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PICS: Most expensive cruiser bikes in India

April 22, 2014 17:30 IST

PICS: Most expensive cruiser bikes in India

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Sagar Basandani

These five are fascinating monsters with heavy and powerful engines.

In recent times, more and more Indians are lapping up cruiser bikes for their style and personality enhancing capabilities.

We present the most expensive cruisers in the country today:

1. Indian Chieftain

Indian Motorcycles is an old star when it comes to cruisers. The company has introduced three special machines in its line-up: Classic, Vintage and the most expensive one is Chieftain.

Top features:

  • 1811cc, Thunder Stroke 111 engine
  • Superior torque of 138.9Nm at 2600RPM
  • Cast aluminum frame with integrated air-box
  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Cruise control, driving lights
  • Keyless start
  • Tyre pressure monitoring
  • 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM bluetooth and smartphone compatible input
  • Ex-showroom price starts from Rs 26-33 lakh

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Image: Indian Chieftain
Photographs: indianmotorcycle.com
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2. Harley Davidson Street Glide

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Designed for ultimate cruising experience this Harley Davidson machine is quite a rage with cruiser enthusiasts.

Top features:

  • 1690cc, air-cooled, high Output twin cam 103 with integrated oil cooler
  • Cranks out the maximum torque of 138Nm
  • Boom Box 4.3 radio, Jukebox with USB port for iPod/iPhone, 5.25-inch speakers
  • Air-adjustable suspension, H-D smart security system, reflex linked brakes with anti-lock braking system
  • Ex-showroom price starts from Rs 29 lakh

Image: Harley Davidson Street Glide
Photographs: harley-davidson.com

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3. Ducati Diavel

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It is the motorcycle that feels like a cruiser but shouts 'don't call me a cruiser' loudly. Looks brutal from every angle.

Top features:

  • Testastretta 11 degree L-Twin, 4 desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled engine displaces 1198.4cc
  • Tubular steel trellis frame
  • Marzocchi fully adjustable 50mm front fork with DLC-treatment and fully adjustable rear shock with progressive linkage. Remote spring preload adjustment
  • Single-sided aluminium swing-arm
  • Ride-by-wire (RbW) and Ducati Traction Control (DTC)
  • Bosch ABS system, Pirelli tyres with Enhanced Patch Technology (EPT)
  • Ex-showroom price: Rs 18-26 lakh

Image: Ducati Diavel
Photographs: ducati.com

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4. Yamaha V-Max

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Yamaha has designed atrocious beauty to look like a street-fighter but run like a cruiser.

Top features:

  • Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, V-type 4-cylinder that has the displacement of 1,679cc
  • Ultimate power output of 200.1 Ps and peak torque output of 166.8Nm
  • Aluminum cast frame
  • Anti-lock brake system
  • OEL multifunction display
  • Speed/Tach meter plus shift timing indicator
  • Ex-sowroom price: Starts from Rs 25.5 lakh

Image: Yamaha V-Max
Photographs: yamaha-motor.ca

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5. Triumph Rocket III Roadster

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This machine is designed to thrill and comes with furious mill and allows extremely comfortable rideablity. It is the most luxurious bike by Triumph.

Top features:

  • 2294cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder engine
  • Topmost power of 148PS and peak torque of 221Nm
  • Anti-lock brake system
  • KYB 43mm upside down front forks and rear KYB black spring twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload
  • Front 320mm twin floating discs, Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers and rear 316mm single fixed disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
  • Ex-showroom price: Starts from Rs 20 lakh

Image: Triumph Rocket III Roadster
Photographs: triumphmotorcycles.com

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