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Best Cafe Racer Bikes In India in 2020, Price, Specs, Top Speed, Mileage

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Best Cafe Racer Bikes In India in 2020, Price, Specs, Top Speed, Mileage

Are you looking for the best cafe racer bikes in India? then you are in luck, In this article, we are going to list the best cafe racer bike from different price segments and of different engine capacity. Here you can find all the important details about those bikes in depth.

A typical cafe racer bike has low mount handlebars and slightly aggressive riding posture. The engine is tuned to achieve speed quickly and also the riding posture is tucked in which helps with the wind-resistant. It has a clean body design with minimal to no fairings and also they are very lightweight. These are some major characteristic of a cafe racer bike.

So, these are the new age cafe racer bikes that you can buy in India right now. We have also included the upcoming new models below so, don’t forget to check that.

Husqvarna Vitpilen 250

Starting off the list, we have the Husqvarna Vitpilen 250. Vitpilen 250 is the smallest capacity cafe racer bike in India and also the cheapest. It has been recently launched in India and it comes with BS6 compliant engine. Husqvarna vitpilen 250 is priced at Rs 1.84 Lakhs INR (Ex-Showroom Price).

Cafe Racer Bike
Engine248.8 CC 1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC
Maximum Power31 PS
Peak Torque24 NM
Top Speed148 KMPH
Mileage34 KMPL Approx*
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooling
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisSteel trellis frame, powder-coated
Front Suspension43 MM WP Apex USD Forks
Rear SuspensionWP Apex Mono-shock
Front Brake320 MM Disc
Rear Brake230 MM Disc
ABSTwin-Channel
Seat Height835 MM
Fuel Tank9.5 Litres
Weight152 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)RS 1.84 Lakhs INR
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Vitpilen 250

  • Stylish New-Retro Design
  • Clip-on Handlebars
  • Cast Alloy Wheels
  • Fully Digital Instrument Console
  • LED Headlamps
  • LED Taillamps & Indicators
  • Dual-Channel ABS
  • USD Front Forks
  • Power-Assisted Anti-Hoffing Slipper Clutch

Husqvarna Vitpilen 250 is the smallest capacity production-ready cafe racer bike that you can buy in India. It has a classic Swedish Husqy design along with modern equipment. So, if you are on a budget-friendly option then Vitpilne 250 won’t disappoint you.

Honda CB300R

Next on the list of best cafe racer bikes, we have the Honda CB300R. CB300R is a modern-day cafe racer bike with a retro touch as claimed by honda. CB300R has a neo-retro cafe racer like design and it is available in two colours, Black and Red. The BS6 CB300R will be launched in India soon.

Cafe Racer Bike
Engine286.01 CC, 1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke SI
Maximum Power30 PS at 8,000 RPM
Peak Torque27.4 NM at 6,500 RPM
Top Speed145 KMPH Approx*
Mileage31 KMPL
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooling
Transmission6-Speed Gearbox
ChassisDiamond Type
Front SuspensionUSD Forks
Rear SuspensionMono-Shock
Front Brake296 MM Disc
Rear Brake220 MM Disc
ABSTwin-Channel
Seat Height800 MM
Fuel Tank10 Litres
Weight147 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)To Be Announced
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of CB300R

  • Attractive Neo-Retro Design
  • Punchy Performance
  • Fuel Injection
  • Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)
  • LCD Multifunction Console
  • LED Headlamps
  • Inverted Front Forks
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Lightweight Chassis
  • Nissin Calipers

Honda CB300R has a neo-retro design similar to its bigger siblings. It is kind of a modern cafe-racer bike with retro-inspired looks. If you want a visually appealing modern bike with a touch of cafe racer design, then CB300R would be perfect for you.

Royal Enfield Continental GT650

Next on the list, We have the Royal Enfield Continental GT650. Continental GT650 is a twin-cylinder cafe racer bike from the Enfield family. It has been updated to the latest BS6 emission norms and it is available in 5 colours. The price of continental GT 650 in India starts at Rs 2.81 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Price)

Royal Enfield Cafe Racer
Engine648CC 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SOHC
Maximum Power47 BHP at 7,250 RPM
Peak Torque52 NM at 5,250 RPM
Top Speed164 KMPH
Mileage26 KMPL Approx*
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Cooling SystemOil-Air Cooled
Transmission6-Speed Gearbox
ChassisSteel Double Cradle Frame
Front Suspension41 MM Forks
Rear SuspensionTwin Coil-Over Shocks
Front Brake320 MM Disc
Rear Brake240 MM Disc
ABSBOSCH Dual-Channel
Seat Height793 MM
Fuel Tank12.5 Litres
Weight197 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)2.81 Lakh INR
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of RE Continental GT 650

  • Classic Old-School Design
  • Powerful Parallel-Twin Engine
  • BSOCH EMS
  • Double Exhaust
  • Classic Spokes Wheels
  • Twin Pod Analogue Console
  • Double-Channel ABS
  • Electric Starter

Royal Enfield Continental GT650 is one of the few complete cafe racer bikes that you can buy in India right from the showroom. It has a powerful twin-cylinder engine and beautiful design. On the plus side, you won’t have to spend a fortune to own this beast.

Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer

Another cafe racer bike on the list is from the Italian manufacturer Ducati. Scrambler cafe racer is a middleweight bike and it is available in only one paint scheme. The Price of Ducati scrambler cafe racer in India is Rs 9.78 Lakhs INR

Cafe Racer Bike
Engine803 CC L-Twin, Desmodromic Distribution
Maximum Power73 HP at 8,250 RPM
Peak Torque67 NM at 5,750 RPM
Top Speed220 KMPH*
Mileage20 KMPL
Fuel SupplyElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling SystemAir-Cooled
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisSteel Trellis Frame
Front SuspensionKayaba 41 MM USD Forks
Rear SuspensionKayaba rear shock
Front Brake330 MM 4-Piston Calipers Disc
Rear Brake245 MM 1-Piston Caliper Disc
ABS2-Channel Cornering ABS
Seat Height805 MM
Fuel Tank13.5 Litres
Weight196 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)Rs 9.78 Lakhs INR
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Ducati Scrambler

  • Attractive Design
  • Powerful L-Twin Engine
  • 50 MM Throttle Body
  • Premium Underpinnings
  • BOSCH Cornering ABS
  • LED Headlamps
  • LED Turn Lights & Taillamps
  • 17 Inch Spoke Wheels
  • Aluminium Clip-On Handlebars
  • Bar End Mirrors
  • Twin Pod Exhaust Muffler

As the name suggests, It is a cafe racer bike from the Ducati scrambler family. It is fully loaded with modern equipment while also retaining a retro design. It is a perfect choice if you are a Ducati fan.

Triumph Thruxton 1200R

Triumph Thruxton 1200R is one of the most famous production-spec cafe racer bike in the world. Luckily it is also available in India, This 1200cc mean machine is available in four colour options. The Price of Triumph Thruxton 1200R in India starts at Rs 12,15,800 INR (Ex-Showroom).

Cafe Racer Bike
Engine1200cc 270° Crank Angle Parallel Twin
Maximum Power96 BHP at 6,750 RPM
Peak Torque112 NM at 4,950 RPM
Top Speed200 KMPH+
Mileage21 KMPL Claimed
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooled
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisTubular Steel Cradle
Front SuspensionShowa 43 mm USD BPF Forks
Rear SuspensionOhlins Twin Shocks
Front BrakeTwin 320 mmBrembo Monobloc
Calipers Disc
Rear Brake220 mm Nissin 2-Piston Calipers
Disc
ABS2-Channel
Seat Height810 mm
Fuel Tank14.5 Litres
Weight203 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)Rs 12.15 Lakhs
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Triumph Thruxton 1200R

  • Premium Build Quality
  • Switchable ABS
  • Ride By Wire Throttle
  • Switchable Traction Control System
  • Three Riding Modes
  • Torque Assist Clutch
  • Adjustable Front Forks
  • LED Headlamp
  • Fully Adjustable Ohlins Rear Shocks
  • Brembo Monobloc Calipers
  • Brembo Master Cylinder
  • Aluminium Swingarm
  • Immobiliser
  • Showa Big Piston Front Forks
  • Clip-On Handlebars

Triumph Thruxton 1200R is one of the authentic cafe racer bikes that you can buy right now. It has a powerful engine and it is fully loaded with ridings aids and good quality equipment. If you want a premium cafe racer bike then this beast will not disappoint you.

Kawasaki Z900RS

Kawasaki already has a Z900RS Cafe racer variant in the international market but it’s not on sale on India, So we have mentioned the Z900RS as it is almost similar to its sibling. Z900 RS is available in two colour options to choose from. The price of Kawasaki Z900 RS in India starts at Rs 15.7 Lakhs INR (Ex-Showroom).

Kawasaki Z900RS
Engine948cc Inline-Four, 4-Stroke 16-valves
Maximum Power110 HP at 8,500 RPM
Peak Torque98.5 NM at 6,500 RPM
Top Speed220 KMPH+
Mileage
Fuel SupplyElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooling
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisHigh Tensile Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension41 MM USD Forks
Rear SuspensionHorizontal Back-Link Gas Charged
Front BrakeDual 300 mm 4-Piston Disc
Rear BrakeSingle 250 mm 1-Piston Disc
ABSDual-Channel
Seat Height835 MM
Fuel Tank17 Litres
Weight215 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)15.7 Lakhs INR
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Kawasaki Z900 RS

  • Inline Four Engine
  • Classic Retro Design
  • Fuel Injection
  • USD Front Forks
  • Radial Mount Front Brakes
  • Dual Dial Instrument Console with Multifunction LCD Display
  • Dual-Channel ABS

Kawasaki Z900RS already has a cafe racer variant with a bikini fairing, but sadly it is not available in India. The difference between the two is not much, The standard Z900RS is also a good option.

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Upcoming Cafe Racer Bikes In India

So, here are some other cafe racer bikes that are soon going to be launched in India. Most of them are already sold in the international market but yet to make debut in India.

Husqvarna Vitpilen 401

Vitpilen 401 is another good bike from the Husqvarna Vitpilen series. Vitpilen 401 is a complete cafe racer bike with a compact engine. It is only available in one colour option. The expected price of Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 in India is around 2.4 Lakhs INR.

Cafe Racer Bike
Engine373 CC 1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC
Maximum Power43.5 HP
Peak Torque37 NM
Top Speed165 KMPH
Mileage27 KMPL Claimed*
Fuel SupplyBOSCH Fuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooling
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisChrome-moly tubular space frame
Front Suspension43 MM WP Apex Forks
Rear SuspensionWP Apex Mono-Shock
Front Brake320 mm 4-Piston Disc
Rear Brake230 mm 2-Piston Disc
ABSDouble-Channel
Seat Height835 MM
Fuel Tank9.5 Litres
Weight151 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)2.4 Lakhs INR Expected
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Husqvarna Vitpilen 401

  • Unique Design
  • Spoke Wheels
  • 17 Inch Anodised Wheels
  • Clip-On Handlebars
  • Aluminium Swing-arm
  • LED Headlamp & DRL
  • LED Turn Lights & Taillamps
  • Leather Fabric Premium Seat
  • BSOCH 9.1 MB ABS
  • Power-Assisted Anti-Hopping Slipper Clutch

Suzuki SV650X

Suzuki SV650X is a middleweight cafe racer bike that is sold in the international market. As in India Suzuki has Vstrom 650 series in their lineup, So, we expect they might introduce the SV650X as well. The expected price of SV650X in India is in the range of 6.5-7 Lakhs INR.

Cafe Racer Bikes
Engine645 cc, 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC
Maximum Power76 PS at 8,500 RPM
Peak Torque64 NM at 8,100 RPM
Top Speed200 KMPH+
Mileage22 KMPL*
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooling
Transmission6-Speed
ChassisSteel Frame
Front SuspensionTelescopic Front Forks
Rear SuspensionLink Type, Coil Spring
Front BrakeTwin Disc
Rear BrakeSingle Disc
ABSDual-Channel
Seat Height790 mm
Fuel Tank14.5 Litres
Weight198 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)Rs 6.5-7 Lakhs Expected
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Suzuki SV650X

  • Retro Classic Design
  • Dual Spark Technology
  • Powerful V-Twin Engine
  • Clip-On Handlebars
  • Low RPM Assist
  • Suzuki Easy Start System
  • Premium Finnish Seat
  • Dual-Channel ABS
  • Digital Instrument Console
  • Round Headlamps

Kawasaki W800 Cafe

Kawasaki has already launched the BS6 version of the standard W800 in India, and we expect that they bring the Cafe racer version of the W800 In India. It is available in only one colours option in the international market. The expected price is in the range of 7-7.5 lakhs INR.

cafe racer
Engine773cc 2-cylinder, SOHC, 8-Valves
Maximum Power52 PS at 6,500 RPM
Peak Torque62.9 NM at 4,800 RPM
Top Speed180 KMPH
Mileage24 KMPL Approx*
Fuel SupplyDual Fuel Injection
Cooling SystemAir-Cooled
Transmission5-Speed
ChassisSteel Double Cradle Frame
Front Suspension41 mm Telescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionTwin Shocks With Spring Preload
Front Brake320 mm 2-Piston Calipers Disc
Rear Brake270 mm 2-Piston Calipers Disc
ABSDual-Channel ABS
Seat Height770 MM
Fuel Tank15 Litres
Weight224 KG
Price (Ex-Showroom)Rs 7-7.5 Lakhs Expected
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Kawasaki W800 Cafe Racer

  • Powerful Twin-Cylinder Engine
  • Sculpted Fuel Tank
  • Mini Farings
  • Assist & Slipper Clutch
  • Round LED Headlamp
  • Traditional Round Instrument Console

Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer

Norton has been recently acquired by the Indian brand TVS. The Commando series was already available in India but now Norton will bring it with the BS6 emission compliant engine. It is expected to be launched soon and the price could be in the range of 21-22 Lakhs INR.

cafe Racer Bikes
Engine961 CC 2-Cylinder, DOHC, 4-Stroke
Maximum Power80 PS at 6,500 RPM
Peak Torque90 NM at 5,200 RPM
Top Speed200 KMPH+
Mileage–NA–
Fuel SupplyFI
Cooling SystemAir/oil-Cooled
Transmission5-Speed
ChassisSteel Frame
Front Suspension43 mm Ohlins USD Forks
Rear SuspensionOhlins Twin Shocks
Front BrakeTwin 320 mm Brembo Monobloc Calipers
Rear Brake220 mm Brembo 2-Piston Calipers
ABSDual-Channel
Seat Height810 mm
Fuel TankNA
WeightNA
Price (Ex-Showroom)Rs 21-22 Lakhs INR
Technical Specifications

Key Features Of Norton Commando 961

  • Authentic Cafer Racer Design
  • Powerful Parallel Twin Engine
  • Brembo Monobloc Calipers
  • Twin Exhaust Mufflers
  • Brembo Hydraulic Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Ohlins Adjustable Front Forks
  • Ohlins Fully Adjustable Rear Twin Shocks

Conclusion On Best Cafe Racer Bikes In India

So, we have mentioned some of the best cafe racer bikes that are available in India as well as the upcoming models also. There are only a few brands that offer a cafe racer bike in India, So you have only a limited number of options.

We have listed cafe racer bikes of different engine displacement and from different price segments. So, you can choose any of these depending upon your budget and personal preferences.

Other Famous Cafe Racer Bikes

These are some other famous cafe racer bikes that are available in the international market but not in India. Take a look at these beautiful machines.

Yamaha XSR 900 Abarth

XSR 900 Abarth is the retro-styled cafe racer bike from Yamaha. It shares its major engine components with its sibling the Yamaha XSR 900. It has small windscreen above the headlamps and it looks really good.

Yamaha XSR 900 Abarth

Kawasaki Z900 RS Cafe

As the name suggests, Z900 RS cafe is one of the best cafe racer bikes in the world. It has a classic looking design and it comes with a powerful Inline 4 cylinder engine, Take a look at this monster.

Kawasaki Z900 RS

So these were the best cafe racer bikes currently available all around the world. Make sure you share it with your fellow petrolheads.

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