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Speed or Power? These Bikes Will Give You Both

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Speed or Power? These Bikes Will Give You Both

Driving in India is like driving in a game with a lot of activities happening on the streets. To conquer such roads, you need bikes that are stable, powerful and are designed with perfection. Motorcycle companies in India have happily accepted this challenge and made some of the best products in the market in the 150cc and 350cc range.

If you are thinking about owning a new bike or you want to decide on your first bike, here are some suggestions to help with your decision.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Yamaha YZF R15 V3

In the long years of Yamaha in India, it has manufactured and offered some amazing products to potential users. Among all these products R15 has been the most successful so far. The design, balance, and power of this racing bike are just perfect for Indian roads. The V3 or version 3 of R15 is enriched with a 155cc engine that generates an impress power of 19Bhp @ 10000rpm along with torque up to 14.7Nm @8500rpm.

The ground clearance for this is just so perfect that even after being a racing sports model the rider does not face any problem while driving on roads as well as narrow streets. Being a sports bike, has all the features that you can think off but what makes it special? R15 V3 has a mileage of 30kmpl which means it is a bike that gives you speed as well as it is economical for your pocket. It is available in the best deal of 1.4 Lakh.

  • KTM Duke 250

KTM Duke was a revolution in terms of naked bikes in India. Before KTM introduced Duke in the Indian market there were hardly one or two bikes that were built on the naked bike concept. KTM launched two products in India KTM RC-200/390 and KTM Duke-200/390. KTM RC was a racing sports version with similar engine specs and KTM Duke was the naked sports one. Both the bikes are one of a kind but KTM duke due to its ground clearance and amazing balance of weight has been a success in the Indian market.

Today, KTM has three variants successfully running in the market which are 125cc, 200cc, 250cc, and 390cc. Although there are several versions available in the international market these are the ones that were specially designed for the Indian roads. KTM is not just limited to speed but it also loves to share this speed with the fans, which is why KTM Duke is available within the range of Rs. 1.30Lakhs to Rs. 2.48Lakhs in ascending order of Cubic Centimetre.

  • TVS Apache RR 310

 

TVS Apache RR 310

We all have witnessed some amazing models in the Apache series of TVS motors. The Apache series has always been about speed and has attracted sport bike lovers and stunt riders. The series involves some great inventions such as RTR 160, RTR 180 and Apache 200. To respond to the increasing craze of the customers for Apache, TVS planned to launch Apache RR 310 which is a complete sports bike. It is an amazing creation from TVS that runs on 312.2 cc engine generating power of 34PS @9700 rpm. Available in Rs. 2.27 Lakhs, this monster has the capability of reaching up to the top speed of 160kmph.

  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield has always been a male-attracting brand offering some muscular products to engage its customers. The manufacturing of Royal Enfield is done keeping power and strength as the base, which is why these are some of the heaviest motorcycles available in the market.

The Classic 350 is a genuine and sophisticated motorcycle with a 346cc engine engraved in it. Creating an RPM of 20.07 PS @5250 rpm, it can be referred to as a perfect bike with attractive accessories such as spoke alloy wheels, knuckle guards, luggage racks and a headlight. Though Royal Enfield has started producing lighter bikes to increase its reach among the customers, it is still heavy but not as the original ones. The main reason behind reducing the weight of these motorcycles is the mileage which witnesses a huge boost up to 40kmpl. Apart from the 350cc version, Royal Enfield also offers Classic 500, Electra 350, Electra 500, Continental GT, Thunderbird, Himalayan, and Interceptor 650. Classic 350 is the base model or the first model in this generation of Royal Enfield which makes it very special. To own a Classic 350, you just need to shell out Rs. 1.64 Lakhs.

Which of these bikes will you go for?

Sarthak Moghe

Sarthak Moghe

Sarthak Moghe is a young, enthusiastic writer who loves modern technology and automobiles. After completing his graduation in Journalism and Mass-Communication, he stepped into the world of adulting as a content writer. When not busy on the keyboard, he likes to explore new topics and hone his sense of humour.   

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