What is it about cruiser motorcycles that makes everyone turn heads in awe? Let it be a classic Harley Davidson street bob or even the new indian makes of the cruiser concept, you always
look at it with respect.
Lets take a closer look at the new releases this year in the 'power cruiser' category.
Yamaha Vmax (24,35,000 INR)
One of the meanest motorcycles ever to be made in the world, the Yamaha VMAX has had a great repute since 1985. The new 1679 cc power cruiser model is truly a mean aggressive machine that will make the road crackle and it does so with style. Packed with a powerful 4-valve v-type 4-Cylinder DOHC engine. Yamaha VMAX has an excellent cartridge-damper-type front fork. These forks have substantial 52mm inner tubes along with oxidized titanium coating with compression and rebound damping adjustability plus spring preload. Its Electronic Control Unit (ECU) uses three microprocessors to control fuel injection which makes it quite fuel efficient in it's class considering the power it provides.
Suzuki Intruder M1800R (15,95,000 INR)
The Intruder M1800RZ is an imposing motorcycle that commands power and respect. This exotic cruiser is powered by a 1783cc, four stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 54° V-twin, fuel injected engine. The engine's power is kept under taps by a 5-speed constant mesh transmission. A set of powerful discs in the tires can easily tame this powerful beast when you leave it no choice.
Harley Davidson Roadking (2,045,000 INR)
The charismatic Road King is a dynamite packed with a Twin Cam 103 1690cc engine and the heart of a true Harley. This huge bike is very easy to control owing to the amazing frame design and incredible suspension system. The powerful 1690cc engine of Harley Davidson Road King is a very dynamic performer and this cruise bike produces mind blowing power and hammering torque which ensures zipping acceleration.
Ducati Diavel (22,36,378 INR)
The Diavel is exactly unlike a Ducati, all brawny yet elegant. Stretched, its double parabola headlight swoops into the tapered alloy. Panels flow with smooth lines, visible as the shroud meets similarly alloy and brush-finished air scoops. Evil in its image, this power cruiser isn’t all that intimidating on the inside. A very subtle yet mighty cruiser smoothly tours the road. A 1198cc Testaretta 11°, L-twin cylinder engine sits dormantly inside the aluminium chassis until you hit the first shift. True power.
Moto Guzzi Bellagio 940 (17,18,590 INR)
Moto Guzzi's Debut in India went well with the new Bellagio 940. This bike has a 935cc 90° V-twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder engine which boasts upto 75 Hp @ 7200 Rpm. A fun to ride motorcycle with exceptional handling due to less power in its class and also since it is their debut release in the country, nevertheless a good bike to ride in the city or on the highway.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (1,59,000 INR)
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 matches all the expectations that one could before its launch. You get the same power, the same control and it comes with a digital display which shows average speed, average fuel consumption, a two trip meter and a fuel gauge. In this modern age of refined digital power, the T500 stands out having the good ol' manual power, you feel the a thundering surge right when you hit the first gear. Vast improvements have been made regarding the handling aspect of the bike. It leans effortlessly on those sharp turns and also through city traffic.
Victory Vision (1,50,000 INR)
The big 1731cc oil cooled 50° V-twin provides enough power and endurance for this big daddy of all tour bikes. The distinctive body style of the Vision Tour incorporates a full fixed fairing with the set-up of the bike fixed for touring and a secure trunk serving as extra cargo space. At the trunk of the Vision Tour is a passenger backrest with additional audio speakers attached to pair with the ones integrated in the fairing. The bike also features a comfortable 2-up seating, a low driver seat height of just 26.5", an electric windshield height control, heated seats, and heated handlebar grips. Armed with great comfort, The victory provides a subtle riding experience.