The two wheeler segment in the automotive market of the country is surely thriving. To keep up with the competition, many automakers have added interesting features in their products. A lot of technology is now being incorporated to give riders a new and unique experience. Here is a list of 10 car features that are now available in two-wheelers sold in Indian market:
1. Hydraulic Disc Brakes:
To make brake system sharper and sure footed, the hydraulic disc brakes have been introduced in the two wheelers.
2. Electronic Fuel Injection:
To bring down emissions and enhance the fuel efficiency as well as to shift from the old carburetors, automakers have started to incorporated electronic fuel injection system.
3. Self-canceling Turn Indicators:
This technology is limited to the range of Pulsar bikes sold by Bajaj in India. It adds to the convenience of the rider.
4. Anti-Lock Braking System:
Though it is not a critical safety feature, the ABS is likely to become a common feature in coming times.
5. Engine Immobilizer:
This feature has been added to counter thieves from hot wiring and riding away with your bike.
6. Follow-me-home Headlamps:
This is more of a “feel good” feature added by two wheeler makers to add the essence of premium-ness to their products in comparison to other bikes.
7. Distance to Empty Function and Low Fuel Warning:
These features have been added to the digital instrument console of a bike to provide the rider with related essential information.
8. Start-Stop Technology:
This feature has been added to help save fuel consumption and bring down emission by cutting off engine power when the bike is standing idle on a red light, for instance.
9. Anti-theft Alarm:
This is another anti-theft feature that raises alarm on detection of an unauthorized person trying to start the bike.
10. Liquid cooled engines with DOHC-4 Valve engine heads:
This feature has been added to make bikes a high performance vehicle for bike enthusiasts.
Source – CarToq