The BS6 emission regulations came into effect from 1 April 2020 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||Rs.1,79,782 onwards|
|TVS Apache RTR 160 4V||Rs.1,10,565 onwards|
|KTM 200 Duke||Rs.1,85,606|
|Bajaj Pulsar 220F||Rs.1,32,378|
|Hero Passion Pro||Rs.69,475 onwards|
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 9 color variants.
|Ex-showroom price (New Delhi)||Rs.1,79,782 onwards|
|Maximum power||19.36 PS 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 4V
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 three colour options, Racing Red, Knight Black, and Metallic Blue.
|Ex-showroom price||Rs.1,10,565 onwards|
|Maximum power||17.73 PS at 9,250 RPM|
|Maximum torque||14.73 Nm at 7,250 RPM|
|Chassis||Double Cradle Synchro STIFF|
|Engine displacement||159.7 cc|
|Front suspension||Telescopic Forks|
|Rear suspension||Mono Shock|
|Kerb weight||147 kg|
|Fuel Capacity||12 litres|
|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.
|Maximum power||25.83 PS at 10,000 RPM|
|Maximum torque||19.5 Nm at 8,000 RPM|
|Engine displacement||199.50 cc|
|Front Brake Disc Diameter||300 mm|
|Rear Brake Disc Diameter||230 mm|
|Dry Weight||150.30 kg|
|Fuel Capacity||13.5 litres|
|Ground clearance||170 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 four colours, Sparkle Black, Volcanic Red, Pearl White, and Sapphire Blue.
|Ex-showroom price (Delhi)||Rs.1,32,378|
|Maximum power||20.4 PS at 8,500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||18.55 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 litres|
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 six colour variants, Glaze Black, Sports Red, Moon Yellow, Heavy Grey Metallic, 100 Million Edition White and Red, and Techno Blue.
|Ex-showroom price (Delhi)||Rs.69,475|
|Maximum power||9.15 PS 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||118 kg|
|Fuel capacity||10 litres|
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.