We saw a lot of exciting launches of bikes in 2017 and much more will be launched in 2018. However, what are the bikes that netizens searched for in 2017? We bring you a complete list of two-wheelers that were trending on the Google in 2017.
Until the arrival of the Suzuki Intruder 150, only the Bajaj Avenger was present in the affordable cruising bike segment. Suzuki launched the miniature version of the Intruder M1800 in India as the Intruder and created quite an interest among the internet users. The Intruder was the most searched two-wheeler in 2017, which is not shocking at all.
Honda launched yet another Activa based scooter in 2017 and it looks fabulous. The modern design of the scooter has already made it one of the top ten scooters selling in India. The125cc Grazia gets a very youthful design that attracted a lot of queries on the Google.
The Scout is the most affordable bike from the American brand known as Indian and last year, they launched a facelift model of the same. Indian also launched the bobber version Scout that looks much more muscular and intimidating at the India Bike Week. It is the most searched premium bike in India that surely tell you tales about its popularity.
Kawasaki Ninja 650
The middleweight motorcycles have always been considered as more practical than the litre-class models. However, the choices are quite limited. Kawasaki launched the Ninja 650 last year which can be regarded as one of the most practical bikes. It gets the aggressive looks but a very relaxed riding position that lets the owner go highway trips without stopping too much to address the painful wrists.
Royal Enfield 650
The much-awaited parallel-twin cylinder engine was unveiled by Royal Enfield last year and the enthusiasts rushed to their keyboards to find more about the bike. Royal Enfield announced that the new engine will be available with two bikes – Interceptor and Continental GT that will launch this year. It is one of the biggest unveils of 2017 in the motorcycle world and the Internet responded in the right way.
BMW R Nine T
The BMW R Nine T looks as unconventional as its name. The retro-neo styled motorcycle gathers a lot of attention and is a poster bike of many bedrooms. However, BMW launched the R Nine T Racer version at the India Bike week that looks even more stunning. As the IBW gets a lot of attention, the motorcycling fraternity made sure that the bike trends on the internet for all the right reasons.
TVS Apache RR 310
TVS revealed the name of this bike a little late or else this would have been higher on the list. The Apache RR 310 is the first bike launched in India that has been jointly developed by BMW and TVS. It is based on the BMW G310R and gets a full body fairing. The Apache RR 310 received a lot of applauds from the audience and the Internet users.
A few years back, Hero launched the Impulse that got a lot of attention but due to the small engine capacity, the bike never became popular among the enthusiasts. However, last year Hero unveiled the XPulse, which is a dual purpose bike but gets a bigger 200cc engine. It sure got a lot of attention and applause that may continue if Hero puts a right price tag on the bike when it launches later this year.
Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster
Triumph Bonneville is a beautiful looking machine. Triumph launched the Speedmaster version of the bike at the India Bike Week 2017 and it was not missed by many. The bike is a bobber version of the Bonneville is much more practical and touring friendly.
The Yamaha YZF-R1, isn’t the legendary name enough to be on this list? Well, apart from being legendary, Yamaha launched the 2018 version of the flagship in December 2017. The dream bike of many did secure the last position in the list of most searched two-wheelers of 2017.