Superbikes, known for their unmatched firepower and performance are no longer a rarity in India. The availability of more disposable income, the increased standard of life as well as the accessibility to powerful bikes have ensured affordability of superbikes by more and more people. Technically, a bike is called a superbike if it has a displacement of 1000 cc or above. They are also called liter-class bikes in some cases. Whatever the name be, these bikes are absolute powerhouses and the thrill and excitement of riding them is beyond words. A few of the popular superbikes include the likes of Honda CBR 1000RR, Suzuki Hayabusa 1300, Suzuki Bandit S, Suzuki Intruder M1800R, and Ducati Hypermotorad.
Here is a closer look at some of the superbikes in India.
Suzuki Intruder M1800R – Although it is a series of cruiser type motorcycles, the Suzuki Intruder series are called super bikes. A muscular bike with dimensions of 1185 mm height, 875 mm width, and 2480 mm length, the Intruder M1800R has a 1783 cc engine. A big fuel tank of 19.5 liters adds to its appearance and it is available for an ex-showroom rate of 13.25 lakh rupees.
Hyosung GT650 – Hyosung super bikes are launched in India by Garware Motors and S&T Motors. The Hyosung GT 650 sports bike comes with a 6-speed gearbox and has a highly noticeable presence. It sports some of the most attractive designs and is available for an ex-showroom price of 4.9 lakh rupees.
Honda CBR250R – Undeniably, Honda is one of the most popular name in India. Honda CBR250R is a superbike with extremely beautiful designs and powerful six-speed gearbox. Known for its reliable, powerful performance, this superbike from Honda can be purchased for a base price of 1.77 lakh rupees.
Ducati 848 – The byword for superbikes for many, Ducati is known for its unmatched fleet of unrestrained bikes. Ducati has launched five models of super bikes in two-wheeler market in India. Among them, the Ducati Super bike 848, a four-stroke engine, 849 cc, six-geared beast is the most popular of the lot. Ducati streetfigher 848 Bike Price in India at 12.2 lakh rupees and above, it is not a cheap ride.
BMW K 1300R – Stunning looks and powerful engines, combined with excellent comfort features make the BMW K series of superbikes stand apart from the crowd. These naked bikes offer state of the art features like features warning system, DVD Player and Anti-Slip Control among others. Priced at 20 lakh rupees and above, it is an expensive bike to own.
Apart from these, there are other bikes like Kawasaki Ninja 650R, Mahindra Mojo, and Bajaj KTM Duke, which complete the line-up of prestigious super bikes in India. The Indian made bikes are comparatively cheaper than their foreign counterparts are.
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