Best Sports Bikes Under 1 Lakh in India 2023: Price, Features and More

So what are the best sports bikes in India under a lakh? Read our list to find out.


Sports bikes are often associated with high prices, making them an unattainable dream for many motorcycle enthusiasts. However, with the increasing popularity of sports bikes in India, there is a growing demand for affordable options. This has led to the emergence of a new segment of sports bikes that cater to budget-conscious riders. These bikes offer a balance of performance, comfort, and affordability, making them a great option for those who want to experience the thrill of riding a sports bike without breaking the bank.

In this article, we will take a closer look at the best sports bikes under 1 lakh available in India in 2023. We will analyze their price, features, and specifications to help you make an informed decision. Whether you are a seasoned rider or a beginner, our list has something for everyone. So, sit back, and let us guide you through the world of affordable sports bikes in India.

Best Sports Bikes in India under 1 lakh

Bike Ex-showroom price On-road price
TVS Raider Rs 85,973 Rs.1,02,559
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Rs.91,642 Rs.1,09,834
Bajaj Pulsar 125 split seat Rs.89,254 Rs.1,07,210
TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Rs 97,600 Rs.1,66,271
Yamaha FZS V3 ABS Rs 97,000 Rs. 1,29,761
Suzuki Gixxer Rs 88,900 Rs. 1,34,800.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Rs 99,000 Rs 1,01,376
Hero Xtreme 200S Rs 98,400 Rs 1,31,000

TVS Raider

Sporty looks – check. Performance – check. Low price tag- check. The TVS Raider ticks off all the right boxes. A brilliant entry-level sports bike, it has some first-in-class features. The design and looks are stunning and it leads in its segment. The engine too is refined and quite powerful mated to a slick gearbox. This motorcycle has a good powertrain which performs well and can easily out-perform some of its competition.

TVS Raider Key Features

Engine Type-Air & Oil cooled single cylinder, SI

Displacement-124.8 cc.

Mileage-67 kmpl

Fuel Capacity-10 litres

Top Speed-99 kmph

Kerb Weight-123 kg

Engine Oil Capacity-1 litre

Tyres-Front – 80/100 – 17, Rear – 100/90 – 17, Tubeless, Alloy

Clutch type-Wet – Multi plate

Electricals-Battery – 12 V / 4 Ah, IntelliGO, Engine inhibitor, Helmet reminder, Side-stand engine cut-off, Turn Signal Lamp – Bulb

Brakes-Front – Disc, Rear – Drum, Synchronized Braking System

Other features-BS6 variant, 5-speed gearbox.

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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

Back when it was first launched, the Pulsar shot into the limelight because of its performance. It redefined motorcycling in India. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 looks identical to its bigger capacity siblings. It gets a single-pod headlamp with dual pilot lights, a muscular fuel tank with attached extensions, and a lovely side-slung exhaust. Neon Green and Neon Silver are the two colour options for this sports bike.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Key Features

Engine Type- 4-Stroke 2-Valve Twin Spark BS VI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine

Displacement-124.4 cc

Mileage-51.46 Kmpl

Fuel Capacity-11.5 litres

Top Speed-105 kmph

Kerb Weight-140kg

Engine Oil Capacity-1 litre

Tyres- Tyre Size Front, 80/100 R17 ; Tyre Size Rear, 100/90 R17

Clutch type-Wet – Multi plate

Electricals-Battery -Halogen headlight, LED Tail Light, LED Turn Signal.

Brakes-Front – Disc, Rear – Drum

Other features-Tubeless Tyres, Alloy Wheels, Telescopic front suspension, with anti-friction bush, Nitrox shock absorbers, Double Cradle Frame.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat

This is yet another Pulsar on the list, and is a little different from the 125 Neon. This motorcycle has a sporty, vibrant look courtesy its black coloured cool carbon fibre graphics on the belly pan. Overall, the design language is similar to the Pulsar 150. You get this bike in blue and red colour palettes. This bike has a split seat, split tail lamps and great brakes. A 1320 mm wheelbase and tubeless tyres contribute towards its stability.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat Key Features

Engine type- single-cylinder engine


Mileage-51.46 kmpl

Fuel Capacity –11.5L

Top speed-105 kmph

Kerb weight-142 kg

Engine oil capacity – 1 litre

Tyres-Tyre Size Front, 80/100 R17 ; Tyre Size Rear, 100/90 R17

Clutch type-Wet, Multi-Plate

Electricals – Halogen headlamp unit, Pulsar’s signature split tail lamps, neon highlights, a semi-digital instrument cluster,

Brakes – Front – Disc, Rear – Drum

Other features – 5-step Nitrox rear suspension, telescopic front suspension, digital odometer.

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TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

This segment-leading motorcycle has a 197.75 cc single-cylinder engine that churns out 20.70 hp and 18.10 Nm. The company claims it can do 0-60 kmph in around 3.9 seconds. Speed apart, the Apache is known for its handling and reliability. And at Rs 96000 approximately, it is a steal for sports bikes under Rs 1 lac. This bike comes with segment-first riding modes and adjustable suspension, making it the best choice for those looking for a sporty naked.

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Features

Engine type – Single cylinder BS6 engine, four-stroke, oil-cooled

Displacement – 197.75 cc

Mileage – 37 to 40 km/l

Fuel capacity – 12 L

Top speed-127-128 kmph

Kerb weight – 148 to 153 kg

Engine oil capacity – 1.2 L

Tyres – 90/90 R17 49P

Clutch type – Wet multi-plate- slipper clutch

Electricals – NA

Brakes-Discs, front and rear

Other features – Low fuel alert, smart connect technology, dedicated info control switch, race telemetry, lean angle mode, navigation, call/sms notification, crash alert system.

Yamaha FZS V3 ABS

The FZ is a sporty naked from Yamaha with a peppy engine, slick gearbox, and fat rear tyre. It is a lightweight and nippy street fighter. You get a 149 cc single-cylinder engine that churns out 13.2 bhp and 12.8 NM of torque and is mated to a 5-speed transition. This bike is modeled on its elder sibling, the FZ1. The new iteration of this bike comes with a fuel-injected 149 cc engine with a compression ratio of 9:6:1

Yamaha FZS V3 ABS Key Features

Engine type-Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve

Displacement-149 cc

Mileage-55.42 kmpl

Fuel capacity-13 litres

Top speed-112 kmph

Kerb weight-135 kgs

Engine oil capacity-1 litre

Tyres-Front 100/80-17 Rear :-140/60-17.

Clutch type-Wet, multi-disc

Electricals – Digital speedometer, odometer, trip metre, fuel gauge and tachometer.

Brakes-Disc, front and rear. Single channel ABS

Other features-Yamaha Motorcycle Connect X Bluetooth connectivity,

Suzuki Gixxer

This motorcycle is lightweight and fun to ride. This bike, the Gixxer, derives its inspiration and name from the larger GSX series. This bike comes with a 155 cc single-cylinder engine churning 14 bhp at 8000 rpm and 14 Nm at 6000 rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This bike is priced at a little over Rs 90,000, making it one of the most affordable sports bikes under Rs 1 lac.

Suzuki Gixxer Key Features

Engine type – Single cylinder

Displacement – 155 cc

Mileage – 38.5 to 55 km/l

Fuel capacity – 12 litres

Top speed- 115 kmph

Kerb weight – 135-140 kg

Engine oil capacity – 1 litre

Tyres-100/80-17 spec tyre at the front and a 140/60-17 tyre at the rear.

Clutch type – Wet, multi-plate type clutch.

Electricals- Single channel ABS, digital tachometer, digital trip meter, digital speedometer, LED tail light, digital odometer, and fuel gauge.

Brakes-Front and rear disc

Other features – Engine kill switch, footrests, body graphics, LED headlight, turn signal lamps, telescopic front suspension, swing arm rear suspension.

Bajaj Pulsar 220F

The third Pulsar on this list, this is the biggest of the Pulsars priced below Rs 1 lac. Beyond this, you get the NS 220, but that’s a different story. This motorcycle comes with a 220 cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder mill that churns out 21 bhp of power and 19 Nm of torque. This motorcycle costs a little more than Rs 99,000.

Bajaj Pulsar 220F Key Features

Engine type – Single cylinder, liquid-cooled

Displacement-220 cc

Mileage-40 kmpl

Fuel Capacity-15 litres

Top Speed-134 kmph

Kerb Weight-160 kg

Engine Oil Capacity –1.2 litres

Tyres-90/90-17 (front) and 120/80-17 (rear).

Clutch type-NA

Electricals-Halogen headlight, LED tail light, turn signal lamps, projector headlights, low oil indicator, low fuel indicator.

Brakes-Discs, front and rear

Other features – Digital speedometer, analogue tachometer, digital trip meter, digital odometer, body graphics, clock, passenger footrest.

Hero Xtreme 200S

This is the latest motorcycle in the Hero MotoCorp’s lineup and is a fully-faired version of the Xtreme 200R, powered by a 199.6 cc engine which makes around 18.1 bhp at 8000 rpm and 17.1 Nm at 6500 rpm. This motorcycle offers great ergonomics and comfortable seating. The 200 cc motor might feel a little underpowered for long touring, but for the city, it’s the perfect sub-Rs 1 lakh sport bike that you can buy.

Hero Xtreme 200S Key Features

Engine Type – Oil cooled, 4 Stroke single cylinder OHC

Displacement-199.6 cc

Mileage-40 to 54 km/l

Fuel Capacity – 12.5 to 12.8 L

Top Speed-115 kmph

Kerb Weight-149 to 154.5 kg

Engine Oil Capacity – NA

Tyres –Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-130/70-17

Clutch Type – Multi-plate wet

Electricals – LED headlight and tail lamp, DRLs, low fuel indicator.

Brakes-Front and rear discs

Other Features – Digital instrument console, Bluetooth, navigation, call/sms alerts, digital speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, and odometer.

That rounds up the sports bikes in India under Rs 1 lac. So which one is your favourite?