Best Motorcycles Under Rs 1.5 Lakhs in India
At Gadget2Buy, our interests are completely invested in gadgets like smartphones and everything related to them. However, every now and then, we can’t help but appreciate certain other technological brilliance that is the motorcycles.
Motorcycle market in India is hotter than it has ever been. Today, people are looking past their primary commuting needs and opting for motorcycles that are more fun, stylish and offer plenty of performance without breaking a bank. What’s more, they are pretty frugal to run and maintain as well. With a huge variety of exciting motorcycles up to 200cc, a person is spoilt for choices within a budget of Rs 1.5 Lakhs.
We have listed some absolutely likeable motorcycles that can be had under the said price range:
1. Yamaha YZF-R15 version 3.0
The sportiest motorcycle under 200cc in India, the R15 is one of the most admired and respected motorcycles in the country. For 2018, Yamaha has made it even better with all-new styling and a 155cc engine which develops 19.3 PS of power at 10,000 RPM and 15 NM of torque at 8,500 RPM. The uniqueness in the new YZF-R15 is the Variable Valve Actuation which operates tow intake valves at different RPMs for better low to mid-range torque as well as impressive high RPM performance. Additionally, the motorcycles come with LED headlights. YZF-R15 is priced at Rs 1,25,000 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.
2. Apache RTR 200 4V
TVS is known for its professional racing pedigree mostly in the domestic arena. The RTR series is the direct result of the company’s racing experience and offers motorcycles that are some of the best street bikes in their segments. RTR 200 4V is one of the latest and among the most modern motorcycles in the TVS’s stable. It has a 197.75cc oil-cooled 4-valve engine which produces 21 PS of power at 8,500 RPM and 18.1 NM of torque at 7,000 RPM for the fuel-injected variant. Also, it is TVS’s first motorcycle with a mono-shock and a slipper clutch. RTR 200 4V can be bought at a starting price of Rs 95,685 ex-showroom Delhi.
3. Yamaha FZ25
FZ is a highly successful lineup of motorcycles from Yamaha. FZ16 is one of the highest selling motorcycles in the 150cc segment. Continuing on that success story, Yamaha launched the FZ25 last year with a robust 250cc air-cooled engine which churns out 20.9 PS of power at 8,000 RPM and 20 NM of torque at 6,000 RPM. It also gets LED headlights as well as fuel injection for trouble-free starts and smooth fuel delivery. FZ25 is priced at Rs 1,19,335 ex-showroom Delhi.
4. Royal Enfield Classic 350
Royal Enfield enjoys a cult status in India and its fan following has only increased in the recent years. Classic 350 is one of the most popular models in Royal Enfield’s portfolio as well as one of its highest selling. The motorcycle has a classic post-war era styling and gets a 346cc air-cooled engine which produces 19.8 BHP of power at 5,250 RPM and 28 NM of torque at 4,000 RPM. The spoke wheels complete the standard look. Also, the motorcycle gets a front disc brake. Classic 350 is priced at Rs 1,35,000 ex-showroom.
5. Suzuki Gixxer SF FI ABS
Suzuki’s fortunes in India were turned for the better after the company launched Gixxer, its best 150cc motorcycle till date. Following its success, Suzuki later launched the full-bodied version called Gixxer SF. This motorcycle was further refined with the addition of fuel injection and ABS. The engine is an enjoyable 154.9cc air-cooled unit which develops 14.8 PS of power at 8,000 RPM and 14 NM of torque at 6,000 RPM. The motorcycle’s fairing is wind tunnel tested for impressive high-speed stability and wind protection. Gixxer SF FI ABS has priced at Rs 1,00,216 ex-showroom Delhi.
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