Best of 2018: Our most viewed bike and scooter video reviews

    Here are the top 10 bike and scooter reviews of 2018 on Autocar India’s YouTube channel.

    Published On Dec 17, 2018 12:15:00 PM


    Best of 2018: Our most viewed bike and scooter video reviews

    From the much-anticipated fully-electric Ather 450 and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V to the BMW G 310R and the 125cc TVS Ntorq, we have brought you the most exciting launches and first rides in the past 12 months. Check out our list of the 10 most viewed videos:

    *Number of views is calculated from January 1 to December 17, 2018.

    10. BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS – 1,95,608 views 

    BMW launched the G 310 R and G 310 GS on July 18, 2018. The long-awaited and highly-anticipated, affordable ‘baby Beemers’ were finally on sale in India. Made in collaboration with TVS in India, the bikes promised to pack a punch. Powered by a 313cc single-cylinder engine making 34hp and 28Nm of torque, they were strategically priced at around Rs 3 lakh. Competing with the ever-popular KTM, are the G 310 R and 310 GS the bikes for you? Watch our video and see for yourself.

    9. Suzuki Burgman Street – 2,11,503 views 

    Suzuki launched its new, premium 125cc ‘maxi’ scooter on July 19, 2018. Boasting of features like a LED headlight and tail-light, and a fully digital instrument cluster, the Burgman is almost Rs 13,000 more expensive than the Access. Is it just another beefed-up 125cc scooter or does it justify its extra premium over the Access? Find out in our video.

    8. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V – 2,37,516 views

    TVS launched the new Apache RTR 160 4V on March 14, 2018. The Apache 160 had been in the market for about a decade and with the introduction of the 4V, TVS took the bike a step forward. Offered with a four-valve engine and oil-cooling, the RTR 160 4V was put through its paces in our video.

    7. Royal Enfield Interceptor and Continental GT 650 – 3,06,851 views

    The Royal Enfield Interceptor and Continental GT 650 boasted of being the most affordable twin-cylinder engine motorcycles in India. Shaped like iconic 1960’s cafe racers, the Continental GT 650 is stylish and sporty. The bike was launched on November 14, 2018, alongside the Interceptor 650. Were they just retro-styled bikes or were they actually good? Watch our review to find out all the details.

    6. Honda CBR 650F – 3,32,597 views

    The Honda CBR 650F got a big update in the form of design and some mechanical tweaks. Being the sole contender in its class, did this middleweight sports bike justify its ‘affordable’ tag? Watch our video to find out.

    5. TVS Ntorq 125 – 3,94,372 views

    TVS launched its first-ever 125cc scooter on February 5, 2018. The Ntorq promised to be fun, quirky and exciting. It boasted of some segment-first features like Bluetooth connectivity, navigation and an SMS reminder in the instrument cluster, along with LED headlights. The Honda Grazia and Suzuki Access have ruled the 125cc segment from a long time. Did the Ntorq have what it takes to take the crown? Watch our in-depth review to find out.

    4. Honda X Blade – 4,72,338 views 

    The Honda X Blade neatly slots itself in between the Honda CB Unicorn 160 and the Honda CB Hornet 160R. Styled to stand out from the crowd, the X Blade made a bold statement. Was this just another one of the many entry-level performance motorcycles or did this actually make a mark? Watch our video to find out.

    3. Ather 450 – 4,81,921 views

    The highly anticipated, fully electric Ather 450 made its debut in India. Launched on June 5, 2018, by the Bengaluru-based start-up company, Ather Energy, this scooter promised to be the answer for the soaring petrol prices. Priced at Rs 1.24 Lakh (on-road, Bengaluru), the Ather 450 is far from affordable. Did the 450 justify its high price bracket? We have the right answer for you in our video.

    2. Jawa and Jawa Forty Two – 5,07,397 views

    The Jawa’s are considered to be one of the most iconic bikes ever to be made in India and when Mahindra announced the they were reviving the brand in 2016, bike enthusiasts went wild. The internet was filled with people talking about how eagerly they were waiting to see the bikes. We too were waiting and we finally went all the way to Rajasthan to test it. Watch one of our most anticipated videos to find out all the details about the bike.

    1. Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 – 6,15,592 views

    Yamaha launched the much-awaited R15 Version 3.0 on February 11, 2018. Built on a Deltabox chassis, the brand new Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 claimed to be a whole lot better than its predecessor. The exterior had been completely redesigned and restyled to give it a more premium look. We went to the Madras Motor Racetrack (MMRT) in Chennai to test it to its absolute limit.

    Also see:

    Best of 2018: Our most viewed car and SUV video reviews

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