Published on Sept 21, 2023Updated on Oct 31, 2023
The quest for the ideal sports bike under INR 1.5 lakh that strikes the perfect balance of performance, style, and cost is neverending. It is the passion that bike lovers carry with them that drives them to buy only the best for themselves. With bikes, a lot of Indians associate travelling and exploration, aspirations and achievement, and adventure. While the Indian two-wheeler market is ever-growing, the search for the best performing model at an affordable price only increases with time.
To make your hunt easier, here are a few of the best sports bikes under INR 1.5 lakh.
Powered by a 349.4 cc BS6 engine, the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 also comes with an anti-locking braking system. With an average mileage of 36.22 kmpl, the bike easily breezes through city traffic. Additionally, with flat torque delivery and a tractable engine, riding it will surely feel like a breeze. Priced at INR 1,49,900, this bike is irresistible with its unique style and nostalgic feel!
Delivering an average mileage of 36 kmpl, the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 has received some of the best upgrades from Bajaj Bikes, like upside-down front forks, preload adjustment, and a revised rider safety net. At its heart lies a strong 200 cc engine assisted by strong 17-inch alloy wheels, making commuting easier. Starting at INR 1,42,055 , this OBD2 hardware bike is a complete package for someone wanting an INR 1.5 Lakh sports bike!
Available in 2 variants, with the top variant, Dual Channel ABS with modes, priced at INR 1,42,929, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is a definite powerhouse! Delivering an average mileage of 41.9 kmpl, this bike also has new styling features like a new headlamp design with integrated DRL. The three ride modes—sport, urban, and rain—make it a valuable piece to invest in!
Powered by a 199.6 BS6 cc engine with an average mileage of 54 kmpl, this bike also includes ABS and a five-speed gearbox. Starting at INR 1,35,000, Hero Xtreme 200S also includes a Bluetooth-enabled fully digital LCD console. While most of the hardware is similar to its predecessor, its upgrades include LED headlights and taillights, a clip-on-style handlebar, and new colour themes, making it a perfect fit on the list of the best mileage sports bikes under INR 1.5 Lakh!
Available in two variants, with the top most variant priced at INR 1,35,747, the Suzuki Gixxer SF delivers an average mileage of 45 kmpl. At its heart lies a 155cc BS6 engine with both front and rear disc brakes making up the ABS. Winning hearts with its effortlessly rich design, it also has upgrades like a five-step adjustable feature for damping, making it a desirable choice!
With its Standard version costing INR 1,44,916, the Hero Xpulse 200 4V delivers an average mileage of 32.9 kmpl. Encompassed with a 200 cc BS6 engine, a four-valve motor, and an integrated starter/engine cut-off button, this bike will surely fulfil all your requirements. With better illumination from the LED headlight and better cooling from the seven-fin oil-cooled, this bike is surely a good buy for anyone wanting a new sports bike under INR 1.5 Lakh!
With a cost of INR 1,40,827, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 delivers an average fuel efficiency of 40 kmpl. Additionally, the features list includes telescopic front forks with double anti-friction bushings, a five-speed gearbox, and a single channel ABS. Being the flagship cruiser model, additional styling cues like the 3D logo and chrome treatment to a few parts are added, making it a complete bundle!
Destroying the fuel efficiency competition, the Yamaha FZS Fi V4 provides a mileage of 57.4 kmpl, while being priced at only INR 1,29,982. Available in only one variant called the ‘Deluxe’ - this bike checks all the boxes with its multi-function LCD instrument cluster, LED head and tail lights, LED flashers, tyre-hugging rear mudguard, and a lower engine guard. Offered in three colour schemes, this bike is surely a powerhouse on the list of the top 10 sports bikes under INR 1.5 Lakh!
Available in two variants, with the top most variant priced at INR 1,15,767 , this 162.71 cc BS6 engine powered bike gives an average mileage of 50 kmpl. Maintaining the sharp look of X-Blade models, this bike comes equipped with LED head and tail lights, single channel ABS, 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels, an engine start/stop switch, and a hazard switch. Aimed at all the young riders, this bike will surely tick all those boxes!
Equipped with a solid 225.9 cc engine, the TVS Ronnin offers a mileage of 42 kmpl. Being TVS’s first ever neo-retro scrambler-style motorcycle, this bike is offered at INR 1,49,001. The features included are LED lighting, an asymmetrically-mounted LCD instrument cluster with a Bluetooth module, and two ABS modes - Rain and Road - making it a perfect companion for someone looking to buy sports bikes under INR 1.5 Lakh.
Whether you choose a speed challenger or an adventure buddy, the joy of riding a bike stays the same. Choose a bike that best aligns with your needs. For example, if you are a hardcore biker on hilly terrain, then choose a robust model with strong suspensions and comfortable riding facilities. For city roads, a bike that promises great mileage and needs low maintenance over time suffices.
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