Bajaj has unveiled the V executive commuter motorcycle in India. The V is made from the metal salvaged from the scrapping of the INS Vikrant, India's first aircraft carrier.
The V is powered by a 150cc engine which is quite torquey in nature. It pushes out 12Nm of torque at just 3000rpm while max torque of 13Nm is achieved at 5,500prm. Maximum power of 12bhp is achieved at 7,500rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Suspension & Brakes:
With regards to the suspension, the new V has telescopic front forks and twin nitrox shocks at the rear. Stopping power is provided by a disc brake up front and a drum brake on the rear wheel. The Front wheel is an 18-inch alloy rim while the rear is a 16-inch alloy rim.
Features Of The Bajaj V
- Tall Stance
- Pumped Up Fuel Tank with a 13-litre capacity
- Masculine Graphics
- Brushed Aluminium Highlights
- Cafe Racer Inspired Looks
- 60W Headlamp and LED Taillamp
- Twin Spoke Alloy Wheels
- Thunderous Exhaust
- Colour changing LED Instrument Cluster
The V can be made into a single seater by covering up the rear seat with a body coloured cowl. The V is available in two colours - Ebony Black and Pearl White.
Bajaj will initially manufacture just 20,000 units of the V and prices are expected to be around Rs. 60,000 to Rs.70,000. Production for the new bike will launch on February 5, 2016 and deliveries will start in March with the bike targeted at the bikes 125cc commuter segment which is currently lorded over by Hero.