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Updated on April 22, 2021 - In this listicle, we also have the Jawa Forty-Two and the Royal Enfield Himalayan and these motorcycles have got an update recently. Jawa Motorcycles recently launched the new 2021 Jawa Forty 2.1 in India and you can know more about it by clicking HERE. To know more about the updated 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan, you can click HERE.
Original Article - July 18, 2020; We Indians love Retro Motorcycles. The Retro Motorcycles sport an old-school charm starting from smooth body lines to outmoded styling and of course round headlamps. The motorcycle in the 2000s and in the first decade of the 21st century mostly used to get Round Headlamps in India. People love those round headlight cowl as they look classic and has its own charm. However, most of the motorcycle manufacturers have now parted their ways from round headlights. Instead, motorcycles now get hexagonal or sporty naked headlamp cowls. But, there are still some automakers who fit their motorcycles with round headlamps as people love them. So, today we have listed for you the Top 6 Best Bikes with Round Headlights Under Rs 2 Lakhs in India.
TVS XL 100 is the most affordable two-wheeler in India to sport a round headlamp. Essentially it is not a motorcycle but it is a moped. The TVS XL 100 is very popular in India, especially in rural areas, all thanks to its versatility. It is a lightweight moped but has a great payload capacity and so is widely used by small-scale industrialists. The XL 100 is powered by a BS6-compliant 99.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. This motor churns out 4.4 PS of power at 6000 RPM and 6.5 Nm of torque at 3500 RPM. It comes mated to a CVT and also gets TVS' EcoThrust Fuel Injection Technology. The TVS XL 100 BS6 is priced between Rs. 44,994 - Rs. 46,864, Ex-showroom Delhi.
Hero Xpulse 200 and Xpulse 200T are now only Hero MotoCorp vehicles to get round headlights. The Xpulse 200 is a dual-purpose motorcycle while the Xpulse 200T is a touring variant of the same. Both the motorcycles are powered by the same BS6-compliant 199.6cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine with Hero's XSens programmed fuel-injection technology. This new BS6 motor churns out 18.04 PS of power at 8500 RPM and 16.45 Nm of torque at 6500 RPM. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Recently, the Hero Xpulse 200 BS6 was launched in India at Rs. 1.11 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. The price of the BS6-compliant Hero Xpulse 200T will be revealed soon.
Royal Enfield is famous all over the world for making retro motorcycles. All Royal Enfield Motorcycles get round headlights and the most affordable among them are the Bullet 350 and the Classic 350. Both the motorcycles are powered by the same BS6-compliant 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 20.07 PS of maximum power at 5250 RPM and 28 Nm of peak torque at 4000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. The Bullet 350 and the Classic 350 series is offered in multiple colour variants and the prices vary according to the colours you choose. The Bullet 350 BS6 is priced between Rs. 1.22 lakhs - Rs. 1.38 lakhs while the Classic 350 BS6 is priced between Rs. 1.59 lakhs - Rs. 1.84 lakhs. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi.
Jawa Motorcycles made a comeback in 2018 with the Jawa Classic and Jawa Forty-Two. Recently, the BS6-compliant version of these motorcycles were launched in India. As these are retro classic motorcycles, they also sport round headlamp set-up. Both the motorcycles are powered by the same BS6-compliant 293cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 26.51 PS of power and 27.05 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Also, these BS6 Jawas feature India's first cross port technology on a motorcycle. The Jawa Forty-Two BS6 is priced between Rs. 1.60 lakhs - Rs. 1.69 lakhs while the Jawa Classic BS6 is priced between Rs. 1.73 lakhs - Rs. 1.83 lakhs. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi.
As we mentioned above that all Royal Enfield Motorcycles get round headlight and so the next motorcycle in our list is the Royal Enfield Himalayan 400. The Royal Enfield Himalayan is an off-road-oriented adventure motorcycle. It is powered by a BS6-compliant 411cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 24.8 PS of power at 6500 RPM and 32 Nm of peak torque between 4000-4500 RPM. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox. The Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 is available in a single variant but multiple colour schemes. It is priced between Rs. 1.89 lakhs - Rs. 1.94 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
Finally, the last motorcycle in our list is an Italian retro-cruiser from the house of Benelli. This is the Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 and it is the most affordable Benelli currently on sale in India. The Imperiale 400 is powered by a BS6-compliant 374cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. This motor churns out 21 PS of power at 6000 RPM and 29 Nm of peak torque at 3500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Imperiale 400 is the most feature-loaded motorcycle in its class. The Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 was recently launched in India and it is priced at Rs. 1.99 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
So, these were the Top 6 Best Bikes with Round Headlights Under Rs 2 Lakhs in India. Which among these is your favourite? Do let us know in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Automobile Enthusiast group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners.