The new BS6 emission regulations will be in effect from 1 April 2021 in India. Automobile companies in India selling motorbikes will have to strictly comply with the emission guidelines and ensure that the vehicles manufactured by them are BS6 compliant.
However, automobile companies in India have already been manufacturing BS6 compliant motorbikes. We will list down the top 5 BS6 bikes in India that you may consider purchasing.
|Royal Enfield Classic 350||Up to Rs.1.86 lakh|
|TVS Apache RTR 160||Rs.1.02 lakh – Rs.1.05 lakh|
|KTM 200 Duke||Rs.1.81 lakh|
|Bajaj Pulsar 220F||Rs.1.25 lakh|
|Hero Passion Pro||Rs.67,400- Rs.69,600|
Royal Enfield Classic 350
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes with a powerful 346cc engine and is built on a downtube frame. The bike comes in two variants which are Single-Channel ABS and Dual Channel ABS. The vehicle is available in 12 color variants.
|Ex-showroom price (New Delhi)||Up to Rs.1.86 lakh|
|Maximum power||19.8 bhp at 5,250 rpm|
|Maximum torque||28 Nm at 4,000 rpm|
|Engine displacement||346 cc|
|Rear suspension||Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload|
|Kerb weight||192 kg|
|Ground clearance||135 mm|
TVS Apache RTR 160
This bike is available in two variants – a rear drum variant and a rear disc variant and the cost of the bike will vary depending on the variant chosen by you. The bike is available in six colour options – white, pearl, matte red, matte blue, T-grey, and gloss black.
|Ex-showroom price||Rs.1.02 lakh – Rs.1.05 lakh|
|Maximum power||15.53 PS at 8,400 RPM|
|Maximum torque||13.9 Nm at 7,000 RPM|
|Chassis||Double Cradle Synchro STIFF|
|Engine displacement||159.7 cc|
|Front suspension||Telescopic Forks|
|Rear suspension||Monotube Inverted Gas-Filled Shox (MIG) with spring aid|
|Kerb weight||140 kg|
|Fuel Capacity||12 L|
|Ground clearance||180 mm|
KTM 200 Duke
KTM 200 Duke comes with 4-stroke engine and dual-channel ABS. The exhaust and airbox has been updated so as to meet the latest noise and emission standards. The bike comes in only one colour variant.
|Ex-showroom price||Rs.1.81 lakh|
|Maximum power||19 Kw at 10,000 RPM|
|Maximum torque||19.5 Nm at 8,000 RPM|
|Front Brake||Four-piston radial fixed caliper, brake disc|
|Engine displacement||200 cc|
|Front Brake Disc Diameter||300 mm|
|Rear Brake Disc Diameter||230 mm|
|Dry Weight||140 kg|
|Fuel Capacity||13.5 L|
|Ground clearance||155 mm|
Bajaj Pulsar 220F
Bajaj Pulsar is one of the most famous motorcycle models in India. The new Pulsar 220F comes with a 220cc fuel-injected motor and 5-speed gearbox. The bike is available in two colour variants – black-red, and blue-black.
|Ex-showroom price (Delhi)||Rs.1.25 lakh|
|Maximum power||20.4 PS at 8,500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||18.5 Nm at 7,000 rpm|
|Type of ignition||Digital twin spark|
|Engine displacement||220 cc|
|Front suspension||Telescopic with anti-friction bush|
|Rear suspension||5-way adjustable Nitrox shock absorber|
|Ground clearance||165 mm|
|Kerb Weight||160 kg|
|Fuel capacity||15 L|
Hero Passion Pro
The bike comes with i3S technology and boasts of providing excellent mileage. This particular model is supposed to be more fuel efficient and has various other features making it easy to ride on Indian roads. The bike comes in five colour variants – glaze black, sports red, moon yellow, heavy grey metallic, and techno blue.
|Ex-showroom price (Delhi)||Rs.67,400- Rs.69,600|
|Maximum power||6.73 Kw at 7,500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||9.89 Nm at 5,000 rpm|
|Bore and Stroke||50 mm x 57.8 mm|
|Engine displacement||113 cc|
|Front suspension||Conventional fork – 30 mm diameter|
|Rear suspension||Twin Shox|
|Ground clearance||180 mm|
|Kerb Weight||117 kg (Drum), 118 kg (Disc)|
|Fuel capacity||10 L|
These are some of the top BS6 compliant bikes in India which you can consider purchasing. All these bikes have their own features which appeal to customers as per their requirements. It is recommended you conduct a proper and thorough research before purchasing a bike. You can also apply for a suitable two-wheeler loans once you have decided to buy the motorbike of your choice.