The top 4 Indian Power Bikes TVS Apache RTR 160, Hero Honda CBZ X-treme, Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i and Honda Unicorn have given Indian bike lovers to experience speed and power at handlebar. The high adrenaline motorcycle segment was discovered by our old Hero Honda back in 1999 with its CBZ. Since then Indian motorcycle manufacturers are in no mood of slowing down. Sensing the potential in this segment Bajaj Auto launched Pulsar which gave people in India real feel of speed and power.
TVS recently announced the launch of its TVS Apache RTR 160. Let’s have a look at some of the major features of our fantastic four:
- CBZ X-treme: 58,055
- Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i: 58,200
- Honda Unicorn: 55,950
- TVS Apache RTR 160: 57,382
- CBZ X-treme: 5.43sec
- Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i: 5.42sec
- Honda Unicorn: 6.08sec
- TVS Apache RTR 160: 5.01sec
- CBZ X-treme: 113kph
- Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i: 109kph
- Honda Unicorn: 112kph
- TVS Apache RTR 160: 117kph
KM per Liter:
- CBZ X-treme: 48.2
- Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i: 52.2
- Honda Unicorn: 52
- TVS Apache RTR 160: 42.1
All of the above 4 motorcycles are sporty, looks terrific and are highly efficient bikes with each catering to specific type of riders. Margin between best bike in the segment and the runner ups is shrinking with competition getting fierce. On one hand Pulsar is stylish, has a excellent ride quality, gives best value for money while on the other hand Unicorn and Honda X-treme are best with their great handling capabilities and engine refinement.
You could choose a bike in these easily if you know what you want out of it namely ride, handling, speed, power, fuel economy and engine.
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