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Best Bikes Under 2 Lacks

Updated on October 23, 2017
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Gaurav Verma is a creative an Automobile Engineer also a creative Technical writer.

An average Indian, unlike western countries, would buy a bike which provides decent mileage and is also suitable for long rides. For an Indian biker, he would wish performance, comfort, mileage, and affordability as a major factor while purchasing a new motorcycle. So, these are the best bikes to consider to buy under two lacks which are affordable and comfortable and provides decent performance.

Bajaj Dominar
Bajaj Dominar

Bajaj Dominar

Bajaj Dominar 400 the most affordable 400cc bike. It is the best cruiser at this price, it comes with ABS and offers an excellent amount of performance, stability, and comfort. Bajaj Dominar costs around 150000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Bajaj Dominar

  • Displacement 373.3cc
  • Maximum Power 35 HP @ 8000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 35 NM @ 6500 rpm
  • Seat Height 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance 157 mm
  • Kerb Weight 182 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 13 liters
  • Top Speed 156 KMPH

Here are the reasons, why you should consider buying Bajaj Dominar.

  • It is available with ABS as an option.
  • It is a cruiser hence will offer more comfort.
  • It has informative instrument console.

Pulsar Rs 200
Pulsar Rs 200

Pulsar RS 200

Another most affordable and comfortable sports bike is Pulsar RS 200. The bike can manage the top speed of 150+ KMPH. It is also very comfortable. Performance, as well as handling on this bike, is great. It has very less service and maintenance cost. Being heavy this bike offers more traction as well as stability. It costs around 130000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Pulsar RS 200

  • Displacement 199.5cc
  • Maximum Power 24.2 BHP @ 9750 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 18.6 NM @ 8000 rpm
  • Seat Height 810 mm
  • Ground Clearance 157 mm
  • Kerb Weight 165 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 13 liters
  • Top Speed 140.8 KMPH

Yamaha R15
Yamaha R15

Yamaha R15

Yamaha R15 holds a special place in Indian motorcycles history. It has the best handling capabilities as well as track performance.

Yamaha R15 offers the best-built quality and has the best in class engine refinement. There is no throttle response delay, the problem of vibrations are also absent. It costs around 120000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Yamaha R15

  • Displacement 149.8 cc
  • Maximum Power 16.8 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • Height 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance 160 mm
  • Kerb Weight 136 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 12 liters
  • Top Speed 131 KMPH

These are the reasons, why you must consider buying R15.

  • It has the most stunning and head-turning looks.
  • It's not just an ordinary 150cc bike because the engine can produce power which is equal to a 200cc bike.

The only drawback of this bike is that it is not comfortable, long rides will cost you back pain as well as wrist pain.

Ktm Duke
Ktm Duke

Ktm Duke 250

KTM Duke 250 is making overall the best bike. With superb build quality, performance and more stylish looks. It offers the most fun to ride. It costs around 160000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Ktm Duke

  • Displacement 248.8 cc
  • Maximum Power 29.58 BHP @ 9000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 24 NM @ 7500 rpm
  • Seat Height 830 mm
  • Ground Clearance 185 mm
  • Kerb Weight 161 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 liters
  • Top Speed 138 KMPH

The reason why you must think about before buying this bike is that it is uncomfortable for long rides, It has a weird sitting posture and the expensive price tag.

Ktm RC 200
Ktm RC 200

Ktm RC 200

The build quality of this bike is superb. You don't need to worry about vibrations. This bike is only built for performance and racing. It costs around 170000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Ktm RC 200

  • Displacement 199.5 cc
  • Maximum Power 24.65 Bhp @ 10000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 19.2 Nm @ 8000 rpm
  • Seat Height 820 mm
  • Ground Clearance 178.5 mm
  • Kerb Weight 154 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 9.5 liters
  • Top Speed 140 KMPH

Tvs Apache 200
Tvs Apache 200

TVS Apache 200

TVS has manufactured Apache RTR series only for track racing and performance. The sitting posture is comfortable as well as sporty. It offers many options to choose. It is the only bike to offer dual-channel ABS in this segment. It comes with ABS and fuel injection as well as Pirelli tires as an option. It costs 92000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Tvs Apache

  • Displacement 197.75 cc
  • Maximum Power 20.23 BHP @ 8500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 18.1 NM @ 7000 RPM
  • Seat Height 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance 180 mm
  • Kerb Weight 148 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 12 liters
  • Top Speed 127 KMPH

The bike only lacks the fuel efficiency.

Pulsar Ns 200
Pulsar Ns 200

Pulsar NS 200

It is the first Pulsar Bajaj offers with the perimeter frame. Hence, this bike offers more handling than the previous Pulsars. Though R15 and Apaches provide have much better handling, pulsar Ns makes much more power. The ride quality of this bike is also better compared to R15. It costs around 97000 ex-showroom.

Specifications of Pulsar Ns

  • Displacement 199.5 cc
  • Maximum Power 23.17 Bhp @ 9500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 18.3 Nm @ 8000 rpm
  • Seat Height 805 mm
  • Ground Clearance 167 mm
  • Kerb Weight 152 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 12 liters
  • Top Speed 136 KMPH

There is very little to choose between these bikes. All the bikes are best in class. For handling and performance, Yamaha R15 and TVS Apache are offering better feedbacks, Ktm and Pulsar are powerful while over-all bajaj Dominar will be the best.

© 2017 Gaurav Verma


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