Top 5 bikes in the 150cc segment

first_imgThe 150cc segment has carved its own niche in India with various companies offering strong contenders in their line-ups. With a variety of options provided by almost all the major manufacturers, the demand for the 150cc bikes have increased tremendously in the past two years.But, the question always remains. Which one to buy? So to help you with this, we bring you a list of top 5 bikes in the 150cc segment that are worth considering. Here’s the list 5) TVS Apache RTR 160The RTR 160 is the entry-level bike in the Apache range, which was first introduced in 2007. The Apache RTR 160 with its impeccable handling and design has been a favourite with the riders.TVS Apapche RTR 160ALSO READ:TVS Apache RTR200 4V is a delightful package that fails to disappoint  Price (ex showroom, New Delhi)     Rs 73,264 Engine     159.7 cc Power     15.2 bhp @ 8500 rpm Torque     13.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm Transmission     5-speed  Mileage     48 kmpl Top speed     118 km/h Fuel Tank Capacity     16 L 4) Hero Xtreme SportsHero MotoCorp Ltd. introduced ‘Xtreme Sports’, the new version of its popular 150-cc motorcycle Xtreme on July 1, 2015. The split step-up seat gives comfort while the exhaust with the muffler cover enhances heat shielding, while there is the LED tail lamp with split grab rail at the rear end of the bike.Hero Xtreme SportsALSO READ: Hero Xtreme Sports, Passion PRO launched in Madhya Pradesh Price (ex showroom, New Delhi)     Rs 72,625 Engine     149.2 cc Power     15.6 bhp @ 8500 rpm Torque     13.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm Transmission     5-speed Mileage     50 kmpl Top speed     115 km/h Fuel Tank Capacity     12.1 L 3) Suzuki GixxeradvertisementSuzuki Gixxer is definitely quite a looker with a chiselled tank, short stubby chrome tipped exhaust, bikini faring and a chunky 140-section rear tyre. Launched on September 9, 2014, the Gixxer comes with a light, rigid frame and has technology which promises both high performance and good fuel economy.Suzuki GixxerALSO READ: We test ride the Suzuki Gixxer Price (ex showroom, New Delhi)     Rs 76,650 Engine     154.9 cc Power     14.6 bhp @ 8000 rpm Torque     14 Nm @ 6000 rpm Transmission     5-speed Mileage     64 kmpl Top speed     115 km/h Fuel Tank Capacity     12.1 L 2) Bajaj Pulsar AS150Bajaj explains that the aim was not to offer an out-and-out adventure bike, instead the motive was to bring the genre to the masses and have them familiarise with adventure touring.  The  AS 150 brings the much needed freshness that Bajaj desperately needed in this segment. The touring-based design will prove to be a boon for riders looking for a machine that can balance the weekend rides with the rigorous daily commutes.Bajaj Pulsar AS150ALSO READ: Bajaj Pulsar AS 150: On a new adventurous ride  Price (ex showroom, New Delhi)     Rs 80,000 Engine     149.5 cc Power     16.76 bhp @ 9500 rpm Torque     13 Nm @ 7000 rpm Transmission     6-speed Mileage     45 kmpl Top speed     135 km/h Fuel Tank Capacity     12 L1) Honda CB Hornet 160RThe Hornet is a superbly styled motorcycle that aims right at offerings from Suzuki and Yamaha. It also packs enough punch to stand its own amongst them with a powerful engine and very capable handling. The icing on the cake is the sporty riding position that previous Hondas in this category missed out on. Combi-brakes offer enhanced safety and is another strong point for the 160R.Honda CB Hornet 160RALSO READ: Stirring up the nest with the new Honda CB Hornet 160R Price (ex showroom, New Delhi)     Rs 79,900 Engine     162.7 cc Power     15.7 bhp @ 8000 rpm Torque     14.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm Transmission     5-speed Mileage     62 kmpl Top speed     110 km/h Fuel Tank Capacity     12 Llast_img read more

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