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Bajaj Discover 125 launched in India at Rs 48,000 ex-showroom

Team OD  /
07 Mar 2014 15:17:17 IST

Bajaj has launched the all-new Discover 125 in India at Rs 48,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle gets a 124.6cc 4-valve engine with the twin spark DTS-i technology. The engine makes 11.5PS of power and 10.8Nm of torque and boasts a fuel economy of 76kmpl. The fuel tank capacity is 9.5l. Bajaj claims a top speed of 100kmph from the Discover 125.

Bajaj-Discover-1252014 Bajaj Discover 125

Bajaj says that the new Discover 125 will compete with the likes of Honda CB Shine, Hero Glamour and Hero Passion Pro (in terms of pricing).

The Discover 125 gets 130mm drum brakes as standard, but you can opt for a 200mm front petal disc for some extra money.

The Bajaj Discover 125 gets as standard Nitrox gas-charged suspension, electric start and DC headlamp. The new Discover is styled similar to the 125ST and looks stylish compared to the other 125cc commuters.

It will be available in six colour options - electron blue, wine red, charcoal magenta, charcoal green, silver blue and silver gold.

Commenting on the launch K Srinivas, president - motorcycle business, said, Many consumers aretired of the regular commuter bikes which offer only around 8 Ps Power. They would ideally wish toupgrade to sportier, attractive bikes with superior technology and features. However barriers suchas price and mileage deter them to move on to the 125cc segment. The all new Discover 125 offersequivalent mileage of a 100cc and comes with exciting performance and features all at an attractiveprice. We want the Indian commuter to live life to the fullest and Jiyo Dana-Dan."

2014 Discover 125 specifications


  
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION #colspan#
Engine Single cyl, 4-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC
Capacity 124.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 54 x 54.4
Power (Ps @ rpm) 11.5 @ 8000
Torque (Nm @ rpm) 10.8 @ 6000
Starting Kick + Electric Starter
Transmission 4 Gears
Carburetor CV type
Top speed 100 kmph (internally tested)
CHASSIS
Frame Semi-double cradle
Front suspension Telescopic (130 mm)
Rear suspension Nitrox Twin (110 mm)
Front brake 200 mm petal disc (opt) / 130 mm drum
Rear brake 130 mm drum
Tyres (front/rear) 2.75 x 17, 41P / 3.00 x 17, 50P
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 L (1.6 L usable reserve)
Wheelbase (mm) 1255
Length x Width x Height (mm) 1986 x 678 x 1044
Saddle height (mm) 795
Ground clearance (mm) 165
Kerb weight (drum / disc) kg 117 / 118
  

2014 Discover 125 specifications


  
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION #colspan#
Engine Single cyl, 4-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC
Capacity 124.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 54 x 54.4
Power (Ps @ rpm) 11.5 @ 8000
Torque (Nm @ rpm) 10.8 @ 6000
Starting Kick + Electric Starter
Transmission 4 Gears
Carburetor CV type
Top speed 100 kmph (internally tested)
CHASSIS
Frame Semi-double cradle
Front suspension Telescopic (130 mm)
Rear suspension Nitrox Twin (110 mm)
Front brake 200 mm petal disc (opt) / 130 mm drum
Rear brake 130 mm drum
Tyres (front/rear) 2.75 x 17, 41P / 3.00 x 17, 50P
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 L (1.6 L usable reserve)
Wheelbase (mm) 1255
Length x Width x Height (mm) 1986 x 678 x 1044
Saddle height (mm) 795
Ground clearance (mm) 165
Kerb weight (drum / disc) kg 117 / 118
  

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