Top 10 Best Selling Motorcycles (Bikes) in India

India is one of the largest Motorcycle manufacturers in the world. Not only this, today this sector is dominated by mostly by Indian companies with Hero MotoCorp emerging as the world’s largest manufacturer of two wheelers. Its Splendor model has sold more than 8.5 million to date. These days, India is also the largest manufacturer of three-wheelers in the world. The company Bajaj Auto is third largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world. In the year 2013-14, the estimated record of 20.4 million motorcycles was manufactured in India. And with an estimated 37 million motorcycles/mopeds, India is home to the largest number of motorized two wheelers in the world. Other major producers are Honda and TVS Motors. Below is list of top 8 Motorcycle companies in India:

  1. Hero Motocop
  2. Bajaj Auto
  3. Honda Motorcycle
  4. Madindra
  5. Vespa
  6. Suzuki Motors
  7. TVS Motors
  8. Yamaha Motorcycles

In India, Motorcycle is considered as a necessity. Sometimes it saves time from long traffic, used as a symbol of personal identity, cheapest means of transport, and of course lifestyle accessory. To choose between the scooter or bike, is a little difficult task as both are doing pretty well for themselves, particularly when you compare it to the declining four wheeler market. Following are the top 10 best selling bikes in India during the monetary year 2014.


Bajaj Pulsar2201.) Bajaj Pulsar 220 F – model pulsar is one of the fastest and most popular performance based bike in India. Actually, it is so popular that for majority of Indian youth it is one of the primary options. Power-driven by DTS-i engine and 220 CC delivering 21bhp of power and a dynamic 19Nm of torque, Pulsar 220 is one of the best bikes in its class. If you are looking for a reasonable, cruiser, sporty and stylish bike, this one is for you. Standard features on the model includes a nitrox rear suspension, alloy wheels, telescopic front and a 5-step adjustable, front and rear disc brakes.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 80,403/-
Mileage: 38-42 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 220
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 21
Maximum Torque: 19
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 15
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Bajaj Discover 125-ST2.) Bajaj Discover 125 ST – is one of the latest and very popular models from Bajaj that come up with popular range of the two segment, Discover 100 T and the Discover 125 ST. Discover 125 ST has 125cc single cylinder engine that produce 12.5bhp power and 10.8Nm of torque. It has five speed gearboxes, the 125 CC unit that allows the motorcycle to hit a top speed up to 105 kmph. The Discover 125 ST is available in four colours – Brilliant Blue, Midnight Black, Flame Red and Midnight Black. The motorcycle competes with the Hero Ignitor, Super Splendor, Honda Shine and the Suzuki Slingshot Plus in the 125c segment. The bike is being offered in two variants: Drum and Disc.

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Price in Rs: 54,403/-
Mileage: 68-70 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 125
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 12
Maximum Torque: 11
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 10
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Honda CB Shine3.) Honda’s CB Shine – is a very popular 125 CC motorcycle manufactured by Honda especially for the Indian segment market. Small but key alteration and dependability makes the Shine a solid bike. There is stylish work of graphics that can be noticed all over the fuel tank, e.g. a 3D Honda emblem. The engine works out 10.12bhp power at 7500 rpm and 10.54Nm torque at 5500 rpm. It has a spring loaded hydraulic suspension, 80/100 tubeless tyres and gets 240mm front disc and 130mm rear drum. It is available in three different variants – Self-Disc-Alloy, Kick-Drum-Spoke and Self-Drum-Alloy.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 53,403/-
Mileage: 65-70 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 125
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 10
Maximum Torque: 11
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 11
Valves Per Cylinder: 2


Hero Super Splendor4.) Hero MotoCorp Super Splendor – Hero MotoCorp has launched the modernized version of the Super Splendor pro motorcycle in India which now comes with powerful and enhanced engine. It is power-driven by a 125 CC engine that produces 9.12bhp of power at 7,000rpm and 10.35Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. Splendor, being the most successful brand of Hero, is known for its reliability, durability and fuel efficiency. Presently, it comes in India in only one variant. The new Hero Super Splendor has been priced at Rs. 52,250/-

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 52,250/-
Mileage: 70-75 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 125
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 8
Maximum Torque: 10
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 13
Valves Per Cylinder: 2


Hero Karizma-ZMR5.) Hero Karizma ZMR – is one of the best 223 CC bikes in India from Hero MotoCorp which is powered by the same engine as the Karizma R, but the ZMR is fuel-injected whereas the latter is carbureted. The other minor differences lie in the design of headlights, fairing, addition of digital speedometer, rear disc brake and rear swing-arm suspension. The bike is pretty much liked and in demand for Indian road but being little high in price, when compared to other brand in its class, is less acquired.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 102,250/-
Mileage: 38-40 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 223
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 20
Maximum Torque: 19
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 15
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Discover 100T6.) Discover 100 T – In the category of 100 CC bikes Bajaj Discover 100T is one of the most expensive motorcycle. Company even claims that 10.2bhp power and 9.2Nm of torque in this bike is 25% more compare to other bikes of this type. It claimed ARAI fuel efficiency of 87kmpl. The bike gets features like DC electricals, five-speed gearbox, nitrogen dampers, T stand, auto choke, Electric start and alloy-wheels as typical paraphernalia. It is available in four colours – Midnight Black-Blue, Brilliant Blue, Flame Red and Midnight Black-Red.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 48,250/-
Mileage: 60-65 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 100
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 10
Maximum Torque: 9
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 10
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Apache RTR 1807.) Apache RTR 180 – TVS launched its first Apache bike in 2006 and it was big success. After that there were lots of changes in the design as well as engine part of this model. The latest design of Apache RTR 180 is more stylish and with loads of other features. It is also one of the first bikes in the Indian market to come with an Anti-Lock Braking System or ABS. The Apache RTR 180 is producing 17.3bhp power and 15.5Nm of torque. It is motorized by a carburetted air-cooled single-cylinder of 177 CC engine. The bike comes in two variants, one with Standard and with ABS. It’s available in three colour schemes – grey, white and black.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs:71,250/-
Mileage: 45-48 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 177
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 17.3
Maximum Torque: 15.5
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 16
Valves Per Cylinder: 2


Suzuki Hayate8.) Suzuki Hayate – the bike has come more into limelight after the ad of Salman Khan which has also impacted the rise in this bike sale. Hayate is one of the latest version from Suzuki Company after a gap. It claims to have milage of 69kmpl which is powered by 112 CC single-cylinder engine. It workouts 8.2 bhp power at 7,500 rpm and 8.8Nm at 5,500rpm mated to a four-speed gearbox. The Bike is available in five colours and is offered in two variants: Hayate kick start and Hayate electric starts. It competes with the Bajaj Discover and Hero Splendor Plus.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 49,299/-
Mileage: 70-75 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 112
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 8.2
Maximum Torque: 8.8
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 10
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Honda Dream Yuga9.) Honda Dream Yuga – bike is inspired from the CB Shine motorcycle. It is reliable engine with low cost price for Indian consumers. The Honda Dream Yuga is powered by 110 CC single cylinder air-cooled engine which workouts 8 bhp power at 7500rpm and 8.63Nm of torque. The bike uses telescopic forks for the front suspension and spring loaded suspension for the rear and is available in four variants, namely, Self Drum Kick and Spoke, Drum Kick and Alloy, Drum Self and Alloy and Limited Edition. And the bike is available in five colours and with 18 inch allows wheels and tubeless tyres at both; front and rear.

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Price in Rs: 50,499/-
Mileage: 70-72 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 110
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 8
Maximum Torque: 8.6
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 8
Valves Per Cylinder: 2


TVS Star City Plus10.) TVS Star City Plus – the bike is an updated version of TVS well-liked motorcycle Star City and its layout is motivated by the TVS Phoenix. The bike produces 8.4bhp power and 8.7Nm of torque, and has 110 CC DLI engine. The bike comes in four colour options, namely titanium grey, light blue, black, and red. Star City Plus comes in alloy wheels, adjustable shock absorbers, clear lens indicators and a number plate illuminator. It competes with Honda Dream Yuva in its segment.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

Price in Rs: 41,299/-
Mileage: 82-85 Kmpl
Displacement (cc): 110
Cylinders: 1
Max Power: 8.4
Maximum Torque: 8.7
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Capacity (Litres): 9.5
Valves Per Cylinder: 2

2 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Selling Motorcycles (Bikes) in India”

  1. mostly indian people choose sports bike having good looks with mileage and less maintenance cost for this bajaj pulsar yamaha r15 and gixxer will be more suitable and also naked verson if we can discuss then fazer, gixxer and ktm duke200 also good.

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