Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Priced At Rs 59,373

Bajaj Auto has launched the new Platina 100 disc brake with (ES) Electric Start in the Indian market. The commuter motorcycle retails at Rs 59,373, ex-showroom (Delhi). The newly launched variant is now the motorcycle's new top-of-the-line trim.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

Alongside its newly launched trim, the Platina is also available in two other trims: the ES alloy with drum brakes and the (KS) Kick Start alloy, which is priced at Rs 55,546 and Rs 49,261, ex-showroom (Delhi), respectively.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

The BS6 commuter motorcycle features few upgrades over the previous model including an all-new engine. The Platina 100 is powered by an air-cooled, single-cylinder, e-carburated 102cc engine. It produces a maximum of 7.77bhp at 7500rpm and 8.34Nm of peak torque at 5500rpm. The engine comes mated to a standard four-speed gearbox.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

Apart from the updated engine, Bajaj has also subtly tweaked the Platina 100 BS6 to tell it apart from the previous model. It features a new tinted windscreen as compared to the colour-matched cowl on the BS4 model. The LED DRL is also placed closer to the headlamp making for a cleaner looking fascia.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

In addition to this, the Platina 100 BS6 motorcycles also feature a new ribbed-pattern seat borrowed from its elder sibling, the Platina 110 H-Gear. It also features an updated suspension setup with 28 per cent longer travel at the front and 22 per cent longer travel at the rear.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

Other cycle parts on the motorcycle include a hydraulic telescopic suspension at the front with 135 mm travel, and the brand's ‘SNS' suspension at the rear with 110mm travel. Braking on the motorcycle is done via disc/drum brakes at the front, and drum brake setup at the rear, supported with a combined braking system for additional safety.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

The Platina 100 is known for its exceptional fuel-efficiency and the company claims the motorcycle to return a mileage of 90km/l. Couple the mileage with an 11-litre fuel tank on the motorcycle, it gives it a riding range of 990 kilometres between trips to the petrol pump.

Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched: Specs, Price & Other Details

Thoughts About The Bajaj Platina 100 Disc Variant Launched In India

The Bajaj Platina 100 is an entry-level motorcycle in the Indian market. In its due course of BS6 update, it has received a steep increase in its pricing. However, it is still one among the most affordable motorcycle that is currently on sale in the Indian market.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 19:38 [IST]
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