1. Suzuki Gixxer SF 250
Price: Rs 1,92,100 (ex-showroom)
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 is a slightly underrated bike in the Indian market. However, it gives very good performance in terms of looks and performance. This fully faired bike gets stylish LED headlight, LED tail lamp, sporty seat, clip-on handlebar, dual disc brake, alloy wheels and sporty exhaust.
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 competes with Royal Enfield Classic 350, KTM RC 250, Bajaj Dominar 250, Yamaha FZ 250 and Suzuki Gixxer 250 (Naked) in its segment.
2. Yamaha YZF-R15 V4.0
Price: Rs 1,78,900 (ex-showroom)
The YZF-R15 V4.0 is the most sporty designed bike among Yamaha’s models. This bike gets many new features like inverted telescopic fork suspension with full fairing, LED headlight, LED tail light and many Bluetooth connectivity. This bike has a 155cc oil cooled engine. Slipper clutch has also been given to increase the performance of the bike. The company has made it available in many special editions and colors in the market.
Yamaha R15 V4.0 directly competes with KTM RC 125 and KTM RC 200 in the Indian market. However, it competes with Bajaj Pulsar RS200, KTM 125 Duke, Jawa 42 and Suzuki Gixxer 250 in the same price segment.
3. Hero XPulse 2004v Rally Edition
Price: Rs 1,52,100 (ex-showroom)
Hero MotoCorp has recently launched the XPulse 2004v Rally Edition bike. The XPulse 2004v Rally Edition competes with the expensive dirt bikes in the market. Since the Rally Edition was a limited edition bike, it was made available in limited numbers. The company had made available only 100 units of it in the market which got sold out with the launch.
With the introduction of the Hero XPulse 2004v Rally Edition, the company has made it even more special by introducing the Rally Kit. Now this bike is also giving competition to the expensive bikes in its segment. The XPulse 2004v Rally Edition competes with the Honda CB200X, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield Scream, KTM Duke 250 Adventure and Hero XPulse 200T among the off-road bikes in its segment.
4. KTM 200 Duke
Price: Rs 1,91,693 (ex-showroom)
The updated model of KTM 200 Duke was launched by the company last year. This bike is very much liked by the young customers. According to 200cc, this bike is a bit expensive but the engine performance of this bike is much better in its segment. The KTM 200 Duke is also the most stylish bike in its segment in terms of looks and features.
Bajaj markets KTM bikes in India. If you are looking to buy a stylish sports bike then the KTM 200 Duke is available at the price of an iPhone 14. The KTM 200 Duke competes with Honda Hornet 2.0, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Bajaj Pulsar NS200.
5. Royal Enfield Hunter 350
Price: Rs 1,49,900 (ex-showroom)
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is built on the company’s new ‘J’ platform. The engine of Meteor 350 has been used in this bike. However, the company has used this engine with some changes. At this price, it is the most affordable 350cc bike in the country. This bike generates 20.2 bhp power and 27 Nm torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. In terms of design, the Hunter 350 looks more attractive than other 350cc bikes from Royal Enfield.