Top 5 Sporty Bikes Under Rs. 1.20 Lakh – Pulsar, Apache, Gixxer, FZ

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Many brands are now offering powerful and aggressive bikes in the country for buyers looking for a premium commuter in India

With the launch of bikes like the Xtreme 160 R and the Apache RTR 160 in India, the demand for powerful and affordable premium commuter bikes in India is sky-high. If you are also planning to buy a bike soon, here is a list of the top 5 sporty bikes under Rs 1.20 lakh in India.

Hero Xtreme 160R

Priced from Rs 1.18 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Hero Xtreme 160R is one of the most VFM bikes in the market and is powered by a 163cc petrol engine that churns out 15.2 PS and 14 Nm of peak torque. The bike not only offers strong performance but also boasts a strong road presence and attractive styling.

Suzuki Gixxer

The Suzuki Gixxer is currently one of the most fun-to-ride bikes in the segment and is offered with a 155cc air-cooled petrol engine. This engine boasts a claimed peak and power output of 13.6 PS and 13.8 Nm respectively. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and offers strong performance and impressive refinement levels.

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Yamaha FZ

The Yamaha FZ may not have segment-leading power and torque figures but boasts strong dynamics and riding experience. Powering the bike is a 149 cc petrol engine that churns out a peak power output of 12.4 Ps while the maximum torque stands at 13.3 Nm. The Yamaha FZ price in India starts from Rs 1.13 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base Metallic Black version.

Bajaj Pulsar 150

The Bajaj Pulsar is one of the most iconic names in the country and is known for its strong performance, aggressive looks, and refined powertrain. The Bajaj Pulsar 150 also offers a similar package for buyers and is priced from Rs 1.14 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is powered by a 149.5 cc petrol engine that churns out 14 PS and 13.25 Nm of peak torque output.

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TVS Apache RTR 160

The new TVS Apache RTR 160 in India is priced from Rs 1.17 (ex-showroom) and is one of the best-looking bikes in the segment. Powering the bike is a 159.7 cc engine that churns out 17.55 PS and 14.73 Nm of peak torque. Unlike most of the rivals, the RTR 160 is offered with multiple riding modes and is one of the sportiest bikes in India at this price point.