What comes first to mind when we think of a cruiser bike? Is it something related to name Harley Davidson or Bajaj Avenger or King of Indian cruiser bikes’ Royal Enfield’ aka ‘Bullet’? U r absolutely right! With high handlebars, relaxed riding position and legs placed forward, it is something which almost every youngster dream’s to have in their Garage. The easy rideability, shifting and having sufficient low-end torque with high horsepower is something which is common in making of cruiser bikes. From time to time, a lot of improvement and updation has been done and more new improved models of these cruiser bikes have been launched. Here is the list of Top 11 massive cruisers In the world.
1. Victory Magnum
Victory Magnum 2017 is definitely a' well-rounded bagger' ever to hit the road. Loads of style, outstanding quality along with production reassurance and decent practicality make it one of the top cruisers of the world. This 810 pounds power cruiser has a 22-liter fuel capacity providing ample storage for touring purposes. It's 1731cc engine with 6-speed transmission gears provide additional comfort and style for both smooth and rough surfaces. The costs of this bike is around Rs. 15 Lakh.
2. Harley-Davidson Street Glide
This is a full-sized American cruiser having a large front cowl along with a windshield, low-slung seats and carry bags behind the driver seat. Its 1745cc, 1.7-litre V-Twin engine provides sufficient power on the highway. It has front and rear standard suspension that provides additional comfort and style while riding.
Harley-Davidson Street Glide generally comes in seven colors and is equipped with a navigation system, music system having two speakers and an AC system. A digital instrument also cluster comes in an offer with it. The cost of the cruise is around Rs. 31.68 lakh
3. Suzuki M1800R
With the proper combination of looks and power, Suzuki M1800R proves to be one of the most successful cruiser bikes in India. Its low-slung look along with the chrome finishing enhance the overall design of the bike. Suzuki M1800R is powered with by a 1783cc V-Twin engine producing 127 bhp power along with 160 Nm of torque. The five-speed gearbox along with a shaft drive provides power to the rear wheels. Its 240mm section rear tyre is the widest among other cruiser bikes sold in India. In India, It comes with an option of two colours, black and red. The cost of this beautiful masterpiece is Rs. 16.9 lakh.
4. Moto Guzzi Eldorado
Moto Guzzi Eldorado is a modern rendition of Eldorado. The 1380cc high capacity, V-Twin engine comes with a Six-gear transmission box which powers the rear wheel. It comes with ample of chrome work which includes engine, wheels, front forks, handlebar, chrome exhausts and chrome treated mirrors. Its traditional style, back riding position, and slow slung stance make it best suited for the cruise lovers. It comes with the cost of Rs. 23.67 lakh.
5. Indian Chief
It is one of the most successful bikes in India. Equipped with well modern features, it ensures as the finest cruisers ever built. It is decorated by an Indian Badging on the fuel tank and the front fender is designed with the iconic 'War Bonnet' which also covers the brake calipers. It is powered by a 1811cc, Thunder stroke 111 engine with six-speed transmission gears producing a mileage of 20Kmpl. A large analog speedometer is given on the tank mounted console which gives this bike a perfect look of both classic as well as contemporary.
6. Yamaha XV1900
Yamaha XV1900 was launched in 2006. It was known as Midnight star in U.K and Stratoliner in overseas. It is well equipped with 1854cc, a huge V-Twin engine that produces 115 hp power. The cost of this bike is Rs. 12 lakh approx.
7. Kawasaki VN2000
Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 was introduced in 2008. It is powered by a massive 2053cc, V-Twin engine having five-speed transmission gears. The perfect blend of old and new will give u an amazing ride with comfort and style. It is available at the cost of Rs. 9 lakh approx.
8. Triumph Rocket III
Triumph Rocket III is named after the BSA Rocket III. It is the largest produced motorcycle by the company. The look of the bike makes is more powerful and aggressive. Decent amount of chrome work is been done which includes twin-pod instrument gauge and 3X1 dual exhaust pipes. It is powered by a 2294cc engine with five-speed transmission gears. It has a tubular steel chassis having five-way adjustable spring shocks at back and USD forks in front. It has a cost of Rs. 22.56 lakhs.
9. Honda Gold Wing GL1800
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 is the kind of touring bike which many bike lovers dream for. It is one of the most famous bikes in the world. Not only this Honda Gold Wing GL1800 is the most expensive bike by Honda in India. Its 1832cc flat-six engine is enough to create a massive power of 116.70bhp. is It is based on a twin-spar aluminum frame which is both lightweight and rigid. It comes along with a single-sided Pro-Arm swingarm. It has also equipped with the 80 W SRS surround sound with USB connectivity. Other features are electronic cruise control system, five positions heated grip, a foot warming system & independently adjustable head times. With both Combined Braking System (CBS) and ABS, the Honda Gold Wing GL1800 ensures optimum braking in each and every condition. It has a cost of 31.72 lakh.
10. Yamaha VMax
Vmax is the only sports cruiser bike launched in India by Yamaha. With exceptional muscular looks and equipped with latest electronic management system provides a very comfortable riding experience. It is having a 1679cc powered V4 liquid cooled engine which produces a power of 200bhp and a torque of 167Nm. The engine consists of Five-speed transmission gearbox. Various features like ABS, slipper clutch and complete suspension adjustment makes it a bike of its own class. It has a cost of Rs. 28.97 lakh
11. Harley-Davidson CVO
Harley Davidson launched their handcrafted originals from the 'Custom Vehicle Operations' department also known as CVO family. It is a huge cruiser bike and has an upfront control panel giving it a feel of the cockpit. The massive dashboard consists of four clocks, two large speakers and a 'Boom' LCD display. A pillion backrest along with an arm-rests adds luxury while biking. It also has useful luggage compartments and a large batwing fairing. It has 1801cc engine with the six-speed transmission system. It has a cost of Rs. 52.42 lakh.