The Best Bikes Under Rs 1 Lakh Are Excitedly Available In India
The best Bikes are no longer just an option for commuting in India, they are nowadays also a style statement. But for young riders and college students, styling is not the only thing that matters, performance also means a lot. Everyone needs a bike that looks good, comes with phenomenal performance, and is loaded with premium features. However, things get touchy when the matter comes to the budget. Now, here we are getting luckier day by day as more and manufacturers are taking interest in the premium budget motorcycle segment. Within a couple of years, it has been seen the launches of numerous bikes which gives optimum balance between appearance, performance and features, and still comes with a price tag that can fit your pocket well.
Top five bikes under 1 Lakh available in India
The top five bikes of Hero finally launched the new Xtreme 200R last year. The bike was initially available in only four north-eastern states but has since then made its way to dealerships across the country. While certain other 200cc motorcycles like the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 have been positioned as performance motorcycles, the Xtreme 200R is more of a competitor to premium 160cc and 180cc motorcycles, given its aggressive pricing.
1. Bajaj Pulsar AS200
Bajaj pulsar AS200 Always known for its value for money products, Bajaj added the AS200 model to the new range of Pulsars in April 2015. Based on the naked sport Pulsar NS200, the adventure sport version gets some extra perks like a half fairing, a projector headlamp and a wind deflector screen to reduce air buffeting. With a powerful 200cc, liquid-cooled cooled engine delivering 23.5PS, it is a motorcycle that can be managed easily in traffic conditions and used for touring as well.
2. Honda CB Hornet 160R
This is how Honda defines the new CB Hornet 160R. The aggressive looking streetfighter motorcycle follows design cues from the litre-class CB1000R and it has turned out rather well in the looks department. The smooth and refined powertrain of the bike consists of a 162.7cc, air-cooled engine which churns out 15.88PS of maximum power and 14.76Nm of torque. The bike also gets a wide 140/70 section rear tyre along with a 276mm petal disc brake on the front wheel.
3. Bajaj Avenger 220 Street
Bajaj extended its much popular Avenger brand with 3 new cruiser motorcycles, including 220 Street. The bike gained huge popularity thanks to its sporty redesign and better city handling with its redesigned handlebars. Besides that, it features comfortable low-slung seating, long wheelbase, relaxed front set foot pegs, multi-spoke alloy wheels with wide tyres, and much more.
4. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V
The recently launched TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is the flagship offering of the homegrown manufacturer TVS Motor in India. With a starting price of Rs 89,215, the bike is undoubtedly the best performing motorcycle in its price segment. The bike has been developed using the inputs of the TVS Racing team, and it shows. The company claims that the bike can do a sprint from 0 to 60kmph in a mere 3.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 129 kmph. Powered by a 197.75cc, air/oil-cooled, 4-valve engine, the bike comes with both carburettor and fuel injection options, delivering 20PS and 21PS respective
5. Suzuki Gixxer SF
The Suzuki Gixxer SF is the best option to go for, with a starting price of Rs 85,268. Being the most affordable fully-faired motorcycle in the country, it has the advantage of an outstanding appearance among the competition. Though it is more of a faired tourer, it looks like a track machine with the optional MotoGP livery. Besides its eye-catching looks, other key features of the bike include beefy 41mm front forks, rear monoshock, comfortable upright seating posture, wide 140/60 section rear tyre and front disc brake.
The above are the top five bikes available in the Indian market, for more update related to the automobiles stay tuned.
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