One of the newest models launched by Bajaj is the 2012 Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS. The new generation was launched in April 2012 and features a modern design language combined with a host of fresh technologies.
One of the news features available for the 2012 Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS is the new headlamp which is fitted with a 55 watt lamp.
Power comes from a 4-valve 200cc, SOHC engine which features three sparkplug technology. The Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS engine delivers a peak power of 23,17 HP at 9500 RPM and a maximum torque of 18,3 Nm at 8000 RPM. Thanks to its strong engine the Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS is able to hit the 60 kmph mark in 3.61 seconds, while the 100 kmph speed is reached in 9.83 seconds. The company says that the maximum speed is rated at 9.82 seconds.
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The first Bajaj Discover 100 was launched in 2004 and since then, hasn’t received any major upgrades. Fortunately, the company has finally decided the time has come to give it a small facelift. However there aren’t many significant differences between the two models, as technically they are almost the same.
The 2012 Bajaj Discover is powered by a single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled engine with a displacement of 94.38 cc. The engine cranks out Ps at 7500 and 7.85 Nm of torque at 5000 rpm and is one of the most reliable units in its class.
Apart from its reliable engine, the bike features a digital CDI with an 8 bit microprocessor chip which helps to provide optimum ignition timing for any given engine rpm. You also get the throttle ignition control system (TRICS III) which helps to offer an almost perfect ignition spark advance for every throttle opening and engine rpm.
The new generation Discover 100 is available in three color combinations - gold/black, green/black and red/black. It’s also worthy of being mentioned that like the new Bajaj Pulsar, the 2012 Bajaj Discover 100 is equipped with LED lamps at the back.
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The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is one of the best looking bikes in Bajaj’s lineup and borrows many design cues from the Pulsar 180 and Pulsar 200 models.
The bike is powered a by 4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled, single cylinder, 149.01cc which rewards you with a maximum output of 15.06 Ps @ 9000 and 12.5 Nm of torque @ 6500. The engine is combined with Digital CDI unit and twin spark ignitions which assure optimum ignition timing for any engine rpm resulting in better throttle response and reduced emissions.
The motorcycle is built on a strong frame which offers a wheelbase length of 1320 mm. Talking about the wheels, they measure 17 inch and are wrapped in 2.75 x 17" front and 100 / 90 x 17" rear tube tyres.
The ride is kept in check by a telescopic front suspension with anti friction bushes and a Nitrox rear suspension.
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Bajaj Auto decided to upgrade its Platina model for the year 2012. The new version features a series of new graphics as well as new technologies. Apart from the new range of colors the 2012 model also features new levers, grips, mirrors and switchgear. Moreover, the new Bajaj Platina borrows some features and design cues from the Bajaj Wind and Bajaj CT 100 models.
At the heart of the bike beats a 124.6cc, 4 stroke, DTS-Si engine which delivers a maximum output of 8.5 bhp at 7000 rpm and 10 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. As far as dimensions go, the Bajaj Platina is 1990mm long, 770mm wide and 1090mmtall.
The bike is also equipped with the ExhaustTEC system which is basically a small device incorporated in the exhaust system. This device improves engine torque at low revs without compromising anything at mid or high engine revs.
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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.
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Hero Honda India has launched the 2012 Karizma ZMR which features a series of small upgrades. For the starters, the bike features new graphics, clear lens turn indicators, a redesigned engine cowl and new colors for the instrument cluster. Other features offered for the 2013 Hero Honda Karizma ZMR include a set of black alloy die-cast wheels, new fairing, silencer unit, dual light tailpiece and clear lens front indicators.
The 2013 Karizma offers a comfortable riding position thanks to its ergonomic seat and the sporty handle bar. Moreover, the bike features high class front shock-absorbers which do a great job of damping the vibrations.
On the safety side of things, the Karisma ZMR features a Bank Angle Sensor that switches off the ignition automatically if the bike tips over, tubeless tyres on both wheels, front and rear dics breakes and a multi reflector DC headlight.
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To celebrate Ducati’s "Made in Borgo Panigale" techological excellence, the 1199 Panigale S is now offered with a tasty Tricolour paint job.
One of the unique features offered by the Ducati 1199 Panigale S is its unique engine that has been designed as the structural element of the frame. The engine was also especially developed to offer a proper weight distribution between the front and rear thus improving the bike’s balance at high speeds.
The engine is paired with a six speed gearbox which features an advanced clutch that’s similar with the one found at the Multistrada and Diavel models.
To increase performances even more, the layout of the exhaust manifolds is 2 into 1 into 2 with twin tailpipe under the sump and three chambers for the reflection silencers. What’s even interesting, the engine features three different Power Modes that can be selected by the rider to adapt the level of power and its delivery to riding style and road conditions.
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The MV Agusta F4-RR was designed for those who live with the passion of speed in their vanes and has all it needs to be considered one of the best bikes in its class. The bike was created using the most exotic materials, ultra-sophisticated suspension and the new 1000cc short-stroke engine. All these elements make the new MV Agusta F4-RR one of the most advanced and powerful superbikes in the world.
The engine is a new 4-cylinder short stroke unit with radial valve. Compared to the previous unit, the new one was completely redesigned, featuring new thermodynamics, a new crankshaft and new bore and stroke dimensions. Thanks to the new engine the bike develops a maximum speed of 297.6 kmph.
To bring the bike to halt, MV Agusta equipped it with a high performance braking system which uses Brembo monobloc calipers paired with Brembo radial master cylinders.
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The Yamaha YZF-R6 is now available with a special paint job (red white and black) developed to mark the company’s WGP 50 years anniversary. The color scheme is based on the famous ‘speedblock’ design that was made famous by Yamaha’s Grand Prix race bikes in the 60s, 70s and 80s.
The Yamaha YZF-R6 is built using a compact ‘mass-forward’ body scheme and a lightweight aluminum die-cast Deltabox frame which strengthens the major sections around the centre of gravity offering a top notch handling.
The bike is propelled by a 599cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine combined with a highly advanced electronic intake (YCC-I) and throttle (YCC-T).
To keep the bike’s performances to a superlative level Yamaha equipped it with a slipper clutch, perfected on its racing bikes. This feature allows the R6’s rider to achieve smoother downshifting for more effective corner entry.
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To celebrate Yamaha’s 50 years of success in Grand Prix racing, the Japanese manufacturer created a special edition 50th Anniversary design, based on the red, white and black colour scheme featured on its MotoGP-winning factory bikes. This unique paint scheme is now offered for the Yamaha TZR50.
The unique character of the Yamaha TZR50 had always attracted a lot of interest, while its tasty design made many jaw drops. But the new WGP 50 Anniversary package makes it even more appealing to the eye.
On the technical side of things the Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary continues to offer the same sporty performance as the base model, featuring a responsive liquid-cooled 2-stroke 50cc engine fitted with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The bike sits on a pair of stylish 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 100/80-17 front and 130/70-17 rear tires. The wheels are combined with front and rear disc brakes and a high-specification suspension.
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