of the cruisers in the market is its futuristic, yet classic d...
Born in Austria, KTM is one of the leading and most recognizable brands in the world. From 125 ccs all the way to 1300 ccs—from bikes that rule the race tracks to bikes that rule the jungle—the dense portfolio of KTM bikes has something for everyone.
With paved roads for cruises on the Duke 200s and 300s and trails upon trials for offroading on the Adventure series, Nepal is the perfect playground for the lineup of KTM bikes to thrive in.
As of May 2023, seven models from the KTM lineup can be purchased from Hansraj Hulaschand & Co. Pvt. Ltd—the official distributor of KTM bikes in Nepal. From the lineup, at Rs. 564900, the KTM Duke 200 is the cheapest bike KTM has to offer in Nepal; and at Rs. 2,399,000 the KTM Duke 790 is the most expensive KTM bike in Nepal.
Below you can find a list of all seven KTM bikes available in Nepal and the price they come at.
KTM Duke 200
KTM Duke 250
In the Nepali market so far, Suzuki is known for its sporty bikes from the Gixxer series, and the stand-out two wheelers like the 125cc Burgman and the bold 150cc Intruder. While their product lineup is very well reviewed, it only extends to a few two wheelers.
The newest scooter from Suzuki—the Avenis— might be half a year old, but Suzuki hasn’t launched a new bike in Nepal for a couple years now.
As such, Suzuki is rumoured to bring a new product into the Nepali market, one built for adventure on the off-road and power: The Suzuki V Strom 250 SX.
The V Strom 250 SX recently entered the Indian market at the price of 2.11 Lakh Indian Rupees. Given the trade link of automobiles between India and Nepal, there exists a case to be made for the adventure bike entering Nepali markets soon.
Keep reading to see what the Suzuki V Strom 250 SX brings to the Nepali motorcycle segment and what it might cost for Nepali buyers.
As Suzuki ente...
With a lineup of commuters to get you to work as well as sport bikes fast enough to blow your socks off, Yamaha has something for everyone’s taste.
However, over the years, a niche that Yamaha was yet to fulfil was the performance scooter lineup. At 125ccs, the RayZR might’ve overtaken its competitors, but it still left a lot to be desired.What about those who wanted more speed? Those who wanted to race the scooters and the bikes as well?
With the release of the Yamaha Aerox 115 in Nepal at the price of Rs. 474,900, buyers have just the right thing! While buyers had to wait longer than the promised launch of the Aerox at the later-cancelled NADA Auto Show 2022, the Yamaha Aerox 155 is now entering the Nepali market with full force.
Yamaha Aerox 155, a maxi-scooter with the heart of a racer—a BS6 engine directly from the Yamaha R15, capable of reaching speeds of 120 kilometres per hour, with a claimed mileage of 45 kilometres per litre.
Electric bikes have grown in popularity in Nepal in recent years. Electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular as an environmentally responsible and cost-effective means of transportation.
In this blog, we will look at the reasons behind the increasing popularity of electric bikes in Nepal, as well as their benefits and a detailed reference to the top 10 best electric bikes and scooters available in Nepal.
The advancements in technology have made electric bikes more accessible and affordable for consumers in Nepal, and the government is also providing incentives and subsidies to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles.
In Nepal, the government has put in place a number of policies and measures to encourage the usage of electric vehicles. The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) was established in 2013 with the goal of significantly reducing vehicle emissions.
The government has established a...
There are so many new options, technologies and variations of helmets that are available in the Nepali market today. From helmet visor material, to its build, the helmets brand, its safety standards and even more variables must be considered when purchasing a good helmet for your safety when riding the two-wheeler. We have listed some essential tips to consider when purchasing the best helmet for you:
1. Safety Standards:
- Look for helmets that meet safety standards such as DOT (Department of Transportation), ECE (Economic Commission for Europe), or SNELL (Snell Memorial Foundation). These certifications ensure that the helmet has passed safety tests and meets minimum safety requirements. Nepali market has such helmets with safety marks such as Shark, AVG, Studds, SMK, LS2 and more.
- It is important to choose a helmet that fits you properly. The helmet should be snug but not “too tight”, and it should not be able to move around on your head. A well-fitted helmet should also n...
TVS, a leading motorcycle manufacturer, has established a strong presence in the Nepali market with its powerful and technologically advanced bikes. The company has been actively promoting the bikingculture among the young generation through various initiatives, including the Apache Owners Group (AOG). AOG, formed by Jagdamba Motors, the official distributor of TVS for Nepal, aims to support social work through biking and connect youth with each other.
One of AOG's recent achievements was organizing the first international marquee ride, which saw 10 Nepali riders embarking on a journey to TVS' factory in Mysore, India. The 22-day long journey started on February 11th and covered a distance of 7000 km, passing through various cities in India and ending back in Kathmandu via Raxaul. The riders participating in the ride used TVS Apache series 160, 200, and 310 motorcycles for the ride. The "Ride to Origin'' campaign organized by the Apache Owners Group (AOG) saw participation from professional riders who passionately promoted biking culture through their vlogs and social media, creating a positive impact on the biking community in Nepal and beyond.
Rider Sagar Thapa fondly recalls the epic "Ride to Origin" trip, brimming with excitement and unforgettable experiences. The marquee ride was a challenging yet memorable experience for me, I got to explore different geographies, art cultures, and cuisines of Nepal and India. We also had the opportunity to participate in India's famous Moto Soul event in Goa, where bike stunts and other biking events were held. Visiting the TVS factory in Mysore was a special highlight for me, as I got to see firsthand the manufacturing process and technology behind the bikes we ride.
Speaking on the return of the much-awaited TVS MotoSoul India, Mr Vimal Sumbly, Head Business - Premium,TVS Motor Company said,“We are thrilled to announce the 2023 TVS MotoSoul – The Ultimate Biking Festival, the flagship initiative by TVS Motor Company for ourmillions of premium motorcycle owners and biking enthusiasts across the globe. TVS MotoSoul is a platform for like-minded motorcycle community to come together, celebrate the undying spirit of motorcycling, interact with legends from the racing & biking fraternity and take home the supreme message of riding brotherhood. I’m excited to have participation from TVS Nepal – JMPL team with
Apache owners riding all the way from Kathmandu to Goa for this event.
This will be the 1st Apache Owners Group International ride where riders will cover over 7000km in 20 days. It will be a true culmination of motorcycling culture and rider grit on our most successful premium bike TVS Apache. The support of Nepal Tourism Board through advertisements and public service announcements greatly contributed to the success of the campaign. The AOG team also promoted various tourist destinations of Nepal in India and encouraged Indian riders to visit Nepal during their journey.
AOG team riders praised Apache series motorcycles for comfortable seating that helped reduce physical strain during rides. The bikes' impressive braking, pick-up power, and handling make them ideal for highway cruising. Additionally, their good mileage provided an economical option to the riders as well. Overall, the Apache series machines were lauded for their comfort, performance, and efficiency.
The riders met fellow bikers from India and Bangladesh during the ride, and also participated in the Moto soul Biking event in Goa, which is considered one of India's largest biking festivals. Through such rides and initiatives, TVS has not only provided Nepali riders with opportunities to travel, but also helped them stay updated wit the latest developments in the biking sector.
The "Ride to Origin" campaign, with its slogan "Ride to Origin'', has been a unique and exciting experience for the riders, as they embarked on a 7000 km journey to the TVS manufacturing factory in Mysore, India, to witness the bike manufacturing process firsthand. The riders express their heartfelt gratitude to TVS Nepal for making this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity possible, allowing them to deepen their appreciation for TVS bikes and the biking culture.
The sole distributor of TVS's two-wheelers in Nepal, Jagdamba Motors PVT. LTD (JMPL)formed Apache Owners Group- a forum of Apache Owners that aims to celebrate bikingenthusiasm through different engaging and entertaining events. The forum that was establishedin May has successfully garnered more than 700 passionate and like-minded AOG membersfrom all across the nation. The forum has successfully conducted 28 rides including 12 chapterrides and 16 Marshall Rides till date.
Apache Owners Group has always been actively engaging in a plethora of philanthropic, promotional, entertainment and educational programs. This time the forum is taking its presence to a new height by organizing the first-ever international Marquee Ride for its riders from Falgun 11, Thursday. The international ride is slated to continue for 21 days.
The ride that will be starting from Kathmandu is the longest ride ever organized by TVS Nepal which is estimated to be more than 6,500 kilometers long. According to the company, Apache riders – Bike enthusiasts, Motorbike passionate can apply for the ride. The ride that aims to strengthen the bond between humans and machines will feature various entertainment activities and games. More than 500 Apache riders have applied for the event via online application The ride will kick off from Kathmandu and goes through Raxual, Gaya, Rourkhela, Sarangarh, Godia, Amravati, Aurangabad, Satara, Goa, Udpi, Mysuru, Banglore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Brahmapur, Bhadrak, Kolkata, Bhagalpur, before concluding the ride in Kathmandu through Raxual. Riders from Nepal and Bangladesh will be meeting up in Rourkhela and Riders begin for Goa participating different routes, riders also enjoy sightseeing at different places of India during the ride.
Motosoul ultimate biking festival is happening in Goa on the 3rd & 4th of March, it’s a biking festival with loads of biking events, gigs, and at the same time TVS will be showcasing their legacy & Custom bikes as well. To participate in Motosoul event riders will be coming from different parts of India.
Apache Owners Group, is a community of passionate and like-minded riders of the TVS Apache, sharing a common platform to explore and spread their love for motorcycling. A community knitted by Apache owners from all over India and other nations, the Apache Owners Group riders unite to ride together into explorations and adventures while creating bonds for a lifetime.
This is the AOG Brotherhood.
JMPL has a strong nationwide distribution network comprising of more than 140 dealers across Nepal.
For more information about AOG follow the link below:
Kathmandu, Nepal, 06 Feb 2023- KUZU NEPAL Pvt. Ltd, the authorized distributor for Yadea E-Scooter in Nepal has inaugurates a new showroom at chuchepati, Chabahil by Mr. Bhuwan Tamang Ward- 6 President of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
Yadea, a market-leading brand in the electric two-wheeler industry, has been continuously selling a premium e- scooter in Nepal and also constantly upgraded its sales point across the nation along with service facilities. The company focuses to deliver new and comprehensive services to consumers so that Yadea Nepal has been able to expand the dealers at Pokhara, Chitwan, Dang, Butwal, Patan, Bhaktapur and now all set to operation at, chuchepati,Chabahil, Furthermore Yadea Nepal is planning to start a new outlet at Birtamode, Damak, Dharan, Itahari, Biratnagar, Lahan, Janakpur, Hetauda, Nawalparasi, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Mahendranagar, and Dhangadi. Yadea Nepal continues to develop its market in Nepal with its premium models within the
Country and regarding the same Yadea Nepal establishes its presence in Nepal with global premium Models such as,
C1S – Rs.370,000/- (80km Range)
G5 – Rs.350,000/- (80km Range)
S-Like- Rs.255,000/- (60km Range)
Yadea Nepal established its presence in Nepal with the Global Models such as C1S, G5, S- Like and Electric Mountain Bikes (EMTB). Yadea Nepal continues to develop its market in Nepal with its premium models within the country.
In the global market, Yadea is a leader in developing and manufacturing electric two-wheeler vehicles including electric motorcycles, electric mopeds, electric bicycles, and electric kick scooters with 60 million users in over 90 countries, and has a network of 3,000 distributors and 40,000+ retailers in worldwide. With a mission to help, people “Electrify Your Life”, Yadea continues to invest in R&D, production, and global expansion to build a shared and sustainable future for mankind.
It is confirmed! The Ducati Ghost is set to release in the new-gen hybrid version in the year 2023. Originally the Ducati Ghost was designed by a Danish designer and the hybrid variant of this hyperbike is set to launch in the year 2023. Directly competing with Kawasaki's hybrid bike launched in 2022, the design, structure and the entire build of the recently leaked pictures of the Ducati Ghost shows that it is so much better and will offer so much more to a wider customer pool.
Its design is definitely not usual. The flying singular looking seating arrangement, the rear wheels closed hub design with ducati branding, the 4 part split ghostly headlamps, and so much more. The Ghost comes with a refined hybrid engine that can work as the powerful petrol engine as well as a charger for the battery for the electric portion of the Ghost. These batteries are detachable as an additional benefit. We can definitely see some significant inspiration in the bike’s entire design from some impeccable hyperbikes made by BMW and Yamaha but all in all this bike definitely is a unique one.
“Ghost” is Ducati’s first ever “HyperBike” specializing in the thrilling rides and the powerful ride experience for the enthusiasts. Thus, the hybrid version of the Ghost is launched to provide the same experience with much less emission and harm to the environment. This bike will be able to make a bridge between the two groups of people; first, who want to shift to the much more electrified future and second, the ones who don't want to give up on their passion for a powerful petrol bike. We are definitely waiting for a full fledged ;launch of this beast of a hybrid hyper
Yet Again, a new electric two-wheeler scooter company has launched its new model of scooter in the Nepali. The Okinawa company is surprisingly an Indian electric scooter manufacturer. Bicky Enterprise is the official authorized distributor of the Okinawa scooters in Nepal. Okinawa Nepal has an impressive list of 6 electric scooters and now the OKHI-90 is the 7th and the most expensive addition to their electric scooter line up.
This scooter is designed to be the most premium looking electric scooter in the market that is also defined by its hefty price tag. In comparison to the other electric scooter in the market, the OKHI-90 has an extravagant range of 160 km and a top speed of 90km/h. It also has one of the fastest charging scooter batteries that fully charges in about 3 to 4 hours. Additional amusing features of the OKHI-90 is the whooping 40 liter underseat storage that is actually unbelievable. With the most futuristic technical features from bluetooth connectivity to the OTA (Over-the-air) updates, this scooter has so much to provide and give to this new emerging electric scooter market. It is priced at a premium amount of Rs. 4,00,000 and is available in colors such as Wine red, Ash gray, Jewelry blue, and Glossy white. Okinawa is fairly new player in the Nepali electric two-wheeler market and it will be really interesting to see how they fit into the new consumer palette.
The Chinese business group, especially known for the world-class electric two-wheelers all over Asia is proudly associated and supporting the FIFA World Cup 2022 as the Asian Regional supporter. Yadea has been previously associated with the FIFA World Cup brand in the FIFA World Cup 2018 as well. Their Asian representation in the world renowned and loved FIFA World Cup has made a special place for the Asian community in the globe.
Zhou Chao, the President of Yadea Group, stated, “We are proud to be the Official Asia-Pacific FIFA World Cup 2022 Regional Supporter. The essence of the FIFA World Cup 2022 is also part of Yadea’s DNA – the pioneering spirit, the perseverance to reach beyond limits, and the strong willpower that conquers challenges ahead.” This partnership showcases how the company shows resemblance to the lively spirit of the FIFA World Cup game that is able to bind the entire world together.
The Yadea showrooms and stores in Nepal have also taken part in this festivity and incorporated bumper prizes to Yadea electric scooter buyers on the occasion of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Kuzu Nepal, the one who introduced Yadea to the Nepali electric two-wheeler market, has come up with special bumper prizes that offers a whopping Rs. 20,000 cash discount as well as 3 amazing prizes for the lucky draw winners that include a 43” LG TV, 32” LG TV and a 190 liter LG refrigerator as 1st, 2nd and 3rd bumper prizes. Yadea’s youthful nature heavily resonates with its affiliation with the FIFA World Cup game and aims to continuously support the game as a true Asian Representative.