In the new year if you have been contemplating buying a new bike but can’t bring yourself to zero in on a particular bike, here are a list of performance bikes that are worth considering.
First up is the Pulsar 200NS from the stable of Bajaj which has pitted itself as the second largest bike manufacturer in India and has been producing bikes that are gaining a lot of popularity among the masses for its performance and power. Pulsar 200NS has a 199.5 CC 4 valve engine and gives you a power of 23 PS. It has features like 6 speed transmission, triple spark technology and liquid cooling and can hit a top speed of 143kmph.
It is priced at INR 85,151 ex showroom New Delhi and has a mileage of 42.85 kmpl.
Hero Karizma R is another bike to have a eye on. This is one of the most affordable performance bikes in India. Priced at INR 78.600 ex showroom Delhi, this bike is mated to a 220 CC air cooled engine that gives you 17.2 PS of power. The bike can accelerate to 60 kms from 0 kms in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 125 kmph. The fuel efficiency of the bike stands at about 36kmpl.
The TVS Apache RTR 180 is powered by 177.4 CC air cooled engine that churns out 17.3 PS. It gives you a mileage of 47 kmpl and has a kerb weight of 139 kg. It can rev upto 60 kms from a standstill in just 4.4 seconds and has a mileage of 47 kmpl. It is priced at INR73,365 ex showroom Delhi while another version with anti lock braking system, which no other bike in the segment has got, comes at a price of INR84,180.
Bajaj Avenger 220 DTSi is one of the affordable cruiser bikes available in Indian market. It is mated with 220 CC air cooled DTSi engine and gives 19.03 PS power. It has a top speed of 120 kmph and can race from 0 to 60 kms in just 4.5 seconds. It has a mileage of 36 kmpl and is priced at INR76,835.
Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTSi is an impressive bike both in looks and performance. It is mated with a 220 CC air cooled DTSi engine which gives a power of 21.04 PS and a mileage of 40 kmpl. The bike has a top speed of 150 kmph and can accelerate to 60 kms from 0 in 3.7 seconds.
To lay your hand on this bike, you will have to shell out around INR81,411.
The above are some of the bikes which are a wonderful amalgamation of both performance, features and power. So, if a new bike is on your mind, the information provided could just be the guide you were short of.