5 bikes we want from Thailand
Motorcycles and scooters have always been a popular mode of transport when it comes to commuting in Thailand. Every major two-wheeler manufacturer has its presence in Thailand and the market is equally competitive. When compared to India, Thailand’s two-wheeler market has many more options. In this article, we will discuss five such popular bikes that we want from Thailand. Let’s go.
The Yamaha NMAX is a gearless scooter from Yamaha. The scooter gets a Blue Core 155cc liquid-cooled petrol engine with VVA technology. The scooter produces 14.79bhp and 14.4Nm of torque. The scooter gets front & rear disc brakes and comes with dual-channel ABS. This scooter from Yamaha has a very sporty design. The price of the Yamaha NMAX in Thailand is Thai Baht 81,000 that when converted to Indian Rupees will cost close to Rs. 1.84 lakh.
Honda Rebel 300
Honda Rebel 300 is one the many bikes from Thailand that we want in India. This is a cruiser-style motorcycle with a 286cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine that produces 27bhp and 24Nm of torque with a six-speed manual gearbox. The bike gets tubeless tyres, disc brakes in front and rear along with dual-channel ABS. The bike gets a low seat with forward-set footpegs that makes this bike comfortable for long-distance commuting. The price of the Honda Rebel 300 in Thailand is Thai Baht 146,830 when converted to Indian Rupees comes out to be Rs. 3.34 lakh.
The next popular bike from Thailand that we want in India is the Honda CRF300L. This is an adventure off-road bike with a 286cc liquid-cooled engine that produces 22.80bhp and 22Nm of torque with a six-speed gearbox. The bike gets wire-spoke wheels, upside-down long-travel suspension, digital instrument cluster, mono-shock rear suspension, and heat-insulated upswept exhaust. The Honda CRF250L is priced at Thai Baht 145,800. When converted to Indian Rupees this bike will cost Rs. 3.32 lakh.
The Yamaha SR400 is a retro-styled motorcycle that looks like a bigger version of the iconic Yamaha RX100. The bike gets round headlamps, turn indicators and chrome-finished dual instrument cluster. The bike gets a 399cc air-cooled four-stroke engine that produces 22.88bhp and 27.4Nm of torque with a five-speed gearbox. The bike gets retro-styled telescopic suspensions in the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. The SR400 gets a disc brake in the front and a drum brake in the rear. The Yamaha SR400 is priced at Thai Baht 285,000, the price after conversion is Rs 6.48 lakh.
The last bike on our list is a retro bike from Kawasaki, the W250. This bike is a mix of classic looks and modern ride performance along with rugged build quality. The bike gets a 250cc air-cooled engine that produces 17.75bhp and 18Nm of torque mated to a five-speed gearbox. The bike gets telescopic suspension at the front and dual shock absorbers with spring preload adjustability at the rear. At the front, the bike gets a 300mm disc brake and at the rear, the bike gets a 160mm drum brake. The bike is priced at a Thai Baht 230,000. When converted to Indian Rupees, this bike will cost Rs. 5.23 lakh.
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