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5 Best 150cc Bikes in India: A Treat For Bikers!

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If you’re one of those passionate bikers who is searching for a brilliant 150cc motorcycle, do read out exclusive list of best 150cc motorbikes in India.

5 Best 150cc Bikes in India

At one point, 150cc motorcycles were considered to be ‘THE’ segment for those who craved for performance. However, in current times, the Indian two-wheeler market has matured much with arrival of more number of bigger capacity motorcycles across various segments.

However, there are some 150cc motorcycles in the country today which continue to draw attention, owing to their special qualities over the other motorcycles in the same price range. Here is the list of the 5 best 150cc bikes in India, all of which cater to different kinds of buyers in the country:

Yamaha YZF R15

Yamaha YZF R15

The Yamaha YZF R15, with its R1-inspired bodywork and chassis, is undoubtedly the sportiest 150cc motorcycle to look as well as to ride. Also, thanks to segment best technologies, it is also the priciest 150cc motorcycle in India.

The Yamaha YZF R15 packs in a host of technologies like variable valve actuation, deltabox frame and aluminium swingarm, which are usually associated with much premium motorcycles. In addition to it, the R15 gets features like full LED headlamps and tail lamp, clip on handlebars and fully digital instrument console.

Powering the Yamaha YZF R15 is a 4-stroke, single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, 155cc, which makes 18.6 PS of power and 14.1 Nm of torque, thus making it the most powerful 150cc motorcycle in the country today. The engine of the Yamaha YZF R15 has been paired to a 6-speed gearbox.

Specification Yamaha YZF R15
Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, 155cc
Power 18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque 14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Front suspension Hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear suspension Adjustable monoshock
Front brake 282mm disc
Rear brake 220mm drum
Front tyre 100/80 – 17
Rear tyre 140/70 – 17

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Suzuki Intruder

Suzuki Intruder

Love it or hate it, but you can’t ignore the exclusivity of the Suzuki Intruder as a uniquely designed modern interpretation of a small capacity cruiser motorcycle.

The Suzuki Intruder shares its 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 155cc and 5-speed gearbox with the 150cc Gixxer siblings. However, for the Intruder, the engine has been tuned to make 13.6 PS of maximum power and 13.8 Nm of maximum torque.

The quirky looking Suzuki Intruder is equipped with premium features like projector headlamp, fully digital instrument console, chrome rear view mirrors, forward set foot pegs, split seats with cushioned backrest and LED tail lamps.

Specification Suzuki Intruder
Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 155cc
Power 13.6 PS @ 8000 rpm
Torque 13.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Front suspension Hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear suspension Adjustable monoshock
Front brake Disc
Rear brake Disc
Front tyre 100/80 – 17
Rear tyre 140/60 – 17

Hero Xtreme 160R

Hero Xtreme 160R

After a number of versions of Xtreme in the past, Hero has come up with its latest form – the Xtreme 160R. With an all new robot inspired futuristic and lean design, the Hero Xtreme promises to be one of the most powerful motorcycles in premium 150-160cc commuter category.

The Hero Xtreme 160R is powered by an all new 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 163cc, which is married to a 5-speed gearbox and produces maximum power and torque outputs of 15.2 PS and 14 Nm respectively.

Hero has tied to make the Xtreme 160R look edgy and modern with an all LED lighting all around, fully digital instrument console, integrated pillion grab rail and stubby exhaust pipe.

Specification Hero Xtreme 160R
Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 163cc
Power 15.2 PS @ 8500 rpm
Torque 14 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Front suspension 37mm hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear suspension 7-step adjustable monoshock
Front brake 276mm
Rear brake 220mm disc / 130mm drum
Front tyre 100/80 – 17
Rear tyre 130/70 – 17

TVS Apache RTR 160

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

Another 160cc motorcycle which has managed to raise the standards of performance and equipment in the premium sporty commuter category of the Indian two-wheeler market is the TVS Apache RTR 160.

The TVS Apache RTR is bestowed with a 4-stroke, single cylinder, oil cooled, fuel injected, 159.7cc, which is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox and makes 17.63 PS of maximum power and 14.73 Nm of peak torque. These figures make it the most powerful commuter in its segment.

TVS has blessed the Apache RTR 160 with some really nice premium features like LED headlamp and tail lamp, fully digital instrument console, engine cowl, split pillion grab rail design and single channel ABS.

Specification TVS Apache RTR 160
Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, oil cooled, fuel injected, 159.7cc
Power 17.63 PS @ 9250 rpm
Torque 14.73 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Front suspension Hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear suspension Adjustable monoshock
Front brake 270mm disc
Rear brake 200mm disc / 130mm drum
Front tyre 100/80 – 17
Rear tyre 130/70 – 17

Honda Unicorn

Honda Unicorn BS-VI

The Honda Unicorn might be the oldest and the most staid looking motorcycle in this list. However, the very simple personality of the Honda Unicorn has made it a preferred choice of those who want a simple, no-nonsense 150cc motorcycle.

The Honda Unicorn ditches its original 149.2cc motor for a new generation 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 162.7cc, which produces 12.9 PS of power and 14 Nm of torque. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed gearbox.

The Honda Unicorn is a very sober looking motorcycle and misses out on all modern fancy features like LEDs and LCDs which the motorcycles aforementioned above are equipped with. However, it gets basics like alloy wheels, electric start, three-pod analog instrument console with tachometer. It is worth to be noted that the Honda Unicorn was the first ever motorcycle in India to feature a monoshock suspension unit at the rear – something which it continues to get.

Specification Honda Unicorn
Engine 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected, 162.7cc
Power 12.9 PS @ 7500 rpm
Torque 14 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Front suspension Hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear suspension Adjustable monoshock
Front brake 240mm disc
Rear brake 130mm drum
Front tyre 80/100 – 18
Rear tyre 100/90 – 18

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