Top 10 Motorbikes in Nepal
Bike is one of popular means of travel in Nepal. There are more than 8 lakh registered bike in Nepal. There are wide choices of bikes in Nepal due to presence of Indian bike in the market. We have prepared the list of popular bikes among youth. Please check out our list:
10. Bajaj Avenger
Baja Avenger is popular among every age of people. Its mainly liked by cruiser lover. It is bike that looks like cruiser and is also practical for daily commute is what perfectly defines Bajaj Avenger. Borrowed design from Kawasaki Eliminator and powered by pulsar engine, Avenger had many changes over the years except styling add-ons like windscreen. Avenger is an alternative to Royal Enfield for a price as well as weight. The latest version of Bajaj Avenger is powered by Pulsars 220 cc DTS-i engine that produces 19 bhp at 8400 rpm and 17.5 Nm of torque. The carbureted engine is air cooled and also oil cooled mated to 5 speed gearbox.
9. Yamaha FZ-S Version 2.0
Unlike its predecessor Yamaha FZ-S V2 has become popular choice among youths in very short time. Its attractive and elegant graphics make it number one choice among naked bike lovers. Yamaha FZ-S V2 engine runs a bore X stroke ratio of 57.3 X 57.9 mm with a compression ratio of 9.5:1 and makes peak power of 13.1 Bhp @ 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 12.8 NM @ 6,000 rpm. What is interesting to note about this is that the bore has been reduced compared to the earlier engine while retaining the same stroke length which explains the drop in cubic capacity. The engine also boasts lighter internal components thus reducing frictional losses and revving higher while also delivering better fuel economy.
8. Suzuki Gixxer
Within a very short span of time Sujuki Gixxer is becoming popular choice among youths in Nepal. Because of its appealing design and latest technology its pick choice for new buyer.The sumptuous design turns this street sport bike into an elegant vehicle. At the front, it attracts the eyes with sporty dual muffler, trendy digital speedometer and a sharp and edgy bikini-fairing. Its huge fuel tank, capable enough to carry 12 liters of fuel, complements the masculine naked stance. Suzuki Gixxer is coupled with a 4 stroke, 1 cylinder, 154.9cc motor, which produces a power of 14.6bhp at 8000rpm and an utmost torque of 14Nm at 6000rpm.
7. Yamaha R15
Yamaha R15 is popular bike among youth in Nepal. Its racing model borrowed from big brother R1 gives it edge over other competitors bike in Nepal. It is also equipped with latest racing technology and more powerful bike in 150cc -200 cc segment. Its slighter on expensive side than competitors bike but its good value for money with features it offers. It is an influential model of the company that gets power from its 150 cc engine.This mighty engine features 1 cylinder with 4 valves and 1 spark plug. This engine is liquid cooled type that issues 16.7 bhp of maximum power and 15 Nm of maximum torque at the highest speed level. The engine is built with fuel injection delivery system and runs on petrol fuel type. It sports TCI ignition type.
6. Honda Unicorn
Honda Unicorn is another popular bike among youths in Nepal because of its sleek design, fuel efficiency and good re sale value. Unicorn is popular among all aged people because of comfort it offer. The engine that was chosen was a derivative of the earlier CRF 150 engine that was seen in a different state of tune on the earlier CBZ. This new CBF150M series engine was a 149.1 cc SOHC, air cooled, four stroke engine featuring swirl induction for better performance. All of this helped the engine achieve peak power figures of 13.3bhp@ 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 12.8 Nm @ 5,500 rpm.
5. TVS Apache RTR 160/180
TVS Apache is a premium bike offered by TVS. Apache RTR is popular among many youth because of its reliable engine, great performance and racing dynamics. The top of the line TVS Apache 180 comes fitted with a 180cc engine. It can reach 0-60kmph in just 3.7 seconds and 0-100kmph in only 12.07seconds. TVS Apache 160 is the low end variant of this bike that replaced TVS Apache 150 and sported the Racing Throttle Response(RTR) moniker . It is powered by 160cc single cylinder engine that offers 15.2bhp of power and 13.1Nm torque.
4. Hero CBZ
Another bike from Hero which was commercially and critically both successful. It is popular among both youth and mid aged people. It was launched before Karizma and sold at a very high good rate in India and in Nepal. This bike is also popular because of its resale value. This is in the segment of 150cc and is second most selling bike in 150cc after Pulsar. This bike is powered with four stroke, 149.2 cc, single cylinder, and air cooled engine with energized peak power output of 15.2bhp at 8500 rpm, Xtreme delivers a maximum torque of 12.80 Nm @ 6500 rpm.
3. Bajaj Pulsor Series
Bajaj Pulsor is highest selling bike in Nepal. Due to its aggressive and modern design it popular among youths. Bajaj Pulsor is growing its popularity by different pulsor segment bikes which are specially targeted to youth. Bajaj Auto is the India’s second largest motorcycle company has recorded successful sales record with its Pulsar series. The motorcycles have been manufactured by the product engineering division of Bajaj Auto in association with Tokyo R&D and motorcycle designer Glynn Kerr.The successive motorcycles in this Bajaj Pulsar series includes with engine capacities of 135 cc, 150 cc, 180 cc, 200 cc, and 220 cc.
2. Hero Karizma Series
Hero Karizma is muscular and good looking bike for fired bike lover. It is a good bike with power of 14.32 kW (19.2 BHP ) @ 7500 rpm and with Max. Torque 19.35 N-m @ 6000 rpm. It is under street sports category and loved by many. Retaining Hondas 223cc engine, which is set to be better with EBR tweaking the power plant,Hero MotoCorp Karizma gives a good performance.
1. Royal Enfield
Royal Enfield which is also known as “Bullet” is one of the popular bike among youth in Nepal. Despite being expensive we can see many youth enjoying and dreaming for it. It is one of the oldest and well known motorcycle manufacturing companies in the world. Their bikes are known for the ruggedness, power and that enthralling thump produced by them. Their products have a retro kind of a charm about them which is combined with modern day technologies and excellent craftsmanship. Bullets being one of the highly known products,the Classic range of bikes have also made significant market. These bikes are like treasures to their owners. This range features the Classic of Bullet like round headlamp with halogen bulb, projecting rear view mirror, signature toolbox and taillights.