10) Bajaj Avenger 220 @ INR 95,706
The only above 200cc cruiser available below INR 1 lakh, Avenger 220 can be had in both Street and Cruise variant for the same price. It comes with a powerful engine producing 18.8 HP and 17.5 Nm of torque. It can cruise above 100 kph all day long. Bajaj Avenger 220 will be available in two variants – Cruise and Street variants. Bajaj has kept the basic design of the Avenger unchanged and new one is now available in two variants – Street and Cruise. The Street variant sees additions in the form of an all- black paint scheme with red highlights, mag wheels, black exhaust, black painted engine, new grab rail, new instrument cluster and much more. Now these changes might remind you of the Harley Street 750 but we guess that was the idea. The 220cc Bajaj Avenger is capable of putting out 18.76bhp and developing 17.5Nm of torque. The 220 Cruise comes with a bit more chrome on it and the headlamps, side grabs, and a handlebar are all dipped in it. Bajaj recently also launched the 1-channel ABS model of Avenger 220 in India for INR 1.02 lakh (ex-showroom).
9) TVS Apache RTR 200 4V @ INR 96,300
TVS Apache RTR 200 carries a 197.75 cc, 4 valve engine producing 20.5 HP and 18.1 Nm of torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed transmission and claims a top speed of 128 kph. The new Apache RTR 200 gets the same 197.5 cc single-cylinder engine which produces 20.21 bhp on the carburetor variant and 20.71 bhp on the EFI version. The torque output remains the same at 18.1 Nm. TVS will offer the slipper clutch technology on the carburetor variant. The slipper clutch with EFI engine is the second option while the slipper clutch with the carburetor and ABS is the third choice for buyers. The EFI and ABS versions will be available only at select dealerships. The Apache RTR 200 4V is the first motorcycle in its class to get a slipper clutch or an ‘anti-reverse torque unit’ as how TVS calls it. It reduces the force used to operate the clutch by 22 per cent, make the upshifts quicker and lowers wheel-hopping when downshifting aggressively and while cornering as well. Buyers looking for Fi or ABS variant can buy one by spending over INR 1 lakh.
8) Yamaha FZS V2 Fi @ INR 84,042
This second generation naked street fighter’s ancestor was the first Indian bike to bring that muscular looking road machine into the country. The FZ-S Version 2.0 highlights the style quotient with new colours and graphics. There is no change in the design and the rest of the model is pretty much the same as the standard FZ. The new FZ-S is powered by a newly designed air-cooled, 149cc single-cylinder engine which benefits from a closed loop fuel injection system. The engine has been tweaked to deliver better fuel efficiency and power stands at 13bhp and 12.8Nm of torque. Yamaha claims a 14% improvement in fuel economy. It comes with fuel injection and weighs just 132 kg. Buyers can also go for dual disc variant or get the faired Fazer variant under INR 1 lakh.
7) Honda CB Hornet 160R @ INR 87,843
Honda’s sporty entry into the segment, CB Hornet 160R comes with single and double-disc option along with both CBS and ABS as the option. Honda has done justice when it comes to looks and styling, the robust fuel tank featuring plastic cladding lends muscular stance to the bike. The sharp creases on the bike work well for the overall look. Up front is a pleasantly designed head lamp reminiscent of CB 600F. There is a sporty digital speedometer displaying all necessary information for the driver. Handlebar is flat and switchgear seems very elementary. Palm grips are nice and grippy and the X-shaped tail lamp at rear is catchy. It produces 14.9 HP and 14.5 Nm of torque while weighs comparatively high at 138 kg.You May Like: Triumph Daytona 765 Sports Bike Spotted Testing in Spain
6) Honda xBlade @ INR 81,668
Using a powerful 160cc engine, Honda xBlade is good for 13.93 HP at 8500 rpm and 13.9 Nm at 6000 rpm. The all-new Honda X-Blade 160 cc naked sporty motorcycle has been launched in India with an ex-showroom, Delhi price tag of Rs 78,500. The motorcycle was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. The new Honda X-Blade shares its underpinning with the Honda CB Hornet 160R and comes with a sharper design language and an all-LED headlamp cluster. The Honda X-Blade 160 is about Rs. 4,000 cheaper as compared to the base variant of the CB Hornet 160R. The bike is going to rival the likes of Suzuki Gixxer and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 in this segment. It comes with LED lights, smart exhaust design and affordable sporty character for the Indian market.
5) TVS Apache RTR 160 4V @ INR 81,810
Buyers can go for this base variant of Apache RTR 160 4V or choose a higher spec variant with rear disc and wider tire. TVS Apache RTR 160 is the entry level variant in the Apache Series introduced in India in 2007. The four-stroke engine displacing 159.7cc featuring single cylinder powers the bike. Power on offer is 15bhp at 8500 rpm and peak torque developed is around 13.03Nm at 6500 rpm Built around the double cradle Synchro STIFF chassis, RTR 160 weighs 137kg. 105mm stroke telescopic forks up front and monotube inverted gas-filled shox with spring at rear handle suspension duties. Stopping power is provided by 270mm petal disc brakes in front and 130mm drum brakes at rear. Those looking for fuel injection can get RTR 160 4V EFI variant. The powerful motorcycle is popular among street bike fans of India.
4) Suzuki Gixxer @ INR 82,813
Like FZ-Fazer combo, Gixxer is again the naked option if Gixxer SF is not your first choice.Suzuki Motorcycle India has introduced the 2018 edition of the Gixxer 155 cc motorcycles in the country. Sporting subtle cosmetic upgrades for the new year, the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer is priced at Rs 80,928 (ex-showroom Delhi). The bike maker has already dispatched the updated bikes to its dealerships pan India and the bike is ready for purchase. For the 2018 model year, the Gixxer series gets new graphics, MotoGP inspired ECSTAR logo and a new paint scheme – Candy Sonoma Red/ Metallic Sonic Silver. It carries the same engine but weighs just 136 kg. It claims a top speed of 115 kph and can be bought in dual disc or the dual disc ABS variant.
3) Hero Xtreme 200R @ INR 89,900
Hero Xtreme 200R is the most value for money product under INR 1 lakh. The 199.6cc engine is good for 18.4 PS at 8000 rpm and 17.1 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.The Hero Xtreme 200R is powered by a single-cylinder, carburetted, air-cooled, two-valve, 200 cc engine which puts out 18.1 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. The Xtreme 200R will be available with single-channel ABS and a choice of five colours – Heavy Grey with Orange, Black with Sports Red, Sports Red, Panther Black with Force Silver, and Techno Blue. The motorcycle rivals Apache RTR 200 and Pulsar NS200 in the country.
2) Bajaj Pulsar 220F @ INR 97,670
The legendary Pulsar 220F with its 220 cc engine is still one of the most powerful and affordable motorcycles of India under INR 1 lakh. The performance oriented Pulsar 220 is an affordable option for customers in its segment featuring a four stroke, DTS-i, oil-cooled, single cylinder powertrain. Displacing 220cc, the engine works out top power of 20.65bhp at 8500 rpm along with peak torque of 18.55Nm at 7000 rpm.Bajaj Pulsar 220 uses telescopic forks in front and 5 step adjustable nitrox shock absorbers at back for supporting and balancing the bike on road. Power on the other hand is barred by 260mm and 230mm disc brakes up front and rear. Comfortable seating posture, LED tail lamp, sporty split seats, split grab rails, electric start, engine kill switch, self cancelling indicators are some of the vital features offered on the bike. It produces 20.64 HP and 18.55 Nm of torque. 220F was the fastest Pulsar for many years before the introduction of Pulsar RS200. Bajaj recently also launched the 1-channel ABS model of Pulsar 220F in India for INR 1.05 lakh (ex-showroom).
1) Bajaj Pulsar NS200 @ INR 99,283
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is the most powerful motorcycle which can be bought around the price tag of INR 1 lakh.
Bajaj Auto today officially launched the new 2017 Bajaj NS 200 ABS in India priced at Rs 1.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company started dispatching the bike towards the end of September 2017 and the new NS 200 ABS is now officially available for sale in all Bajaj dealerships across India. While dealers have been accepting bookings for the bike since the end of September, deliveries for the bike started around Diwali, in October. The bike continues to rival the likes of KTM 200 Duke, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, and the Yamaha FZ 25. It uses the KTM sourced 199.5 cc engine with liquid cooling. The motorcycle is good for 23.5 HP and 18.3 Nm of torque. It claims a top speed of 136 kph.