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Top 10 discontinued bikes in 2023 in india

Are you a motorcycle enthusiast always looking for the latest and perfect bikes? It’s always exciting to see what new models will hit the streets, but what about the disappearing models? We love motorcycles and with good reason, but we’re still trying to figure out the ideal motorcycle. As a result, various bikes were discontinued because they could not survive or had issues. So, we bring you the scoop on the bikes discontinued by the manufacturers in 2023.

This article will look at the top 10 discontinued bikes of 2023. You will learn everything about discontinued bikes, whether sport bikes, cruisers, or electric scooters. So let’s get started.

Top 10 Discontinued Bikes in 2023

Following are the discontinued bikes of 2023.

1. Harley Davidson Iron 883

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The Iron 883 was Harley-Davidson’s entry-level motorcycle as the American bike maker has discontinued its cheapest street version in India. The Harley-Davidson Iron 883 was first launched in 2010. The BS6 version of the bike was unveiled on April 1, 2020, a month before the BS6 deadline. After a successful 13 years, the Iron 883 was discontinued at the start of 2023.

As the name suggests, an 883cc V-twin engine powers the Iron 883. Its maximum torque of 70 Nm is produced at 3,500 rpm.

  • Engine Capacity: 883 cc
  • Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 256 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 12.5 liters
  • Seat Height: 760 mm

2. Harley Davidson Forty-Eight

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The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight emerged in 2010 and ruled the 1000-1250cc bike segment until it was discontinued at the start of 2023. The BS6 version has received mechanical upgrades to comply with the newest emission norms. At 4,250 rpm, the revised 1,202 cc V-twin cylinder air-cooled engine can produce up to 97 Nm of torque.

  • Engine Capacity: 1,202 cc
  • Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 252 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 7.9 liters
  • Seat Height: 710 mm

Know more: Harley Davidson Forty-Eight Price, Colors, Images

3. Harley Davidson Softail

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Harley Davidson came to India in Aug 2009 with 3 bikes, and Softail was one of them. However, the manufacturer launched the updated model, Softail Deluxe, in 2018. The Softail has been revised for 2021 to comply with the latest emission norms. This bike dominated the 1500-1800cc bike segment before its discontinuation announcement in 2023. 

The Harley-Davidson Softail has wire-spoke wheels, twin exhaust canisters, a 13.2-litre fuel tank, a rear-swept handlebar, circular headlamps at the front, and a semi-digital instrument cluster.

The Milwaukee-Eight 107,746 cc V-twin engine has mechanical parameters, including a maximum power output of 85 bhp at 5,020 rpm and a peak torque of 144 Nm at 3,250 rpm.

  • Engine Capacity: 1,746 cc
  • Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 297 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.2 liters
  • Seat Height: 680 mm

4. Harley Davidson Road King

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The American company’s touring line includes the Harley-Davidson Road King, launched in Aug 2015 in India. The bike has a classic cruiser motorcycle look, with a step-up seat, rear-swept handlebar, panniers, and abundant chrome.

About mechanical specs, Road King has a 1,746 cc Milwaukee-Eight 107 V-twin engine that produces a maximum torque of 150 Nm at 3,250 rpm. Both ends of the motorcycle are equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels. A single disc at the rear and dual rotors at the front act as anchoring. The Harley-Davidson Road King was a popular classic cruiser bike until it was discontinued in 2023.

  • Engine Capacity: 1,746cc
  • Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 375 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 22.7 liters
  • Seat Height: 705 mm

5. Harley Davidson Electra Glide

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In 2015, the manufacturer unveiled the Electra Glide, a classic cruiser motorcycle designed in the bagger style. The 1,746cc V-twin Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine powering the Harley Davidson Electra Glide produces 150 Nm of torque at 3,250 rpm. The Electra Glide’s styling features include:

  • Its body-colored hard panniers.
  • Twin-sided exhaust.
  • Solo touring seat design.
  • Batwing fairing with windscreen.

Harley-Davidson discontinued the Electra Glide in Feb 2023, and the bike is currently out of production. The Electra Glide key highlights are:

  • Engine Capacity: 1,746 cc
  • Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 372 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 22.7 liters
  • Seat Height: 680 mm

6. Yamaha YZF R3

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Yamaha’s answer to bikes like the KTM RC 390 and the Kawasaki Ninja 300 is the YZF-R3. In August 2015, Yamaha released the YZF-R3 sport bike in India. The bike has a 321cc parallel-twin engine that can produce 29.6 Nm of torque at 9000 rpm and 40.8 horsepower at 10750 rpm.

Apart from upgrading to BS4 emissions standards and adding ABS, the 2018 R3 sees no mechanical changes. This has improved its price. However, it doesn’t have the R15 V3’s all-digital instrument cluster or upside-down front fork.

  • Engine Capacity: 321cc
  • Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 169 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 14 liters
  • Seat Height: 780 mm

Know more: Yamaha YZF R3 Price, Mileage, Colors

7. Hero Splendor iSmart 110

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Hero MotoCorp’s first intelligently designed motorcycle, the Splendor iSmart 110, was introduced in India in July 2016. The Splendor iSmart 110 is built on a new platform and engine, reducing dependency on Honda.

The BS6-compliant version was first launched in late 2019 and features an all-new 110cc engine that produces 9 horsepower and 9 Nm of torque, mated to a four-speed gearbox. Hero says this engine offers 9% more power and 12% more torque than its older 100cc counterparts.

In contrast, the BS-VI version is powered by the same engine, which features fuel injection. The engine produces 9.89Nm and 9bhp, which is a slight change in the power output. However, the manufacturer stopped the production of the new Splendor iSmart 110 in 2023.

  • Engine Capacity: 109.15 cc
  • Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight: 115 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 8.5 liters
  • Max Power: 9.3 bhp

8. Hero Maestro Edge 110

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In India, the Hero Maestro Edge 110 scooter was launched in 2012. Firstly, it came in three variants and seven colors. The 110.9cc BS6 engine in Maestro Edge 110 produces 8.75 Nm of torque and 8 horsepower. Hero Maestro Edge 110 has a combined braking system for both wheels, with front and rear drum brakes.

The Maestro Edge 110 is a family scooter primarily marketed towards males due to its bold and large body panels. Additionally, the fancy graphics of the new model further enhance its aesthetic appeal.

Several features are available on the Maestro Edge, like an external fuel lid, an engine immobilizer, an under-seat storage lamp, and a USB charging port.

  • Engine Capacity: 110cc
  • Kerb Weight: 109 kg
  • Seat Height: 775 mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.5 liters
  • Max Power: 8.31 bhp

9. Hero Destini 125

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Hero launched the Destini 125, a premium 125cc scooter, in October 2018. With its masculine bodywork and sharp lines, it takes styling ideas from its younger brother, the Duet 110.

The Hero Destini 125 is powered by a 124cc engine that produces 8.7bhp and 10.2Nm torque. A CVT gearbox is mated to this device. At both ends, drum brakes are used for braking, and a Combined Braking System (CBS) is included as standard. Meanwhile, telescopic front forks and a connected mono-shock at the rear handle suspension duties.

  • Engine Capacity: 124.6cc
  • Kerb Weight: 111.5 kg
  • Seat Height: 770 mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.5 liters
  • Max Power: 8.7 bhp

10. Honda Goldwing

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The Honda Goldwing entered the Indian market in December 2017 to compete in the luxury tourer segment. This model was imported into the country from Japan under the CBU (Completely Built-Up) route. However, Honda has introduced its upgraded Goldwing Tour model after it will be discontinued in 2023. 

The 1,833cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 24-valve, SOHC, flat-six engine produces 125bhp at 5,500 rpm and 170 Nm of peak torque at 4,500 rpm that powers the Goldwing Tour. Airbags and dual-clutch transmission (DCT) are unique features of the Gold Wing Tour.

  • Engine Capacity: 1,833 cc
  • Transmission: 7 Speed Automatic
  • Kerb Weight: 390 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 21.1 liters
  • Seat Height: 745 mm
  • Max Power: 124.7 bhp

Other Discontinued Bikes Of 2023

Other discontinued bikes in 2023 are Hero Electric Flash, Joy e-Bike Honeybee, Benling Icon, BGauss A2, and Kawasaki W800.

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