High Performing Adventure Bikes In India
Modified On Dec 1, 2015 By Team Bikedekho
The two-wheelers market of India is changing at a dramatic pace and the interest of customers is shifting towards off-roaders and high performing adventure bikes. The manufacturers are also adhering to this interest of the customers and are up with their latest launches to further spice up the segment and boost the customers interest further. Here is a list of high performing adventure bikes in India which are available for customers here.
1. Pulsar AS:
To begin, Bajaj has entered this segment with its much acclaimed Pulsar series. The Pulsar AS with two engine options, 150cc and 200c are the first of their kind in their respective segments. The stylish half flaring, first in class projector headlamp gives a tough look to the bike. Telescopic with an anti-friction bush suspension at the front and Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister at the rear give Pulsar AS the freedom to be manoeuvred on any terrain with ease. The bike delivers a maximum power ranging between 17 – 23.5 PS and a peak torque of 13 – 18.3 Nm which are decent enough to take on any terrain. The bike has a starting price of INR 71,000.
2. Ducati Hypermotard:
The Italian manufacturer has introduced their potent adventure bike which offers all the power to conquer challenging terrains. The bike is perfect companion for the ones who wish to explore different terrains, as the bikes come with an advanced technology of different riding modes, power modes and the Ducati Safety pack. All these features are further complemented by a 821cc engine which delivers a maximum power of 110 hp and peak torque of 89 Nm. One can avail Ducati Hypermotard at a starting price of INR 9,95,000.
3) Triumph Tiger 800 XR:
The Tiger is the ultimate bike from Triumph which is ready to take on any challenge with ease. After Hypermotard if the customers are looking to buy a complete package of adventure bike then Triumph Tiger is the next option they have which comes at a big price tag of INR 10,50,000. With a massive 800cc engine, the bike delivers a maximum power output of 95 PS and 79 Nm. The exclusive Showa suspension is calibrated to ensure excellent handling on any terrain the rider takes the bike on.
4. Ducati Hyperstrada:
The Italian manufacturer has another option in the store for the adventure lovers named Hyperstrada, which extends the concept of Hypermotard in a significant manner. With ABS, DTC, wind shield, side bags, dedicated ergonomics and a series of touring features the Hyperstrada offer an exclusive riding experience to the riders. The bike is equipped with the same engine as that of Hypermotard and comes with a starting price of INR 10,95,000
5. Triumph Tiger 800 XRx:
Triumph is the ruling manufacturer of adventure bikes in India, offering a wide range of adventure bikes. Next in the list is the sibling of Tiger 800 XR marquee Tiger 800XRx. Available at a starting price of INR 11,60,000, the Triumph 800 XRx also features the same 800cc engine and same power output of 95PS. 800 XRx is also equipped with Show suspension, but the only difference is that of Showa mono shock which is adjustable in pre-load for 2 touring.
6. Triumph Tiger 800 XCx:
The list is dominated by the Triumph models and next in the list is again from the Tiger series. The Tiger 800 XCx is completely oriented towards off-roading. All the models of Tiger series are equipped with an 800cc engine with same power and torque output, but the differentiating factor of 800 XCx lies in the chassis of the bike. The off-roading ability of this adventure bike is ensured with WP 43 mm USD fork suspension, with rebound and compression damping which can be easily controlled with dedicated clickers. The adventure lovers can opt this bike with a starting price of INR 12,70,000.
7. Triumph Tiger 800 XCA:
Hosting a number of rider focussed technology, the Tiger 800 XCA boasts an incredible level of standard equipment designed to maximize the comfort and convenience of the rider in any condition. The 800cc engine, WP shockers are standard and the distinct feature of 800 XCA is dedicated dirt protector for the RSU body. The bike is priced at INR 13,75,000 for the Indian customers and comes with an exclusive Nissin front brake pads for improved braking performance.
8. Suzuki V- Strom 1000
The Japanese manufacturer has always worked towards stretching the horizons of the respective segment and in the league of adventure bikes the company again reflects no compromises. The new Suzuki V- Strom is powered by a 1037cc engine and inverted coil spring oil damped suspension at front while the rear gets link type coil spring oil damped which gives the rider the freedom of taking the bike on some of the highly aspired adventurous trips. For parking V-Strom 1000 one needs to spend a heavy amount of INR 14,95,000.
9. BMW 1200 GS Adventure:
When it comes to offering a ride filled with adventure, the German manufacturer has gained expertise in the respective segment as well. With its 1200 GS Adventure, the rider can take on any challenge with its light, and agile handling. The 1170 cc engine delivers a maximum power output of 125 hp and peak torque of 125 Nm. The distinguishing factor of BMW 1200 GS is the BMW Motorrad Paralever, adjustable spring pre-load and rebound damping adjustable at the wheel which makes it a competent adventure bike in the segment. One can buy the German innovation at a starting price of INR 17,80,000.
10. Triumph Tiger Explorer XC:
Tiger Explorer XC is the top notch model of the Tiger series which has a commanding authority on every challenging terrain. The proven 1215cc engine of the bike delivers a maximum power output of 137 PS and a peak torque of 121 Nm. The tubular sleek frame of Tiger Explorer helps in enhancing the performance of the bike and 46 mm forks suspension at front and 190 mm extended suspension at rear which is ideal for rough roads as well as long distance. Priced at INR 18,75,000 the Explorer is one of the leading adventure bike in the list.
These are some of the high performing adventure bikes available in Indian market which are not only filled with utmost power but are capable to thrill you on any terrain.