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CNBC-TV18 OVERDRIVE Awards 2016: Import and Performance Motorcycle of the Year

Team OD  /
08 Dec 2015 18:39:36 IST

As much as we like to focus on the motorcycles and cars assembled and manufactured in India, there is just no denying that the imported vehicle numbers have been growing every year. This is why we have the categories of Import Bike of the Year and Performance Bike of the Year.

Collage Import Bike-Performance Bike

Here are the nominees:

Import Bike of the Year:

  • Indian Chief Dark Horse
  • Kawasaki Versys 1000
  • Ducati Scrambler
  • Ducati 821 Monster
  • Suzuki GSX-S1000
  • Honda Gold Wing
  • Benelli TNT 899
  • Benelli TNT 1130R

Performance Bike of the Year

  • Suzuki GSX-S1000
  • Kawasaki Versys 1000
  • Ducati Monster 821
  • Benelli TNT 899
  • Benelli TNT 1130R

The judging for the import and performance categories is a little different fromour standard procedures.Not all of these motorcycles are called to the track because we would like to focus on the motorcycles that are assembled or manufactured in India. It's our way of helping out the local industry. Instead, the winners of these categories are judged throughan internal process that takes place based on experience gleaned through our road tests. The criteria of course are the same - role fitness, value for money demand and of course, driver involvement.

The CNBC-TV18 OVERDRIVEAwards 2016 ceremony will be held on December 9, 2015. Stay tuned to knowwhat we think are the best cars and bikes of the year.

See nominations in the other categories for theCNBC-TV18 OVERDRIVE Awards 2016

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