2012 Bajaj Discover 125

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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.

Key Features

Exciting Performance

124.6 DTS-i engineEnsures 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 gearboxSmoother ride and greater fuel-efficiency over 4 gear bikes
ExhausTEC*Excellent pulling power at low speed even in top gear

Exciting Comfort

Rear Suspension - Nitrox SuspensionExcellent comfort on all terrains & long distances for both rider & pillion
Front Suspension - Long Travel front suspension
Electric StartHassle-free starting for quick stop-start in traffic.
Battery Charge IndicatorEasy monitoring of battery charge status.
Auto ChokeSure start in all weather conditions.

Exciting Style

All black stylingPremium, sporty & attractive look.
Attractive graphics
LED tail lamps
Alloy wheels

Maximum Safety

200mm front disc brake (Optional)Safe & superior braking.
Longest-in-class wheelbaseExcellent stability.
Wider Rear Tyre (3.0*17")Excellent road grip, even in wet and slippery conditions
Twin pilot lampSafe riding during low-light conditions of dusk/dawn
DC LightingConstant light from headlamp at all speeds.
Pass SwitchFor easy & safe overtaking

Minimal Maintenance

DTS-i engineProven twin spark technology for last 7 years.
Maintenance-Free BatteryNo hassle of frequent topping up of electrolyte
Flexible turn indicatorsMinimum chance of breakage.
Anti-friction bush in front suspensionLonger life


Engine TypeDTS-i, 4-stroke, Natural air cooled
Displacement124.6 cc
Max Net Power11 ps @ 8000 rpm
Max Net Torque10.8 nm @ 5500 rpm
Max Speed100 Kmph
Gears5 Gears, All down
Suspension FrontTelescopic, 130 mm fork travel
Suspension RearNitrox Gas filled, 110 mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front200 mm Disc/130 mm Drum
Brakes Rear130 mm Drum
Tyres Front2.75 x 17"
Tyres Rear3.00 x 17"
WheelsAluminium Alloy Die Cast
Capacity8 litres full
Reserve2.3 litres, usable reserve 1.5 ltrs
Wheelbase1305 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm
Kerb weight118.5 Kg.
BatteryMaintenance-Free, 12 V (DC), 5 Ah
Headlamp12 V, 35/35 W
Tail lampLED 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."

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