The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is a crucial safety feature, which can save lives. This feature is all the more important when it comes to the wind challenging motorcycles. So, here is a list of some great bikes that come braced with the very important safety feature of ABS.
These bikes are ordered as per their pricing (low to high). Check out the top 5 bikes with ABS in the Indian market:
TVS Apache RTR 200
This is the most affordable bike model in this list and thus, at the very top. TVS Apache RTR 200 is equipped with a 197.75 cc single cylinder, oil cooled mill, while a fuel injection engine version is also offered as an option for additional premium. The engine generates 20.23 Bhp of power at 8500 rpm and 18.1 NM of torque at 7,000 rpm. The fuel-injected mill delivers 20.73 Bhp at 8500 rpm and 18.1 NM at 7,000 rpm. Transmission duty is carried out by a 5-speed gearbox. The bike delivers a mileage of around 30-40 Kmpl.
The bike takes around 12.0 seconds to sprint from a standstill position to 100 Kmph and offers a top speed of 128 to 129 Kmph depending on the model. Stopping power comes from a 270 mm petal disc brake for the front wheel and 240 mm petal disc brake for the rear wheel. The braking system gets the advantage of dual channel ABS that is offered as an option, which is not offered on many more expensive premium bikes. This safety feature is indeed a highly appreciated equipment on this Apache model. The motorcycle gets telescopic forks suspension up front, while the rear end gets mono-shock suspension. It has a starting price of around Rs. 89,215 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Bajaj Dominar 400
The Dominar 400 is powered by a 373.3 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine with and fuel injection, triple spark and DTS-i technology. The engine offers 35 PS at 8000 rpm and 35 Nm at 6500 rpm and is paired with a 6 speed manual transmission along with slipper clutch assist. The can reach 0 to 100 Kmph in 8.23 seconds, while offering the top speed of 148 Kmph. The bike offers a mileage of around 30-35 Kmpl.
The Dominar is equipped with a 320 mm front disc brake and 230 mm rear disk brake, and comes with an ABS option. The bike suspension system comprises of a thick telescopic forks system up front and gas charged mono-shock for the rear. It has a highly competitive starting price of Rs 1.36 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
The Honda CBR250R comes packed with a 250 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled four-stroke mill that is capable of offering a max power of 26.15 Bhp at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 22.9 Nm at 7000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6 speed manual transmission gearbox. This Japanese bike can run from 0 to 100 Kmph speed level in 8.90 seconds and offers a top speed of 145 Kmph and offers fuel efficiency of around 3-0-40 Kmpl.
The motorcycle gets equipped with 37 mm telescopic shock absorbers suspension at the front, while the rear gets a 5-step self-adjustable mono shock absorber suspension. Braking duty is performed by 296 mm disc brake for the front wheel and a 220 mm disc brake for the rear. The bike offers combined ABS as an option that is unique in India. It has a starting price of Rs. 1,60,585 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
KTM Duke 390
The KTM Duke 390 comes powered by a 373.2 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, 4-stroke DOHC motor. The engine is capable of pumping out a max power output of 43 Bhp at 9500 rpm and a top torque of 35 nm at 7250 rpm. The Austrian motorcycle maker has coupled the mill with an efficient 6 speed manual transmission. The lightweight construction of the bike enables it to be a sped monger. It can sprint from a standstill position to the speed level of 100 Kmph in just 5.60 seconds. It delivers a top speed of 169 Kmph, while also offering very refined performance and vibration less ride even on very high speeds. The motorcycle offers a fuel economy of around 20-30 Kmpl.
Suspension system on the KTM Duke 390 comprise of a 43 mm upside down telescopic forks system for the front, while an aluminum swing arm with rear mono shock absorber suspension is employed at the rear. The bike’s stopping power comes from a 300 mm disc brake for the front wheel, while 230 mm disc brake does the duty on the rear wheel. The motorcycle comes equipped with Anti-Lock Braking System to ensure precise braking and additional safety. This bike is tagged at around Rs. 1,95,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Benelli TNT 600i
This is the most expensive motorcycle model in this list and has a huge price gap with the rest of the bikes listed here. The Benelli TNT 600i is meant for the hardcore premium bike lovers. It gets equipped with a massive and powerful 600 cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder liquid cooled DOHC engine. The engine has the ability to churn out a superb max power out of 83.90 Bhp at 11,500 rpm along with a top torque of 54.6 Nm at 10,500 rpm. The engine gets paired with a 6 speed transmission gearbox. The bike can sprint from standstill to a speed level of 100 Kmph in just 4.10 seconds and offers a top speed of a humongous 221 Kmph. It offers a mileage of around 16-20 Kmpl.
Suspension duty on the bike is taken care of by a 120 mm inverted telescopic forks system up front and a 123 mm Benelli hydraulic monoshock absorber for the rear wheel. The stopping power of this powerful motorcycle is handled 320 mm twin floating disc brakes with 4-piston calipers for the front wheel, while the rear wheel gets a 260 mm single disc brake with double piston caliper. This Benelli bike has been tagged at Rs. 5,42,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi).