Sports Bikes in India 2014

Sports bike is not merely looks, rather it’s more about engine. Call it a sport bike or sportbike or sportsbike or a sport bike, when compared to any other bike, a sports bike is speedier, has a better acceleration, has a better braking, and is smoother on sharp bends, though not as comfortable or economical on fuel part. It satisfies the need of speed and thrill together. Though, nothing is as such fixed and is much dependent country-to-country, sports bikes have three to four major categories, as per the usage, horsepower, displacement, etc. of bikes. The most common classification includes lightweight or the entry level sportsbikes; Middleweight or supersport bikes; the last, but not the least, the Superbike or also liter-class. Lightweight bikes, or entry-level or small bikes, are the mini forms of superbikes. There are some 2 stroke bikes, which perform better than the 4 stroke ones. Lightweight sportsbikes feature a displacement of up to 500 cc. We can place Honda CBR 150R or Honda CBR 250R, Yamaha YZF R15, the recently launched KTM Duke 200, Bajaj Pulsar 200, Hero Karizma, Kawasaki Ninja 250R, TVS Apache RTR 250 as a few examples of lightweight sports bikes in India. The Mid-sized bikes, or call them supersport bikes, come with a displacement of 600 to 700 cc. There are KTM Duke 690, Triumph Daytona 675, Triumph Street Triple 675, Triumph America, Ducati Monster 796, Hyosung GT 650R, BMW F650 GS, for example. The Superbike, or liter-class bikes, are the 1000 cc or above. To name a few superbikes, we have Honda CBR 1000RR, Suzuki Hayabusa 1300, Suzuki Bandit S, Suzuki Intruder M1800R, Ducati Hypermotorad, etc. Some of the major companies manufacturing sportsbikes for and in India are Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Ducati, BMW, Suzuki, Triumph, KTM, Hyosung, and Hero. Another segment that we can talk about while talking of sports bikes is Sports Tourers. These are basically sports bikes and tourers mating. A sports tourer would allow high speed rides for a long distance along with giving a sportsbike kind of performance when we talk of speed and handling. One of the most recent sports tourer in India is Bajaj Discover 125 ST. Others that can be named are Honda VFR1200F, Kawasaki Ninja 300R, Kawasaki Ninja 400R, Pulsar 220, etc.

Popular Sports Bikes in India

With the growing purchasing power and love for sports bikes, the popularity of sports bikes in India have seen a huge rise. Bike manufacturing companies now expect even steeper rise. For many, these are not just bikes, sports bikes are what pumps up their adrenaline. And then many of them own sports bike as toys that give them the thrill of speed, something which has long been missing on the Indian roads. When we talk most popular sports bikes in India, {most_popular_bike} is quite a winner. It is the first bike ever in India to use the tri-spark technology. TVS Apache RTR 250, which comes with an engine capacity of 250 cc, 4 stroke engine; it produces at 9500 RPM a maximum power of 30 BHP, at 8000 RPM a maximum torque of 2.2 kgm, thus making the bike run at 150 kmph, is another of the winners. Hero Honda Karizma ZMR is one crazily popular sports tourer in India, coming with a 223cc engine. Suzuki Intruder M1800R, with a displacement of 1783cc, maximum power 127 BHP at 6200 RPM and maximum torque of 160 Nm at a whooping 3200 RPM, also is a much favored bike. Hyosung GT650R is a family with the Comet series launched by Hyosung, this also reminds us of the time when the phrase “racing on bike” was dream to us. It comes with a 647 cc, 4 stroke, 90 degree v-twin engine, with liquid cooling to keep temperature in control. Honda CBR250R, the sporty looks that it has been blessed with; it wins all hearts the most easily. The 6 speed gearbox, and a 250 cc engine, it gives tough competition to other hot names among the sports bikes, Kawasaki Ninja and Bajaj Pulsar 250. When you talk of Ducati, you know whatever it is, it must be a popular thing. And the same is with Ducati 848, the StreetFighter. The same popularity is won by Ducati Monster M796, Ducati HyperMotorad 796, 1100EVO, 1100EVOSP, etc., are other names that just cannot be missed. And can the Triumph Speed, BMW F650, etc., be missed?

Fastest Sports Bikes in India

With India's growing interest in fast bikes, the number of manufacturers coming to India, not to forget the Indian manufacturers, is trying their level best to reach the hearts. Speed is something that thrills. And that is where all the manufacturers are trying to cash in, knowing the fact that now the Indian consumer is ready to pay anything for a good speed. Here is a rather exhaustive list of top few fastest bikes in India. At number 10, we place Hyosung GT650R, the name of which makes clear the displacement of the bike. It is one of aggressive looking bikes, with racer bike styling, with energy enough to attract the young generation. Number 9 is given to Triumph America 850 by Triumph, the British bike manufacturer. Kawasaki Ninja ZX14 takes the 8th place, while on step 7 is Yamaha YZF R1. Suzuki's Intruder M1800R, with 1783 cc engine is proud at number 6. The 5th winner is Suzuki's Hayabusa 1300 with 1340 cc engine, this is one of the most stunning superbike in the Indian two wheeler market, its performance is all the more rewarding. Ducati Monster 1100 ABS is at number 4, which can within a matter of few seconds cross the 100 km/h speed. Number 3, Ducati wins here once again, Ducati Monster 1100S ABS stands proud at number 3. Harley Davidson Softail, at number 2, is a strong bike, with power being its second name. We place BMW K 1600 GT at the top of the ladder.

Cheap Sports Bikes in India

The need, of the hour or of just any time, in the Indian two wheeler market scenario are cheap sports bikes, since this is when we have started buying sports bikes more than ever; also, this is when many biggies of the bike manufacturing companies are entering India recognizing us to be a good market for sales. And, truly, we in India have many cheap sports bikes, many of them being from the Asian names. Honda Cbr 150r Standard is probably one of the cheapest of all sports bike. It is almost a cult bike brining such features at such a low price.

Top 5 Sports Bikes in India

What defines a sports bike are speed, braking power, bending on the curves, acceleration. Keeping these in mind, here we list the most talked of sports bikes in India. There is no doubt that Honda is one of the most loved one in the sports bike segment, the Honda CBR. Other than these, what really runs good in India is Yamaha YZF-R1, Yamaha’s top sports bike. It has been engraved with performance, design to kill for, innovation, all mating with advanced technologies. Another one here is YZF R15, equipped with fuel injection engine plus the delta box frame, which makes it a prize-winning model. KTM RC8, a name not to be forgotten when talking of top 5 sports bikes in India, Ducati Superbike 1198r Corse, Ducati Superbike 848 Evo, Ducati Superbike 1198 Sp, Ducati Superbike 1198s Corse, Ducati Superbike 1199 Panigale. ....view more
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