Upcoming Bikes India 2018The anticipation of the masses from the domestic or international automakers will over this year. The manufacturers who teased from their iconic and flagship products finally launched they’re upcoming for the enthusiasts. The most awaited 2016 Delhi Auto Expo will witness the arrival of the voyage of a plethora of two-wheelers in various segments as a commuter, cruiser, naked roadster, sports and super sports bikes to the Indian crowd.

List of Upcoming Bikes in India in 2018

The anticipation of the masses from the domestic or international automakers will over this year. The manufacturers who teased from their iconic and flagship products will be ready to launch the range of bikes by the next year. The most awaited arrivals of the voyage of a plethora of two-wheelers in various segments as a commuter, cruiser, naked roadster, sports, and super sports bikes are ready to have your presence. To ease your hurdles in decision-making, here are the selected bikes under the range of below 1 lakh and below 2 lakh category.

List of Upcoming Bike Under 1 Lakh

Upcoming Bike Model Name Estimated Price under 1 Lakh
Hero Xtreme 200S  INR 95,000
Bajaj Pulsar 180 NS 2018  INR 70,000 – 90,000
Suzuki GZ150  INR 85,000
2018 TVS Apache RTR 160  INR 75,089

Hero Xtreme 200S

The new Hero Xtreme 200S is expected to launch by this year. The bike is powered by a 200cc engine which is able to churn out 18.6 PS at 8500 RPM and 17.2 Nm of maximum torque at 6000 RPM. The bike will be getting front and rear disc brake and may get the ABS setup. Hero Xtreme is powered by single-cylinder and air-cooled 4-stroke 200 cc engine.

Hero Xtreme 200S Apart from this, the bike also gets a halogen headlamp, LED tail lamp, and mated with a 5-speed gearbox. The bike will go against Bajaj Pulsar 220F, Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS, and Apache RTR 200 4V. The bike carries conventional design from predecessors with a new style of larger panels all around the bike. The tank section and tail section is beefed up to larger units.

  • Expected Launch: Jan 2018
  • Expected Price: INR 95,000

Bajaj Pulsar 180 NS 2018

In this competitive phase, Bajaj is come up with new Bajaj Pulsar 180NS in India. The design of Bajaj Pulsar is featured from Pulsar NS200 which is considered to be the most successful model of Pulsar. Apart from the design, it also takes a split grab rail and aluminum plate placement similar to Pulsar NS 200. Other features like LED tail lamps, stop lights, tyres, brakes, instrument console, headlamps, fuel tank, alloy wheel, and side panels are expected to follow its predecessor.

Bajaj Pulsar 180 NS 2018The new model possibly gains a 4-valve, liquid-cooled engine which holds triple spark technology. The engine coupled with a 5-speed transmission is able to extract out the maximum power of between 19 to 21 BHP and maximum torque of 16Nm. To distribute the weight in 50-50, it has a perimeter frame. The expected mileage of the bike is 40 to 50 kmpl and top speed is 125 kmph.

  • Expected Launch: not announced
  • Expected Price: INR 70,000 – 90,000

Suzuki GZ150

With an excellent offer in the category of lightweight cruiser motorcycle, the Suzuki GZ150 model is tested in India and soon it will launch in India. The cruiser is currently available in Vietnam and Colombia. The bike is powered by a single-cylinder, fuel-injected 150cc engine which is expected from Suzuki Gixxer to keep the cost low.

Suzuki GZ150 Further, Suzuki can reduce the cost by replacing the fuel injection with a carburetor. The Suzuki GZ 150 weighs 137 kg and accommodates engine with a 5-speed manual gearbox setup. The height of the seat for GZ 150 is 710mm. The bike is able to churn out 15.42 BHP power at 8000 RPM and maximum torque of 11.20 Nm at 6000 RPM. Single front disc brake and front forks will be the same for the front end like conventional bikes. Although, the bike will take time to localize twin shocks, fuel tanks, seats, exhaust and alloy wheels. Suzuki GZ 150 costs Rs. 89,000 in Columbia which is lower than Suzuki Gixxer model (Rs. 93,000). Suzuki GZ150 and Gixxer use fuel injection in Columbia specific model and it is expected that the company can use the same with carburetor model in India.

  • Expected Launch: 2018
  • Expected Price: INR 85,000

New TVS Apache RTR

TVS is going to launch 2017 Apache RTR 160 modified variant soon. The latest look around of the bike exhibited more information about the revised model’s features and specs. 2016 Apache RTR 160 model is one of the famous premium range models and 2018 variant will be advanced to level-up the performance of the bike.

New TVS Apache RTR The expected launch of the bike is in auto expo 2018. The bike is going to compete against Yamaha FZ-S and Honda CB Hornet 160R. The styling features of the bike may get influenced by TVS Apache RTR 200 including mono-shock suspension, the digital instrument cluster, and LED tail-lamps. As per the spy photographs, the arrival may be receiving the silver paint. The technical specs are not cleared yet but single piece seat arrangement is going to be the same. The speculations say that the new RTR 160 may receive 5-speed transmission gearbox, enhanced 159.7cc, single cylinder, and 4 stroke engine. The engine will be capable to churn out the maximum power of 16 BHP and maximum torque of 13.1 Nm.

  • Expected Launch: 2018
  • Expected Price: INR 75,089

List of Upcoming Bike Under 2 Lakh

Upcoming Bikes Model Name Under 2 Lakh
DSK Benelli TNT 135 INR 1,50,000
DSK Benelli BX 250 INR 1,50,000
TVS Akula 310 INR 2,00,000
Fab Regal Raptor Police Legacy INR 1,60,000
Yamaha M-Slaz INR 1,10,000
Suzuki Gixxer 250 INR 1,50,000
Yamaha YZF R15 V 3.0 INR 1,30,000
Kawasaki Z 250SL INR 2,00,000
Hyosung GD 250N INR 2,30,000
TVS-BMW G310R INR 2,00,000
Hero HX 250R INR 1,50,000

DSK Benelli TNT 135

One of the classic enchantments of the bygone 2016 Auto Expo, the DSK Benelli TNT 135 aka Tornado naked T is a pure blend of aggressive styling and performance. With no direct competitions in India, this naked monster will hit the hearts of young bike enthusiasts when gets launched later this year.

DSK Benelli TNT 135 In mechanical terms, the bike grabs the brisk speed from a 135cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine that pushes out 12.6BHP of power and 10NM of torque. The motor is paired up with a five-speed transmission unit. Taking the suspension set up, it features 41mm upside-down fork up front while a swingarm with pre-load adjustment at the rear. The naked TNT 135 is anticipated to carry a price tag of INR 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.50 Lakh

DSK Benelli BX 250

The rugged off-roading motorcycle Benelli BX 250 was first out at the Auto Expo 2016 and highly captured the attention of adventure freaks. With stylishly bold rough and tough looks, the machine gets versatile power attributes as well. Talking about the engine specs, the motorbike is armed with a 250cc, single-cylinder, 4-valve DOHC motor alongside a six-speed transmission gearbox.

DSK Benelli BX 250 The suspension responsibilities are dominated by 50mm upside down forks with 250mm travel and progressive link mono shock with 110mm travel. With an ample fuel capacity of 9.6 liters, the off-road Benelli BX 250 holds a kerb weight of 135kg. The expected price of the motorcycle is Rs. 1.5 lakh, though, no specific details about the launch are out yet.

  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.50 Lakh

TVS Akula 310 ( Launched )

Under the umbrella of TVS and BMW Motorrad, the TVS Akula 310 is an aggressive racing machine loaded with a cluster of features like highly-stiff space frame chassis, lightweight carbon components, aluminum sub-frame, USD forks, steering damper and a lot more.

TVS Akula 310 Under the hood, the brutal machine derives power from a 310cc, single-cylinder engine that performed duty in the TVS BMW 310R. Churning a maximum power of 34BHP at 9500 RPM and an utmost torque of 28NM at 7500 RPM, the Akula is matched up with a six-speed manual transmission. As far as the price and launch are concerned, the high-performance bike would be priced probably  INR 2.0 lakh, while the launch is scheduled later this year.

  • Expected Launch: Mid 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 2.05 Lakh

Fab Regal Raptor Police Legacy Motorcycle

Fab Regal Raptor, a Hyderabad-based firm which produces cruiser and chopper bikes for the Indian audience via CKD route from its parent company based in Shanghai, China. A new bike will be dedicated to the police department and same security providing sectors of the country like fire and safety, bomb squad, traffic police for patrolling and VVIP escorts services.

Fab Regal Raptor Police Legacy Motorcycle Currently, the bike is being used by the Gujarat police department and company showcased this new product which indulges with features as GPS system, highly advanced public address system, mobile surveillance connectivity with control room and front and rear disc brakes for stopping the bike and 6 additional sensors for various other task is on the bike. The price details and mechanicals for the police legacy new Regal Raptor has not been disclosed yet by the automaker. But it is expected to carry the beating heart of displacement 200cc to 250cc and may hit the Indian market at the price of Rs. 1.3 lakh to 1.6 lakh.

  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.60 Lakh

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Yamaha M-Slaz

A new offering from the Japanese giant, Yamaha M-Slaz is also an anticipated one, which may hit the Indian market by the end of the year. Already has its presence in the Asian market, this 150cc naked roadster will definitely diversify the Japanese lineup in the 150cc commuter segment in India.

Yamaha M-Slaz And it will fix it place among the prominent commuters and most renowned sports offering YZF-R15. This M-Slaz roadster boasts a 149cc, four-stroke, single cylinder engine that gave the churns of max power 16.09 Bhp and torque of 14.3 Nm for quicker response on the action performed with a throttle. The M-slaz is likely to hold the price tag nearer to 1,10,000 lakh rupee whenever it put its steps in the Indian motoring market.

  • Expected Launch: Not Announced
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.10 Lakh

Suzuki Gixxer 250

The more premium variant of Suzuki Gixxer is highly awaited in the country by the Suzuki admirers. Earlier there was a little confusion in the automaker’s mind about the access of this 250cc Gixxer variant in India. But now Japanese giant hinted to bring a premium specific variant of Gixxer between 150cc and 250cc by the end of this year.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Powering by a probable engine setup of all new air-cooled motor with 250cc engine displacement. Gixxer 250 will produce a power output of 25 Bhp approx. with the concatenated six-speed transmission. About the bike holding the price tag nothing has been disclosed or hinted by the Suzuki, but it may carry the price tag 1,50,000 lakh.

  • Expected Launch: March 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.50 Lakh

Yamaha YZF R15 V 3.0 (Launched)

Yamaha may roll out the third version of its YZF R15, definitely the revs of the recent generation hearts, this year. The Yamaha R15 V3 will be furnished with several tweaks cosmetically, as it’s all over, the V3 will be inherited from the new street-fighter Yamaha M-Slaz features.

Yamaha YZF R15 V 3.0 Most importantly, it will share the USD front fork an eminent one altogether with spiky dual headlight fairing, new alloy wheels, lowered pillion seat and revived body and fuel tank design. Continue with same powertrain motorcycle YZF R15 V3 will be higher in price tag than its current R15 V 2.0. As I think it will be the most likable sports bike under 1 lakh to 2 lakh range.

  • Price: Rs. 1.25Lakh

Kawasaki Z 250SL

Kawasaki motorcycle is planning to expand its Indian product portfolio. According to the reports, Kawasaki will launch the Kawasaki Z 250SL in India two-wheeler market by the mid of 2018. It is street tracker bike and the SL stands “Sports Light”. The street fighter will get new features such as single unit headlamp, muscular fuel tank design, stepped seat and 249cc displacement single cylinder motor.

Kawasaki Z 250SL Other noteworthy components are designed tail section, newly design exhaust, and Y-shaped alloy wheels. The compact handlebar provides better riding position with comfortable riding posture on road. The motorcycle will come with all new steel trellis frame, telescopic forks front suspension and mono shock rear suspension. The expected price of the Kawasaki Z 250SL is INR 2,00,000 Lakh ( Ex-Showroom).

  • Expected Launch: Sep 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 2.00 Lakh

Hyosung GD 250N

The South Korea bike maker, Hyosung is all set to launch a naked street tracker, named Hyosung GD250N with the collaboration of its Indian arms, DSK group. It comes with an outstanding look as it is featured with a tipped-forward stance, a halogen headlamp, black rearview mirrors, designed exhaust and compact handlebar.

Hyosung GD 250N The naked motorcycle measures with 1937 length, 800mm width, 1055mm height and a wheelbase of 1340mm. It houses a 249cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, 4-valves DOHC power plant that churns out a maximum power of 28 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a maximum torque of24 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The mill is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The bike will sell at an expected price tag of INR 2,30,000 lakhs.

  • Expected Launch: 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 2.30 Lakh


The next offering is the joint-venture of BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor company and named as TVS-BMW G310R. The 310cc naked Streetfighter designed and engineered by BMW and manufactured in TVS home-based production facility in Hosur.

TVS-BMW G310R The stylish roadster is powered by a 313cc liquid cooled, four-valve and single cylinder engine, which is expected to generate power of 34 bhp and 24 Nm of torque to accelerate the motorcycle. The bike will hit the Indian market this year at the anticipated price between INR  2 lakhs.

  • Expected Launch: 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 2.00 Lakh

Hero HX 250R

Another one is the largest manufacturer in the Indian industry, Hero Motocorp, the company is going to launch its 250cc entry-level sports bike this year. The crunchy looking bike is ready to fascinate with its impressive graphics and power dynamic.

Hero HX 250R The HX 250R Tourer will be powered by a250cc water-cooled engine that will emit the claimed power of 31 bhp to move faster the motorcycle. The bike is going to be placed as an affordable entry-level motorcycle at the expected price of INR 1.50 lakh.

  • Expected Launch: Mid 2018
  • Expected Price: Nearer to Rs. 1.50 Lakh