Bikes with gear shift indicator give more accuracy to perform the perfect gear shifts. It gives you a united level of confidence especially when you want to go fast as light.
Motorcycle manufacturers are including this feature on almost all their upcoming bikes. Currently, only a handful of budget bikes are available in the market.
9 Bikes with Gear Shift Indicator feature
Apache RTR 160 4V
The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets powered with a 159 cc SI, 4 stroke, oil-cooled engine which generates 16.56 bhp of power and 14.8 Nm of peak torque. The beast can perform 0-60kmph in 4.8 seconds and has a high speed of 114 kmph.
The 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V relies on an entirely fresh 4-valve platform, giving it new styling and layout, new chassis and suspension and important upgrades to the engine too.
The newest Apache RTR 160 4V is offered in 3 Distinct models and comes with a price tag starting from Rs.81,500.
Suzuki Gixxer is powered by a 155cc, single cylinder, two valves, 4-stroke, air-cooled gas engine. The engine is capable of producing maximum energy output of 14.8 PS in 8000 RPM and high torque of 14 Nm at 6000 RPM.
The motor includes an electric starter program and a 5-speed gearbox. The Gixxer is priced at Rs.81,000.
Yamaha R15 V3
The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 comes in the brand new 155 cc, liquid-cooled engine which generates 19 bhp at 10,000 rpm and 15 Nm of peak torque at 8500 rpm.
Additionally, it will come with varying valves actuation that assists in supplying torque at low rpm. The motorcycle is assisted with a slipper clutch to get a smoother performance. The R15 V3 is tagged with a price of 1.40 Lakh.
TVS Apache RR 310
The Apache RR 310 is powered with a four-stroke, four-valve, single-cylinder, reverse-inclined 312 cc engine. That makes 33.5 bhp in 9700 rpm and 27.3 Nm of peak torque in 7700 rpm.
The steel trellis frame employs a split chassis layout and is thought to offer greater dynamic stiffness and much better management and handling. The flagship bike from TVS has been launched at a price of Rs 2.10 lakh.
Royal Enfield Himalayan
The adventure tourer from Royal Enfield is powered by a 411cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine. With a power of 24.5 bhp at 6500 rpm and peak torque of 32Nm to 4250rpm.
The Himalayan is the first motorcycle from Royal Enfield to serve with a gear shift indicator. The Himalayan comes with a price tag of 1.82 Lakh.
Apache RTR 200 4V
The RTR 200 4V gets 197.5 cc single-cylinder engine which generates 20.71 with torque output 18.1 Nm. The Apache RTR 200 4V is the first bike in its course to get a slipper clutch.
It reduces the power used to run the clutch by 22 percent which makes the upshifts faster and reduces wheel-hopping. The motorcycle would cost around Rs. 95,185 for the Normal variant.
KTM Duke/RC 200
KTM has always built its bikes with gear shift indicator. KTM 200 features 199.5cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which generates 25bhp of greatest power.
The engine comes mated to some six-speed gearbox which assists in smooth gear changes where the bike maintains a top speed of 138km/h.
KTM Duke 390
In the case of KTM 390, the engine is powered to a 373.2 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which generates 43 bhp of power with a torque reaching up to 37 Nm. KTM 200 is priced at 1.62 lakh whereas the new 390 would cost around 2.58L.
KTM Duke 250
The engine comes from the KTM 390’s 373 cc unit and is tuned to fork out 30 bhp and 24 Nm of torque, paired with a 6-speed transmission. The 250 Duke comes with a slipper clutch but doesn’t acquire levers. The bike is tagged at 1.92 Lakhs.