Anyone who sees a fully-faired bike turns their head, whether they are a kid, millennial, or quadragenarian. When we were in school and college, we were fascinated by the aerodynamic design and looks of fully-faired bikes. Additionally, the search would always be on for a budget-friendly option.
You might be interested in these 5 most affordable fully-faired motorcycles if you relate to all the above. The following prices are ex-showroom Mumbai:
Here are 5 most affordable fully-faired motorcycles
1. Hero Xtreme 200S
Our first choice is the Hero Xtreme 200S, which is currently the most affordable fully-faired motorcycle on the market. In terms of design, the bike looks quite lean and sharp. All the lights are LED and the instrument cluster is digital. It is powered by a 199.6cc unit that produces 17.8bhp at 8000 rpm and 16.5Nm at 6500 rpm which appears to be a powerhouse. A five-speed transmission transmits this power and torque. With a disc brake at both ends, it provides smooth braking; telescopic forks at the front and mono-shocks at the back provide a comfortable ride.
2. Suzuki Gixxer SF
Japanese automaker Suzuki comes in second place on our list of affordable bikes. Its aerodynamic look is enhanced by the side fairing integrated with its underbelly pan. A digital instrument cluster and all LED lights are included. A 155cc engine powers the bike, producing 13.4bhp at 8000rpm and 13.8Nm at 6000rpm. Besides a five-speed transmission, the bike comes with disc brakes at both ends and single-channel ABS for better braking power. At the front of the bike are telescopic forks, and at the rear is a swingarm.
3. Bajaj Pulsar RS200
The third bike on our list is the Bajaj Pulsar RS200. There is no doubt that it looks sharp and beefy. Dual projector headlamps and LED taillamps are included on the bike. Digital speedometers and analog tachometers are combined in the instrument cluster. A 199.5cc engine generates 24.2bhp at 9750 rpm and 18.7Nm at 8000 rpm for the required power and torque output. Six-speed gearboxes transmit all of this power. There are disc brakes on both ends and dual-channel ABS helps control the braking process. There are telescopic forks with a bush at the front and Nitrox mono-shocks at the rear to ensure a comfortable ride.
4. Yamaha YZF R15 V4
We have included the Yamaha R15 on our list as well, which is quite popular among teenagers due to its sharp and aggressive look. As well as LED lights, VVA technology (Variable Valve Actuation), and a digital instrument cluster, this vehicle gets many features that ensure that the power delivery is linear all the way through the rev range. A 155cc engine provides 18.37bhp at 10000 rpm and 14.1Nm of torque at 8500 rpm for propelling. It is driven by a six-speed gearbox that transfers power and torque to its rear wheels. Moreover, it is fitted with both front and rear disc brakes, as well as dual-channel ABS. A set of telescopic forks is mounted at the front and a swingarm is mounted at the back of the bike. Currently, the bike is available in four variants.
5. KTM RC125
The last motorcycle here is the RC125 from the Austrian brand KIt is expensive and has a smaller engine capacity compared to other motorcycles on this list. In spite of this, the design is sharp and edgy. It has dual-projector headlamps for illuminating the road ahead. At the same time, the tail lamp is equipped with an LED. Additionally, it comes with an all-digital instrument cluster. This motorcycle is powered by a 125cc engine that produces 14.5bhp and 12Nm. There is a six-speed gearbox attached to this unit. Furthermore, the front suspension is handled by WP APEX 43, and the rear suspension is handled by WP APEX mono shocks.