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Bicycles to 21st Century Vehicles in Auto Show 2018

In the era of increasing health and environmental awareness, Starkenn Sports has come out with the one stop solution to all bicycling needs. India is the second largest manufacturers of bicycles, the growth of utility bicycles has remained flat over the years.

In an Auto Expo 2018 during 9-14 February in India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, it may look odd that an auto show, where the vintage cars and bikes were shown with the future bikes & cars and the Buses running on Battery, the company is showing the bicycles ranging from Rs.18,000 to 5 lacs.

According to Shri Pravin V Patil, Managing Director & CEO of Pune based  Starkenn Sports Pvt Ltd, ``India is gradually opening up to the concept of bicycling as a lifestyle and a sport and for this we plan on being able to provide the best to our customers. Auto Expo has been a highly respected platform among the auto fraternity and which is why we showcase our products here``. The company has launched the advanced version of world`s fastest bike Giant Propel Advanced Disc for 3.6 lacs at Auto Expo 2018.

The Menza Lucat is priced at Rs.2,79,999 (ex showroom) The Menza Lucat is a factory-customised motorcycle which is built as per the rider`s requirement and his riding style. This includes body-type, suspension, seat, height and footrest. The motorcycle generates 18 kW of peak power and 60 Nm of peak torque and promises a city range of close to 100 km and highway range of 150 km. With a brushless DC motor and an air cooling system, the motorcycle is equipped with 72V Li-ion battery pack with smart BMS System that has a charge time of only 4 hours and is fast charge, capable in 90 minutes.

There are 100 exhibitors in 15 halls. There are showcase of cycle tyres, bikes and scooter, cars  to tractors, buses and aeroplanes as Carbon Fibre Wheels shown by Imncrafts. Shri Aiman Dilshad Sheikh, founder and CEO   explains the features of the carbon fibre wheels.

TVS Tyres, a company from 1982 having tyres for 2 & 3 wheelers showcasing the product as well as to attract and judge the concentration of the driver also had shown the game like griptometer. Shri Yash Rawat deals patiently  & upto the entire satisfaction of the visitors.

The concept vehicle of Greaves, the 3 wheeler to be driven by the electric powered along with the Mahindra, the tractors manufacturing company to cars and buses with the electric two seater cars were the crowd pulling attraction.

The Mobile Apps, Road Safety and Pollution free vehicles from 1942 to 21st century vehicles are the attraction of the Auto show 2018.

Chander Mohan

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