Drag race is the flavour of the season and we have three of the most popular products from the 250-cc segment in the Indian automobile market competition.
KTM Duke 250, Bajaj Pulsar 250 and Yamaha FZ25 are competing in this drag race to determine the king of the 250-cc segment in our market. The YouTuber that has uploaded this video does drag races between popular motorcycles quite frequently. However, we urge you to not perform such stunts on the road in favour of the safety of yourself and others. The YouTuber has completed these drag races to show you the final outcome so that you don’t have to undertake such acts yourself.
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KTM Duke 250 vs Bajaj Pulsar 250 vs Yamaha FZ25 – Drag Race
The team of YouTuber find themselves on an empty stretch of road to perform this drag race. They managed to race these bikes just once aiming to record the top speeds of all the bikes. In the beginning, all three bikes get a decent start. However, the Duke asserts itself over the lot and zips past the participants soon enough never to be caught again. It soon became clear that it was a race for the 2nd spot. On that front, the Pulsar takes a slight lead and stayed ahead of the FZ25 throughout the duration of the race. The Duke emerged as the clear winner with the Pulsar securing the second spot and the FZ25 trailing in the end. The results are representative of the specs of each bike.
The KTM Duke 250 comes with a 248.8-cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine that produces 30 PS and 24 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission with assist and slipper clutch. It costs Rs 2.29 lakh, ex-showroom. The Bajaj Pulsar N250 comes with a 249.07-cc air- and oil-cooled engine that outputs 24.5 PS and 21.5 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch. The price of the Pulsar N250 is Rs 1.40 lakh, ex-showroom. The Yamaha FZ25 has a 249-cc air-cooled fuel-injected engine that develops 20.8 PS and 20.1 Nm of peak power and torque. It has a 5-speed gearbox with a wet clutch. The price hovers around RS 1.40 lakh, ex-showroom mark.
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While all these bikes are 250-cc, the difference in specs and prices are well translated into their performances. Depending on your needs and budget, you could choose the best option for you after watching these performances.