Being the world’s largest two-wheeler market, India sees a lot of new bikes and scooters being launched every year. While some of these just exist, others create a mark in their segment and become hugely popular. And then, there are certain two-wheelers that are unique and impactful. Those which create a whole new genre of bikes or scooters and end up being unforgettable and iconic.
In the seventeenth episode of the BikeWale Podcast, Anuj and Neil go through their list of ten such iconic two-wheelers ever sold in India. The Spotify link to the episode has been attached below.
Our list of motorcycles unsurprisingly starts with the Yamaha RD 350 that gave the Indian riders their first taste of a performance motorcycle. With 31bhp on tap from its 347cc, twin-cylinder engine; the RD350 was quick enough to send shivers down the rider’s spine back then. Moreover, how can the list be complete without the legendary Suzuki Hayabusa? One of the most popular big bikes ever sold in India, it became wildly famous, especially after featuring in the movie ‘Dhoom.’ And the fan-following doesn’t seem to fade ever since. In this episode, Anuj and Neil blabber about ten such two-wheelers and the remaining eight might surprise you!