For commuting purpose, motorcycles in India are quite popular. Even though motorcycles below 150 cc are just fine to get the job done, yet some people might choose a powerful bike for even faster commuting and to get pleasure in riding. Motorbikes with 180 cc engines balance both power and fuel efficiency in a quite impressive way, thus we have gathered 10 models here for reviewing.
10. TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS
Not just superfast, also comes with anti-lock breaking system for advanced security while absolute stopping within fraction of seconds become necessary. This motorbike has 177 cc engine with maximum power output of 17.3 bhp, and maximum torque output is 15.50 Nm at 6,500 rpm. Price – Rs. 86,622.
9. Honda CB Hornet 160R
Honda CB Hornet 160R’s engine has displacement of 163 cc and the maximum power output from this engine is 15.44 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 14.76 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The transmission type is manual with 5 gears. The fuel efficiency is around 50 kmpl, and the fuel tank is able to hold 12 liters of octane or petrol. Curb weight of this motorbike is 140 kg. Price – Rs. 84,469.
8. TVS Apache RTR 160
First introduction of the Apache series happened back in 2007, and this 160 cc engine displacement model happened to be the first market iteration. It produces a maximum of 15 bhp at 8,500 rpm. The transmission is manual with 5 gears, top speed on this motorbike is 118 kmph. Price – Rs. 72,800.
7. Suzuki Gixxer
Suzuki Gixxer is an iconic sports bike for youth. Even though the engine capacity is much below 180 cc, we still couldn’t resist reviewing this unit. With fierce appearance and bold designs, dual exhaust etc. the Suzuki Gixxer is one of the best motorbikes around. The 155 cc engine offers 14 bhp output and mileage is 45 kmpl. Price – Rs. 76,430.
6. Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
Slightly beyond the 180 CC mark, yet it’s very much road safe and the engine delivers smooth power to the wheels for easier riding on all terrains. Maximum power output is 23 bhp at 9,500 rpm and 18 Nm maximum torque at 8,000 rpm. Number of gears in the manual transmission is 6; and the offered mileage is 40 kmpl. Price – Rs. 93,457.
5. Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTS-i
Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTS-i is an iconic product by Bajaj; and it has consistently in the bestselling position in Indian markets for around 10 years. The first Pulsar 180 was launched in November 2001. However, this one has 178 cc engine with maximum 17 bhp power output. Price – Rs. 76,687.
4. Yamaha FZ S
Maximum power produced by Yamaha FZ S engine is 13.60 bhp at 7,500 rpm and the maximum torque output figure is 13.60 Nm at 6,000 rpm. There are 5 gears in the manual transmission system, and disc brakes for better stopping as well. Rated mileage on this ride is 45 kmpl. Price – Rs. 79,432.
3. Bajaj Pulsar AS200
Bajaj Pulsar AS200 is a new launch even in the Pulsar product lineup, because the first one make its debut on April 2015. This bike has a 196 cc engine with 23 bhp at 9,500 rpm and maximum torque output is 18.30 Nm at 8,000 rpm. There are 6 gears in the gearbox. Price – Rs. 95,513.
2. TVS Apache RTR 200V
Face-lifted from the 180cc model; superior in terms of the performance though. The engine displacement is 197 cc with maximum power output 20.70 bhp and there are 5 gears. Max speed on this bike is 127 kmph. Price – Rs. 88,300.
1. TVS Apache RTR 180
One of the most popular 180 CC models in the Indian market. Produces a maximum of 17.30 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 15.50 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm. There are 5 gears and the top speed is 124 kmph. Price – Rs. 76,004.
Owning an 180cc motorbike could be fun, cross-check the pricing if you are planning to buy from some resellers.