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Bikes That Shaped India's Two-Wheeler Industry

These bikes were iconic, robust and reliable, and they helped to shape the Indian two-wheeler industry into what it is today.
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350, an iconic Indian motorcycle, has been in continuous production since the 1950s and is known for its ruggedness, torque, and timeless design. It played a significant role in enlarging the concept of personal transport and range in India and still holds high respect even today.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350
Bajaj Chetak
The Bajaj Chetak, launched in 1972, became one of India's most popular scooters due to its affordability, fuel efficiency, and durability. Additionally, it was among the first scooters manufactured in India.
Yezdi Roadking
The Yezdi Roadking is a motorcycle that was manufactured by Ideal Jawa Ltd. from 1978 to 1996. In its days, the bike was popular for its powerful engine, distinctive styling, and cult following. The Roadking is a classic motorcycle that holds collectors' value among enthusiasts.
Under the collaboration of Kinetic and Honda, the DX was launched in 1984. The scooter was the first in India to come with modern styling and an electric starter. Gaining popularity among commuters for its reliability, design, features and sophistication, the DX is the forefather of modern scooters in India.
Kinetic Honda DX
Yamaha RX 100
Still loved by many, the Yamaha RX 100 is a two-stroke motorcycle with an insane cult following even today. Launched in 1985, it was one of the first motorcycles in India to offer low ownership cost with high performance in its class.
Hero Honda Splendor
Introduced in 1994, the Hero Honda Splendor has been the preferred choice for millions of motorists. From excellent mileage to the low cost of maintenance, the Splendor has made commuting affordable & accessible for people of all income levels.
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