The craze for biking is increasing in India. The purpose of the bike has transformed from daily commuting to weekend rides. Many young, college-going students need a powerful and attractive bike. So, if you are a college student who wants to buy a stylish & powerful bike and your budget is below Rs 2.5 lakhs, you should consider these bikes mentioned below.
Yamaha R15 V4 M
Yamaha R15 V4 is a sports bike with full side-fairings. This bike has got an aggressive and committed riding posture. It has a powerful 155cc liquid-cooled motor that puts out 18bhp & 14Nm of torque with a six-speed transmission. This bike starts at Rs 2.11 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
KTM Duke 200
KTM Duke 200 is a street-fighter bike with an aggressive riding stance. It is the most powerful bike in the 200cc segment. It runs on a 199.5cc liquid-cooled engine that makes 25bhp & 19.5Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed gearbox. This bike will cost you Rs 2.20 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Apache RTR 200 4V
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is a street-fighter commuter bike. The riding posture is not very sporty, giving it a good and comfortable riding posture. This bike comes with a 198cc oil-cooled engine that pulls out 20.5bhp & 17Nm of torque with a five-speed transmission. The price of this bike starts at Rs 1.48 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Pulsar NS200 is a street-fighter bike. It has a sporty riding posture. The engine used in NS200 is derived from the KTM Duke 200 but slightly de-tuned. Here, this 199.5cc liquid-cooled engine makes 24bhp & 18.5Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed transmission. The Pulsar NS200 starts at Rs 1.60 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Royal Enfield Meteor
Royal Enfield Meteor is a cruiser motorcycle. The riding posture on this bike is relaxed, upright, and very comfortable for long touring. The Meteor runs on a 349cc air-cooled engine mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. This engine gives a power output of 20bhp & 27Nm of torque. The Meteor starts at Rs 2.36 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Hero Xpulse 200 4V
Hero Xpulse 200 4V is the most affordable adventure bike in India. The riding posture on this bike is very upright. You can easily stand and sail through rough roads on this bike. This bike is powered by a 199.6cc oil-cooled engine that makes 19bhp & 17Nm of torque connected to a five-speed transmission. This bike will cost you Rs 1.56 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
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