Now a day’s the automobile market got captured by the more efficient and advance technology vehicles. In the shine of advanced technology vehicles, era of Luna, sunny,hero puch, kinetic K4 and scooter is about to end. Remember the day when hero puch was the first choice of young boy’s and sunny was only made for girl’s.
The Royal old bikes includes Bullet and Rajdoot, Bajaj Priya scooter were the officers choice two wheeler’s. Also Suzuki, Kawasaki, Yamaha and LML were few good bikes of that time. Still some of the bike lover’s are using these vintage bikes in India, Luna and M80 can be seen in villages.
The Kinetic Luna Super was one of the most popular moped in India, It was very convenient and low cost maintenance two wheeler used across the country by most of people.
The 60cc moped with attractively designed has few great features like device to switch over to pedaling, Large enough fuel tank and Strong chassis. One can still purchase the Kinetic Luna Super, its current price is between is 13,000 to 18,000.
Bajaj sunny was the India’s first ladies bike or sooty with an automatic gearbox. The scooter was targeted at teenagers who are eligible for license for without gear two wheelers. Sunny has a 60 cc engine and a maximum speed of 50 km/h, It can carry a load of 120kg. Now Sunny is no longer in production but can be spotted somewhere around the country.
Hero Motors Hero Puch was one of the highly sold two wheeler in India, it was the first choice of young boy’s. It had three variant Automatic, Hero Puch Shakti and Hero Puch 3G (Three Gear). This vehicle was light weight, sleek with good looking features and was able to deliver mileage near about 50 -55 Km / liter with 2-stroke engine.
Some guys still owned and used the first gift of parents or have a memory of it.
Kinetic Honda was a joint venture of Kinetic India and Honda Japan. This venture was bring the first electric start two wheeler in India in 1984. The brand Kinetic Honda will always remembered for 2-stroke scooters in India, Till 2005 Kinetic has launched 6 Model and win award for best scooter of the year in 1995. The Kinetic Honda also holds three world records, Traveling to highest motorable road-Khardungla by Indian couple.
Bajaj m80, was among the best selling step-thru category two wheelers in India during the mid-1980s. The bike of Indian villages was technologically advanced and strong bike in the intervening years. After the few changes the M80 Major 4S was launched, The company has also launched saffire the 92cc, 4-stroke engine two-wheeler, an upgraded version of Bajaj M-80.
Bajaj Scooter’s are the officer’s choice two wheeler,produced by the Bajaj auto. The popular Indian-made scooter was affordable for millions of Indian families for decades and termed as humara bajaj. Bajaj has made a number of motorcycles and scooters like Bajaj Chetak, Bajaj Super and Bajaj Priya.
The Indian motorcycle company was launched motorcycles in 1960 under the brand name Jawa and later Yezdi. The most popular model was the Yezdi Roadking and Jawa was known for its active racing. These two bikes were the biggest hit in India during that era, still we can located somewhere these vintage bikes.
The Rajdoot 350, also known as RD was a modified and licensed copy of the Yamaha RD350B to suit Indian roads. Rajdoot was one of the best bike in Indian market who suit Indian roads and condition. High purchase price, relatively high fuel consumption and poor availability of expensive spare parts are the few factor to made Rajdoot unsuccessful.
The Hero Honda was the joint venture of Hero India and Honda of Japan, In 1985 Hero Honda motorcycle launched CD 100, one of the best mileage bike. In 1991 a new version is launched by the name of Hero Honda motorcycle CD 100 SS and it was a massive hit in India. The largest two wheeler manufacturer Hero Honda is one of the trustable and most popular brand in India.
Yamaha RX 100 was one of fastest bike in India and among the most iconic motorcycles of our country. The bikes was once the king of Indian streets, now discontinued in India.