Bajaj Auto has launched a new variant of the 100cc Platina with electric start. The new Platina ES comes with technological update and the company claims it to be the World’s most fuel efficient bike which delivers a fuel efficiency of 96.9 kmpl as per ARAI testing. This is the highest ever among all 100cc bikes not just in India, but also all around the world!
The biggest change is the engine which is now equipped with DTS-i technology and electric start function. Baja claims the new Platina ES is a completely new bike developed on a new platform designed to appeal to the long distance commuter.
It gets a new long travel telescopic front suspension and SNS (double spring) rear suspension. Moreover it has a long wheelbase and three inch wide rear tyres for superior grip and control on uneven roads. All of which result in a superior ride experience.
The all new Platina ES also comes with refreshed styling as well as Electric Start. It offers new side panels, new exhaust, a refreshed headlamp design, new graphics and alloy wheels as standard. The bike also offers the longest seat in the segment making it the perfect commuter motorcycle.
The new Bajaj Platina is competitively priced at Rs. 45,431 (ex-showroom, Mumbai) and is available in three colours: ebony black, electron blue and candy red.
- Widest tyre in the category (3″)
- Longest seat in the category (29.1″)
- High Fuel Tank Capacity (11.5 liters)
- Zero Maintenance Battery
- Highest Ground clearance in the category (190 mm)
- SNS Suspension
- Alloy Wheels
- Attractive graphics with new color options
|Type||Single cyl, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC|
|Bore x Stroke (mm)||47 X 58.8|
|Max. Power (Ps @ RPM)||8.2 ps @ 7500 rpm|
|Max. Torque (Nm @ RPM)||8.6 Nm @ 5000 RPM|
|Starting||Kick + Electric Starter|
|Top Speed||90 Kmph (internally tested)|
|Carburetor||PTE 16 Manual choke|
|Transmission||4 speed All down|
|Front Suspension||Hydraulic, Telescopic Type, 125mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Trailing arm with co- axial hydraulic shockabsorber and coil springs. SNS|
|Front tyre||2.75*17″, 41 P|
|Rear tyre||3.00*17″, 50 P|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||11.5 L|
|Wheel base||1255 mm|
|Saddle height||798 mm|
|Ground Clearance||190 mm|
|Kerb weight (drum / disc) kg||108 Kg|
It’s not just an assumption but the claim is proved!
Bajaj Auto has done a global study on mileage across more than 50 major countries and more than 500 motorcycle models. All sources such as country specific OEM websites, blogs, industry bodies, and certified automotive publications were reviewed in detail. The findings prove the fact that on mileage the Bajaj Platina ES is unbeatable. No other production bike in the 95 to 105cc range, either in India or globally, comes close.