The Kawasaki Ninja 250R was the first fully-faired quarter-litre motorcycle in India. In fact, it was the first parallel-twin on sale in India after the RD 350
When Innocenti went bust in the 1970s, Scooters India bought all the Lambretta tooling to make the Vijai Super, also supplying kits to Allwyn for the Pushpak
It had a seven year run, offering a (visually) sporty alternative to the dull commuters of its time.
The Indo-Jap collaboration’s flagship still remains the biggest bike they’ve manufactured in India together
The template for every modern scooter was also our introduction to speed and the Thrill of Riding
Long gone from India but it’s leading Bajaj’s charge in export markets
Like all Yamahas, it handled great, looked far better than what came before, and moved well. Except, back then, nobody wanted a 125
Vibey, noisy and stinky... Sirish rides the iconic two-stroker for the first time after his college days!
Thank god we don’t live in the good old days says Sirish after being reunited with the subject of his very first road test!