Bajaj Auto revealed a new motorcycle named the Discover 125. The bike was designed as an economy model and is offered with a very competitive price tag of only $9.000 for the base model and $10.000 for the version equipped with front disc brakes.
Power comes from a DTS-i, 4-stroke, Natural air cooled, engine with a displacement of 124.6 cc and a maximum output of 11 Ps achieved at 8000 rpm. The company says that its engine can run 82 kilometers, burning only a single liter of fuel. This performance was achieved thanks to the new DTSi (Digital Twin Spark-Ignition) technology which has two sparkplugs with different ignition timing. The Bajaj Discover 125 develops a top speed of 100 kmph and is offered with plenty of features such as LED tailamps, rear Nitrox suspensions, tripmeter and also an electric starter.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Bajaj Discover 125.
|124.6 DTS-i engine||Ensures efficient combustion for exceptional combination of mileage & power.|
|Class-leading torque (10.8 nm @ 5500 rpm)|
|Class-leading power (11 ps @ 8000 rpm)||Unparalleled pulling power in all gears|
|Class-leading power-to-weight ratio (92.8 ps/ton)|
|All-down 5-speed gearbox||Smoother ride and greater fuel-efficiency over 4 gear bikes|
|ExhausTEC*||Excellent pulling power at low speed even in top gear|
|Rear Suspension - Nitrox Suspension||Excellent comfort on all terrains & long distances for both rider & pillion|
|Front Suspension - Long Travel front suspension|
|Electric Start||Hassle-free starting for quick stop-start in traffic.|
|Battery Charge Indicator||Easy monitoring of battery charge status.|
|Auto Choke||Sure start in all weather conditions.|
|All black styling|| Premium, sporty & attractive look.|
|LED tail lamps|
|200mm front disc brake (Optional)||Safe & superior braking.|
|Longest-in-class wheelbase||Excellent stability.|
|Wider Rear Tyre (3.0*17")||Excellent road grip, even in wet and slippery conditions|
|Twin pilot lamp||Safe riding during low-light conditions of dusk/dawn|
|DC Lighting||Constant light from headlamp at all speeds.|
|Pass Switch||For easy & safe overtaking|
|DTS-i engine||Proven twin spark technology for last 7 years.|
|Maintenance-Free Battery||No hassle of frequent topping up of electrolyte|
|Flexible turn indicators||Minimum chance of breakage.|
|Anti-friction bush in front suspension||Longer life|
|Engine Type||DTS-i, 4-stroke, Natural air cooled|
|Max Net Power||11 ps @ 8000 rpm|
|Max Net Torque||10.8 nm @ 5500 rpm|
|Max Speed||100 Kmph|
|Gears||5 Gears, All down|
|Suspension Front||Telescopic, 130 mm fork travel|
|Suspension Rear|| Nitrox Gas filled, 110 mm rear wheel travel|
|Brakes Front||200 mm Disc/130 mm Drum|
|Brakes Rear||130 mm Drum|
|Tyres Front||2.75 x 17"|
|Tyres Rear||3.00 x 17"|
|Wheels|| Aluminium Alloy Die Cast|
|Capacity|| 8 litres full|
|Reserve||2.3 litres, usable reserve 1.5 ltrs|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Kerb weight||118.5 Kg.|
|Battery ||Maintenance-Free, 12 V (DC), 5 Ah|
|Headlamp||12 V, 35/35 W|
|Tail lamp||LED Type|
Maxabout ---- "In terms of design and styling it was expected that Discover 125 will carry all or some of the design cues we have seen in the Discover Sprint concept which was on display at the 2008 Auto Expo in New Delhi."
Priceindia ---- "Bajaj Discover 125 Bike will be available in April-2011 with DTS-i engine which offers excellent performance and mileage ."
BIkedekho ---- "Each variants of Bajaj Discover 125 are equipped with the fuel efficient engines that offer good mileage."
Zigwheels ---- "The Bajaj Discover is back in conventional territory, with its 125 DTSi engine. We pit it against the outright leader of the category, the Honda CB Shine, to see if it can change the dynamics of the tricky commuter space"
Cartrade ---- "With the tremendous success of its Discover series of bikes and its well accepted DTSi technology (digital twin spark ignition), Bajaj has recently launched a latest version of its Discover 125 cc with DTSi."