The Yamaha YZF-R15 is an updated version of the first generation R15. The engine is rev-happy, and the linear power delivery makes the YZF-R1 S a joy to ride, be it in the city or on highways.
The Yamaha YZF-R15 is powered by a 150cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that produces 16.7bhp and 15Nm of torque, with the help of a 6-speed gearbox. Yamaha claims a mileage of 42km/l and the R15 S weighs 136kg.
The Bajaj V15 carries forward a piece of history although the motorcycle is very new. Parts of the V15 was made from the iconic INS Vikrant, a retired aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. That sole fact was enough to make the V15 one of the best-sellers for Bajaj in the country.
The Bajaj V15 carries forward the same engine that powers the Bajaj Pulsar in a different state of tune. The V15 has a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine which delivers a maximum power of 11.8bhp and 13Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and returns a mileage of 57km/l.
The CB Hornet 160R was one of the most recent launches by Honda, and the motorcycle sure turns heads with its muscular styling and the unique ‘X’ shaped tail lamp. The Honda CB Hornet 160R comes in four variants, and the top-of-the-line model features Honda’s Combi-Brake System.
The Honda CB Hornet 160R is powered by a 162.7cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 15.4bhp and 14.7Nm of torque with the help of a 5-speed gearbox. Honda claims a mileage of 52km/l and the Hornet weighs 140kg.
The Suzuki Gixxer helped Suzuki gain a lot of ground in the Indian market, owing to the Gixxer’s design and nimble handling. The design was inspired by the bigger GSX models, and the Gixxer features a unique exhaust design, seldom seen in this segment.
The Suzuki Gixxer is powered by a 155cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 14bhp and 14Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Suzuki claims a mileage of 54km/l and the Gixxer weighs 135kg.
The Pulsar sub-brand is the most successful product from Bajaj Auto. The Bajaj Pulsar series also set a record sale in indian market, and the Pulsar 150 was the first model ever to feature a standard front disc brake in India.
The Pulsar 150 DTS-i is powered by a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine which delivers a maximum power of 15bhp and 12Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and returns a mileage of 65km/l.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 was the first of the Apache series to be introduced in India, which has spawned other models in recent times. Developed from a racer’s point of view, the Apache RTR 160 comes with a lap timer and three 0 to 60km/h timing memory.
The Apache RTR 160 is powered by a 160cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 15bhp and 13Nm of torque, paired to a 5-speed gearbox. The TVS Apache RTR 160 features optional disc brakes at both ends and the motorcycle weighs 137kg.