10 Jun 2020 Shakti Nath Jha
India is one of the largest two-wheeler markets in the world. Two-wheelers are the preferred personal mobility solution among the Indians. While for most of the buyers, bikes are just a mode of transport from point A to point B, for some its a completely different entity. The young citizens and biking enthusiasts love to ride fully-faired motorcycles. That's because fully-faired bikes look stylish, have great road-presence and what not. The fully-faired motorcycle entices us and gives the rider an exhilarating experience of riding a proper sports motorcycle. Until now, fully-faired bikes were very expensive in India. However, manufacturers are now coming up with affordable Sportster. And, so today we have for you the Top 5 Cheapest Fully Faired BS6 Bikes in India.
Hero Xtreme 200S BS6
Price Starts at Rs. 1,02,000
Hero Xtreme 200S is the most affordable fully-faired bike currently on sale in India. The Xtreme 200S is a fully-faired derivative of the Xtreme 200R naked motorcycle. Hero Xtreme 200S is currently in its BS4 avatar but the company has announced that the BS6 version will also be launched soon. The Xtreme 200S gets an all-LED headlight, sporty graphics and attractive body panels. It also gets an all-digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity via smartphone, turn-by-turn navigation and more.
The Xtreme 200S will be powered by a BS6-compliant 199.9cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This BS6 engine will churn out 18.08 PS (BS4 was 18.4 PS) of power at 8500 RPM and 16.45 Nm (BS4 was 17.1 Nm) of torque at 6500 RPM. The engine will come coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Hero Xtreme 200S gets funky elements and the BS4 model was sold in three colour shades: Brown, Panther Black and Sports Red. The BS4 Xtreme 200S was priced at Rs. 1.02 lakhs and the BS6 model is expected to be priced around Rs. 1.10 lakhs, Ex-showroom. At this price too, it will continue to remain the most affordable fully-faired BS6 bike in India.
Suzuki Gixxer SF BS6
Price Starts at Rs. 1,21,900
Suzuki Gixxer is a very popular entry-level fully-faired motorcycle in India. The Gixxer SF is admired by everyone owing to its sporty handling characteristics, powerful engine and modern features. It gets an all-LED headlamp, LED taillamp, sharp body panels and an all-digital instrument cluster loaded with a ton of features. The Gixxer SF borrows mechanicals and features from its naked sibling but being a fully-faired motorcycle, it looks like a proper sports motorcycle.
Powering the Gixxer SF is a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 13.6 PS of power at 8000 RPM and 13.8 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM and comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It gets disc brakes at both the ends and single-channel ABS for added safety. It is sold in three colour variants: Glass Sparkle Black, Metallic Sonic Silver and Metallic Triton Blue, the latter being the special MotoGP Edition. It is priced at Rs. 1.22 lakhs for the Standard variant and Rs. 1.23 lakhs for the MotoGP Edition. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi.
Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 BS6
Price Starts at Rs. 1,45,800
Yamaha R15 is one of the most Iconic Motorcycles in the Indian Motoring History. The R15 Version 3.0 was launched in India at the 2018 Auto Expo and since then it has been a preferred choice among the enthusiasts. Recently, Yamaha has also launched the BS6-compliant version of this sports motorcycle. The R15 V3 features an aerodynamic design language, sharp aggressive eyes, muscular fuel-tank and is loaded with features. It gets an all-digital instrument cluster that shows a ton of information and it also gets dual-channel ABS for added safety.
Powering the Yamaha R15 V3 is a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine. It churns out 18.6 PS of power at 10000 RPM and 14.1 Nm of torque at 8500 RPM. The engine comes coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The R15 V3 also gets some useful features like an assist & slipper clutch, VVA technology and more. Yamaha R15 V3 BS6 is sold in three colour variants: Thunder Grey, Racing Blue and Dark Knight. It is priced at Rs. 1,45,800 for the Grey variant, Rs. 1,46,900 for the Blue one and Rs. 1,47,900 for the Matte Black variant, Ex-showroom Delhi.
Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 BS6
Price Starts at Rs. 1,48,467
The fourth motorcycle in our list of cheapest fully-faired BS6 bikes in India is the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200. The RS 200 is the flagship Pulsar motorcycle currently on sale in India. It was first launched in India in the year 2015 and in around half a decade, it has created its own mark in the segment. The 'RS' in the Pulsar RS 200 stands for Race Sport and it is a very sporty motorcycle. Being the flagship Pulsar, it gets a lot of features like clip-on bars, semi-analogue semi-digital console and raw punchy performance. With the BS6 update, now it also gets dual-channel ABS for added safety.
The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is powered by a BS6-compliant 199.5cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This mill churns out 24.5 PS of power at 9750 RPM and 18.7 Nm of peak torque at 8000 RPM. The engine comes coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The flagship Pulsar motorcycle also gets projector headlamps with small LED winkers, LED indicators and also beautiful LED taillamps. It is sold in three colour variants: Racing Red, Graphite Black and Racing Blue. The Pulsar RS 200 BS6 is priced at Rs. 1,48,467, Ex-showroom Delhi.
KTM RC 125 BS6
Price Starts at Rs. 1,59,629
The final motorcycle in our list is the KTM RC 125 BS6. The RC 125 was recently launched in the Indian market to lure the young buyers who want a sporty motorcycle with top-notch hardware but at a relatively lower price. The RC 125 is the most affordable KTM RC series bike in India. It gets premium hardware bits like it borrows its chassis from the RC 200 and sits on a trellis frame. It also gets upside-down front forks from WP and a mono-shock absorber at the rear. For braking duties, it gets disc brakes at both the ends with a single-channel ABS.
Powering the KTM RC 125 is a BS6-compliant 124.7cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This engine churns out 14.5 PS of power at 9250 RPM and 12 Nm of peak torque at 8000 RPM. The engine comes coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The RC 125 is one of the best entry-level super-sports motorcycles. With the BS6 update, it has got some cosmetic changes that make it look funkier than before. It is offered in only one colour variant: Orange with White and is priced at Rs. 1,59,629, Ex-showroom Delhi for the BS6 model, making it the most expensive bike in our listicle.
So, these were the Top 5 Cheapest Fully Faired BS6 Bikes in India. Which among these is your favourite? Do let us know in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Two-wheelers Whatsapp group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and the owners.