Motorcycles are the perfect getaway for almost every purpose be it Sunday rides, commuting or long tours. And it’s even better if the motorcycle is made in India. But did you know that almost every Indian motorcycle maker exports some of its motorcycles overseas? Well, here are 10 made in India motorcycles used in foreign countries
Though discontinued a while back in India, this bike is still manufactured and sold in some of the international markets. Where you may ask? The Bajaj Boxer 125 and Boxer 150 is primarily available in the African markets. As per the names, Boxer comes with two engine options, 100cc, 125cc and 150cc. Also, it is among the popular bikes in that country.
Bajaj Pulsar Range
For you to know, Bajaj sits at 3rd position in the world in terms of a number of motorcycles exported. Also, in the domestic market, Bajaj Pulsar is going strong. Though the sales of these old motorcycles have reduced, they are still common and in high demand in the global market. Bajaj exports the Pulsar series in Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Colombia and some of the Latin American markets.
TVS Star City
Another Indian motorcycle maker is the TVS that sits in the second position in a number of bikes exported. Talking about the most number of motorcycle sold is the TVS Star City. Sri Lanka is the prime country where the TVS Star City is available. Also, TVS exports its motorcycles to Colombia.
Undoubtedly the king of the commuter motorcycles in the domestic market in the Hero Splendor. It’s a no surprise as this bike is exported too. Talking about the countries where the splendor has firm grounds are, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Hero Splendor comes with a 100cc engine and the same is the case with the ones distributed overseas.
As we all know that Bajaj closely works with KTM to deliver the ultimate motorcycles here in India. What we might not know is, Bajaj also aids the Austrian brand in manufacturing motorcycles. These KTM motorcycles are not only in demand here in India but also in the international bike market.
Hero HF Deluxe
The Indian bike manufacturer ‘Hero’ is the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer on the planet (when it comes to a number of bikes produced). This would not have been possible if were not for exporting bikes. So, another motorcycle in the companies lines up is the HF Deluxe. Like the Hero Splendor, one can buy HF Deluxe in Nigeria, Bangladesh, Nepal, also Sri Lanka.
There are motorcycles that are considered to be all-rounders. Bajaj Dominar is one of them. This bike is capable of cruising easily at triple-digit speed on highways and riding in the city is also no hassle. This was evident as many rides took their Dominar to really long and treacherous journeys. Because of this success, Bajaj sells Dominar in many other countries. You also might know that Bajaj Dominar shares its engine with KTM Duke 390 with some changes.
TVS Apache is one of the most versatile motorcycle running currently on road. So much so that TVS recently updated the Apache 200 4v with many features, like riding modes, adjustable suspension and more. Telling that this motorcycle is also sold in many international markets is no surprise. TVS has Apache 200 4v in its portfolio in Asian, Latin American and African markets.
Royal Enfield Meteor
The Indian motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield recently extended its leg in the European market with its Meteor 350. The new 350cc thumper got a really good response in the Indian market after which the company thought of doing a bit. The motorcycle comes with many new features and most importantly has fewer vibrations. Royal Enfield sells this motorcycle in Great Britain and in America.
Royal Enfield 650 Twins
You have to ride it before you judge the Royal Enfield 650 Twins. Be it the Continental GT650 or the Interceptor 650, both are equally indulging in different ways. For you to know, the companies engine was developed in England and naturally is sold there. Also, the 650cc parallel-twin motor is butter smooth and refined, also is music to the years. Surely this motorcycle has the perfect retro plus modern DNA.
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