1 . Bajaj Pulsar NS200
Street | 199.5 CC
The Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is one of the affordable entry-level performance bikes in the 200cc segment. With its muscular styling and performance, the Pulsar NS200 suits the college-going riders. The Pulsar has been a popular brand among the young buyers and the NS200 was a game-changing product in the Pulsar lineup.
The Pulsar NS200 draws power from a 199.5cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 23.5bhp and 18.3Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The Pulsar NS200 is equipped with features such as disc brakes at both the ends with optional single-channel ABS, digital-analogue instrument cluster and clip-on handlebars.
2 . Yamaha YZF R15 V3
Sports | 155 CC
The Yamaha R15 has been a popular fully faired sports bike in the 150cc segment. Yamaha recently updated the bike and the YZF R15 V3 sports a new design inspired from its elder sibling, the R1. The R15 V3.0 is one of the best bikes for college students given the styling and the performance.
The Yamaha YZF R15 V3.0 draws power from a 155cc liquid-cooled, fuel injected, single-cylinder engine that produces 19bhp and 15Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox assisted by a slipper clutch. The R15 V3.0 also comes with a host of accessories to increase the performance of the bike. Other features of the bike include LED headlamp and an all-new digital instrument cluster.
3 . Honda CB Hornet 160R
Street | 162.71 CC
The Honda CB Hornet 160R is a sporty 160cc bike from the stable of Japanese two-wheeler maker. The Hornet 160R is one of the best-selling bikes in the 160cc segment. With its aggressive and muscular design and punchy performance, the Hornet 160R suits the college students.
Powering the Honda CB Hornet 160R is a 162.71cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine producing 14.9bhp and 14.5Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The CB Hornet 160R is equipped with features such as a digital instrument cluster, wide rear tyre, disc brakes at both the ends and an optional single-channel ABS.
4 . Suzuki Gixxer
Street | 155 CC
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.
5 . Royal Enfield Classic 350
Cruisers | 346 CC
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is one of the best-selling bikes in the Indian market. The Classic 350 features a retro style design and the signature thumping sound. The Classic 350 will be a good option for college students.
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is powered a 346cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Classic 350 also gets a disc brake at the front while the rear features a drum unit. The kerb weight of the motorcycle stands at 192kg.
6 . Bajaj Pulsar RS200
Sports | 199.5 CC
The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is the company’s first fully faired motorcycle. The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is built on the same platform as the NS200, but with small tweaks. The RS200 competes in the entry-level sports bike segment and features a full body fairing, clip-on handlebars, stubby side mounted exhaust, and dual projector headlamps.
Powering the Bajaj RS200 is a 200cc, liquid-cooled, fuel injected single-cylinder engine that produces 24.5bhp and 18.6Nm of peak torque, with the help of a 6-speed gearbox. The RS 200 delivers a mileage of 35km/l and weighs 165kg.