One of the most important aspect of our daily lives are vehicles. They help us in our needs wherever we want to go and provide a suitable comfort to reach the particular place. Out of those vehicles, bike are one of the most and commonly used vehicle used by the people. Bike are also categorized in different mediums based on their performances and abilities. With the generation getting smarter and needy, the companies try to make fulfill their needs. It is the generation of the youth, so on the basis of their choice, modern bike have been introduced with lots of styles and special performances. Many International companies tried to create their place of the two-wheeler segment in the Indian market and most of them have been adopted nicely. Here are the top 30 modern bike in India.
30 Honda Navi
The all new presentation from Honda is a mini bike, named as Navi that was launched in the year 2016 and renowned as one of the most affordable two-wheelers in the country. The design of this bike was oriented and inspired from Honda’s Grom, a 125cc bike that the company sells abroad. However, Grom is a proper motorcycle with a four speed gearbox while the Navi is more of a scooter under the skin which is powered by the Honda Activa’s 110cc engine and has the same CVT transmission. The company claims that the bike can clock a top speed of 81 kmph. With having a small dimension overall, it has a 3.8 litre fuel tank which offer the efficiency in the region of 50-55 kmpl in the real world.
29 Hero Karizma ZMR
The stylish Hero Karizma ZMR is a product by Hero Moto Corp. that comes with good looks and greater performance. It is a 223cc bike and has a top speed of 129 kmph. The company has claimed that the bike can give a mileage of 51 kmpl in the city even-after having such a powerful engine but it can not be possible in the new series. The all new version of 2017 has been set up in the Indian market where the company has tried to retain its original charm and style of previous ZMR version. The engine is 223cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled engine with advanced fuel injection that has a peak torque of 19.7 Nm and generates a maximum power of 20 bhp. This bike is a complete mixture of style and better performance.
28 TVS Apache RTR 160
TVS Apache RTR 160 is one of the most famous bike in the Indian market led by TVS Motors. The company took the Apache brand in 2007 and Apache RTR 160 was the first bike that was launched in this series. Its versions upgraded by the time but the model remains of the same value. It has a 160cc powerful engine of single cylinder, 53 mm stroke with an average supporting 50 kmpl with a maximum power of 15 bhp and has a kerb weight of 137 kg. It is overall a great combination of style and performance and its attractive body looks cool and delightful for the viewers as well as the riders.
27 Bajaj V
The 150 cc Bajaj V’ bike is a teaser released by Bajaj Auto in 2016 which claims that it is forged from the metal of INS Vikrant, which is the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that played a major role during 1971 Indo-Pak war. It contains a special badge that reads, ”Made with the invincible metal of the INS Vikrant”. Some of the specialties of this machine includes a 150cc segment of engine which is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox that produce maximum power output of 14.3 Bhp and a maximum torque of 12.7 Nm and it persists a top speed of 110 Km/ph. The engine is a single cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC 2 valve air cooled DTS-i engine and this bike manages a kerb weight of 135.5 kg. Overall it is a very hit model generated by the company as it comprises so many specialties mainly the significance of the INS Vikrant.
26 Honda Hornet 160 R
This edition of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has been launched in the year 2016. Honda Hornet 160 R is a motorbike available in two trims- Single Disc and Dual Disc with CBS. It has the same 160cc powerful engine that has been used to serve its older sibling CB Unicorn 160. Its mileage has been assumed as 60 kmpl which proves to be ideal for such bikes. Its engine capacity is 162.71 cc and it can accelerate upto 110 kmph. The company has entrusted its faith in this bike as it consists many hit features and it is comparatively good with the other bikes of same range in front of the other companies.
25 Bajaj Pulsar 150
The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is a stylish bike presented by Bajaj Auto and is considered as the most powerful 150cc bikes on sale. It specifies a 149cc, single-cylinder, air cooled, DTS-i engine with a 5-speed gearbox and produces 14.9 bhp and 12.5 Nm of torque. It has a mileage of 65 kmpl, kerb weight of 144 kg and a fuel tank capacity of 15 litres. The bike can generate a maximum speed of 110 kmph and has an air cooled cooling system along with the carburetor for supply system. A stylish graphics has been fixed which signifies the attractive design of its body and it proves to be the best choice for the buyers in this segment.
24 Honda CBR 150 R
Honda CBR is a class lightweight sports-bike presented by Honda Motors and sibling of Honda CBR 250 R. It has a mileage of 42 kmpl. This is a CBR series manufactured by Honda, a subsidiary of A.P. Honda in Thailand and Astra Honda Motor in Indonesia. The kerb weight of this bike is 138 kg and it can hold a fuel capacity of 13 litres. Its engine is liquid cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine of near about 149.4 cc with a power of 13.63 kw (18.28 bhp) @10500 rpm and a maximum net torque of 12.66 Nm @8500rpm. The number of gears has been adjusted as 6 which does not make any problem for a rider by the time of riding and can boost up to a speed of 109 kmph. This bike is absolutely enriched with racing DNA and is very comfortable for long rides too.
23 Suzuki Gixxer SF
This is a presentation by Suzuki Motorcycle India and is proving itself to be the most affordable fully-faired bike available in the country. It is a beautiful and stunning looking bike with Moto GP livery with an engine of 154.9cc and a mileage of 40 kmpl along with a top speed of 127 kmph. Its engine is 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, SOHC, 2 valve with a 5-speed gearbox. The starting system is self start only and a carburetor supply system has been given with multi plate clutch and manual type transmission. Its fuel tank capacity is 12 litres and has a kerb weight of 139 kg. It is overall a very sporty bike presented by Suzuki and is dealing with a great success in the Indian market.
22 Bajaj Avenger Street 150
The Bajaj Auto finally launched the new member for a wider audience as the Avenger Street 150 which seems suitable as a perfect partner for a city cruiser. A twin spark, 2-valve, air cooled, DTS-i engine has been inserted in it with a top speed of 105 kmph and a fuel tank capacity of 14 litres. This bike stands as the fourth best cruiser bike in India along with the specialty of dark black alloy wheels and the midnight blue shade that makes it look awesome. The kerb weight of this bike is 148 kg. To fulfill the needs and likes of a rider, the company pushed it beyond an average cruiser segment motorcycle. It is one of the most comfortable bike for better comfort and long travelling in India.
21 Bajaj Pulsar 180
This variant from Bajaj proves to be the heart of Pulsar. A powerful engine with well damped suspensions and short gearing that enhances good bottom end are the delightful features of this monster. Its engine is a 4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled, single cylinder of 178.6cc with a maximum speed of 125 kmph and a good mileage of 50 kmpl made this bike an attraction point in the Indian market. A five speed gearbox along with front disc brakes are inserted in it. A carburetor supply system along with air cooled cooling system can be found in it and its fuel tank capacity is 15 litres with a reserve space of 3.2 litres. The sound that this monster creates seems to be adorable and is very amazing to hear.
20 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V
The all new TVS Apache RTR 200 is a super sporty bike launched by TVS Motors with an introduction of many major cosmetic and technological features as compared to the previous versions of Apache. This brilliant segment has a mileage of 41 kmpl and has a top speed of 127 kmph. It is proving to be the 5th most popular bike by a source that itself is a big achievement for the company. The engine has been fixed in the heart of the chassis of 198cc oil-cooled single cylinder with four valves. There is an option in the engine whether we can choose a carburetor or a fuel injection system and it produces 20.2 bhp and a peak torque of 18.1 Nm. This bike will get success on the basis of its style and performance.
19 Bajaj Pulsar RS 200
The most successful brand that Bajaj has managed to create in the recent past is Pulsar RS 200. It contains a 4-stroke SOHC 4 valve liquid-cooled triple spark FI Engine displacement of 199.5cc with 6 gears and digital speedometers. A triple spark 4 valve 200cc DTS-i Engine has been inserted for most advanced engine technology patented by Bajaj. The fuel injection system provides seamless power delivery and feather touch start for tractable power and optimum fuel efficiency. Also the liquid cooling generates optimum engine performance at high temperature. This version of Pulsar is basically made for real life races. It has a standard warranty of two years of 24,000 kilometres.
18 KTM Duke 200
The KTM Duke 200 is a standard or naked motorcycle which has been launched in India by the country’s second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto along with their Austrian partner KTM’s portfolio. Having a displacement engine of 199.5cc, it has a fuel tank capacity of 11 litres and weighs about 129.5 kg without fuel with a seat height of 81 cm which displays this bike as one of the most stylish motorcycle in the country. It has a top speed of 135 Kmph. The 6-speed gearbox function proves to be ideal for crawling city traffic. It gives a mileage of near about 35 kmpl which is not a bad performance for such a strong machine. This bike is a perfect option for those who is looking for a commuter bike and prefers to go bonkers on the race track in the weekdays.
17 Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
The all new segment of much-awaited Bajaj Pulsar NS200 (Naked Sport) has been launched in the Indian market by Bajaj Auto. However, it has been already appeared in the market in 2015 but the eyes were focused on the new 2017 patent. It has been upgraded to a new BS IV engine. The 199.5cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine is compliant with BS IV emission which is mated to a 6-speed unit and this powertrain is good for 23 bhp and 18.3 Nm of torque. It comprises of a 6-speed gearbox and can accelerate upto 135 kmph. It can reach a speed of 100 kmph in just 9.65 seconds which is extra ordinary. There is an auto headlamps on AHO function with an option of centre stand.
16 KTM RC 200
The KTM RC 200 is a standard 200 cc bike launched in India by the country’s second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto along with their Austrian partner KTM’s portfolio. It has a displacement engine of 199.5cc and has a fuel tank capacity of 9.5 litres. Only electric start has been given as a starting method. The engine type is single cylinder, 4-stroke engine and has a kerb weight of 147.5 kg without fuel. It can get a top speed of 140 kmph and has a mileage of 30 kmpl. This bike achieves even in the sportiest manner of riding a considerable range.
15 Yamaha YZF R15
With a tagline of ‘Harmony between rider and machine‘, the Yamaha YZF R15 is a supersport bike presented by Yamaha Motor Company. A new version 2.0 of YZF R15 has been launched in which a new concept of ‘Graded Up R15’ has been developed. The various design elements have been taken away from the supersport model YZF-R1 which has been adapted from YZR-M1 MotoGP race machine. The version 2.0 has a 150cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke fuel injected SOHC single cylinder engine (2008-2017) with a 6-speed constant mesh transmission for better performance. A fuel tank has a space of 12 litres.
14 Bajaj Pulsar 220 SF
Born as the Fastest Indian, the Pulsar DTS-i SF is a powerful 4 stroke, 220cc DTS-i engine bike by Bajaj Auto that delivers 21Ps of power and a healthy 19 Nm torque, which determines it as a machine for the true enthusiast. Both of the tyres are tubeless tyres strengthened with 5 spoke alloy wheels which are standard fit. It has a projector headlamp which provides a wider beam for better visibility in low light. Consisting of a stylish semi-fairing that is both good looking and aerodynamic, the ultra-stylish LED tail lamp, sporty split seats and split rear grab rails are some of its attractions. Some standard fitments in the bike includes a clip on handle bar complete with pass switch, an electric start, self cancelling indicators and engine kill switch. The fuel tank is a total of 15 litres.
13 Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220
The all new article of Avenger has been launched in the Indian market by Bajaj Auto, that is, Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220It is a 220cc bike with a power of 19 bhp and weighs about 155 kgs with a good mileage of 53 kmpl and can boost upto a speed of 120 kmph. Its single-cylinder oil-cooled mill delivers 19 bhp and 17 Nm or torque through a patent of five speed transmission. The engine has been tuned to get better low-end and mid range torque to improve and enhance the usability of this bike in the cities, and also a new high bass silencer has been traced for louder and distinct exhaust note.
12 Yamaha FZ25
The all new naked streetfighter came to sale in India on 24th January 2017 by Yamaha India R&D team. The engine is boosted up with a 249cc, air cooled, single cylinder with fuel injection system and Yamaha’s Blue Core technology. The official mileage has been measured as 43 kmpl whereas in the city it is 35 kmpl and in highways it is 40 kmpl. The wheelbase is 1,360 mm and its ground clearance is 160 mm with a fuel tank capacity of 14 litres and a turning radius of 2.5 m. It gets a class and sporty look and will be very popular in the upcoming time as it proves to be a perfect combination of speed, design and technology.
11 Mahindra Mojo 300
Mahindra Mojo is a sporting bike launched in 2016 by Mahindra Motors, India. Its engine is about 295cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, SI engine with a kerb weight of 165 kg. The fuel tank capacity is of 21 litres and has a starting method of self start. The Ducati Energia EFI is the brains behind the captivating rush of the Mojo delivers. The state of the art fuel injection system has been taken away from the core of the World Championship racing bikes. Its microprocessor calculates in the real time that how much the air fuel mixture is required for optimum vehicle performance. It is a very perfect move by the company to launch this bike in the Indian market as it will be a very good choice for the youngsters as well as for those who likes the combination of design, technology, speed and power.
10 Kawasaki Ninja 300
This patent from Kawasaki is Ninja 300 which was launched in the year 2013. It is a powerful 300cc bike and has a mileage of 25 kmpl. It weighs about 172 kg and can accelerate upto a speed of 160 kmph. The front cowl has a different twin headlamp setup that has been inspired from its much bigger ZX-10R. This bike delivers 39bhp and 28Nm of torque in its 296cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC parallel twin engine. The engine of this bike has been mated to a 6-speed gearbox and a slipper clutch is also there. This bike proves to be very suitable for the younger generation as it fulfills all the needs which a rider wants to have in its bike.
9 DSK Benelli TNT 300
The all new DSK Benelli TNT 300 has already made its entry in the Indian market with a great success. DSK Benelli is an Italian company who has launched some of its segments in the Indian market and out of them, one is the Benelli TNT 300. This 300cc bike has a power of 37.73bhp and has a mileage of 25 kmpl. It is a heavier bike weighing about 196 kgs. This bike is powered by four valve DOHC inline two cylinder engine that produce 27 Nm of torque and also features an electronic Delphi fuel injection system along with a timing system with double overhead camshafts. This machine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
8 Royal Enfield Classic 350
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The smaller twin of Classic 500, the Classic 350 is a bike that dignifies itself like its name- ‘Royal’. It is a presentation of Royal Enfield which was established in the year 1893 that does not need to shout to be heard as it is born of a rich heritage and bred with royal elegance. This patent of Royal Enfield is the best Cruiser bike in India. It consists all the qualities of a typical Royal Enfield and shares its powerplant with the legendary Thunderbird Twinspark. It has a displacement powerful engine of 346cc and can hold a fuel tank capacity of 13.5 litres. The engine is single cylinder, 4 stroke, twin spark and has an option of electric start as well as kick start. It can take up to 130 Kmph and has a mileage of 37 Kmpl. People love to have a bike like Royal Enfield Classic 350, commonly known as ‘Bullet’.
7 KTM RC 390
The appearance of KTM in the Indian market has increased the performance segment since 2012. This bike in India has been launched by the help of Bajaj Auto along with KTM. Its engine is of 373.22cc, four-stroke petrol motor with a sleeper clutch and is coupled to a 6-speed gearbox. This motor produce 43.5 Ps of power and 35 Nm of torque with a kerb weight of just 147 kg. The bike has a strong acceleration and can sprint upto 100 kmph in just 6 seconds and from 0-60 kmph in just 3 seconds. A twin projector has been setup as AHO (Automatic Headlamp On) which is a safety feature that the government will incorporate soon for all the two wheelers in India.
6 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350
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A powerful product launched by Royal Enfield is the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 with a single cylinder, 4-stroke, twin spark, air cooled 346cc engine of 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm with a fuel tank capacity of 20 litres. It is one of the most powerful and heaviest bike by Royal Enfield weighing about 192 kg. This bike can get a top speed of 120 kmph without any vibration and has a mileage of 25 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the most effective and fifth best cruiser in India which shares its engine with the other 350cc motorbikes in the lineup.
5 Royal Enfield Himalayan
This version of Himalayan is the first adventure bike manufactured by Royal Enfield. It was displayed for the first time in February 2015 and was launched later in 2016 at an event in Chennai. The development behind this bike was led by Pierre Terblanche. This bike is powered by Royal Enfield’s all new long stroke 410 engine with 411cc displacement and has a peak power of 24.5 bhp@6500 rpm (18.02 KW) with a maximum torque of 32 Nm@4000-5000 rpm. It contains a single cylinder with air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine along with an oil cooler which has been added for improved cooling. This mountain bike is ideal for tough situations and proves to be having an exciting off-road ability with a fuel tank of 15 litres.
4 Bajaj Dominar 400
This 400cc bike has been officially launched by Bajaj in India. This powerful machine generates a maximum power of 35 PS@ 8000 rpm and a torque of 35 NM@ 6500 rpm. The engine consists of a 6-speed gearbox with the kerb weight of 182 kg that has been assumed to be very much. The success of this bike can be identified as it is regarded as the second best cruiser bike in India in such a quick succession of time after its launching. Bajaj has claimed the top speed of this bike as 148 kmph and it can sprint upto 0-100 kmph in just 8.23 seconds. Its approximate mileage is 30-35 kmpl It can come upto 100-0 kmph at a distance of 46.19 meters. Overall it proves to be one of the most successful bike by Bajaj that will remain as an attraction towards people for a long time.
3 DSK Benelli TNT 600i
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This segment of the Italian company DSK Benelli has launched in the Indian market, named as DSK Benelli TNT 600i which appeared in India along with its four other Benelli models in March 2015. It is an amazing middleweight streetfighter bike of 4-stroke, 16 valves, DOHC, liquid cooled engine of 600cc that has inline four cylinders and a mileage of 19 kmpl. The power of this bike is assumed as 62.57 KW @ 11500 rpm and the torque is 54.6 NM @ 10500 rpm. This is a very heavy super sport bike that has a huge weight of 231 kg which makes this bike one of the most heaviest bikes in the Indian roads. It can hold a fuel tank capacity of 15 litres. The DSK Benelli TNT 600 is a perfect combination of style, performance and amazing features.
2 Harley Davidson Street 750
The Harley Davidson Street 750, a production of Harley Davidson however is the most affordable motor bike in its company’s line-up. The Street 750 is powered by a liquid cooled V-twin engine that the company named as the ‘Revolution X‘ and the kerb weight of this bike is 222 kg which assumes to be comparatively heavier than other bikes. The engine of this bike delivers maximum power of 47 bhp and 59 Nm of torque and it is mated to a six-speed transmission along with a belt drive and has a fuel tank capacity of 13.10 litres. Braking is what always been the Street 750’s Achilles heel, it has been introduced with a new rear brake setup and ABS and it also produces the company’s proprietary smart security system and a proximity key-fob. The overall length of this bike is 2,255 mm and the width is 815 mm. This bike is considered as the seventh best cruiser in India.
1 Suzuki Hayabusa
The legendary bike, Suzuki Hayabusa is a presentation by Suzuki Motorcycles which came in the Indian market in the year 2007. More than a decade ago, the company produced a machine which was extremely unique and so adorable in its looking that no one put their eyes down from it. The strong 1,340cc engine type is 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC, 6-speed constant mesh transmission powerful engine with an electronic ignition. This is the most heaviest bike in the country weighing about 266 kg. It has a mileage of 11 kmpl and a top speed of 299 kmph which is extremely incredible and unbelievable. Its design perfectly merges motorcycle and rider and it has been tested with the wind tunnel testing with a rider onboard that helps the rider to find the ultimate shape for high speed riding.