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    Default Help Me Buying new Bike - Need Expert Answers

    Hi Folks,

    Need expert answers for deciding upon the bike.

    I have shortlisted the below bikes:

    1) YAMAHA R 15

    2) Hero Honda Karizma ZMR PGM FI

    3) Bajaj Pulsar 220

    I love fast bikes, i'm a speed maniac. And the advanced technology is also a concern area for me. Please suggest me a best bike out of these. and should be Value for money.

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    Pulsar 220
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    What's the purpose? Are you planning to ride on track or on streets? What're the advanced technologies that you're looking w.r.t speed?

    If you're looking for VFM bike in the shortlisted, then there could be nothing other than P220.
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    FAST: P220 and R15 - on different track though.
    Technology: R15 and ZMR
    VFM: P220

    So see what matters the most - according to me R15 or P220 should be the deal depending on your priorities.

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    Are you a tourer or just the one who loves street racing.


    Have you took test rides of all the bikes?

    The all 3 bikes you mentioned are different all together and the handling also is different, as you may get high speed from pulsar and R15 but the comfort winner here is karizma which is also good for city riding due to the torque what it gives.
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    Quote Originally Posted by visitleo View Post
    Hi Folks,

    Need expert answers for deciding upon the bike.

    I have shortlisted the below bikes:

    1) YAMAHA R 15

    2) Hero Honda Karizma ZMR PGM FI

    3) Bajaj Pulsar 220

    I love fast bikes, i'm a speed maniac. And the advanced technology is also a concern area for me. Please suggest me a best bike out of these. and should be Value for money.
    Actually you should have specified the way you like to ride.

    If you are a tourer, then the new Karizma is quite good. Or else I dont recommend it.

    But if you want advanced technology, then no other bike in India(except Ninja 250R) can match it. Delta Frame, 4 Valve Engine, Fuel injection. Its a mini R1. Fuel efficiency is also great. If you need an advanced sports bike, then R15 is undoubtedly the best bike among the lot. Karizma is better while touring, but R15 is not that bad at all.

    Pulsar 220 DTSi is a bike for the value conscious. Best bike, if you have a smaller budget. Has some of the qualities of both the above bikes.

    As you said you wanted an advance technology mechanical device, I can undoubtedly recommend Yamaha R15. The best of both worlds!

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    If budget no problem then R15, If you want a VFM then its 220, 220, 220 and 220!!
    The 220 has brilliant torque and superb headlights which will enable you to blast at high speeds even in the city or highway.. It doesnt matter if its day/night because of its projector headlights!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by visitleo View Post
    I love fast bikes, i'm a speed maniac. And the advanced technology is also a concern area for me. Please suggest me a best bike out of these. and should be Value for money.
    Go for P220. If you want great handling coupled with reasonable performance go for R15.

    If you want a reliable non-fuss bike with reasonable performance, go for Karizma-R. Go for Karizma ZMR, if you want all the tech and gadgets.
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    it's the P220 if you looking for VFM or else it's the R15 for you.Your requirements in a more detailed way can help others recommend the right one for you
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