Gone are the days when there were limited motorcycles and limited levels of power. Now, the Indian motorcycle market has something for various pocket sizes in the country. If you happen to have a budget of about Rs 2 lakh, there is more to choose from than you think. Here, we've gotten together a list of our top picks from across various motorcycle segments in India that are priced under Rs 2 lakh.
Full-faired sports: Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is a capable sports motorcycle and also looks rather good with full-fairing and distinctive split headlamp. It is powered by a 199.5cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 24.5 bhp and 18.6 Nm of torque and is paired to a six-speed manual gearbox. It is priced at Rs 1.21 (ex-showroom).
Naked street-fighter: KTM 250 Duke was launched this year along with the updated 200 Duke and 390 Duke and is placed between the two in tearms of price and performance. It is powered by a 248.76cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine 29.6 bhp and 24 Nm of torque and is paired to a six-speed manual gearbox. It is priced at Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom).
Tourer: Bajaj Dominar 400 was launched last year aimed at riders who go on long distance rides and could have a comparatively lighter motorcycle. The Dominar 400 is powered by a 373.3cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 34.5 bhp and 35 Nm of torque and is paired to a six-speed manual transmission. It is priced at Rs 1.36 lakh (ex-showroom).
Adventure tourer: Royal Enfield Himalayan proved to be a revolutionary motorcycle for brand. It not only offers a comfortable ride, but also has off-roading capabilities. The Himalayan is powered by a 411cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that makes 24.5 bhp and 32 Nm of torque and is paired to a five-speed manual transmission. It is priced at Rs 1.66 lakh (ex-showroom).
Classic: Royal Enfield Bullet 500 needs no introduction. A favourite for many in India, the Bullet has built itself a community. The Bullet 500 is powered by a 499cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that develops 26.1 bhp and 40.9 Nm of torque. It is priced at Rs 1.66 lakh (ex-showroom).
Commuter: If the objective is only commuting to work and back, Yamaha FZ S is a great option. Unlike most commuters, the FZ S V 2.0 offers good styling and enough power to have fun with every now and then. It is powered by a 149cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that makes 13 bhp and 12.8 Nm of torque and is paired to a five-speed manual gearbox. It is priced at Rs 83,000 (ex-showroom).
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