Updated On: 26 April 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Updated on April 26, 2021 - Cruiser Motorcycles, especially the retro classic ones are very popular in India. In this listicle, we have listed the Top 5 Best BS6 Classic Cruiser Bikes in India Under Rs 2 Lakhs. Keep scrolling down to know about all the motorcycles.
Original Article - November 3, 2020; India is a land of unity in diversity. We can see diversification in people's taste buds across the country and the same is the case with motorcycles. The Indian Motorcycling segment is developing rapidly & successfully and people now hanker after various types of bikes. In recent times, along with the sports motorcycles, the craze for retro-cruisers has rapidly increased as people want a comfy motorcycle to go on soothing long rides. So, today we have listed for you the Top 5 Best BS6 Classic Cruiser Bikes in India under Rs 2 lakhs. We have also included some cruisers as they also fall under the same category.
1. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 BS6
Starting Price: Rs. 1.19 lakhs
Bajaj Avenger Series is the most affordable cruiser motorcycle currently on sale in India. The Avenger 220 looks like a proper big cruiser, thanks to its design elements. The motorcycle gets a round headlight with a very big visor, high-raised handlebars, forward-set footpegs and a comfy low-slung seat. It also gets chrome accents all over the body and features an all-digital instrument cluster.
The Bajaj Avenger 220 is a powered by a BS6-compliant 220cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, fuel-injected, DTS-i engine. It churns out 19.03 PS of power at 8500 RPM and 17.5 Nm of torque at 7000 RPM, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It gets telescopic front forks, dual-springs at the rear and it also gets a single-channel ABS. Bajaj Avenger 220 BS6 is priced at Rs. 1.19 lakhs, Ex-showroom.
2. Suzuki Intruder 150 BS6
Starting Price: Rs. 1.20 lakhs
Suzuki Motorcycles ventured into the cruiser bike segment in just recent years and got a very good response. The Suzuki Intruder is just a 150cc cruiser but its body style makes it look like a high-capacity motorcycle. The Intruder sports beefy looks with fully-covered cycle parts. It also gets a tall-raised handlebar and is one of the most comfortable bikes in its class.
Powering the Intruder is a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected motor. It churns out 13.6 PS of power at 8000 RPM and 13.8 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It gets dual discs but single-channel ABS and a fully-digital instrument cluster too. The Suzuki Intruder BS6 is priced at Rs. 1.20 lakhs, Ex-showroom.
3. Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6
Starting Price: Rs. 1.59 lakhs
Royal Enfield Classic 350 is one of the most loved retro-cruisers in India. It gets a youthful design with funky colours and a retro charm. The Classic 350 has a huge fan following in India and most of the people end up buying it just for its swag. The bike doesn't get any fancy features but its old-school styling and thump lure the customers. The Classic 350 is available in two variants: Single-channel ABS and Dual-channel ABS.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 is powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. The powerplant churns out 20.07 PS of power at 5250 RPM & 28 Nm of torque at 4000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It is sold in multiple colour variants with prices ranging between Rs. 1.59 lakhs - Rs. 1.84 lakhs, Ex-showroom.
4. Jawa 42 BS6
Starting Price: Rs. 1.60 lakhs
Jawa Motorcycles made a comeback in the Indian market with the standard Jawa and the Jawa 42. The Jawa 42 features a matte look and has a sporty character. It has an inherent retro charm and gets a round headlamp, wide handlebars and muscular fuel tank. The bike also gets a very uniquely positioned single-pod analogue instrument cluster that rotates anti-clockwise. Also, like all other Jawas, this one too gets dual exhausts.
The Jawa 42 is powered by a BS6-compliant 293cc, single-cylinder, the liquid-cooled engine. This engine produces 27 Bhp and 28 Nm and offers very punchy performance. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Jawa 42 is available in two variants: Single-channel ABS and Dual-channel ABS and if offered in multiple colour variants. The BS6 Jawa 42 is priced between Rs. 1.60 lakhs - Rs. 1.74 lakhs, Ex-showroom.
5. Benelli Imperiale 400
Starting Price: Rs. 1.79 lakhs*
Benelli Imperiale 400 is one of the most feature-loaded affordable retro cruiser currently on sale in India. This retro-cruiser gets a round headlamp, split seats and gets a lot of chrome accents. If we talk about features, it gets an analogue-digital console. The speedometer and the tachometer are analogue and it also gets a MID (multi-information display) in between that shows other information and houses the gear position indicator.
Powering the Benelli Imperiale 400 is a BS6-compliant 374cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. It produces 21 PS of power at 5500 RPM and 29 Nm of peak torque at 4500 RPM and comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Imperiale 400 isn't BS6-compliant at the moment but the company will soon launch the BS6 Imperiale in India. Currently, the Benelli Imperiale 400 is priced at Rs. 1.79 lakhs, Ex-showroom.
6. Honda H'Ness CB 350 BS6
Starting Price: Rs. 1.85 lakhs
Honda has recently launched the new 2020 Honda H'Ness CB 350 BS6 in India. The new Honda H'Ness CB 350 has an old-school retro appeal but is loaded with all the modern elements. It is a very feature-loaded motorcycle and gets an analogue instrument cluster with a small MID that displays fuel gauge, trip meters, battery voltage meter, gear-position indicator, etc. It also gets Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), an assist & slipper clutch, engine start/stop switch, hazard light switch, Voice Control System, etc.
The new 2020 Honda H'Ness CB 350 is powered by a BS6-compliant 348.3cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 21.07 PS of maximum power at 5500 RPM and 30 Nm of peak torque at 3000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It gets telescopic forks at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear. For braking duties, it gets disc brakes at either end with dual-channel ABS as standard. It has been priced between Rs. 1.85 lakhs - Rs. 1.90 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
So, these were the Top 5 Best BS6 Classic Cruiser Bikes in India under Rs 2 lakhs. Which among these is your favourite motorcycle? Do share with us in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and the owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.
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