10 Jul Best Selling Motorcycles From Last Year
The breed of motorcycle enthusiasts has been growing steadily over the years. As more superbikes become available for the regular consumer to buy, the number of high-performance bikes on the road now is staggering. But what were the most popular bikes that people bought to sate their hunger for adventure? Let’s take a look.
- 2017 Kawasaki Z125 Pro – $3,000
This bike was an instant hit after launch, partly thanks to the compact light-weight body, fuel efficiency, and powerful performance. It is powered by 125cc Air-cooled SOHC 2 Valve engine that is capable of pushing out 9.4bhp of power. This is a great choice who are in the market for a small, compact and fuel efficient touring motorcycle.
- 2017 Suzuki VanVan 200 – $4,600
This is one of those legacy motorcycles that are still kicking around even after three decades. The most recent variant weighs just 128kg and is pretty fun to ride around the city and its streets. It has a quiet 199cc single cylinder 4-stroke engine capable of outputting 11.7kW of power at 8000rpm and 15NM peak torque at 6500rpm all while being responsive. The bike is mainly designed to appeal to younger buyers.
- Honda CBR500R – $6,500
This Honda CBR is literally everywhere and does not need any introduction to the global market space. This particular variant is particularly popular because of its medium weight profile and extremely sporty look which is appealing and attractive. The performance is also nothing to scoff at. It has a 491cc engine capable of 48.6bhp at 8500rpm and 43NM of torque at 7000rpm. The target audience for this bike is the young racing enthusiasts and beginners, as the smooth ride handling and refined ride quality are both extremely attractive.
- Harley Davidson Street 750 –$7,599
It is no surprise that this list has a Harley in it. Harley Davidson has become a household name for motorcycle enthusiasts and big-shot riders. The Harley Davidson Street 750 has everything that will definitely make you fall in love with it. The bold, strong and premium cruiser design to its power-packed 749cc liquid cooled engine capable of 47bhp of power and 59NM of peak torque at 3,750rpm. This bike should be pretty high on your consideration list if you are in the market for a powerful cruiser. The fact that this is one of the cheapest Harley Davidsons you can buy is also a big bonus.
- 2017 Yamaha SCR 950 – $8,700
If I had to describe this bike, I would say it was a vintage beast. The retro aesthetic with the tall handlebars and old-school wheels blend in with its great performance to build a great machine that can be your perfect weekend machine. The 4-stroke 942cc engine capable of churning out 37.5kW of maximum power at 5500rpm and 79.50NM of peak torque at 8100rpm lets you get to the speeds you want with relative ease and confidence. Overall, the Yamaha SCR 950 does the job it was built for exceptionally well.