Top 10 Most Expensive Bikes Available in India (2019)
Top 10 Most Expensive Bikes in India: The phrase ‘most expensive bike’ creates a sensation among the biking community of India in more than one way. The feel includes positivity gained with the availability of such high-performance premium products while high tax slabs spread shivers to most buyers of the country. Safely assuming all of these as completely built-up units, Indian buyers pay roughly double the amount for their actual price. Still, when it comes to extreme love for performance motorcycles, buyers are always willing to spend huge amounts for their selective body type.
Here are the 10 most expensive bikes one could buy in India. As most of them would have been Harleys and Indian motorcycles, we have considered the most expensive example from each brand that retails performance bikes in India. The Ducati 1299 Superleggera worth INR 1.12 Crore has been missed due to availability issues. Only 1 unit was allotted to India and it has been sold. You can read more about it here. In case you want to know more 1299 Superleggera, you can check out the complete specifications here.
Top 10 Most Expensive Bikes
1) BMW HP4 Race @ INR 86.70 lakh
BMW HP4 Race is the most expensive motorcycle that buyers can get in India from the dealership. It is a track-only model with carbon fibre body and an impressive list of equipment. The 999cc engine used here is good for 215 HP at 13,900 rpm and 120 Nm at 10,000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike weighs just 171.4 kg with full fuel tank, claiming 300+ kph of top speed.
2) Kawasaki Ninja H2R @ INR 72 lakh
Kawasaki Ninja H2R has no direct competition to any other production two-wheelers around the world. It can put a mid-size performance car’s output value to shame with 310 HP at 14,000 rpm. The supercharged 998cc engine on the motorcycle is a unique piece of art, pushing this track only variant to a claimed top speed of 400 kmph under controlled riding conditions. Unlike most litre class bikes with just around 110-115 Nm of torque, Ninja H2R brings 165 Nm of massive torque for its 216 kg of the aerodynamically efficient body.
3) Big Dog K9 Red Chopper @ INR 59 lakh
A purely hand-built unit that comes with huge 1807 cc, twin cylinder engine under its frame, Big Dog K9 speaks exclusivity from every bit of its body. Performance figures stay undisclosed but the commanding length of 2743 mm offers class-leading road presence. The wheelbase of 2082 mm can put certain cars to shame while seat height is highly supportive at 622 mm.
4) Ducati Panigale V4 R @ INR 51.87 lakh
Ducati Panigale V4 R is the most powerful machine from the Italian manufacturer in India. The biggest surprise is the shift from the 1103cc to a 998cc motor, producing even more power for the riders who are in desperate need to dominate the track. The engine now comes with lightweight components, forged pistons, titanium valves, connecting rods and a brand-new camshaft. Panigale V4 R is good for 221 HP at 15,250 rpm and 112 Nm at 11,500 rpm. It weighs just 193 kg and thus, outperforms many litre class bikes with its effective road performance.
5) Harley-Davidson CVO Limited @ INR 50.53 lakh
Harley CVO Limited is undoubtedly the king of all roads and hypnotizes everyone with its grand presence. Riding the same feels like being at home (unless you get heavy rains on your face!) as you get 165 Nm of torque at just 3250 rpm. A slight push of throttle is good to make this 431 kg bike ride like a flying carpet. It comes with Harley Boom Audio for maximum infotainment possibilities while riding. The seats are huge and offer backrest to both the riders.
6) MV Agusta F4 RC @ INR 50.10 lakh
A litre class marvel, the MV Agusta F4 RC is top spec performance loaded variant of the four-cylinder race series. The 998cc engine comes with 212 HP at 13,600 rpm and 115 Nm at 9,300 rpm. This makes it one of the most powerful option, that too with 302 kph of claimed top speed and just 175 kg of dry weight. Premium parts on offer include Ohlins suspension, forged aluminium alloy wheels, Brembo GP brakes and MV Agusta quick-shifter.
7) Indian Roadmaster @ INR 46.46 lakh
Another heavyweight in the most expensive bikes, Indian Roadmaster comes with a huge 1811 cc, twin cylinder engine producing 138.9 Nm at 2600 rpm. This makes it even more responsive than any other production bike around its segment. Roadmaster weighs 428 kg and carries 20.8 liter of fuel tank. The low 673 mm of seat height helps short riders enjoy the cruising feel without any fear of getting stuck in middle of a tough situation. Indian Motorcycles offer a huge infotainment display along with premium sound system on the Roadmaster.
8) Honda Goldwing Tour @ INR 27.79 lakh
Goldwing is Honda’s most expensive model that uses a 6-cylinder, 1832cc engine producing 124.7 BHP and 170 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 7-speed DCT and pulls 379 kg Goldwing in the smoothest possible manner. Honda offers 150 litres of capacity through these fixed panniers while six-speaker sound system helps the rider stay entertained throughout the journey.
9) Moto Guzzi MGX-21 @ INR 27.70 lakh
Moto Guzzi MGX-21 is even known by its name Flying Fortress. The 1380 cc, twin cylinder motorcycle is good for 95 HP and 121 Nm of torque. This makes it good for certain rivals but typical cruiser in this range are way more powerful than Moto Guzzi MGX-21. The positive charm of Flying Fortress comes through 182 mm of impressive ground clearance and 314 kg of low weight (compared to cruisers of this segment). Still, it feels expensive for its performance value.
10) Norton Commando 961 @ INR 23 lakh
The most recent expensive bike entry, Commando 961 comes with comes with 80 HP at 6500 rpm and 90 Nm at 5200 rpm. Everything depends upon user’s interest or else, power values are not that tempting for such high price. Expensive parts like Brembo brakes and Ohlins suspension makes Commando 961 a unique option.