Is it Harley Davidson or Kawasaki that makes it to the top find out in our top 5 most expensive bikes list?
The Indian two-wheeler market is one of the biggest and diverse markets in the world where different people have different priorities. Some customers prefer economical commuters that promise to offer staggering mileage figures, whereas some love to own really fast machines that can give them serious adrenaline rush every time they turn the ignition on and twist the throttle.
That said, if you love to own one of these expensive and exotic motorcycles or just want to find out which is the most expensive motorcycle available in the country at this moment then go through our list of top 5 most expensive motorcycle available in the country. The list contains some exotic motorcycles from reputed two-wheeler manufacturer like Ducati, Harley Davidson, Kawasaki and more. So without wasting any more time, let us get straight into the details:
5. Indian Roadmaster
Price: Rs 42.15 lakhs (ex-showroom)
Indian motorcycle is an American two-wheeler manufacturer who is well known around the world for their retro styled tourers and cruisers. Their flagship offering is called the Roadmaster which is basically a fully loaded version of the Indian Chief.
The motorcycle is ideal for long-distance touring because it gets a comfortable ergonomics, leather wrapped seats, automatically adjustable windscreen, a total of two panniers and a top box to carry all the stuff. It is powered by a 1,811 cc, air cooled, thunder stroke 111, V-twin unit that produces about 138 Nm of peak torque and is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.
4. Harley-Davidson CVO Limited
Price: Rs. 51.73 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
If you thought the Indian Roadmaster is the ultimate full-sized premium tourer then wait till you hear the name of the Harley-Davidson CVO Limited. The Harley Davidson CVO Limited packs everything that one can wish for in a touring bike. The motorcycle gets a huge fairing up front with a windshield to protect the rider from windblasts and panniers to carry all the stuff for long journeys.
The dashboard features round analogue gauges and a 6.5-inch, colour touchscreen interface that can be used for various purposes like navigating maps, checking tyre pressure or playing music. The soft cushioned seats, comfortable ergonomics and a big and brawny appearance is what attracts the attention of the people. That said, the CVO Limited is powered by a 1,923cc, Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight 117 unit. This unit produces about 169 Nm of peak torque at 3,500 rpm.
3. Ducati Panigale V4 R
Price: Rs 51.87 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
Ducati showcased the Panigale V4 R at the 2018 EICMA motorcycle show. The motorcycle is powered by a 998cc, 90-degree V-4 unit. This unit produces around 218 Bhp of peak power and 112 Nm of peak torque. Ducati wanted to build a road legal motorcycle which will be a close contender to the proper race bike which they use in WSBK championship.
Besides that powerful engine, the sportsbike also gets a number of electronic aids to keep the rider safe. The motorcycle features different riding modes, Bosch cornering ABS, Ducati Traction control, Ducati wheel control to name a few. The suspension duties of the motorcycles are carried by race spec Öhlins units that not only provide a sharp ride and handling but also have helped save almost 1 kilogram compared to the standard suspension setup.
The braking duties are handled by the latest Brembo Style front radial-mounted four-piston callipers. However, getting your hands on this beast is not exactly easy because the Ducati Panigale V4 R variant is priced at Rs 51.87 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
2. Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition
Price: Rs 51.82 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
The Ducati 1299 Panigale R final edition is a very special motorcycle in the Ducati lineup. As the name already suggests the Panigale 1299 R final edition is the last V-twin powered motorcycle to be produced by Ducati before it gets replaced with the V4 powered superbike. The motorcycle gets a special tricolour livery and race-spec components.
It is powered by a 1285cc, L-twin motor that produces about 203.5bhp of peak power and 142Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. What makes this motorcycle also special is the fact that the Ducati has produced only 1,299 units of it and each motorcycle carries a sticker price of Rs. 51.82 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
1. Kawasaki Ninja H2R
Price: Rs. 72 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
This motorcycle seriously does not need any introduction. The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the most exclusive and also the most expensive motorcycle that you can buy in India at this moment. The H2R variant is powered by a 998cc, supercharged engine that generates a mind-boggling 317 Bhp of peak power at 14,000 rpm and 165 Nm of peak torque.
The motorcycle is strictly meant for track use only. It gets all the top-notch hardware and electronic aids that you can expect from a motorcycle that can touch speeds beyond 350 km/h mark. This Kawasaki H2R is imported from Japan as a completely-built-up (CBU) unit and is priced at Rs 72 lakhs (ex-showroom).