You might be looking for a new bike that is stylish, powerful, with good mileage and low in maintenance, equipped with the latest technology and much more right? , but you might also be wondering what all these features in just one package will cost you a lot of money ?, Well Of course not here at Royal Roads Ride we bring you the top new bikes to purchase under 1.5 lakhs in India 2018. And if you are searching for these kinds of bikes that could fulfill your expectations then must read this article and choose your type of bike.
So let’s begin our Listings with the all new
YAMAHA YZF R15 V3
We all know that Yamaha’s most favorite motorcycle among the Motorcycle Enthusiasts has always been R1 which now has reached the next level with Yamaha YZF R1M, and if we look at the recent past then in India the younger sibling of the Yamaha R1 i.e. R15 has hit the Indian roads with the its mass selling among the younger generation motorcyclist with a sports-oriented motorcycle but This Year this R15 is upgraded to Version 3 which is the next level of the Yamaha YZF R15 known as the Yamaha R15 V3.
Coming to the Price this machine will cost you around 1.25 lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi). This bike is powered with the Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC 155cc Engine which produces maximum power of 19.3 PS @ 10000 rpm and produces 15 Nm @ 8500 rpm of Torque, This bike is equipped with the Fuel Injection system along with TCI (Transistor controlled ignition). If you are looking for the undoubted sports bikes to purchase 1.5 lakhs then R15v3 is for you.
TVS APACHE RTR 200 4V
TVS Racing has always been known to produce the reliable racing machines of all time and in collaboration with BMW Motorrad TVS is now producing at-one-sight loving machines this year like all new TVS Apache RR310, with is the best looking and powerful machine that TVS has manufactured for their audience so far to know more check out TVS APACHE RR 310, Now let’s look at the latest launch by the TVS with the all-new design but the same name “TVS Apache RTR “200 4V, If you are looking for a bike that will fulfill all your purpose with naked sports design then must check out the all-new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V , The price of this bike starts at Rs 88,300 onwards (Ex-Showroom).
The Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 is the first motorcycle in its class to be equipped with an advanced A-RT Slipper clutch; It is also available in ABS and FI variant. The ABS variant with Dual-Channel ABS and RLP (Rear wheel Lift-off Protection) control offers quick detection and recovery of the wheel lock achieving superior braking performance and optimal cornering control. If we look at the specifications then this bike has the engine capacity of 197.75 cm3 SI, 4-stroke, Oil-cooled Single Cylinder Engine, with the maximum power 20.5 PS @ 8500 rpm / 15.09 kW @ 8500 rpm /21.0 PS @ 8500 rpm / 15.46 kW @ 8500 rpm, This street racing motorcycle is the best in budget high in technology and power machine.
BAJAJ PULSAR 200 NS
Getting slightly higher in the budget in our listing but under 1.5 lakhs mark price, we bring you the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS, where NS stands for the Naked Sports Motorcycle, The all new Bajaj Pulsar 200NS now comes with the ABS starting at Rs 110,714 lakhs (Ex-Showroom Price Delhi).
The Bajaj Pulsar 200 Ns comes with the 199.5cc Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC, Triple Spark, DTS-i Engine which produces maximum power of 23.5 PS @ 9500 rpm and 18.3 Nm @ 8000 rpm of Torque, 200NS is equipped with the Fuel Injection technology and Independent Spark Control Through ECU Ignition system 200 NS has 4 valves per cylinder , 200NS has got 6 Speed transmission gearbox which could reach 0-100 kmph (sec) at 12.58 with the 39.7 kmpl mileage . The Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS comes with the Tubeless tires with alloy wheels so for this budget Pulsar 200 NS is a good bike to ride on.
SUZUKI GIXXER SF FI
If you are looking for the bike that is one of the best in mileage, sharp in looks and race-oriented design then Suzuki GIXXER SF FI is for you, the Suzuki GIXXER has received very good reviews as compared to other bikes in that segment by the user’ s , the Suzuki Gixxer is the most reliable bike in this segment , This bike produces the mileage of 48 kmpl , The Suzuki Gixxer SF is powered by a 154.9cc air-cooled, fuel injected single-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 14.5bhp at 8,000rpm and a peak torque output of 14Nm at 6,000rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Suzuki Gixxer SF FI is the top range motorcycle in the Gixxer range, The Gixxer SF FI gets a fuel injected engine which is smooth and refined and vibration free throughout the rev range.
The motorcycle gets the same short stubby exhaust from the naked Gixxer which not only looks good but sounds good. The throttle response is crisp and the acceleration is quick, which makes it a perfect motorcycle to ride in city conditions. The front end of the motorcycle gets GSX 650R inspired headlamp and clear lens turn indicators. The tail section is sharp with LED tail light and sporty split grab rails. The Suzuki Gixxer SF FI is a perfect motorcycle for city commuting and occasional long rides due to its fairing. The fuel injection system is an added advantage with crisp throttle response. Overall the Gixxer SF FI is a good package for those who are looking for an affordable faired motorcycle.
Those of you who don’t know so let’s introduce you to Tork T6x, This bike is priced at Rs 1,36,000, This bike has a top speed of 100 kmph, it is available in white color The best advantage of having this motorcycle is that you don’t need to worry about the fuel , The tork T6x is the First production Electric motorcycle to be launched in India, The T6X has an impressive design along with an eco-friendly alternative to petrol-powered commuting motorcycles, This motorcycle is the best in design best in budget motorcycle and it will save you a lot of money, The Tork T6X is built around a trellis frame.
It is propelled by a brushless 6kW motor rated at 27Nm of torque, powered by lithium-ion batteries. On a full charge, the T6X can cover 100 kilometers. The battery can be charged to 80 percent of its capacity in just 60 minutes. The T6X gets a 267mm disc brake at the front and a 220mm disc brake in the rear. It rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tires. The T6X comes equipped with a TFT digital touch screen console, mobile charger, GPS navigation, Anti-theft system, and DRLs. The T6X also gets an anti-theft mechanism.
BAJAJ PULSAR RS200
Bajaj has always been a very popular budget sport bike producers in India, the Pulsar RS200 has turned out to be such a big hit with Indian customers that good chaps at Bajaj recently doubled the production to meet the high demand. the demand for the ABS version has also exceeded expectations with the ABS-equipped version accounting for more than 50% of the total sales, Bajaj is expected to add a white paint option to the RS200 soon, The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 looks almost exactly like the SS400 concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2014, the bike comes with LED daytime running lamps. The bike will feature integrated turn indicators which would be borrowed from the Duke 200 and the bike will get a regular stubby exhaust instead of the underbelly exhaust of the naked sibling. The tail lamps would be LEDs as well.
Bajaj has introduced a new color scheme for the Pulsar RS 200 called ‘Demon Black’. This new paint scheme consists of an all-black theme with red highlights. The Demon Black paint shade is available now without any hike in prices the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 has been available only in Red+White and Yellow+Black color combos, The new motorcycle is powered by a 199.5cc engine that has a maximum power of 24.5 PS@ 9,750 rpm and has a peak torque of 18.6 Nm @8,000 rpm. The engine boasts of fuel injection and further benefits from liquid cooling. It comes mated with a six-speed manual gearbox. The bike tips the scales at 165 kgs and has a fuel tank of 13-liters. It gets conventional telescopic forks up front and a mono-shock at the rear. The RS 200 has 17-inch mag wheels that come shod with a 100/80-spec tire up front and a 130/70-spec tire at the rear. The front wheel gets a 300 mm disc brake, while the rear gets a smaller disc of 200 mm. The bike also gets a single-channel ABS from Bosch. For Indian Consumers The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is priced at Rs 1,26,310. and should be considered as the bikes to purchase under 1.5 lakhs.
KTM DUKE 200
Well it would not be wrong to say that KTM in India and around the world produces the fastest racing motorcycles, so here we bring you the entry-level racing machine by KTM the KTM Duke 200, This motorcycle is a Naked Sports Motorcycle with a powerful appearance this KTM drives power with a 199.5cc and produces a maximum power of 24.6 Bhp @ 10000 rpm with 19.2 Nm @ 8000 rpm of torque , this bike has got a ground clearance of 165 mm with a kerb weight of 148kg , the fuel tank capacity of KTM Duke 200 is 10 liters and reaches a top speed of 138 kmph , The front braking system includes 300 mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper and the rear braking system includes 230 mm Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs, therefore if you are looking for a naked sports bikes to purchase under 1.5 lakhs then must checkout KTM Duke 200.
The KTM Duke 200 is the biggest selling KTM street bike globally Although a small engine in the grand scheme of the range, the popularity of this bike comes mainly from countries where licensing and tax laws see this as a luxury, big capacity machine. With the top level suspension and braking components and plenty of punch from the engine, it’s easy to understand why the 200 has been such a success story in just two years.
BAJAJ DOMINAR 400
Powered with the 373.3cc engine the Bajaj Dominar 400 is a complete package as a hybrid sports cruiser motorcycle, with this bike you could ride longer distances without worrying about anything, This 400 cc motorcycle is the most powerful engine motorcycle on our list priced at Rs 1,44,409 lakhs (Ex-Showroom) riding on the bad patches and different terrains or racing , this bike fits in every style of motorcycling segment, you could cruise this bike for hours without worrying about anything, this bike provides a lot of opportunities and its Bajaj’s best creation so far, This bike is powered by Triple spark 4-valve DTS-i engine, closed fuel injection, liquid cooled 373.3cc engine , that produces maximum power (PS @ RPM) at 35 @ 8000 and Max torque (Nm @ RPM) at 35 @ 6500 , This bike has got a slipper clutch and 6 speed transmission gearbox, it could reach a top speed of 156 kmph and could reach 0-100 kmph sprint in 8.23 seconds. This is absolutely one of the best 400cc bikes in India 2018, as priced Rs 1.36 lakhs (non-ABS) & 1.5 lakhs (ABS) We think it’s one of the finest deals the one could ever get if you are looking for the best bikes to purchase under 1.5 lakhs and under 500cc in India.
YAMAHA FAZER 25
With Yamaha Fazer 25 we are slightly increasing our threshold of 1.5 lakhs price mark, but it is essential to list this bike in this list as if you are looking for a new bike then we should also think about this newly launched motorcycle because we buy a motorcycle once in a very long time, You could explore more with the 249cc Tourer This Yamaha Fazer 25 comes with a powerful 249cc air-cooled 4-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, fuel-injected engine generating an impressive torque of 20 N.m and a power of 20.9 PS Fine-tuned and optimized for the Indian highways, it keeps your mind calm while your heart is racing.
The unique hemispherical combustion chamber, the lightweight forged aluminum piston, plated cylinder, and thin piston rings deliver a tourer’s performance with heightened aggression. This bike has got the Aerodynamic Front Crawl which could easily oppose the strong winds Its beautifully contoured and color-coordinated aerodynamic cowling takes the style a notch higher while keeping the blasting winds at bay. Equipped with the Dual Horn With new split horns delivering higher decibels and lower decibels (Dual Tone), here’s a tourer that truly sounds like one. It has got the Dual LED Auxiliary Lights the Fazer 25 has got eyes that pierce the dark, so you don’t have to look at the clock before heading out.
Its dual auxiliary LEDs are supported by bright, energy-efficient LED headlamps and an LED tail. This means, your tourer is ready to take on the roughs at any hour. Probably that’s why the weekend begins at midnight. Essential for long rides This Yamaha has got the oil Cooling to avoid Engine Over Heating , and most important for any long distance tourer this Yamaha has also got the Superb Suspension The lightweight link-less motocross suspension offers 120mm of wheel travel, so your tires hold their ground even on rough terrains and a 14 ltr fuel tank so that you don’t need to worry about refueling again and again on a long distance touring for comfortable cruising this bike has also got the wide and comfortable seat for the comfort cruising, so overall it’s one of the best touring bikes to purchase under 1.5 lakhs priced of Rs 1,29,335* (Ex-Showroom) Delhi.