1 . BMW G310GS
Street | 313 CC
The BMW G 310 GS is the entry-level touring motorcycle from the German motorcycle manufacturer. The G 310 GS is based on the G 310 R but gets few additional features for touring. The BMW G 310 GS is powered by the same 313cc engine that produces 33bhp and 28Nm of torque. The G 310 GS gets long travel suspension, small windscreen and a similar styling as compared to the bigger GS touring machines.
2 . Royal Enfield Himalayan
Street | 411 CC
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.
3 . BMW R1200 GS Adventure
Street | 1170 CC
The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is made for long rides across continents with the ability to take on any terrain when the tarmac ends. It is essentially a more capable version of the R 1200 GS and is around one inch taller, wider and longer, whereas the ground clearance is 0.5 inches higher too.
The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is powered by a liquid-cooled, 1170 cc, flat-twin DOHC engine with a maximum power output of 123bhp and a peak torque output of 125Nm.
4 . Kawasaki Versys X-300
Sports | 296 CC
The Versys-X 300 is the entry-level adventure motorcycle in the Kawasaki’s product portfolio. It is also the only 300cc adventure bike in the Indian market. The Versys-X 300 is based on the tubular platform of the Z300. The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is also available with optional accessories such as panniers.
The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 draws power from a 296cc liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine producing 38.4bhp and 27Nm of torque. The engine is coupled to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike features spoke wheels and braking duties are handled by discs at both the ends with dual-channel ABS.
5 . Suzuki V-Strom 1000
Street | 1037 CC
The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is one of the best adventure bikes in the 1000cc segment. The overall design is minimalistic with a large windscreen up front and bare minimum body panels. The V-Strom 1000 offers a good on-road performance as well as decent off-road agility. With the high ground clearance, the bike can handle the rough terrain with utmost ease.
The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is powered by a 1037cc, V-twin engine producing 101bhp and 103Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The adventure motorcycle is equipped with a fully adjustable USD (Upside Down) forks up front and sports a monoshock at the rear.