Most affordable bikes in India with dual (rear) disc brakes: Bajal Pulsar to Suzuki Gixxer

While most of the motorcycles have started to offer front disc brakes in India, many of them do not get a rear disc brake. In motorcycles, the front brakes are very crucial and important but the disc brake at the rear adds to the overall package and brings the bike to stop at a shorter distance. Here are most affordable bikes with front and rear disc brakes in India.

Bajaj Pulsar 180

Price: Rs. 81,331, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Bajaj Pulsar brand has been around for a long time now. The Pulsar has become a brand in itself and is known as one of the first affordable performance bikes in the country. The Pulsar 180 is powered by a single-cylinder 178cc engine that produces 17 Bhp – 14 Nm. It gets a 260mm disc brake at the front and a 230mm disc brake in the rear. There is no ABS available even as an option with the Pulsar 180.

Suzuki Gixxer SF

Price: Rs. 96,221, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Suzuki Gixxer SF if the fully faired version of the naked bike Gixxer. With the fairing, the bike also gets fuel injection and optional rear disc brake. Suzuki added the 240mm rear disc brake as an option after the launch of the bike. The bike also gets single-channel ABS.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Price: 1.04 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi

Pulsar 200 NS shown in the picture

The Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS is the newest form of the Pulsar bikes. The NS stands for naked sports and the bike is quite popular among the enthusiasts due to the way it looks and performs. The bike gets petal disc brakes with floating calliper. There is 280mm disc in the front and optional 230mm disc brake in the rear.

TVS Apache RTR 160

Price: 86,177, ex-showroom, Delhi

This is the entry-level performance bike from TVS and smallest of the Apache series bikes. The Apache RTR 160 was one of the first bikes to get petal disc brakes in the affordable segment in India. Petal disc brakes offer quicker dissipation of heat due to a larger surface area. It gets a 270mm front disc and a 130mm rear disc brake.

Yamaha FZ-S

Price: 91,675, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Yamaha FZ-S was recently launched in 2018 avatar. The bike is quite popular among the youths due to its masculine and bold looks. It also gets a fully digital console and fuel injected engine. There is an optional 130mm rear disc offered on the bike. The front disc measures 282 mm.

Honda CB Hornet 160R

Price: 83,340, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Honda CB Hornet 160R is a premium commuter bike from the brand. It looks very sharp and is the cheapest Honda bike in India with front and rear disc brakes. The bike also gets a mono-shock suspension in the rear. It also gets the Honda’s Combi-Braking System (CBS) as an optional feature. The CBS can engage both front and rear brakes when only the front brake lever is used.

Hero Xtreme Sports

Price: 85,678, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Xtreme is a very well known in the Indian market. The name comes from the CBZ Xtreme, which can be regarded as the first affordable performance bike in the Indian market. The Xtreme Sports gets bold body graphics and gas charged rear suspension. The dual disc version is an optional feature. It gets 240mm front disc brake and 220mm rear disc brake.

Bajaj Pulsar RS200

Price: Rs. 1.24 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is the full faired version of the Pulsar 200 NS. It is the only fully faired bike available from Bajaj in the Indian market. It uses the same engine as the Pulsar 200NS. The bike gets front and rear disc brakes as standard but the ABS is optional. The front disc size is 300mm while the rear disc brake measures 230mm.

Yamaha YZF-R15

Price: Rs. 1.25 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 was launched recently in India. The bike is one of the most tech-loaded models in the segment. It gets a liquid-cooled engine, slipper clutch, ABS and fully digital console. The bike also gets standard disc brakes at front and rear.

Suzuki Intruder

Price: Rs. 1.07 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi

The Suzuki Intruder is based on the Suzuki Gixxer platform and first affordable cruiser bike from the brand in India. The Intruder’s design is inspired by the Intruder M1800 and it looks really muscular. It comes with standard disc brake with 270mm front and 240mm rear.