10. Yamaha Fazer
Yamaha Fazer is one of the best bikes in India. The upcoming Yamaha Fazer Fi V2.0 will come with a split seat, redesigned exhaust and updated instrument cluster. Also it would be available in new colors/graphics – White Cloud, Black Hawk and Red Dawn. In comparison to its old version, new Yamaha Fazer is three kilos lighter and weighs about 138 kgs.
Engine: 149cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine
Power and Torque: 13.1PS of power and 12.8Nm of torque
Estimated Price: INR 97000 (approx)
9. Honda CBF Stunner
Max Power: 10 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Weight: 128 kgs
8. Honda Shine
Engine Type: Air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine
Max Power: 10.6PS
Max Torque: 10.54Nm
7. Bajaj Platina
What makes Bajaj Platina one of the best bikes in India is its exceptional mileage. The latest version of Bajaj Platina is claimed to be the most fuel efficient motorcycle in the world at 96.9 KMPL mileage (in 100 cc category). To make the Platina ES even more attractive, Bajaj Auto has given it improved styling and electric start option. The on-road price of Bajaj Platina is close to INR 50,000 approximately.
Engine: 102 CC Single cylinder 2 value DTSI air-cooled petrol engine
Max power: 8.1 BHP @ 7500 RPM
Max torque: 8.6 Nm @ 5000 RPM
6. Hero Karizma
The Hero Honda Karizma was always a revolutionary machine and one of the best bikes in India. Manufactured by Hero Motocorp, Karizma was launched in 2003 and given a cosmetic upgrade Karizma R in 2007. Later in 2009 another variant Karimza ZMR was added to the league.
Engine: Air cooled, 4-Stroke Single Cylinder OHC
Max power: 14.32 kW (19.2 BHP) @ 7500 rpm
Max torque: 19.35 N-m @ 6000 rpm
5. Hero CBZ
One of the best bikes in India, Hero CBZ by Hero Honda Motors (initially) has a long history. It was first launched in early 1999 and stayed unchanged for about five years. In 2004, a new variant called CBZ* (star) featuring new graphics was introduced to ramp up sales.