Indian automobile website MotorBeam brings to you 10 performance bikes that excited and captivated the enthusiasts with their seductive looks and impressive power.
Bajaj Pulsar RS 200
The flagship Bajaj with full-fairing, fuel-injection and ABS, the Pulsar RS 200 manages to offer some serious performance at an affordable price tag.
The smallest Ducati to go on sale, the Scrambler offers a head-turning Italian design language, impressive power and go-anywhere capability.
Benelli TNT 300
Benelli's smallest twin-cylinder offering, the TNT 300 is best known for its exhaust note that beats everything in the segment.
Benelli TNT 600i
The TNT 600i gets its glances with its in-line four-cylinder motor poking out of the frame while the under-seat twin exhausts produce an aural symphony.
Kawasaki Versys 1000
Nothing says "make your own road" better than the Versys 1000 with its touring spirit and a mammoth of a litre-class powertrain keeping the adventure quotient high.
The new generation R1 went one step closer to the world of MotoGP mimicking the power and technology in a street-legal avatar with a power output of 200 PS to spare from its litre-class engine.
Kawasaki Ninja H2
The Ninja H2 arrived and rewrote the rules for hyper bikes with its absolutely breathtaking performance credentials and technological prowess.
Honda's first middle-weight offering with an in-line four-cylinder engine, the CBR650F turned out to be quite a practical superbike with easy city manoeuvrability and loaded power for the highways.
The GSX-S1000 makes for a near perfect street bike with that K5 engine from the GSX-R1000 ensuring the bike is a screamer which won't shy away from the track either.
MV Agusta F4
The F4 finally made itself available in India which is considered one of the finest motorcycles to be ever made with a design language attractive enough to make you go weak on the knees.