High-end motorcycles are not very popular in India as the motorcycling culture is quite restricted. However, there are a few celebrities who have a knack for riding bikes. We bring you ten such celebrities who own big-engined cruisers.
John Abraham – Yamaha V-Max
John Abraham is an avid automotive enthusiast. The model turned actor owns a pretty wide range of performance cars and bikes. John also owns a Yamaha V-Max, the ultimate sports cruiser, and it came to India long before the Ducati Diavel. However, Yamaha does not sell the bike officially in India anymore.
The bike is powered by a 1.7-litre V4 engine that generates a magnanimous 174 Bhp and 153 Nm. The V-Max looks brutal and matches the muscles of John. The actor is often seen roaming around on the bike.
Salman Khan – Suzuki Intruder M1800
Salman Khan owns quite a few motorcycles. One of them is the Suzuki Intruder M1800. The popular actor is also the brand ambassador of the Suzuki India. The Intruder is a cruiser bike which is powered by a massive 1.8-litre V-Twin engine. It generates a maximum power of 127 Bhp and peak torque of 160 Nm.
R. Madhavan – Indian Roadmaster
R. Madhavan is a diehard biker who owns a few expensive cruisers. One of the latest bikes taking up space in his garage is the Indian Roadmaster. It is the most expensive bike from the American manufacturer and is priced at almost half a crore. The bike is powered by a 1,811cc V-Twin engine that produces a maximum of 150 Nm at a low of 2,900 rpm.
Saif Ali Khan – Harley-Davidson Iron 883
Saif Ali Khan owns a Harley-Davidson Iron 883, one the entry-level bikes from the American brand. Saif has been spotted a few times riding the bike out on the road. It is powered by an 883cc engine that generates a maximum power of 50.6 Bhp and peak torque of 70 Nm. The bike looks quite smart in an all-black theme.
Shahid Kapoor – Harley Davidson Fatboy
Shahid Kapoor owns a few exotic vehicles. His choice of two wheels is the Harley-Davidson Fatboy. The bike looks quite muscular and gets chrome dipped parts. It is powered by a 1,745cc V-Twin engine that generates a maximum torque of 144 Nm. It gets six gears.
Siddharth Malhotra – Harley Davidson Fat Bob
Siddharth Malhotra owns a Harley Davidson Fat Bob and he is quite often spotted on it in Mumbai. The actor was also seen with Jacqueline Fernandes riding on the bike to promote a movie. The Fat Bob is powered by a 1,585cc V-Twin engine that generates a maximum power of 65 Bhp and peak torque of 126 Nm.
Sohail Khan – Harley Davidson Nightrod Special
Sohail Khan, brother of Salman Khan is also an avid biker. He was seen on a Harley-Davidson Nightrod special on a Harley Davidson group ride with his son as a pillion rider. The motorcycle is powered by 1,247cc, a liquid-cooled V-Twin engine that generates a maximum torque of 111 Nm.
Arshad Warsi – Harley Davidson Dyna
Arshad Warsi is popularly known for his role in Munnabhai MBBS. The actor owns a Harley-Davidson Dyna and enjoys his rides at night on the streets on Mumbai. The Dyna is powered by 1.7-litre V-Twin engine that generates a peak torque of 93 Nm.
Ranbir Kapoor – Harley Davidson Fatboy
Ranbir Kapoor has a good taste in cars and he owns a few German wheelers. In terms of bikes, he owns a Harley Davidson Fatboy. Ranbir is not often spotted on the bike but he sure has a liking for it. It is powered by a 1,745cc V-Twin engine that generates a maximum torque of 144 Nm. It gets six gears.
Sanjay Dutt – Harley Davidson Fatboy
The Fatboy seems to be the choice of many actors due to its bulky built and Sanjay Dutt owns one too. Sanjay Dutt also owns a slew of exotic cars and is rarely spotted on his Harley-Davidson.