Expected Launch Date: Jan 1970
Moto Morini Granpasso 1200 OverviewMoto Morini has recently revamped its Granpasso 1200 model for the year 2014. This latest model comes with a fresh Carbon look, an integrated rack, a new plate holder and new passenger handle grips. It has been constructed out of high materials to ensure great quality and reliability. The bike is powered by a 1187cc V-twin liquid-cooled engine mated to a six speed manual gearbox. Its great build quality is its major highlight. Design: Moto Morini Granpasso 1200 possesses an extremely simple yet intuitive frame. Its kernel is the high tensile tubular steel trellis frame. What gives this bike a really aggressive in appearance is the new Carbon look. The front cowl, and the twin separated headlight and fenders dictate a sporty look at the front. The direction indicator lamps have been integrated into the bodywork to lend and more stylistic look to this bike. The all new passenger handle grips offer more safety and comfort in any kind of atmospheric conditions. The new integrated rack allows you to install rigid lateral bags. Engine and Performance: Moto Morini Granpasso 1200 comes equipped with a potent , 87 degree, liquid-cooled, V Twin oversquare, 1187cc engine that features one-piece central sump, dual overhead camshaft and mixed gear-chain drive. It offers 118hp of power at 8500rpm and 103.6Nm of torque at 7000rpm. The unit is contained in a high tensile tubular trellis frame has been paired with a Marzocchi Upside Down fork and a fully adjustable Ohlins shock absorber. The bike has a modern Brembo braking system that includes 298mm double discs at the front and 255mm mono disc brakes at the rear. The motorcycle has lots of power to make it feel like a sportsbike. Pricing and Competition: Moto Morini Granpasso 1200 will be available in India from mid September 2014. It will be priced around Rs 10 lakh and will compete with the likes of Honda CB 1000R, Ducati Moster 796 STD etc. The company is eager to gauge the response in the Indian market before launching up the street bikes.