Drag Race – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Sat, 16 May 2020 06:32:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png Drag Race – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 Drag Race Video: KTM 390 Adventure vs TVS Apache RR 310 https://news.maxabout.com/bike-accessories/ktm-390-adventure-vs-tvs-apache-rr-310/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-accessories/ktm-390-adventure-vs-tvs-apache-rr-310/#respond Sat, 04 Apr 2020 06:31:15 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=552106 KTM 390 Adventure vs TVS Apache RR 310: The recent drag race video uploaded by Ayush Verma on his YouTube channel is something that requires all the audience attention. Though there are so many drag race videos submitted by the riders at their channels, this particular drag race between KTM 390 Adventure and TVS Apache RR […]

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KTM 390 Adventure vs TVS Apache RR 310: The recent drag race video uploaded by Ayush Verma on his YouTube channel is something that requires all the audience attention. Though there are so many drag race videos submitted by the riders at their channels, this particular drag race between KTM 390 Adventure and TVS Apache RR 310 is something far more interesting when compared to the bikes in the same segment.

The riders have opted for different segment motorcycles where the KTM 390 Adventure is one of the most powerful motorcycles under the Austrian manufacturers’ Adventure series while the TVS Apache RR 310, on the other hand, is a fully-faired sports bike.

KTM 390 Adventure vs TVS Apache RR 310

The drag race between the two is carried out on a long stretch of a clean and straight road and it continues in two different rounds. In the first round, one can easily understand the impact of the adventure motorcycle and its aggressiveness when the KTM 390 Adventure leaves the TVS Apache RR 310 behind in all its wind. At the end of the round one, the 390 Adventure certainly wins with a higher top speed when compared to the TVS Apache RR 310.

However, when the riders interchange their bikes in the second round, the initial result remains the same with the KTM 390 Adventure picking up the speed and leaving the Apache RR 310 behind though at the final stage, the adventure bike seems to have maxed out its top speed and couldn’t go any faster while at the same time, the TVS Apache RR 310 started closing on it and ultimately takes the lead in the second round.

Though both the riders have different body weights and different riding styles, both the motorcycles offered a close competition to each other and won a single round. If one chooses to race both the KTM 390 Adventure and TVS Apache RR 310 with riders of similar weight, the KTM 390 Adventure might take the lead initially but will be overtaken by the TVS Apache RR310 because of better aerodynamics offered to the latter which proves helpful while riding amidst the maximum wind blast.

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Drag Race Video: Bajaj Pulsar 220F vs KTM Duke 125 https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/bajaj-pulsar-220f-vs-ktm-duke-125/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/bajaj-pulsar-220f-vs-ktm-duke-125/#respond Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:42:18 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=535574 Bajaj Pulsar 220F vs KTM Duke 125 (Drag Race Video): The YouTube channel ‘Rough Rider Azam’ has once again administered to the doubts of all the riders stuck between choosing the mighty KTM Duke 125 and the more-affordable Bajaj Pulsar 220F. The recently uploaded drag race video between the Duke 125 and Pulsar 220F depicts […]

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Bajaj Pulsar 220F vs KTM Duke 125 (Drag Race Video): The YouTube channel ‘Rough Rider Azam’ has once again administered to the doubts of all the riders stuck between choosing the mighty KTM Duke 125 and the more-affordable Bajaj Pulsar 220F. The recently uploaded drag race video between the Duke 125 and Pulsar 220F depicts which amongst the two is better in terms of top speed.

According to the drag race video, all the customers looking for a powerful motorcycle that offers extraordinary top speed should go for the Bajaj Pulsar 220F. The motorcycle is seen to witness a top speed of 135kmph when competing with the KTM Duke 125 while at the same time is more affordable out of the two.

Bajaj Pulsar 220F vs KTM Duke 125

For all the customers looking out for a brand name which offers a lot of premium components should choose the mighty KTM Duke 125. The motorcycle witnessed a top-speed of 117kmph while competing with the Pulsar 220F which easily surpassed it over a straight road.

Powering the KTM Duke 125 is a 124.7cc, liquid-cooled engine that is good for a maximum power of 14.5HP @ 9250 rpm and a peak torque of 12Nm @ 8000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

On the other hand, the 220cc engine on the Bajaj Pulsar 220F offers a maximum power of 20.9HP @ 8500 rpm and a peak torque of 18.5Nm @ 7000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed transmission. The Duke 125 is available in the market at a price tag of INR 1.32 lakh while the Pulsar 220F is currently priced at INR 1.08 lakhs. The prices mentioned here are ex-showroom Delhi.

Bajaj Pulsar 220F Specs

  • Displacement – 220cc
  • Maximum Power – 20.9 HP @ 8500 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 18.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
  • Number of Cylinders – 1
  • Number of Gears – 5
  • Seat Height – 795 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 165 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 155 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 15 litres

KTM Duke 125 Specs

  • Displacement – 125cc
  • Maximum Power – 14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
  • Number of Cylinders – 1
  • Number of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 818 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 175 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 148 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 10.2 litres
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Drag Race: KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3 https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/ktm-rc-125-vs-yamaha-r15-version-3/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/ktm-rc-125-vs-yamaha-r15-version-3/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:19:56 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=515372 KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3 (Drag Race): For the riders confused between choosing the mighty Yamaha R15 V3 with a well-engineered chassis and it’s direct rival KTM RC 125 with a solid engine specification, the drag race video uploaded by a famous Youtube channel by the name “Rough Rider Azam” can offer […]

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KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3 (Drag Race): For the riders confused between choosing the mighty Yamaha R15 V3 with a well-engineered chassis and it’s direct rival KTM RC 125 with a solid engine specification, the drag race video uploaded by a famous Youtube channel by the name “Rough Rider Azam” can offer you some of the impressive prospects for choosing between the two. According to the drag race video, the ones looking for extra power as well as a better top speed can go for the Yamaha R15 V3 as it takes the top-spot when compared to the 125cc KTM RC.

KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3

In the drag race video, despite being on its highest limit, the KTM RC 125’s top speed was clocked at 126 kmph which was easily overtaken by the Yamaha R15 V3 with its top speed indicated at 149 kmph. For the ones looking for a much-refined and powerful engine, the R15 V3 is one of the safest choices while the riders looking for a worthy finish, premium components and wider tyres, can opt for the RC 125.

KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3
Drag Race: KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 Version 3

Powering the Yamaha R15 V3 is a 155.1cc single-cylinder engine that offers a maximum power output of 19.3 HP at 10,000 rpm and an utmost torque of 14.7 Nm at 8500 rpm. On the other hand, the KTM RC 125 is powered by 124.7cc single-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power of 14.5 HP at 9250 rpm and a peak torque of 12 Nm at 8000 rpm. Both the engines are mated to a 6-speed gearbox. At present, the KTM RC 125 and Yamaha R15 V3 are available in India with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 1.47 lakh and INR 1.40 lakh respectively.

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Drag Race Video: Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15 https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/drag-race-yamaha-r15-v3-vs-yamaha-mt-15/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/drag-race-yamaha-r15-v3-vs-yamaha-mt-15/#respond Fri, 12 Apr 2019 04:21:01 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=492093 Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15 (Drag Race Video): The drag race between Yamaha MT-15 and R15 V3 has brought impressive results for those who were confused between the selection process. The video clears that those who need a burst of acceleration can go for the streetfighter while fans travelling highway distances above 100 kph […]

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Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15 (Drag Race Video): The drag race between Yamaha MT-15 and R15 V3 has brought impressive results for those who were confused between the selection process. The video clears that those who need a burst of acceleration can go for the streetfighter while fans travelling highway distances above 100 kph can go for the R15 V3. The aerodynamics instantly kick-in when the rider crosses 100 kph on the speedometer, leaving MT-15 struggling to achieve the top speed at the same pace as the R15 V3.

Drag Race Video: Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15

The rider neatly gets behind the windscreen while the one on the MT-15 will need to add a visor to keep the winds away, that too not as effective as the sharp fairing of the R15 V3. The top speed for both the bikes will stay around 140 kph on the speedometer, with body weight playing an important role here. The MT-15 comes for INR 1.36 lakh while those considering Yamaha R15 will need to spend INR 1.40 lakh. The prices mentioned here are ex-showroom India.

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Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15

Technical Specifications

Yamaha R15 V3

  • Engine Displacement: 155.1cc
  • Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SOHC
  • Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)
  • Slipper & Assist Clutch (SAC)
  • Max. Power: 19.3 HP @ 10,000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 14.7 NM @ 8500 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid Cooling
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection

Yamaha MT-15

  • Engine Displacement: 155.1cc
  • Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SOHC
  • Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)
  • Slipper & Assist Clutch (SAC)
  • Max. Power: 19.3 HP @ 10,000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 14.7 NM @ 8500 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid Cooling
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection

Dimensions & Weight

Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15

Yamaha R15 V3

  • Overall Length: 1990 mm
  • Overall Width: 725 mm
  • Overall Height: 1135 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1325 mm
  • Seat Height: 815mm
  • Ground Clearance: 170mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 142 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 11 litres

Yamaha MT-15

  • Overall Length: 2020mm
  • Overall Width: 800mm
  • Overall Height: 1070mm
  • Wheelbase: 1335mm
  • Seat Height: 810mm
  • Ground Clearance: 155mm
  • Kerb Weight: 138kg
  • Fuel Tank: 10 Litres

Brakes, Suspension, Tyres

Yamaha R15 V3 vs Yamaha MT-15

Yamaha R15 V3

  • Front Brake: 282mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock
  • Front Tyre: 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre: 140/70-17

Yamaha MT-15

  • Front Brake: 282mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • 1-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock
  • Front Tyre: 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre: 140/70-17

Colour Options

Yamaha R15 V3

  • Racing Blue
  • Thunder Grey
  • Darknight (Matt Black)

Yamaha MT-15

  • Dark Matt Blue
  • Metallic Black

Ex-Showroom Price

  • R15 V3: 1,39,680
  • R15 V3 Darknight: 1,41,680
  • MT-15: 1,36,000

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Drag Race Video: TVS Apache RTR 200 vs. Hero Xtreme 200R https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/drag-race-apache-rtr-200-vs-xtreme-200r/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/drag-race-apache-rtr-200-vs-xtreme-200r/#respond Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:02:40 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=282353 A drag race between TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Hero Xtreme 200R has cleared how well both the motorcycles have been made by the respective brands. The comparison also clears the position of the newly launched Xtreme in front of its biggest rival. The drag race starts with Xtreme 200R giving tough competition to […]

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A drag race between TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Hero Xtreme 200R has cleared how well both the motorcycles have been made by the respective brands. The comparison also clears the position of the newly launched Xtreme in front of its biggest rival. The drag race starts with Xtreme 200R giving tough competition to the Apache till 60 kph. Suddenly, the power surge from Apache’s engine is witnessed with a clean gap between both the riders.

As Hero has itself claimed a great 0-60 kph time for their motorcycle, it seems like doing 100 kph is also not that bad. The motorcycle struggles to gain speed once the 100 kph mark is crossed while the Apache can be seen cutting the wind and getting an even wider gap in the triple-digit speed range. Apache 200 is seen touching 124 kph in this sprint, with the same rider on the saddle that was earlier on the Xtreme. Both the bikes are offered with a 5-speed gearbox.

Drag Race: Apache 200 vs. Xtreme 200R

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Quick Specification & Price Comparison

Ex-Showroom Price & Variants

Apache Xtreme
Variants 4 Variants 1 Variant
Starting Price INR 97,000 INR 89,900
ABS 2-Channel 1-Channel

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

Apache RTR 200 Variants

  • RTR 200: INR 97,000
  • RTR 200 (Pirelli Tyres): INR 1,02,000
  • RTR 200 (Fuel Injection): INR 1,09,700
  • RTR 200 (2-channel ABS): INR 1,10,800

Apache RTR 200 vs Xtreme 200R vs Pulsar NS200

Hero Xtreme 200R Variants

*Above mentioned prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

Engine & Gearbox

Apache 200 Xtreme 200R
Engine 197.75 cc 199.6 cc
Gearbox 5-Speed 5-Speed
Power 20.23 BHP @ 8500 rpm 18.1 Bhp @ 8000 rpm
Torque 18.1 NM @ 7000 RPM 17.1 Nm @ 6500 rpm
No. of Cyl 1-Cylinder 1-Cylinder
Cooling Oil-Cooled Air-Cooled

Performance & Mileage

Apache 200 Xtreme 200R
0-60 kph 3.95 secs 4.60 secs
Top Speed 127 kmph 112 kmph
Mileage 35-40 kmpl 39.90 kmpl

*The speedometer indicated top speed of Apache RTR 200 is around 144 kmph and Xtreme 200R’s speedometer shows 120 kmph as the top speed.

Instrument Console

Hero Xtreme 200R comes with Analog Tachometer with Digital Display for Speedometer, Clock, Service Reminder, Fuel Gauge, Trip Meter, and Odometer
TVS Apache RTR 200 comes with All-Digital Console and displays Speedometer, Tachometer, Clock, Service Reminder, Fuel Gauge, Trip Meter, Gear Indicator, Lap Timer, and Odometer

Dimensions & Weight

Apache 200 Xtreme 200R
Length 2050 mm 2062 mm
Width 790 mm 778 mm
Height 1105 mm 1072 mm
Wheelbase 1353 mm 1338 mm
Ground Clr 180 mm 165 mm
Seat Height 800 mm 795 mm
Wet Weight 148 kg 148 kg
Fuel Tank 12 litres 12.5 litres

Brakes, Suspension & Tyres

Apache 200 Xtreme 200R
Brake (F) 270mm Disc 276mm Disc
Brake (R) 240mm Disc 220mm Disc
Susp (F) 37mm Tel. Forks 37mm Tel. Forks
Susp (R) Monoshock Monoshock
Tyre (F) 90/90-17 100/80-17
Tyre (F) 130/70-17 130/70-17
ABS (Opt.) 2-Channel 1-Channel

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