Most direct competitors for Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, in terms of performance and pricing, will be Yamaha R15 V2.0 and Hero Karizma ZMR. Let’s see how they fare on paper against the upcoming budget Sports machine.
Noida: Bike Festival of India (BFI) Day 2 saw MS Dhoni in attendance at Buddh International Circuit (BIC). The Indian Cricket team captain and face of BFI kept audiences glued with his biking antics and his ride on tracks on a Yamaha R15.
KTM RC 200 was launched in India recently and is let to pick a battle against full faired entry level race machines currently on offer in market. These include Honda CBR 250R, Yamaha R15 and CBR 150R. Since competition in this category is scarce in India and due to pricing of KTM RC200, comparison is widened to include bikes with displacement between 150cc and 250cc. Lets check out what the spec sheet shows.
Japanese bike manufacturers, Kawasaki are testing a new motorcycle. This is rumored to be a 150cc variant, which will take on the likes of Yamaha R15, or a 250 cc variant, to compete with Honda CBR250R, and the yet to be launched Yamaha R25.
A fully faired sportsbike from Hero MotoCorp, which is believed to be a new variant of Karizma motorcycle, was recently seen testing. From the image of new Karizma here, it is clearly seen that the rear seat is placed at a higher level, but is it as high as the Yamaha R15, which has the highest rear seat in it’s segment?
New Yamaha R15 Version 2.0 will now be available in more color options. A total of four new color options are available on the R15 Version 2.0, price range from Rs 112,750 to Rs 110,750.