Top 10 Most Famous Bikes in India

India is a young nation. This is not only a phrase but a fact that out of 1.21 Billion population of India 65%+ is under 35 years of Age and this makes the country the World’s Youngest Country. And everybody knows that young people and youth loves speed. And there is no better way than a Bike to reach the needed speed of today’s fast moving life. So here we’re gonna talk about the 10 most demanding bikes in India. Indian buyers want Bikes which have all rounder features, which makes them perfect. So, to meet the buyers requirements companies are doing fabulous job and making one after another models of Bikes. Out of hundreds of Brands and thousands of Bikes models only few successfully makes special place in buyers mind and gets selected to be a ride. So here we are sharing the list of Ten most famous bikes in India, which are favorite of many. Here we go…

1. Bajaj Pulsar 200NS (35-40 Km/pl)

pulsar 200ns

Pulsar 200NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS has out of the class features and also the great looks which dominates the market of India. Bajaj brought the Pulsar as a brand which provides the streets sports bike in India. Youngsters prefer Bajaj Pulsar  because of Ultimate power, lightening fast PickUp, High Speed and Sporty look.

Pulsar have many models like Bajaj Pulsar 135cc, 150cc, 180cc, 200F etc. These deliver the best power to you and having the DTS-i technology with great power and mileage. Lover of Thrilling speed should prefer this bike to purchase.

Bajaj Pulsar Engine Specifications | Performance

Max Speed 135 Km/h
Type 4 – stroke, SOHC – 4V – Liquid Cooled, single cylinder
Displacement 199.5 cc
Combustion system Triple spark
Max Power 23.52 @ 9500 (Ps @ RPM)
Max Torque 18.3 @ 8000 (Nm @ RPM)
Exhaust system Exhaust TEC enhanced centrally mounted
Total liters 12L
System 12V Full DC MF
Head Lamp (Low/High Beam-watts) H4 Bulb 55/60 W Bulb with 2 Pilot Lamps
Tail/Stop Lamp LED
Front: 100/80 – 17 – Tubeless Rear: 130/70 – 17 – Tubeless

2.Hero Motor Corp Karizma (35-40kmpl)



The Karizma is a well known Bile for long time in Indian Two Wheeler market, provided by the Hero motor corp. This bike gives great competition to the Bajaj Pulsar bikes. These both Pulsar and Karizma are different in their looks Comfort and style. This Karizma is available in two models Karizma R and Karizma ZMR Which have 86000 to 106000 Price in the Indian Market. Its fuel tank Capacity is 15.3 Liter which is amazing. It handles the max speed of 129km/h. Its Engine type is Air cooled, 4- stroke single cylinder OHC, Fuel Injection, Oil Cooler.

KarizmaZMR Engine Specifications | Performance

Displacement 223 cc
Maximum Power 19.2 BHP @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 19.35 NM @ 6000 rpm
Gearbox 5 Speed Manual Transmission
Ground Clearance 150 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 154 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 litres
Gearbox 5 Speed Manual Transmission
Clutch Multiplate Wet
0-60 kmph 3.60 secs
Top Speed 126 kmph
Mileage (City/Urban) 35 kmpl
Mileage (Highway/Extra-Urban) 45 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 42 kmpl

3. Hero Splendor (70 km/pl)

hero honda splendor

Hero Honda splendor

Splendor ruling the Indian Market with it’s outstanding Mileage. Everybody agrees with the fact that Splendor suits everyone. This bike is for those people who want to deliver decent look, best fuel efficiency in budget. It also come with the great durability and quality. The latest Splendor NxG’s Price is around INR 46000 with Milage of 65 KM/L. Its engine type is Air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder OHC with 97.2cc, Max Power 6.15 KW@8000 rpm. It has both kick and self start with Digital Engine. It also have a fuel tank capacity 11 litre which is more than Pulsar 135cc bike. In the end we can conclude that this bike is made for Indian People and the roads.

Hero Honda Splendor Engine Specifications | Performance

Type Air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder
Displacement 97.2 cc
Max. Power 5.5 Kw (7.5 Ps) at 8000 rpm
Max. Torque 7.95 Nm at 5000 rpm
Ignition CDI
Gear box 4 Speed constant mesh
Battery 12V-2.5 Ah
Head Lamp 35W / 35W – Halogen bulb ( Multi-focal Reflector )

4. Hero CBZ Xtream (50-55kmpl)

CBZ Xtreme

CBZ Xtreme

Hero CBZ X is Known as Local or Domestic bike in the streets of India. This bike has more power than the Splendor bike in the country and very close competition to the Honda Shine, Bajaj Pulsar. This bike has 149.2cc engine displacement and Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC type. Fuel tank Capacity of this bike is 12.1 litre and 1.5 litre reserve capacity. This bike is on of the best selling bike in Indian Market in the Price of INR 70,000.

CBZ Xtreme Engine Specifications | Performance

Type Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC
Displacement 149.2 cc
Max. Power 10.6 KW (14.4 Ps) @ 8500
Max. Torque 12.80 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Front Brake  Disc (240 mm)
Carburettor Constant Vacuum type with CCVI (Carburetor Controlled Variable Ignition)
Starting Self Start / Kick Start
Ignition AMI – Advanced Microprocessor Ignition System

5.Royal Enfield Classic 350 (30kmpl)

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield is the love of every bike rider, who want a Classic bike with dynamic looks, Thrill and power of monster. Its Engine Produce Powerful Performance and sound which thunder the air while driving. The old look of Royal Enfield attracts lots of lovers of its. The Price of Royal Enfield is 1.30 lakh Approx. in Indian Rupees. Enfield’s mileage is not much but who cares, afterall nothing can fulfill all your wishes.

Royal Enfield Engine Specifications | Performance

Type: Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark
Displacement: 346cc
Bore x stroke: 70mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio: 8.5 : 1
Maximum Power: 19.8 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque: 28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System: Transistorised Coil Ignition
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox: 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel Supply: UCAL 29mm, Constant Vacuum Carburetor
Air Cleaner: Paper Element
 Fuel Capacity  13.5 Ltr​

6. Yamaha Fazer (50-55 km/pl)

Yamaha Fazer

Yamaha Fazer

This Yamaha bike has Great looks and the power with lavish features which shocks the person who is driving that wheel. There are large number of buyer and the lover of this bike. This bike has style factor acceleration and comfort in it. This bike is a great competitor for the Pulsar 180, 200, 220 bikes. Price of this bike is around INR 80,000 in the Indian Market.

Yamaha Fazor Engine Specifications | Performance

Engine Displacement : 153 cc
Type : Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
No. Of Cylinders : 1
Valves per Cylinder : 2
Maximum Power (Ps @ RPM) : 14 Ps @ 7500 rpm
Horse Power : 14
Bore : 58.0
Clutch : Wet Multiplate

7. Bajaj Platina (70-75kmpl)

Bajaj Platina

Bajaj Platina

Bajaj Platina is preferred by those customers who don’t want much style but huge mileage in their bikes. “Finding a competitor of Platina in terms of Fuel Efficiency is like – Searching for niddle in grass“. The Bajaj Platina bike has extra long seat that makes it more family bike that means when you ride it you ride on and on. This bike delivers the mileage of 72+ kmpl approx. Price of this bike is Around INR 41000 which is very low as compared to the other mileage bikes.

Bajaj Platina Engine Specifications | Performance

Type 4 Stroke, natural air cooled
Displacement 99.27cc
Max Power 8.2 Pf @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 8.05 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Ignition Type Digital CDI & TRICS III
Transmission Type Constant Mesh Type
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.0 L (Reserve : 2 L)
System 12V AC+DC
Headlamp 12V, 35W/35W (HS1)
Horn Single,12V DC

8. Bajaj Discover

Bajaj Discvover 125

Bajaj Discvover 125

This bike of Bajaj is available in two versions of 125cc. This bike is the combination of two things which is his style and the sporty looks. People chose this bike for performance and mileage delivery. This bike is available in the market with the starting Price of INR 50,000 onwards.

Bajaj Discover Engine Specifications | Performance

Type Single cyl, 4-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC
Capacity 124.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 54 x 54.4
Max. Power (Ps @ RPM) 11.5 ps @ 8000 rpm
Max. Torque (Nm @ RPM) 10.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Starting Kick + Electric Starter
Top Speed 100 Kmph (internally tested)
Carburetor CV type
Transmission 4 Gears
Frame Semi-double cradle
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 L (1.6 L usable reserve)
Front Brakes 200 mm petal disc (opt) / 130 mm drum
Rear Brakes 130 mm drum
Front Suspension Telescopic (130 mm)
Rear Suspension Nitrox Twin (110 mm)

9. Honda Stunner (60 km/pl)

Honda CBF Stunner

Honda CBF Stunner

Honda stunner is mostly preferred by the student class riders, who need style as well mileage for their bikes. This bike comes with very affordable price of INR 59,000 to 60,000 approx. This bike is one of the best looking 125cc bike in India.

Honda CBF Stunner Engine Specifications | Performance

Displacement (cc) 125
Max Power 10 bhp @ 8000 rpm
No Of Gears 5
Fuel Tank Capacity  10 liter
0 to 60 kmph (Seconds) 5.0 secs
Top Speed (Kmph) 101
Battery 12v – 3Ah Maintenance free
Ignition Digital CDI

10. Honda Shine (55-60 km/pl)

Honda Shine

Honda Shine

Honda shine is a very simple and shiny bike suitable for every type of customers. This bike was introduced in year 2006 in Indian Market with 125cc engine. Honda shine is very affordable and less maintenance bike for the customers.

Honda Shine Engine Specifications | Performance

Engine Type 4-Stroke, SI Engine, Air Cooled
Displacement 124.7 CC
Power 7.55 kW (10.12 bhp) @ 7500 RPM
Transmission 4-Speed, Constant Mesh
Starting System Self Starter / Kick Starter
Front Tyre Brake Disc (Dia 240 mm)
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.5 Litre
Price INR 48,000 – 54000 approx.

So these 10 are the insanely famous & in-demand bikes of Incredible nation, India. By having the overview of all Top 10 most famous bikes, we can say that Indian people need performance as well as quality and durability. These bike should also tackle the up and down of the Indian road condition.

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