These 6 Bikes And Scooters Were Legendary For India
Article by Drivio | 23rd Jun 23
Leading the list is OBVIOUSLY the Royal Enfield Classic 350.
- The Royal Enfield Classic 350 brought along a riding experience that not many of its era could match.
- With the Himalayan, Royal Enfield introduced Indians to affordable adventure bikes that could do it all.
- The Activa was Honda’s first and very successful attempt at the scooter segment.
Motorcycles hold a special place in our hearts, providing us with not just a mode of transportation, but also a source of joy, excitement, and even therapy. However, there are certain motorcycles that have gone beyond being mere vehicles and have truly transformed the market.
These exceptional two-wheelers have shattered our preconceived notions about what bikes or scooters in their respective genres could be. Whether through groundbreaking performance, innovative design, advanced features, or even some intangible quality, these motorcycles have etched themselves into our collective memory, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.
This bike truly deserves its iconic status! The Royal Enfield Classic 350 has reigned supreme in the small capacity retro bike segment, boasting a powerful thumpy engine, timeless aesthetics, and a commanding road presence.
The Pulsar motorcycles made a lasting impact by offering thrilling performance at an affordable price. Their striking design garnered attention wherever they went.
With the arrival of the Royal Enfield Himalayan marked a significant shift, providing Indian riders with a purpose-built motorcycle to conquer Leh.
The arrival of the KTM 200 & 390 Duke completely revolutionized the concept of brute performance. With the 200 Duke, KTM seemed to revive the exhilarating era of 2-stroke motorcycles, delivering unparalleled power and excitement.
The Ather 450 undeniably stands out for its pioneering contributions to the automotive industry. This electric scooter introduced a range of futuristic technologies that were far ahead of their time.
The Honda Activa, a truly legendary scooter, made its remarkable entry into the Indian market at the turn of the 21st century. Astonishingly, even after 22 years since its launch, the Activa maintains its position as the world's best-selling scooter.