Best Bikes In India For Adventure Touring Under INR 10 lakh

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Motorcycles come in many shapes and sizes, offering a lot of versatile options to a buyer in the form of various segments. One of the most popular segments at this point in time is the adventure tourer segment. These go-anywhere tourer bikes offer multiple benefits to a buyer. These bikes enable riders to not only cover long distances but also enjoy some off-road trails on the way. Going by the ever-growing popularity of these bikes, many manufacturers now offer these bikes in the Indian market, all available at very compelling prices. Here is a list of all those you can buy under INR 10,00,000.

Hero Xpulse 200

Offered with a spherical full LED headlight, a tall-set front fender, a windscreen, dual-tone knuckle guards and more, the Xpulse indeed looks adventure-ready. The BS6 Hero XPulse 200’s engine makes 17.8 bhp at 8,500 rpm and has a peak torque output of 16.4 Nm at 4,500 rpm. In its BS4 avatar, it used to make 18 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. In the transition to BS6, it has gained a few kilos too as the Xpulse 200 now weighs 157 kg which is 3 kg heavier than the BS4 iteration.

  • 200 cc, single-cylinder
  • 18 hp
  • 17.1 Nm
  • Price: TBA

BS6 Xpulse 200

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Our very own adventure tourer, the Himalayan is currently the most affordable adventure tourer in our market. The Himalayan comes with a fuel tank of 15-litres. Along with that, you get a long-travel suspension. In the latest update, this bike also comes with a dual-channel ABS system which is now switchable

  • 411 cc, single-cylinder
  • 24.3 PS
  • 32 Nm
  • Priced at INR 1.89 Lakh

2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 WIth Switchable ABS (5)


KTM 390 Adventure

A long-awaited adventure motorcycle, the KTM 390 Adventure is now available in BS6 form at an ex-showroom price of INR 2.99 Lakh. The bike is based on a lightweight Trellis frame chassis and features a long-travel suspension by WP with 170mm of wheel travel in the front and 177 mm of wheel travel in the rear, dual-purpose tyres by Metzeler, high ground clearance of 200mm, extendable windshield and a protective bash plate for the engine.

KTM 390 Adventure 2020 RH Profile Orange

Powering the bike is the same engine as the Duke 390 which features electronics such as EFI and ride-by-wire resulting in 43 Hp of Power and 37 Nm of Torque.

  • 373.2cc, single-cylinder
  • 44 hp
  • 37 Nm
  • INR 2.99 Lakh

BMW G310 GS (BS6 Model To Be Launched In September 2020)

The first-ever BMW motorcycle with a single-cylinder, the bike shares its platform with G310 R and the TVS Apache RR 310. The G310 GS comes equipped with a long-travel suspension and a switchable ABS systems. This baby BMW can carry 11-litres of fuel.

  • 313 cc, single-cylinder
  • 34 hp
  • 28 Nm
  • Price: TBA

BMW G310 GS User Review (12)



Kawasaki Versys 650 (BS6 Version To Be Launched Soon)

The middle sibling of the Versys family in India, the Versys 650 comes with a solid, tried and tested 650 cc motor from the Ninja 650. The bike also comes with an adjustable long-travel suspension at both ends. The bike can hold 21-litres of fuel.

  • 649 cc, parallel-twin
  • 68 hp
  • 64 Nm
  • Price: TBA

New 2019 Kawasaki Versys 650 India (3)


Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT ABS (BS6 Version To Be Launched Soon)

The latest adventure cruiser from Suzuki offers a meaty V-twin engine and an adventure-ready chassis. Apart from the long-travel suspension and spoke wheels, this bike has a huge 20-litre fuel tank, which would let you cruise for more than 400 km before you have to stop for fuel.

  • 645 cc, V-Twin
  • 70 hp
  • 60 Nm
  • Price: TBA

2020 Suzuki V Strom 650 XT black front quarter


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