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Top 10 Motorbikes of 2020–II

Motorcycles have undoubtedly become more popular these days not only as a transportation method but also used for adventure and fun activities.

Keeping the enthusiasm of the Indian motorbike community in mind, we are once again back. With the article below, we shall conclude our chapter about the top ten 2020 motorbikes in India.

So, let us roll out five more memorable two-wheelers to watch out for in 2020.

Yamaha FZ S V3: This commuter motorbike is the premium version of Yamaha FZ V3, priced at Rs. 1.01 lakhs (ex-showroom). The sporty looking FZ V3 has a glossy finish with a few cosmetic changes. However, the premium version gets an improved engine giving you better efficiency with a mileage of 45 km/l.

The motorbike comes with a single-channel ABS, one long seat, a digital instrument panel, an LED headlamp, and a 150cc air-cooled engine with one cylinder.

With a fuel infusion arrangement, the FZ S V3 is BS6. The power it produces is 12.2 bhp at 7,250 rpm and a torque of 13.6 Nm at 5,500 rpm. It has a manual 5-speed gearbox with alloy wheels, tubeless tires, and electric start feature. The stopping mechanism has a disc brake at the two ends with 282 mm in front-wheel and 220 mm at the back.

The new Yamaha weighs 132 Kg along with five color variations -Matte Black, Matte Blue, Gray, and Cyan Blue, Metallic Red, Dark Knight. 

Bajaj Avenger Street 160:  The cruiser motorbike price is Rs. 1,15,456 (ex-showroom) with BS6 emission. There are a few notable changes made in the new version. The carburetor set up has been replaced with fuel-injection along with revision in its power figures. The bike has 160 cc twin-spark and Bajaj’s very own DTS-I air-cooled engine.

It generates a maximum power of 15 PS at 8,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 13.5 Nm at 7,000 rpm.

With disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear, the motorbike only has a self-start mechanism. It has a 5-speed manual gearbox along with single ABS and an instrument panel that is fully digital. It gives you a mileage of 53.72 km/l within city limits and you get a 13 L the fuel tank. The Street 160 will weight around 154 Kg.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V: The new model of Apache RTR 160 4V 2020 gives us a closer look at what we are expecting from TVS MotoCorp around a price tag of Rs 99,101 (ex-showroom). The motorbike comes with a BS6 compliant, 159.7 ccs 4-stroke oil-cooled engine. It has single-channel ABS giving a mileage of 50 km/l. With a petrol-injected setup, the power produced by the bike is 16.7 PS at 8,000 rpm and 14.8 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm. It has a 5-speed manual gearbox with disc and drum brake at the front and rear.

The RTR 160 4V also gets alloy wheels and tubeless tires with LED headlamp and taillamp. It has a digital instrument system with low fuel and low battery indicator. The kick and self-start mechanism both have a few body graphics. These are available in three shades- RR Red, Racing Black, and Racing Blue.

TVS Apache RTR 160: The Apache 160 initially launched in 2006 comes with its new model in 2020 with minor changes. The commuter is available in two variants, costing- Rs 87,156 (ex-showroom) for the standard version and Rs. 89,775 (ex-showroom) for premium one. The 160 ccs single-cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled engine has single-channel ABS. We do not get any mobile charging points with the RTR 160 but a digital instrument panel with both kick and self-start mechanism.

The power generated is 15.11 PS at 8,000 rpm with 5-speed manual gearbox. The stopping system is similar to its sibling Apache RTR 160 4V with disc brakes in the front and drum brakes at the rear. It gives you a mileage of 30 km/l and has a fuel capacity of 12.5 L. It has an LED tail and headlamps offering a standard warranty of 3 years.

The sporty RTR 160 has a single seat offering you in five attractive colors- Matte Red, Pearl White, Matte Blue, T-Grey, and Gloss Black.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200: As per the manufacturer, Bajaj Pulsar NS200 has the same 199.5 ccs four-stroke liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. The power produced by the bike is 23.5 hp at 9,500 rpm and torque of 18.3 Nm at 8,000 rpm. It has a standard 5-speed gearbox, with a fuel-injection carburetor section.

The power figures haven’t changed even after BS6 emission. There are no design changes done on the motorcycle. It has a semi-digital instrument cluster, similar to its BS4 model.

The Pulsar NS200 will cost you Rs 1.24 lakhs (ex-showroom).

So, that was our list of the top 10 motorbikes of 2020. We hope it will help you select the right companion for yourself. Personally, I would advise you to go for motorcycles with BS6 compliant engines only as they would be more efficient run for the Indian roads.

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