5 Most Powerful Bikes in India Under 1 Lakh Rupees (2016 )

Bikes provide portability and comfort, and these factors play a major role in positing motorcycles in the heart of several biking enthusiasts in the country. Most of the manufacturers are coming up with powerful bikes that give great performance in an affordable price range. Here, we have listed some of the bikes that are priced under Rs 1 Lakh and very much satisfy any motorcycle enthusiast’s soul with the remarkable performance they provide.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Power: 23.2bhp

Price: Rs 91,553 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


The Pulsar 200NS is the flagship model from Indian two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj. It gives an ultra-modern touch to the very popular pulsar series. It comes with latest design cues, modern chassis and futuristic engine technology. The Pulsar 200 NS draws power from a 199cc motor that generates a remarkable 23.2bhp of power at 9500rpm and 18Nm of peak torque at 8000rpm. The bike uses a carburetor instead of a Fuel Injector unit. The engine comes mated with a 6-speed gearbox.

Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS-i

Power: 21 bhp

Price: Rs 88,195 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


Being one of the most popular performance-based motorcycles in India, the Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS-i is highly appreciated among the biking enthusiasts in the country. It is mainly because of the level of performance it offers in a very affordable price range. The bike is fitted with a powerful 220cc DTS-i motor that generates a remarkable 21 bhp of maximum power along with a peak torque of 19 Nm. Braking duties are performed by disc brakes at both front and rear end. Moreover, the company  has offered alloy wheels and digital instrument console as standard.

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

Power: 20.7 bhp

Price: Rs 96,536 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is the flagship product of the Indian two-wheeler manufacture. It comes equipped with a 198cc, oil-cooled single-cylinder engine that makes 20.7 bhp of power while delivering a peak torque of 18.1 Nm. The bike offers a high level of performance, thanks to its double cradle chassis. A 270mm petal disc does duty on the front while a 240mm disc brake is installed at the rear end. Furthermore, the company has offered ABS as optional.

Hero Karizma R

Power: 19.2 bhp

Price: Rs 83,900 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


The Hero Karizma R was first launched in the year 2003, and since then, it has garnered a huge fan following in the country. It is one of the first semi-faired bikes in India. The Karizma R is powered by a 223cc, 4-stroke motor that delivers a maximum power of 19.2 bhp while churning out a peak torque of 19.35 Nm. The bike reaches the 0-60 kmph point in an impressive 3.6 seconds.

Bajaj Avenger 220

Power: 18.77bhp

Price: Rs 85,497

bajaj avenger 2016

Note : Images provided by the writer/Shantonil

The Bajaj Avenger 220 has garnered a huge fan following ever since it was introduced in the Indian auto market. The bike comes fitted with a powerful 220cc mill that is capable of churning out a max power of 18.77bhp at 8400rpm along with a peak torque of 17.5Nm at 7000rpm. The engine is mated with a 5-speed transmission. The bike carries a sporty look with its low stance and high handlebars. The Avenger 220 gets an all-black treatment that further enhances its looks.


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