KTM Duke to TVS Apache 310; 10 QUICKEST motorcycles of India under Rs. 3 lakhs

There was a time when motorcycles were sold for highest fuel efficiency in India but the present day situation has become slightly different. With the arrival of new age motorcycles, a significant part of thrill-seeking buyers now opt for high-performance bikes. What are the bikes below Rs. 3 lakh that are quickest in the Indian market? Let’s find out.

KTM 390 Duke

Price: 390 Duke – Rs. 2.39 lakh

0-100 km/h – 5.68 seconds

The KTM 390 Duke was launched in an all-new avatar in 2017 and it is quite popular among the enthusiasts.The bike takes 5.68 seconds to hit 100 km/h from standstill. It is powered by a 373cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces a maximum power of 43 Bhp and 37 Nm. The bike gets advanced TFT console with mobile integration among many many other features.

KTM RC 390

Price – Rs. 2.36 lakh

0-100 km/h – 5.68 seconds

The fully faired version of the KTM 390 Duke is as fast the naked cousin. The bike only gets a full body fairing but mechanically it stays similar to the naked version. The RC 390 also misses out on the TFT screen and comes with minimal features to make it a potent track bike.

TVS Apache RR 310

Price: Rs. 2.05 lakh

0-100 km/h – 7.17 seconds

The TVS Apache RR 310 is the flagship product of the brand is the first fully-faired Apache bike. The entry-level sports bike is powered by a 312cc engine that produces a maximum power of 33 Bhp and peak torque of 27.3 Nm. The bike is quite advanced in the term of designing as it gets reversed inclined engine that lowers the centre of gravity and keeps the length of the swingarm intact without increasing the wheelbase.

Bajaj Dominar 400

Price starts at Rs. 1.44 lakh

0-100 km/h – 8.3 seconds

The Bajaj Dominar has been making headlines for its recent advertisements targeting Royal Enfield in India. The sports tourer bike is powered by the same engine block as the KTM 390 but the engine gets necessary changes to differentiate from the performance bikes. The bike is powered by 373cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that produces a maximum power of 35 Bhp and peak torque of 35 Nm. It also gets a six-speed transmission with slipper clutch.

KTM 250 Duke

Price: Rs. 1.78 lakh

0-100 km/h: 8.71 seconds

The 250 Duke is a mix of both 200 Duke and 390 Duke. The motorcycle gets sharp styling of the 390 Duke but the instrument cluster is similar to the 200 Duke to keep the price low. The 250 Duke is powered by a 248.8cc liquid-cooled engine that generates a maximum power of 29.8 Bhp and 24 Nm.

 

Honda CBR 250

Price starts at Rs. 1.64 lakh

0-100 km/h: 9.17 seconds

Honda re-launched the CBR in India after it was discontinued post the BS IV update. The bike is powered by the same 250cc engine that gets fuel injection. It generates a maximum power of 26.2 Bhp and 22.9 Nm. The bike gets a 6-speed transmission. The new CBR also gets full LED headlamp set-up.

Yamaha FZ25

Price: Rs. 1.27 lakh

0-100 km/h: 9.89 seconds

The Yamaha FZ25 is Yamaha’s first ever bike in the 250cc segment. The bike looks quite muscular and has a refined engine too. It is powered by a single-cylinder 249cc engine that produces a maximum power of 20.6 Bhp and peak torque of 20 Nm. It gets many features like LED headlamps, full digital console but misses out on ABS.

Yamaha Fazer 25

Price: Rs. 1.38 lakh

0-100 km/h: 9.77 seconds

The Fazer 25 is the fully faired version of the FZ 25 and it is marginally quicker than the FZ25. It is quite possible that due to lower air resistance, the bike can do better timing. Apart from the fairing, the motorcycle is exactly similar to the FZ25, it gets powered by a 249cc engine that produces 20.6 Bhp – 20 Nm.

Mahindra Mojo XT

Price starts at Rs. 1.72 lakh

0-100 km/h: 9.48 seconds

Mahindra Mojo is quite an underrated bike on the market. The touring bike has a potent engine and is powered by a 295cc engine that produces a maximum power of 27 Bhp and 30 Nm. The bike gets many advanced features like dual exhausts, Pirelli tyres, and optional ABS.

Bajaj Pulsar RS 200

Price starts at Rs. 1.25 lakh

0-100 km/h – 10 seconds

The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is the quickest Pulsar of the lot. It is powered by a 199.5cc engine, which is same engine block as the KTM 200 Duke. The bike generates a maximum power of 24.2 Bhp and 18.6 Nm.

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