Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Top 10 Bikes in India 2012

Top 10 Bikes in India

Hi Readers!
Hope you would have a cheerful day today. Let us introduce you the list of top 10 bikes of India in 2012.

10th Top Bike of India in 2012 : Honda Unicorn Dazzler
Honda Unicorn Dazzler

Honda Dazzler is based on the Honda Unicorn Sports Concept displayed at the Auto Expo 2010 in Delhi. New Honda Dazzler comes with awesome looks and some really impressive features including :
  • Impressive and sporty body flaring
  • Large and clear crystal head-lamp
  • Large instrument panel with tachometer (rpm-meter) and digital speedometer
  • Digital Clock and Fuel Gauge
  • New clear turn indicators
  • New and improved air-filter for better engine power and performance
  • Stylish chrome heat-shield on silencer
  • New Stylish rear view mirrors
  • Maintenance free battery
  • Impressive new graphics
  • Black alloy wheels
  • Black colored engine outer body for improved aesthetics
  • Dual Tone colored seats
  • Both disk brakes for better stopping
  • Large travel front suspension for more comfort
9th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Yamaha Fazer

Yamaha Fazer
Well this is the most sporty looking bike in it's segment with top speed of 110 + and mileage of 50-60 Km per litre. It is powered by the 150 CC engine. It got the front Disc and read drum breaks.

Yamaha Fazer Specifications
  • Engine type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
  • Displacement: 153.0cm3
  • Maximum power: 14PS / 7500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 14 Nm / 6000 rpm
  • Starting system: Electric start
  • Fuel tank capacity: 12 litres
  • Transmission type: Return type 5-speed

8th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  TVS Apache RTR 180

TVS Apache RTR 180

This is the most powerful bike from TVS in the Indian market. It got 177.4cc engine which pushes the bike to the the top speed of 125kph. It gives fuel economy of 40-50 Km depending upon the driving conditions . It's five gear bike. It have dual disc breaks.

  • Fuel Efficiency : 35-40 KMPL 
  • Fuel Capacity : 16 L
  • Fuel Reserve : 2.5 L
  • Fuel Type : Petrol
  • Brakes Front : 270mm Petal Disc, Rear 200mm Petal Disc....Break Fluid
  • Suspension : Front Tele scopic forks 105mm stroke, Rear Mono Tube inverted Gas Filled Shok
  • Clutch : Multi Plate Wet Type
  • Gear Box : 5 Speed

7th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Yamaha FZ 16

Yamaha FZ 16
Yamaha FZ 16 is the market leader in it's class of 150cc segment bikes, FZ 16 has certainly revolutionized the biking scene in country is very short span time after it's launch. It has already bagged the prestigious "Bike of the Year Award" from Zigwheels , UTVi / Autocar and Business Standard Motoring and Viewers Choice award at UTVi & Autocar India Awards Year 2009.
  • Displacement: 154cc
  • Engine: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, Single Cylinder
  • Maximum Power: 15bhp@8400rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 15 Nm@7500rpm
  • Gears: 6 Manual
  • Clutch: 0
  • Bore: 57
  • Stroke: 58.7
  • No. of Cylinders: 1
  • Valve Per Cylinder: 4
  • Cooling Type: Liquid Cooling

6th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Royal Enfield Thunderbird Twinspark

Royal Enfield Thunderbird Twinspark
The classic looks of this bike attracts young generation a lot.

The powerful Unit construction engine produces maximum output of 19.8 BHP @ 5250 RPM and maximum torque of 28 Nm @ 4000 RPM.

This bike is featured with ergonomically design high density foam seats which offers great comfort to the rider.

The top speed of this bike is 120 kmph and the sound braking system of this bike disc (280 mm) at front and drum (150 mm) at rear promises great balance and control.

The estimated price of this bike is Rs. 1,09,000.

  • Engine Type: Single cylinder, 4st, OHV, dual spark ignition engine, aircooled
  • Bore x Stroke: 70x90mm/346cc
  • Power: 19.8bhp @ 5250rpm
  • Torque: 28Nm @ 4000rpm
  • Compression ratio: 8.5:1
  • Carburetor: BS29/UCAL
  • Headlamp: 35/35W 12v halogen
  • Battery: 12V 14AH
  • Fuel tank capacity: 15.5 liters (2liter reserve)
  • Suspension (front): telescopic with hydraulic damping, stroke 130mm
  • Suspension (rear): swingarm with gas shock absorbers
  • Brake (front): 280mm disc brake
  • Brake (rear): 152.4mm drum brake
  • Tyre (front): 3.25×19”, 6/4PR
  • Tyre (rear): 3.5×19”, 6/4PR
  • Wheelbase: 1370mm
  • Overall length: 2120mm
  • Overall width: 780mm
  • Overall height: 1080mm
  • Minimum ground clearance: 135mm
  • Seat height: 775mm
  • Weight: 182kg (kerb)

5th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Bajaj Avenger 220 DTS-i

Bajaj Avenger 220 DTS-i
Bajaj Avenger 220 DTS-i gives you a completely different cruiser bike experience.

This bike is designed to attract younger crowd and cater their needs in a better way.

The powerful engine of this bike develops the maximum torque of 17.5 Nm @ 7000 RPM and maximum output of 19.03 PS @ 8400 RPM.

The weight of this bike is 154.5 Kgs and the wheelbase & ground clearance is 1475 mm & 169 mm respectively.

The price of this cruiser bike is 69,000 and the top speed of this bike is 115 kmph.

  • Type : 4-stroke, single cylinder, DTS-i, air cooled with oil-cooler
  • Displacement (cc) : 219.89
  • Max. Power (Ps @ rpm) :    19.03 @ 8400
  • Max. Torque (Nm @ rpm) : 17.5 @ 7000
  • Starting : Electric
  • Front Suspension : Telescopic
  • Rear Suspension : Hydraulic Shock Absorber
  • Front Brakes : Disc, Dia. 260 mm
  • Rear Brakes : Drum, Dia. 130 mm
  • Front Tyre :    Tubetype Unidirectional - 90 / 90 x 17"
  • Rear Tyre : Tubetype Unidirectional - 130 / 90 x 15"
  • Fuel Tank : 14 liter full (3.4 liter reserve)
  • Battery : 12V, 9Ah
  • Head lamp : 60 / 55W
  • Horn : 12V, 30W
  • Wheelbase Dimensions: 1475 mm
  • Ground Clearance Dimensions: 169 mm
  • Kerb Weight Dimensions:    154.5 kg

4th Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Bajaj Pulsur

Bajaj Pulsur
Pulsar is one the successful bike of Bajaj. This bike is loaded with 4 stroke, 220 cc, Digital twin spark ignition engine which is the most powerful engine of its class and it offers highest output and good torque.

The top speed of this bike is 144 kmph.

This bike is available with the price tag of Rs. 80,760.

  • SpecificationsDimensions:
    Overall height: 1165 mm
    Overall length: 2035 mm
    Ground clearance: 165mm
    Wheelbase: 1350 mm
    Kerb weight: 152 kg
  • Engine:Engine type: Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled, DTS-i
    Displacement: 220 cc
    Bore: 67mm
    Stroke: 62.4 mm
    Valvetrain: SOHC, two valves per cylinder
    Comp ratio: 9.5:1
    Carburettor: UCAL UCD 32
    Maximum power: 21.04ps @ 8500 rpm
    Maximum torque: 19.12 NM @ 7000 rpm
    Power to weight: 138.15 PS/ton
    Ignition: CDI Electronic
    Starter: Electric
  • Transmission:Clutch:Wet multiplate
    Gears: 5-speed constant mesh
    Gearshift pattern: 1-down, 4-up
    Primary drive: Gear
    Final drive: Chain
  • Chassis:Type: Double downtube frame
    Front suspension: 37 mm inner diameter 130mm telescopic forks
    Rear suspension: Hydraulic, Gas-filled
    Front brakes: 260 mm disc brakes
    Rear brakes: 230 mm disc brakes
    Front tyre: 90/90X17 Tubeless
    Rear tyre: 120/80X17 Tubeless

  • Electricals:Battery: 12 V 9 Ah, Maintenance free
    Instrumentation: Digital speedometer, Analog tachometer, Digital fuel gauge, Tell-tale lights

3rd Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Karizma ZMR

Yamaha Fazer
Karizma ZMR is loaded with 4-stroke, oil cooled, single cylinder OHC, PGM-FI 223 cc engine.

The maximum speed of this bike is 126 kmph and this bike is also have amazing acceleration i.e. 0-60 kmph mark in just 3.7 seconds.

Karizma ZMR is available in five attractive colours i.e. Moon Yellow, Pearl White, Vibrant Blue, Panther Black and Sports Red.

The price tag of this bike is Rs. 92,500 and it comes with 3 Years or 40,000 kms (whichever is earlier) warranty.

Length: 2125.00 mm
Width: 755.00 mm
Height: 1160.00 mm
Wheelbase: 1355 mm
Ground Clearance: 150 mm
Kerb Weight: 150 kgs
Engine and Transmission Specifications
Displacement: 223cc
Engine: 4 Stroke, PGM-Fi
Maximum Power: 17.6 Bhp @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 18.35 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Gears: 5 Speed
Clutch: Multiplate Wet
Bore: 65.5
Stroke: 66.2
Cylinder Configuration: NA
Engine Block Material: NA
Chassis Type: Tubular Single Cradle, Diamond Type
Cooling Type: Air Cooling
Carburetor: NA
Suspension(Front): Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Suspension(Rear): Swing Arm with 5 Step Adjustable Type Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Brakes and Wheels
Wheel Type: Die Alloys
Wheel Size: 2.75×18 – 100/90 mm
Tubeless: NA
Brakes: Disc
Brakes(Rear): Disc (Expected)
Stand Alarm: False
Other Specs
Headlamp: 35W/35W – Halogen
Horn: NA
Ground Clearance: 150.00 mm
Fuel Tank: 16.00 ltrs; reserve: 2 litres

2nd Top Bike of India in 2012 :  Yamaha R15

Yamaha R15
It's a bike that is designed by Yamaha exclusively for the Indian market.

The Yamaha R15 comes with fuel injection system and Deltabox frame. It carries the looks of the R series bikes launched by Yahama worldwide.
The bike is currently priced at Rs 97,000 excluding any octroi. The on road price goes up to Rs 1,11,500 depending upon accessories one opt with this bike.

It got six speed transmission bike with 150 cc Liquid-cooled engine that delivers 17 PS of power it top speed is 140 Km/hour fastest among the Indian bikes 

Engine type :    Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Cylinder arrangement :    Single cylinder
Displacement :    149.8cc
Bore & Stroke :    57 × 58.7mm
Compression ratio :    10.4:1
Maximum power :    17PS/ 8,500rpm
Maximum torque : 15N.m / 7,500rpmm
Starting system : Electric start
Lubrication :    wet sump
Fuel tank capacity : 12 liters
Fuel supply system : Fuel Injection
Ignition system : T.C.I
Primary / Secondary reduction ratio :3.042 / 3.133
Clutch type : Wet Multiple-disc
Transmission type : Return type 6-speed
Gear ratios : 1st=2.833, 2nd=1.875, 3rd=1.364, 4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.84

Frame type : Delta box
Caster / Trail : 26° / 98mm
Tire size (Front / Rear) : 90/80-17 / 130/70-R17
Brake type (Front / Rear) : Hydraulic, single disc (Front / Rear)
Suspension type (Front / Rear) : Telescopic / Linked type Monocross
Headlight : Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W X2
Battery : 12V, 3.5Ah (10H)

Overall length x width x height : 1,970mm x 670mm × 1,070mm
Seat height : 800mm
Wheelbase : 1,345mm
Minimum ground clearance : 160mm
Kerb weight : 136Kg.

Top Most Bike of India in 2012 :  Kawasaki Ninja 250

Kawasaki Ninja 250
Kawasaki Ninja 250 is powered by a 49cc liquid cooled, parallel twin, DOHC petrol engine.

The top speed of this bike is 176 kmph and it can touch the 0-60 kmph mark in just 3.1 seconds and 0-100 kmph in just 5.75 seconds.

The length, height and width of the bike are 2085mm, 715 mm and 1115 mm respectively.

This bike is available with the price tag of Rs.269000.

Kawasaki Ninja 250 is a completely stylish and sporty bike which gives you a amazing experience and completely different identity.

EngineFour-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, Parallel Twin
Bore X Stroke62.0 X 41.2mm
Compression Ratio11.6:1
CarburetionKeihin CVK30 X 2
IgnitionTCBI With Digital Advance
Final DriveO-Ring Chain
FrameSemi-Double Cradle, High-Tensile Steel
Wheelbase55.1 In.
Rake / Trail26 Degrees / 3.2 In.
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel37mm Hydraulic Telescopic Fork / 4.7 In.
Rear Suspension / Wheel TravelBottom-Link Uni-Trak® With 5-Way Adjustable Preload / 5.1 In.
Front Tire110/70-17
Rear Tire130/70-17
Front BrakeSingle 290mm Hydraulic Petal Disc With Two-Piston Caliper
Rear BrakeSingle 220mm Petal Disc With Two-Piston Caliper
Overall Length82.1 In.
Overall Width28.1 In.
Overall Height43.7 In.
Seat Height30.5 In.
Curb Weight374.9 Lbs.
Fuel Capacity4.8 Gal.
Color Choices / Special EditionCandy Lime Green, Metallic Spark Black, Passion Red/Metallic Spark Black


  1. very nice article "Top 10 Bikes in India 2012"

  2. really great collection of best cars of india. The best 3 bikes overhere I that liked are Honda Unicorn Dazzler, Yamaha Fazer and Kawasaki Ninja 250.
    Thanks for these great list.

  3. whr is cbr, pulsar22o??? and rtr in 8th???

  4. what abt honda CBR............. forgotten.....and what abt KTM DUKE......... i dnt udrstnd why avenger is in this list..

  5. great ranking i appreciate it..and avenger should be at 4rth i think it is the most beautiful and unique bike in india we have..thumps up:)

  6. In Indian market Honda is also going to launched the Honda CBR250r to compete with Bajaj's premium and sporty brand KTM which has recently launched Duke and also with Kawasaki Ninza 250r.

  7. good post , here is one more comparison of indian bikes. vote and choose the best one.


  9. If you want to see upcoming all brands of New bikes in india year 2013. Than find the complete details online from

  10. what about yahama fazer ....... killer looks ..........