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Best Long Ride Bikes in India - 8 Best Bike For Long Drive

Bikes are a passion for youngsters in India who dream of traversing the length and breadth of the country on their stylish bikes as it gives them a high and the adrenalin rush which they crave for. The younger generation never misses an opportunity to go for long drives and they prefer to drive their own bikes for a fun-filled holiday. The advancement in automobile technology has made bike riding a sheer pleasure as they are more fuel-efficient and comfortable to drive. Bike loan makes it a lot easier to purchase the best bike for a long drive and you can make use of bike loan calculator available on the Bajaj Auto Finance website to calculate the monthly EMIs which suit your budget.

Here is the list of bikes that are best for Long Drive:

Long Drive Bikes
Bajaj Avenger Street 160
Bajaj Dominar 250
KTM 250 Adventure
KTM 390 Adventure
Bajaj Dominar 400
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220
Bajaj Pulsar 220 F
KTM 390 Duke

Top Bikes for Long Rides in India - Top Touring Bikes in India

Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Bajaj Avenger Street 160

When Bajaj auto introduced the Avenger range of bikes in India, Indian riders were amazed as it resembled (still resembles) the bikes from American motorcycle company Harley Davidson. Anyway, the Avenger 160cc version is popular among city commuters for its impressive style and comfort. It is also one of the preferred bikes for riders who tend to take this beast on long tours. Powered by a 160 CC single cylinder heart, it produces 15 PS of power and 13.7 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 5-speed gearbox that is refined to make gear shifts as smooth as possible.

Bajaj Dominar 250

Bajaj Dominar 250

It has a 248.8cc BS6 engine that offers 26.63 bhp @ 8,500 rpm. For Safety, it is having front as well as rear disc brakes along with Dual Channel ABS as standard. 37 mm USD forks and mono shock at rear helps in better handling as well as comfortable ride experience. Wider tires makes it easy for touring at high speeds. Full LED headlight makes it possible to drive the bike even in dark nights.

KTM 250 Adventure

KTM 250 Adventure

The KTM 250 Adventure features a powerful, 248 cc state-of-the-art DOHC four-valve single cylinder liquid cooled engine, which provides smooth and confidence-inspiring delivery through the powerband that is also sprightly and fun when pushed more. Electronic Fuel Injection helps elevate the performance numbers to 30 hp (22 kW) power and 24 Nm torque. The technologically advanced Power Assist Slipper Clutch (PASC) assists with movement through the 6-speed gearbox and allows for smooth & jerk free clutch-less down shifting. In essence, the model adopts the high-quality of the craftsmanship, engineering and the Dakar Rally heritage that permeates the whole KTM Adventure line-up.

The 14.5-liter tank supported by the fuel efficient BS6 emission engines ensure that you are ready to take on adventures across multiple terrains and over long distances.

Dual Channel ABS ensures maximum safety on the roads.

KTM 390 Adventure

KTM 390 Adventure

The KTM 390 Adventure features a powerful, 373.3 cc state-of-the-art DOHC four-valve single cylinder liquid cooled engine, which provides smooth and confidence-inspiring delivery through the powerband that is also sprightly and fun when pushed more. Electronic Fuel Injection helps elevate the performance numbers to 43 hp (32 kW) power and 37 Nm torque. The technologically advanced Power Assist Slipper Clutch (PASC) assists with movement through the 6-speed gearbox and allows for smooth & jerk free clutch-less down shifting. In essence, the model adopts the high-quality of the craftsmanship, engineering and the Dakar Rally heritage that permeates the whole KTM Adventure line-up.

The 14.5-liter tank supported by the fuel efficient BS6 emission engines ensure that you are ready to take on adventures across multiple terrains and over long distances.

Dual Channel ABS brakes and Full LED headlight ensures maximum safety and visibility on the roads. First in-class Full TFT coloured Screen with Bluetooth connectivity provides ample of information while you are on your ride.

Bajaj Dominar 400

Bajaj Dominar 400

Bajaj Dominar 400 is a stylish bike which can be driven comfortably on long haul routes. It comes with a slipper clutch as a standard feature and the ABS version is priced at Rs. 1.62 lakh* Ex Delhi. The bike has only one variant and comes in three colors. It is a great all-around bike with claimed mileage of 26 kmpl. The bike comes with gold dust alloy wheels which give it a jazzier look. Its aggressive performance and competitive pricing has been attracting the buyers to Bajaj showrooms. It is one of the popular long ride bikes.

Additional Read: Bajaj 125CC Bikes

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is a popular bike in its segment offering fantastic value for money proposition. The bike has only one variant and comes in two colors. The price starts at Rs. 96,900* Ex-Showroom. Bajaj Auto will soon launch the Avenger Cruise 220 with a single unit ABS channel. The bike has undergone cosmetic changes and mechanical updates to make it more appealing to the buyers. The looks have been made classier with lots of chrome inserts and an additional windshield. Certainly fits into the category of long ride bikes.

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Bajaj Pulsar 220 F

Bajaj Pulsar 220 F

Bajaj Pulsar 220 F is the most economical and powerful bike in its segment. The bike comes with a 5 speed transmission is equipped with an Evaporative Emission Control System (EVAP) that recycles vaporizing fuel. The bike gives a mileage of around 40 kmpl and comes in five different colors. Bajaj Pulsar 220 F has been priced at Rs. 97,400* Ex-Showroom and the bike now adheres to BS-1V (Bharat Stage 4) emission norms. The bike has good acceleration and projector headlamp offers brighter luminance.

Additional Read: Dominar 400 vs Duke 390

KTM 390 Duke

KTM 390 Duke

KTM 390 Duke Motorbike is assembled by Bajaj Auto for the Austrian manufacturer KTM. The Ex-Showroom price of the bike is Rs. 2.44 lakhs* and it is equipped with 6 speed gear box, dual channel ABS, alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. The bike is fitted with full LED headlamps, a revised BSIV motor, new exhaust, ride-by-wire and a color TFT tablet-type instrument console. The KTM 390 Duke offers the best performance under the Rs 2.5 lakh price bracket with a host of features and can be rated as one of the popular sports bike in its segment.

Best bike for the long drive under 1.5 lakh

Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-i

Bajaj left its mark forever in India's motorcycle scene when it introduced the Pulsar range of bikes years ago. The all-too-familiar Pulsar 150 CC version is still and always will be one of the most affordable, comfortable and reliable bikes one can take on a long ride. It can also help one weave through city traffic with relative ease. It is powered by a single-cylinder 149.5cc single-cylinder engine that is air-cooled and mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It also received the BS6 refinement, similar to all other bikes from Bajaj. The bike is capable of producing 14PS of power and 13.2Nm of torque.

Best Bike For a Long Drive Under 1 Lakh

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear is one of the recent offerings from Bajaj. Its engine also received the BS-6 refinement. Therefore, now it can offer the rider 8.6PS of power at 7000rpm and 9.81Nm of torque at 5000rpm. The power plant is mated to a 5-speed transmission – which is a first from Bajaj. Along with the good powertrain, the Bajaj Platina also offers better mileage and tank range over the rivals. The Fuel tank capacity of Bajaj Platina is 11 to 11.5 L and claimed mileage of the Platina is over 80 km/l that is very impressive. For the rural areas, the petrol station is quite far and cannot be travelled daily. So considering that, Bajaj Platina offers good enough range on a full tank.

Best Bike for a Long Drive with Good Mileage

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear is one of the best bike for long drive with good mileage. The claimed mileage of the Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear is over 80 km/l that is very impressive. Bajaj Platina also offers good enough range on a full tank with fuel tank capacity of 11 to 11.5 L

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