Many motorcycles exported from India have gained tremendous popularity in the international market. The top bikes are mentioned in this article
Many motorcycles exported from India have gained tremendous popularity in the international market. The top bikes are mentioned in this article.
India is the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world with big names like Bajaj Auto and Hero Motor Corp leading the charts. These companies also export their motorcycles to several countries around the globe. Here are some of the popular made in India motorcycles sold in foreign countries:
Bajaj Auto owns a stake in KTM and has set up its lead production hub in India. Popular motorcycles like the KTM Duke 390 and Duke 200 are manufactured in India and exported to foreign countries like the US, Brazil, China, Japan, Malaysia and Austria. The Duke 390 comes with impressive features like LED headlamp, TFT instrumentation and more. This motorcycle is a powerful machine and has a growing demand all over the world.
The Dominar is considered to be an all-rounder motorcycle. The bike cruises smoothly on highways and easily handles triple digit speeds and is good for using in the everyday city life as well. Bajaj started selling the Dominar overseas, primarily in Latin American and South East Asian countries, after the bike attained huge success in India. The Dominar shares its engine with the Duke 390 but has some differences.
Royal Enfield Continental GT 650
The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is the Indian brand’s take on the retro café racing scene. It is a very comfortable motorcycle which works in the everyday scenario while also retaining the looks of a café racer. The bike is manufactured at the company’s Chennai unit and is exported to leading markets of US, Europe & Australia. In fact, the global sales of the 650 twins surpasses even that of Harley Davidson. Royal Enfield motorcycles are sold in atleast 50 countries across the world.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 received a strong response in the Indian market after which the company decided to launch the Meteor in the European and American markets. The meteor 350 is a cruiser-style motorcycle, it is made in India by Royal Enfield and is a substitute for the thunderbird 350 motorcycle.
TVS Apache RTR 200
The TVS Apache RTR 200 is a powerful and versatile motorcycle. It is a hit not just in India but also in other markets like the Latin American and Africa. The company recently updated the bike with some cool new features like riding modes, adjustable suspension and more for an advanced riding experience.
Although the Bajaj Boxer has been discontinued in the Indian market, it is still one of the top made-in-India motorcycles to attain popularity in the international markets. Over one million units of the Boxer were exported in 2019, primarily to the African market. The Boxer was initially launched in India under Kawasaki as a 100cc motorcycle and was relaunched with a 150cc engine in 2011.
India is known for its manufacturing capacity and good standards for motorcycle manufacturing as well. Riders all over the world prefer made in India motorcycles for their cost efficiency and performance. Which of these bikes would you choose?