56+ User Votes to help you find the upcoming 250cc Bikes in India. Over the past decade, motorcycling has taken a giant leap in India with people no longer buying bikes to just get from point A to point B. More and more people want to own super bikes as earlier people have to pay heavy import duties to bring the bike home now big worldwide bike manufacturers are trying to tap Indian super bike market with their bikes. Here is the list of Super bikes launching in India this year.
Last Update on 12-09-2016
Honda CB500X The new 500cc bike from Honda will come with 471cc liquid cool engine. The bike will be launched in second part of year 2015 in India. The adventurous looking CB500X is fun to ride. The X gets that adventure-bike look all the kids crave, along with a bigger, 4.5-gallon tank that should give it more than 200 miles of range at the 53-mpg burn rate we observed. The bike will be priced around Rs 4.5 lakhs.
Ducati Panigale 1299 The 1285cc powerhouse bike was showcased by Ducati at EICMA 2014 along with other superbikes such as Yamaha YZF-R1, Kawasaki Ninja H2, Aprilia RSV4RR and the BMW S1000RR. The bike from Ducati is set to be launched in India at the year end and will be priced around 35 lakhs. Such in the case of new superguadro engine with an unprecedented 116mm bore and 205 horse power of pure adrenaline and 145nm of torque.
Kawasaki Versys 650 Although Versys 650 is a third gen bike versys but the tourer bike will be launched for the first time in India. The 649cc parallel twin-cylinder engine has an extra 5bhp and 2ftlb of torque (200rpm further up the revs). It’s still packed with lots of low-down and midrange grunt, but really you’d be hard pushed to notice the extra oomph over the old model in isolation. The bike will be launched in late 2015 and its expected price will be around 6 lakhs.
Ducati Monster 1200 Powering the 1200S is an 1198cc DOHC eight-valve Desmo motor based on the Multistrada engine. With this engine, Ducati has reverted to liquid-cooling. This latest version of the Testrastretta 11-degree V-twin grunts out 143bhp. The powerhouse bike will be launched in India in the month of August at rs 22 lakhs.
Honda CBR650F The powerful 650cc machine from Honda is set to be launched in India in the month of July for expected price of Rs 7.5 lakhs . The bike comes with 650cc in-line, four-cylinder engine develops 87 BHP @ 11,000 RPM and 62 Nm @ 8,000 RPM. The low and mid-range torque helps in riding around town or keeping the bike at a steady pace on the highways, sacrificing high-RPM power and is connected to a six-speed transmission. The bike gets a 180-mm section tyre at the rear and a 120-mm tyre at the front. Tank capacity is 17-litres. It will compete with the likes of Kawasaki Ninja and Hyosung GT650R.
Hero Hastur The new Hero Hastur is a street-naked concept bike which will be will be powered by a four-stroke 620cc parallel-twin engine producing 79bhp and 72Nm of torque. The liquid-cooled engine is mated to six-speed gearbox. With a kerb weight of just 160kgs, the engine is capable of propelling the Hastur to 240kmph, with the sprint to 100kmph taking just 3.8 seconds. The front headlight comprises two projector lamps, and gives a predatory impression. The motorcycle’s instruments are set on the tank. Bar end mirrors sit mounted on either side of the relatively flat handlebars, with alloy finished, reach adjustable clutch and brake levers. Ten-spoke alloy wheels carry Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres while braking is taken care of by four-pot radial-mount discs in the front and a single-piston disc at the rear.
Ducati Diavel The 1198cc powerhouse bike from Ducati comes with V6 valvetrain DOHC 3 Valves type . The powerful bike is proving to be very good performer and also fuel efficient. The engine of the new Ducati Diavel Sports is also bestowed with advanced technologies to enhance the performance of the bike. The engine has been furnished with 91.6 mm Cylinder Bore and 63 mm Stoke. The 6 Speed Cruise Drive Transmission present in the bike certifies smoother changing of gears. The engine offers an eloquent power of 185 bhp @ 5500 rpm and a beating torque of 221 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm, thus enhancing the performance of the bike. The bike will be priced at around 27 lakhs and will be launched here in the mid 2015.
Indian Chief Dark Horse The Powerful cruiser bike from Indian Chief will be launched in India at the latter stages of the year 2015. The bike is priced at Rs 22 lakhs ex showroom. Total black looking bike comes with the similar specs as of Indian Chief classic with Thunder Stroke 111, 1,811 cc, oil-cooled, V-twin from the Chief Classic, which is capable of producing 161 Nm of torque. The bike will be available with a single seat the pillion seat will be charged if the buyer wants it.
Kawasaki Ninja H2 Kawasaki Ninja H2 is street version of track version of Kawasaki’s own Ninja H2R. The 998cc super bike is set to be launch in India in mid year and is expected price is Rs 30 lakhs. Kawasaki Ninja H2 will be brought to India as CBU (Completely Built-up Unit) and can be booked with a token amount of â‚¹10 lakh. Like performance version of its H2R, Ninja H2 also comes with a lot of perks, including 998cc supercharged engine which churns out a power of 200 PS.
UM Renegade Sport S – UM Motorcycles will be launching an all new cruiser motorcycle in India, UM Renegade Sport S.The UM Renegade Sport S will be powered by a 279cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel injected engine which will make 26.6PS at 8600rpm and 22.76Nm of peak torque at 6300rpm. The bike will be launched in 2016 and its expected price will be around 1.7 lakhs.
Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL – Kawasaki has finally unleashed a new single-cylinder version of the Ninja 250, a fully fared sports bike called Ninja 250SL. Kawasaki Ninja 250SL has got some remarkable features and eye-catching design elements which are worth mentioning. Kawasaki Ninja 250SL has got a 249cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel injected, DOHC based engine with a maximum power of 27.62bhp at 9,700rpm and a maximum torque of 22.6Nm at 8,200rpm and is mated with a 6-speed gearbox transmission to give a top speed of almost 153kmph. The bike will be launched in 2016 and its expected price will be around 2.70 lakhs.
BMW S1000R It is a street version of bmw s1000rr which is track bike. The S1000R carries the same powerplant that powers the RR, which is a four-stroke, 999cc, liquid/oil-cooled, in-line four-cylinder engine. However, based on the roles that both bikes are designed to cater to, there is a change in the delivery of peak power and torque figures. Being a street-naked, the S1000R is re-tuned to offer 160bhp of maximum power at 11000rpm, 33bhp less than the S1000RR, with similar peak torque output of 11.4kgm made at 9250rpm, 500revs lower than the RR. It will be priced at rs 25 lakhs and will be available for the public in the month of October.
Royal Enfield Himalayan – The Royal Enfield launcher the all new adventure bike Royal Enfield Himalayan. The Himalayan will be powered by a new four stroke, single cylinder, 410cc air-cooled engine, which will make around 28PS of power and 32Nm of torque. The bike gets a new double cradle chassis, designed by Royal Enfield-owned Harris Performance. The bike will be launched in 2016 and its expected price will be around 1.80 lakhs.
Bajaj Pulsar CS 400 – Bajaj lunched Pulsar CS 400 will be Bajaj’s first ever 400cc motorcycle in India. This bike is the perfect blend of sportiness, style, aggressiveness, technology, performance and speed that has attracted interest of everyone. The Pulsar CS400 features a fully digital instrument console which includes a unique digital speedometer, fuel gauge, tachometer, two trip meters, a clock, pass light and a low fuel, oil and battery indicators along with a stand alarm. Bajaj Pulsar CS400 is equipped with 373.2cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled engine with Bajaj's triple spark technology to give an expected maximum power of 43 Bhp at 9000 rpm and an expected maximum torque of 35 Nm at 7000 rpm and is mated with a 6-speed gearbox transmission. The bike will be launched in 2016 and its expected price will be around 2 lakhs.
Yamaha YZF R1 The powerful 998cc superbike from Yamaha is set to be launched in India in the month of August and is expected to be priced around 15 lakhs. The 998cc engine shelves out maximum output of 197bhp, and weighing 199kg with fuel, the Yamaha has a power-to-weight ratio fractionally higher than that of BMW’s class yardstick, the S1000RR. The superbike reaches its top speed of 230 kilometers per hour at rpm of 13500.
Honda CB500R The sports looking bike from Honda will be launched in mid 2015 here. The Honda CBR500R is one of the most popular sport bikes found on today’s streets. And there is no wonder why, because it’s reliable, affordable and rewards you with first class performances each time you jump on its back. This Japanese beauty is propelled by a 471cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine with PGM-FI With 34mm throttle bodies. The unit is combined with a six-speed transmission. The bike is set to be priced around 5 Lakhs in India.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3.0 – Yamaha India will soon launch a facelifted version 3.0 of its popular YZF-R15 motorcycle. It is expected that R15 V3.0 is going to generate more power and torque, will get a new all-digital instrument console, dual projector head lamps like Pulsar RS200 plus a more comfortable pillion and rider seat. It is also being speculated that Yamaha may also launch an ABS version of R15 V3. The bike will be launched in 2016 and its expected price will be around 1.20 lakhs.
Triumph Tiger XRx Tiger XRx was unveiled by triumph motorcycles in India at India Bike Week along with Tiger XCx. XRc is more of a road or a city bike which comes with a liquid-cooled, 12-valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder 800 cc engine that produces 93.7 bhp of power and 79 Nm of torque, and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The bike will be launched in the month of march at an approximate price of Rs 10 lakhs.
Triumph Tiger XCx Tiger XCx was along with tiger XRx was unveiled worldwide by Triumph at EICMA fair in November and in India it was first showcased at India Bike week in Goa. The bike comes with the same liquid-cooled, 12-valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder 800 cc engine that produces 93.7 bhp of power and 79 Nm of torque, and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The bike is more of a offroader when you compare its vital stats and looks with XRx as it comes with bigger alloys and many more features. The bike will be launched in India on 12 March 2015 at an approximate price of 11 lakhs.
Ducati Hyperstrada The Ducati Hyperstrada is powered by brand new 821.1cc, V-Twin Testastretta, liquid-cooled engine that produces 110 BHP of power at 9250 RPM and 89 Nm of torque at 7750 RPM. The engine is mated to 6-speed transmission. The Hyperstrada comes with top of the line suspension such as, 43mm USD forks, single-sided aluminum swing arm, SACH rear monoshock with remote adjustability. The motorcycle when fuelled and with all liquids weighs in at 204 kgs! The tourer bike will be launched this year with an expected price of Rs 9 lakhs.
DSK Benelli TNT 600gt You might say that a 600cc middle-weight motorcycle won’t have enough pep to keep touring stress free (because you ride with a pillion and some luggage which adds to the weight) but the TNT 600 GT isn’t another 600cc bike, it is powered by an in-line 4-cylinder engine. The affordable tourer bike is set to priced around 8 lakhs.
Harley-Davidson Roadster – The American bike-maker company Harley-Davidson lunched the all new Sportier range cruiser bike Roadster in India on November 2016 with an expected price of around Rs 10 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. Roadster is powered by a 1,200 cc Air-cooled, Evolution, Push rod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters and two valves per cylinder, V-twin motor engine. It generate maximum power best in class maximum torque of 103 Nm at 3750 Rpm. The bike come with five-speed gearbox. Roadster come with dual disc front is 300 mm dual floating disc brake and rear is 260 mm single disc brake with optional ABS. The front suspension is 43 mm inverted forks and rear suspension is variable rate spring over 36 mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment.
Triumph is applying an aggrsive strategy in India for its bikes as they are coming with many bikes in India with they are also set to launch their limited edition superbike Triumph Rocket X . Rocket X is being launched at the occasion of completing Triumph Rocket III. It is priced at Rs 21 lakh exshowroom Delhi. It comes with a 2294cc, three cylinder engine sitting inline with the chassis, the Rocket X gets the world's largest production motorcycle engine. Delivering a 221Nm of torque at 2750rpm which comes in Rocket III. The changes that has made it a special edition are the tank and mudguards are stripped completely back and then undergo a 'grind' effect. There is attention to detail when it comes to the tank stripes and logo which have been carefully lined followed by the Jet Black base layer of paint, followed by a clear coat layer.
The paint is left for days to rest and cure after which a total of 6 layers of lacquer are applied using ultra high solid paint. The paintwork is then highly polished and again left for 2 days to cure. Second polishing is then applied to provide an incredible smooth finish with amazing depth.