Bikes That Shaped The Indian Auto Industry
Nov 01, 1985
Variants1 PetrolThe Yamaha RX100 was first launched in 1985, but its production in India did not begin till the ’90s. In the initial stage, all the bikes coming to India were imported from Japan and the 98.2 cc engine bike instantly struck a chord with the motorcycling community in India.
- Price Starts at ₹ 1.04 Lakh
Jan 12, 2003
Variants3 PetrolBajaj brought in the Pulsar to take aim at the growing number of bike enthusiasts in the country in 2001. The bike was built by Bajaj, Tokyo R&D, and motorcycle designer Glynn Kerr. The Pulsar range begins with 125 CC & goes all the way up to 250cc.
- Price Starts at ₹ 2.96 Lakh
Jun 17, 2015
Variants1 PetrolThe 390 Duke entered the Indian market in 2012 & the Philippines in 2013 while the US market got it in 2015. The 373.2 CC motor has great power & the overall ergonomics of the bike really put it in great stead with young and experienced riders.
- Price Starts at ₹ 1.26 Lakh
Jan 14, 2020
Variants2 ElectricThe Bajaj Chetak ruled the hearts of many scooter lovers in India for more than 3 decades. Originally based on the Vespa Sprint, the Chetak, was the center of attention for most commuters in India because of its strong value-for-money proposition!
- Price Starts at ₹ 69,380
Jul 11, 2003
Variants5 PetrolThe Hero Honda Splendor, as it was called, was launched in 1994 and was the best-selling two-wheeler in India till 2017. A host of improvements have been made to the bike since then and it continues to be the preferred 100 CC commuter bike in India.