Here’s the list of top 500-1000 cc motorcycles in India.
Are you planning on buying a motorcycle but looking for bikes that are in between 500cc to 1000cc? Well, you must be looking for the best models in this bracket to enjoy a great ride without spending too much or going beyond this particular segment. To help you out, we have picked the top 6 models that come under this bracket. Read on!
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650
Inspired by the original Interceptor of the 1960s, the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 offers a modern classic design. Offering a relaxed riding position and capturing the essence of the British Roadster, it is a bike that is getting popular among the Indian riders. The bike has wide handlebars and low footpegs for a comfortable upright riding position. A teardrop-shaped fuel tank, distinctively wide handlebars, diamond-quilted seats and clean lines along the entire motorcycle are some of its fascinating features. Refined to produce little to no vibrations, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 offers smooth and pleasant riding.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650
A commuter bike available in 3 variants in India, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 generates 47 bhp of power and 52 Nm of torque from its 648cc engine. The bike has 6-speed manual gearbox along with a double cylinder engine. The top variant of Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 also has an anti-locking braking system with both rear and front disk brakes. With a BS6-compliant, fuel-injected 648cc parallel-twin air/oil-cooled motor that generates 46.8bhp and 52Nm, the bike feeds the rear wheel via a six-speed gearbox and chain drive.
Price starting from ₹3,99,000 (ex-showroom), CFMoto 650NK features double cylinder engine that has a 6-speed manual gearbox, both rear and front disk brakes have the anti-locking braking system and the bike is available in 2 colours. One can notice the bike’s minimalistic look with sharp and edgy lines giving it an aggressive stance. The design is eye-catchy because it is accentuated by the muscular fuel tank and edgy extensions bearing the brand’s logo. LED headlamp and tail lamp and a fully-digital instrument console are some of the other added features of this middle-weight naked street bike.
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Generating 46.8 bhp of power and 46 Nm of torque from its 500cc engine, Leoncino has a double cylinder engine with 6-speed manual gearbox. This bike too features an anti-locking braking system in its rear and front disk brakes. The design is inspired by the motorcycles from the 70s and you can see it has a round headlamp with LED DRLs and a round LCD instrument cluster that adds to its retro appeal. Some of its other features include a curvy, 12.7-litre fuel tank that integrates into the upswept tail section which houses an LED tail lamp and LED turn indicators, a 499cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine and 17-inch wheels that are wrapped in tyres sourced from Pirelli.
Available in only one variant in India, CFMoto 650MT gets a design that suits its touring-focused character. The bike features a semi-fairing that incorporates a full-LED headlamp and a tall-windscreen along with slightly rear set footpegs and an easy-to-reach handlebar, a large engine guard, a sump guard and knuckle guards to complete its touring character. The 650MT uses a 649cc, parallel-twin engine that produces 60bhp and 56Nm, inverted forks up front with 140mm of travel and a monoshock at the rear which offers 45mm of travel. Its digital instrument cluster is quite impressive, displaying speed, gear indicator, time, fuel gauge, trip meter and odometer.
Benelli TRK 502
TRK 502 generates 46.8 bhp of power and 46 nm of torque from its 500cc engine, comes with a double cylinder engine with 6-speed manual gearbox and anti-locking braking system in both rear and front disk brakes. The bike gets power from a 500cc two-cylinder, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled motor that is capable of churning out 47bhp of max power at 8500rpm and 46Nm of peak torque at 6000rpm. As far as the fuel capacity is concerned, it stands at 20-litre which allows for fewer refueling stops. TRK 502 gives ground clearance of 190mm and a seat height of 800mm and comes equipped with 320mm dual discs with radial calipers and a 260mm single disc with floating piston caliper at the back.
Lying rightfully in 500cc to 1000cc bracket, this one is a sports bike generating 72.68 bhp of power and 60.9 Nm of torque from its 647cc engine. The Korean motorcycle brand Hyosung first launched this bike in India in 2012 and continues to remain one of Hyosung’s most popular offerings worldwide. It received major cosmetic upgrades in 2013 and was completely restyled. The bike now features a stylish new design which also aids the overall aerodynamics along with a fairly big fuel tank which can hold up to 17 litres of fuel.