powerful bikes Most of the bikes sold in the country come with a 5-speed gearbox. Most performance bikes come with a 6-speed gearbox. On the other hand, bikes that have high power and torque do not require a 6-speed gearbox, most of them are city-powered bikes. Actually the sixth gear is for ‘overdrive’, which gives better mileage. In some bikes, it is used to reach the top speed. Let’s know about some upcoming bikes with 6-speed transmission in the country
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5. KTM 125 Duke
The KTM 125 Duke is the company’s latest entry-level bike in the Duke Series. It is also the best selling bike of the company. The new KTM 125 Duke gets a 125 cc liquid-cooled fuel-injected engine, which generates 14.5 PS of power and a maximum torque of 12 Nm. This engine comes with a 6-speed gear transmission. The look of the 2021 KTM 125 Duke bike is quite stylish. The bike is based on the integrated steel trellis framework with bolts on the sub-frame. However, the new bike has Duke 200 model headlamps, body panels, fuel tanks and LCD panels. The bike has improved ergonomics, updated suspension setup and a larger fuel tank with a 13.5-liter capacity. Whereas the previous generation Duke 125 used to get only 11 liter tank.Its mileage is 34.5 kmpl, while the ex-showroom price is Rs 1.42 lakh.
4. Yamaha MT-15
The Yamaha MT-15 is built on the lines of the company’s famous bike Yamaha R15. It has a 155 cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, single cylinder engine that generates 18 Bhp of power and 14 Nm of peak torque at 8,500 rpm. The engine is equipped with a 6-speed gearbox. This street bike comes with LED projector headlamps, sculpted tanks, fully digital negative LCD instrument panel. The MT-15 has a disc brake of 282 mm at the front. At the same time, it has a disc brake of 220 mm in the rear. For safety, it has a dual-channel ABS feature. At the same time, talking about its suspension features, the telescopic fork has been given in the front of MT-15. At the same time, the monoshock setup has been given in its rear.Its mileage is up to 45 km per liter. The Yamaha MT-15 has an initial ex-showroom price of Rs 1,39,900, its top end variant goes up to Rs 1,40,900.
The Yamaha R15 is powered by a liquid-cooled engine of 155 cc capacity, powering 19 hp at 10,000 rpm and 14 Nm of torque at 8,500 rpm. This bike comes with a 6-speed transmission. It gets features like All LED Lamps, All Digital Instrument Cluster, USB Charger, Slipper Clutch and Dual Channel ABS. Its ex-showroom price ranges from Rs 1.78 lakh to Rs 1.81 lakh.
2. Bajaj Pulsar RS 200
The bike gets 199.5cc liquid cool, fuel injected engine. This engine produces 24 bhp power at 9750 rpm and a peak torque of 18.7 Nm at 8000 rpm. It comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 BS6 features twin projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, LED taillight and a semi-digital instrument console. The bike gets a fully faired design and muscular fuel tank, stepped up seat, attractive paint job and graphics. It has telescopic front forks and a gas-charged monoshock unit at the rear. It has a single-channel ABS standard with disc brakes. The ex-showroom price of the new Bajaj Pulsar RS200 BS6 is Rs 1.49 lakhs. The Bajaj Pulsar 200NS also comes with a 6-speed gearbox, priced at Rs. 1.30 lakhs.
1. KTM 200 Duke
It is quite a popular bike in the 200cc segment. The Ktm 200 Duke features a 199.5 cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine that generates 25 hp power at 10,000 rpm and 19.5 Nm of torque at 8000 rpm. Its engine is equipped with a 6-speed gearbox. It has a 4-piston radial fixed caliper disc brake at the front and a single-piston floating caliper disc brake at the rear. The Ktm 200 Duke has a seat height of 810 mm, curb weight 134 kg, wheelbase 1245 mm, ground clearance 170 mm and fuel tank capacity 11 liters. The initial ex-showroom price of the Ktm 200 Duke is Rs 1.77 lakh.