The Kawasaki KX250F is not a regular motorcycle that one can use to commute to work or plan long rides on, but a pure competition-spec off-road motorcycle that cannot be registered for road use. The KX250F was originally developed by Kawasaki and Suzuki in 2004 and since seen success.
The kawasaki KX250F comes with a 249cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The KX250F is a perfect motorcycle for recreational bikers looking for a capable off-roader.
Royal Enfield offers a dual sport model in India as well in the form of the Himalayan. The Royal Enfield Himalayan, although has decent off-road capabilities, is not a full fledged enduro motorcycle, but does manage to tackle difficult terrain.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by a new 411cc, single-cylinder oil and air-cooled engine that makes 24.5bhp and 32Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Himalayan also features disc brakes at both ends, along with a 21-inch front wheel, and a 17-inch rear tyre.
The Triumph Tiger is a capable off-roader although it features some ‘luxury’ features such as heated seats and grips, height adjustable windshield, ABS, traction control, adjustable suspension, and mobile charging sockets to tackle long highway trips.
The Triumph Tiger is powered by an 800cc, liquid-cooled, three-cylinder engine that makes a healthy 94bhp 74Nm of torque with the help of a 6-speed gearbox. The Triumph Tiger XR tips the scale at 213kg.
The Kawasaki KLX140G is a focused off-roader, targeted at amateurs. The KLX140G is another off-road motorcycle from the japanese manufacturer that cannot be registered for road-use, but works well as a recreational motorcycle for those looking to to dune bashing.
The Kawasaki KLX140G is powered by a 144cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Kawasaki KLX140G is sold in India as a CBU.