Since the launch of the Honda Activa back in 2001, the rise of TVS Jupiter and other gearless scooters have become one of the most-sort-after automobiles in India with sales crossing well over the 5.6 million mark (2017 financial year). A lot of people are resorting to scooters as their choice of daily commute due to the comfort, convenience, space and high fuel efficiency they provide.
Today, new scooter buyers are spoilt for choice due to numerous affordable bikes available in the market. If you are looking to purchase one but not necessarily entry-level then here are the top luxury scooter bikes you should consider:
- Honda Activa
The Honda Activa is the most popular and largest selling scooter in India. The latest 4th generation model, Honda Activa 4G, offers a 109 cc engine with 8 Bhp and 9 Nm power and torque respectively. Honda also provides a variant for luxury bike users; the Activa 125 which features an advanced 124.9cc engine with higher power and torque capped at 8.52 bhp and 10.54 Nm. Additionally, Activa 125 comes with a telescopic suspension, digital and analog instrumentation and a disk brake (optional).
- Hero Maestro Edge
New Maestro Edge from Hero MotoCorp is an example of a successor to the standard Hero Maestro.
Introduction, the Maestro Edge is powered by a new 110cc engine that produces 6-8.31bhp.As for the transmission, it gets the automatic V-Matic transmission system, commonly known as CVT (continuously variable transmission).It attain a top speed of 85 km per hour.The new engine is refined, smooth and honestly, one of the best ones in the segment.
The Hero Maestro Edge price makes it one of the best value-for-money scooters in the Indian market. It competes against the likes of the most successful Honda Activa, TVS Jupiter and the Yamaha Fascino. Check out the best Hero Bikes Price is in India here.
- TVS Jupiter
Closely following the Honda Activa range, is the TVS Jupiter as the second highest sold scooter in India. The Jupiter also happens to be the brand with the fasted 1 lakh sales ever recorded. This bike is fully loaded with an outer fuel-filter cap, optional disk brake, telescopic suspension, pass-switch and a digital instrument console with USB port for charging your devices. TVS is rumored to be launching a Jupiter 125cc model to join the ranks of top luxury bikes for scooter enthusiasts in India.
- TVS Ntorq 125
Just recently, TVS launched their first ever 125cc scooter dubbed the TVS Ntorq which has quickly captured the market with its powerful engine and its sharp and stylish look. Targeting the luxury riders, Ntorq 125 features a refreshing edgy and angular design with LED daytime running lamps, ample under-seat storage space (22 liters), and front disc brake. The 125cc engine packs a 9.3 bhp power at 7,500 rpm and a torque of 10.5 Nm which peaks at 5,500 rpm.
- Suzuki Burgman Street
The latest entry to the two-wheel market in India, Suzuki Burgman Street sets the precedence as the first 125cc maxi-scooter ever launched in India. This luxury scooter bike also comes with the same engine and chassis featured in the Suzuki Access variant. Design-wise, the Burgman Street has a uniquely bulbous design; a real street look.
- Aprilia SR 150
The Aprilia SR 150 is the most powerful and radical-looking luxury scooter featured in this list. Aprilia made its first entry to the India market with the SR 150 model which is giving all other brands a run for their money. The SR 150 packs a powerful 154.8 cc engine with 10.25 bhp and 11.4 Nm power and torque respectively. It also has thick 14-inch wheels equipped with a 220mm front disc. The digital console includes a USB port, and the under-seat storage space is spacious enough for your light groceries and small packages.
There you have it; these are the top luxury bikes for scooter lovers in India. Which one impresses you the most?