5 Low Priced Faired Bikes In India
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5 Low Priced Faired Bikes In India

Featured Stories by Team Drivio | Jun 12, 2023

The Yamaha R15 began the trend of faired motorcycles in India back in 2008. 

  • All of these bikes will invoke the racer within you.
  • The Hero Xtreme 200S is the most affordable faired bike in India.
  • Bikes in this list begin from Rs 1.35 lakh and go up to Rs 1.88 lakh.

Regardless of age, people of all generations are captivated by the sight of a fully-faired bike zooming past. During our school and college days, we were particularly enthralled by the sleek appearance and aerodynamic contours of such motorcycles. However, we were often on the lookout for one that would be affordable and within our budget.

If you can identify with the experiences mentioned above, here is a compilation of the top five reasonably priced fully-faired motorcycles that you may want to consider for yourself. The prices mentioned below are based on the ex-showroom rates in Delhi:

  1.Hero Xtreme 200S: Rs 1.35 lakh

At the top of our list is the Hero Xtreme 200S, currently the most budget-friendly fully-faired bike available in the market. The bike boasts a sleek and sharp design, giving it an appealing appearance. It comes equipped with features like LED lights and a digital instrument cluster. 

Powering the bike is a 199.6cc engine that generates 17.8bhp at 8000rpm and 16.5Nm of torque at 6500rpm. This power is transmitted through a five-speed gearbox. To ensure effective braking, the bike is equipped with disc brakes on both ends, and for a comfortable ride, it incorporates telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. 

SpecificationsHero Xtreme 200S
Engine199cc engine
Maximum power17.8PS
Maximum torque16.5Nm
Transmission5-speed
Front Wheel100/80-17
Rear Wheel130/70-17

Along with its Ducati-like exotic looks, what really impressed us about the Xtreme 200S was its great handling. The compact steering geometry combined with its decently grippy tyres meant it was plenty fun in the corners. 

Hero Xtreme 200S: Rs 1.35 lakh

  2.Suzuki Gixxer SF: Rs 1.37 lakh

Next on our list is a bike from the renowned Japanese manufacturer, Suzuki. The Suzuki Gixxer SF secures the second spot in terms of affordability. The bike's design incorporates a side fairing seamlessly integrated with an underbelly pan, giving it a streamlined and aerodynamic appearance. It features all-LED lights and a digital instrument cluster for added convenience. Powering the Gixxer SF is a 155cc engine, delivering a power output of 13.4bhp at 8000rpm and a torque of 13.8Nm at 6000rpm. 

SpecificationsSuzuki Gixxer SF
Engine155cc engine
Maximum power13.4PS
Maximum torque13.8Nm
Transmission5-speed
Front Wheel100/80-17
Rear Wheel140/60-17

The bike is equipped with a five-speed gearbox for smooth gear transitions. To enhance braking performance, it utilizes a disc brake setup on both the front and rear wheels, assisted by a single-channel ABS system. The Gixxer SF ensures a comfortable ride through its telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. The Gixxer SF’s usability was what impressed us. Despite looking so sporty, its clip-on handlebars are tall enough for you to be comfortable and spend hours in the saddle. 

Suzuki Gixxer SF: Rs 1.37 lakh

  3.Bajaj Pulsar RS200: Rs 1.71 lakh 

Coming in at number three on our list is the Bajaj Pulsar RS200, which boasts a sharp and muscular appearance. The bike features a dual projector headlamp setup and an LED taillamp. Its instrument cluster combines a digital speedometer with an analogue tachometer. Powering the RS200 is a 199.5cc engine, delivering an impressive output of 24.2bhp at 9750rpm and 18.7Nm of torque at 8000rpm. 

SpecificationsBajaj Pulsar RS200
Engine199.5cc engine
Maximum power24.2PS
Maximum torque18.7Nm
Transmission6-speed
Front Wheel100/80-17
Rear Wheel130/70-17

This power is transmitted through a six-speed gearbox. The bike ensures effective braking with disc brakes on both wheels, supported by dual-channel ABS. Comfortable riding is facilitated by telescopic forks with a bush at the front and a Nitrox mono-shock at the rear.

Bajaj Pulsar RS200: Rs 1.71 lakh

  4.Yamaha R15 V4: Rs 1.80 lakh

Taking the fourth position is the Yamaha R15, a popular choice among young riders due to its aggressive and sporty aesthetics. The bike is equipped with all-LED lights, a fully digital instrument cluster, and VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) technology, ensuring smooth power delivery across the entire rev range. 

SpecificationsYamaha R15 V4
Engine155cc engine
Maximum power18.4PS
Maximum torque14.1Nm
Transmission6-speed
Front Wheel100/80-17
Rear Wheel140/70- R17

Its 155cc engine generates 18.37bhp at 10000rpm and 14.1Nm of torque at 8500rpm. Power is transferred to the rear wheel through a six-speed gearbox. The R15 features disc brakes on both ends, along with standard dual-channel ABS. Its suspension setup comprises telescopic forks at the front and a swingarm at the rear. The bike offers four different variants to choose from.

Yamaha R15 V4: Rs 1.80 lakh

  5.KTM RC125: Rs 1.88 lakh

Lastly, we have the KTM RC125, representing the Austrian brand. While it is comparatively pricier and equipped with a smaller-capacity engine than the other motorcycles on this list, it boasts a sharp and edgy design. Illuminating the road ahead are dual-projector headlamps, complemented by an LED taillamp. 

SpecificationsKTM RC125
Engine124.7cc engine
Maximum power14.5PS
Maximum torque12Nm
Transmission6-speed
Front Wheel17-inch alloys
Rear Wheel17-inch alloys

The bike also features an all-digital instrument cluster. Powering the RC125 is a 125cc engine, delivering 14.5bhp and 12Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The suspension duties are handled by WP APEX 43mm inverted forks at the front and a WP APEX mono-shock at the rear.

KTM RC125: Rs 1.88 lakh