India has the fastest growing and second largest motorcycle market in the world. Hero Honda, TVS Motor, Kinetic Motor, LML India are some of renowned bike manufacturers in India. Every year, a series of latest bike launch keep the sector buzzing. Bajaj Pulsar 135 LS, Kawasaki Ninja and Honda Unicorn Dazzler are some of the popular models of the past. Here is the List of Top 10 Best Selling Bikes in India.
The Apache 180 ABS is powered by a single cylinder four stroke 177.4cc engine that develops 17.03bhp at 8500rpm and a peak power of 15.5Nm at 6500rpm. The engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox and the company claims a top speed of 124kmph. It gets telescopic forks at the front and monotube inverted gas-filled dual shocks at the rear.
The bike features a 270mm petal disc with anti-lock-braking (ABS) at the front and a 200mm petal disc with ABS at the rear that delivers excellent braking. It’s one of the few motorcycles in India whose ABS can be switched off for those who love to perform stunts. It’s a five gear bike with dual disc breaks and priced at Rs. 76,500.
The Yamaha Fazer is the best competitor of the 180cc regime bikes which has A to Z things like looking, style factor, minimum maintenance, performance, acceleration and others.
The Yamaha has got the name in the market with the name of this bike which has a decent number of buyers and lovers. The ex-showroom price of Yamaha Fazer is around INR 80,000.
The heavy sound with monster body and sculpture, the Classic is the choice of those who want a bike for the symbol of power. The Classic with 350cc engine produces extremely powerful performance and sound which sends thunders in air while riding.
The vintage look of the bike has thousands of admirers and is now becoming first choice of the youth. The mileage part is not very strong to talk about, but still you can try it out for once at least. The price tag of Royal Enfield Classic 350cc is around INR 1.30 Lakh.
It is powered by a 223cc single cylinder fuel injected engine that produces 20bhp and 19.7bhp. Power is sent to the rear wheel via a five-speed manual gearbox. The bike is underpinned by a diamond frame chassis with hydraulic shocks in front and a five-step adjustable GRS system for the rear. It gets a 276mm disc in front and 240mm disc in the rear.
Standard features include a fully digital instrument gauge with dual trip meters as well as clock as a part of the package. Hero offers the Karizma ZMR in three colours-red, black and white. The ex-showroom price of Hero Honda Karizma ZMR is around Rs. 1,03,458.
The Yamaha R15 has been on sale in India since 2008 and is the Japanese bike maker’s premium 150cc sports bike. Underpinned by the same deltabox frame from the v-ixxion and eschewing a design from the larger R1, it has been popular with those who want efficiency with a whole load of sportiness. Yamaha facelifted the bike in 2011 and dubbed the new version as R15 V 2.0.
Yamaha R15 comes under 150cc segment. The top speed of this bike is 145kmh with fuel injection system and Deltabox frame. It carries the looks of the R series bikes launched by Yahama worldwide. It looks quite close to mini R1. Currently priced at Rs 97,000, the on road price may go up to Rs 1,11,500 depending upon accessories one opt with this bike.
The first sports bike in India has got the makeover over the years and still going higher as the choice of people with all the ingredients to make it a successful domestic bike. With more power and better looks than Splendor, it’s giving the stiff competition to the like of Honda Shine, Yamaha FZ and Bajaj Pulsar.
The CBZ Xtreme has the best look in its niche and is one of the best-selling bikes in India with the price range of around INR 70,000.
Kawasaki Ninja 250 is powered by a 249cc liquid cooled, parallel twin, DOHC petrol engine. The top speed of this bike is 176 kmph and it can touch the 0-60 kmph mark in just 3.1 seconds and 0-100 kmph in just 5.75 seconds making it one of the top bikes in India. Available in Rs.269000, the length, height and width of the bike are 2085mm, 715 mm and 1115 mm respectively.
The Pulsar started the trend of sports bikes in India and still dominating the market with its out of the class features and looks. The Pulsar took Bajaj far too ahead in the race of all two wheelers and still holding its number one position.
The Pulsar is available in the many versions for their all classes of customers, that is, 135cc, 150cc, 180cc, 200NS and 220F. The pulsar is bound to deliver you the best power in the market and its DTSI technology is for making sure that you get decent mileage as well. The price range of Bajaj Pulsar is between INR 60,000 to 90,000.
The Avenger is the only cruiser offering from Bajaj and also the only affordable single-cylinder cruiser in the country. The Avenger has the classic cruiser looks. Its low slung styling, classic fuel tank with fuel gauge build give it the Avenger a distinct identity.
The Avenger is powered by a single-cylinder 220cc engine that powers the Pulsar 200F. However, this engine has been detuned to produce 19bhp at 8,400rpm and peak torque of 17.5Nm at 7,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox with one down four up gearshift pattern.
The Avenger is available in three colours- Midnight Black, Cocktail Wine Red and the Plasma Blue. With an ex-showroom Delhi price tag of Rs 76,857, it is a value for money bike for someone who is looking to buy a cruiser but does not want to spend more than a lakh.
Honda Unicorn Dazzler is one of the latest bikes from Honda Motorcycle & Scooter. Priced Rs. 62,900, the CB Unicorn dazzler comes with five speed transmission, 17 inch alloy wheels, digital instrumentation and rear disc brake.
The bike is Bharat Stage III emission compliant. Available in four colors, Unicorn Dazzler have dual Disc brakes in 150cc bikes in India.