The list includes some big names like Suzuki, Yamaha, Bajaj and many more who offers exciting and affordable fully faired motorcycles in India
We have said this many a time already that Indian bike enthusiasts love fully faired motorcycle and to meet the demands almost all the two-wheeler manufacturer has at least 1 or 2 fully faired motorcycle in their lineup. However, you also have to keep this point in mind that these motorcycles are slightly pricier in comparison to the other motorcycles available in their lineup in the same segment.
However, here is the list of 5 motorcycles which are fully faired and also do not burn a deep hole in your pocket.
1. Hero Xtreme 200S
Price: Rs 98,400 (ex-showroom)
Hero launched the Xtreme 200S in India recently. This is the most affordable motorcycle available in our country at this moment. The motorcycle uses the same platform and many other mechanical components with the Xtreme 200R but gets an additional full fairing at the front.
The Xtreme 200S shares the same 199.6cc, single cylinder, 2-valves SOHC unit. The unit produces about 18.4 PS of peak power and 17.1 Nm of peak torque. Although the motorcycle is priced quite aggressively it still gets plenty of modern bits that you generally find in a premium offering.
The XTreme 200S features a full LED headlamp setup, digital instrument cluster with Smartphone connectivity for call and navigation assist. The suspension duties of the motorcycle are handled by a conventional telescopic unit at the front and a monoshock unit at the rear. Braking duties of the motorcycle are handled by a disc brake on both ends. A single channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider.
2. Suzuki Gixxer SF 150
Price: Rs 1,09,870
Suzuki launched the Gixxer SF 150 alongside the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 recently in India. The Gixxer SF 250 replaces the existing GIxxer SF 150 which has been in the Indian market for a long time now. Although this motorcycle is pricier than the older Gixxer SF 150, it gets plenty of modern updates as well including a full LED headlamp setup that replaced the halogen headlamp unit of its predecessor, new instrument cluster and a redesigned LED tail lamp.
Apart from the cosmetic changes, Suzuki has also improved the ergonomics of the motorcycle at the same time. The Gixxer SF 150 gets a stiffened front suspension for better handling. The Gixxer SF 150 is powered by the same 154.9cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, fuel injected, SOHC unit.
The engine now produces slightly less power compared to its predecessor. The unit paired with a 5-speed gearbox now generates 14.1 Ps of peak power and 14 Nm of peak torque. The Gixxer SF 150 depends on conventional telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock unit at the rear. The braking duties are handled by disc brakes on both ends. A single channel ABS is offered as standard.
3. Bajaj Pulsar RS 200
Price: Rs 1,39,635
Bajaj RS 200 is the oldest motorcycle in this list after the Yamaha YZF-R15. The motorcycle offers plenty of features at this price point. It gets a twin projector headlamp, liquid cooling, and an attractive split LED taillamp. The flagship Bajaj Pulsar model is powered by a 199.5cc, liquid cooled, fuel injected, 4 stroke engine.
This unit produces about 24.5 ps of peak power and 18.6 Nm of peak torque. The braking duties are handled by a disc brake on both ends while a single channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider. There is no denying that after all these years the RS200 still attracts huge attention mainly because of its aggressive styling and features.
4. Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0
Price: Rs 1,40,280
This is definitely the most expensive 150cc motorcycle of India but it still offers a lot at this price point. The motorcycle features a full LED headlamp unit, aluminium swingarm, slipper clutch, and a dual-channel ABS system for the safety of the rider.
It even gets a fully digital instrument cluster and a fuel tank that takes its inspiration from the bigger and more powerful YZF-R1. The instrument cluster, in particular, offers plenty of information to the rider and even gets a shift light as well.
The YZF-R15 V3.0 is powered by a 155cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke engine. This unit produces about 19.3 PS of peak power and 14.7 Nm of peak torque. The engine gets the Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) technology that helps the motorcycle to deliver the same power across the rev range.
The motorcycle uses a 282 mm disc brake at the front and a 220 mm disc brake at the rear to bring it to a halt. A dual channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider. The R15 V3.0 is definitely the most loaded 150cc motorcycle that you can buy in India at this moment.
5. KTM RC 125
KTM introduced the RC 125 in India recently. This is their entry level supersport offering for the Indian market and is positioned just above their entry level 125 Duke. The motorcycle is powered by the same 124.7cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel injected unit that powers the 125 Duke as well. The unit paired with a 6-speed gearbox produces about 14.5 PS of peak power and 12 Nm of peak torque.
Braking duties of the RC 125 are taken care by a 300 mm disc brake at the front and a 230 mm disc brake at the rear. A single channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider. The suspension duties of the motorcycle are handled by a 43 mm upside-down units from WP and a 10 step adjustable monoshock setup at the rear.
6. Yamaha Fazer 25
Yamaha introduced the Fazer 25 a couple of years ago in India. The reason why we have decided to include the Fazer 25 in our list is because of the fact that this is the most affordable 250cc, fully faired motorcycle available in the country at this moment.
The Fazer 25 is powered by the same 249cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that powers the FZ25 as well. This unit paired with a 5-speed gearbox produces about 20 Bhp of peak power and 20 Nm of peak torque.
The Fazer 25 features an all LED headlamp, a fully digital instrument panel, etc. The suspension duties are taken care of by conventional telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock unit at the rear. Braking duties are handled by disc brakes on both ends. A dual channel ABS is also offered as standard for the safety of the rider.