Bajaj Auto has fitted the Bajaj V12 (Vikrant 12) with a front Disc brake. The V15 was introduced with a disc brake since launch, however the V12 was offered with a drum brake.
The V15 is fitted with a 240 mm Disc brake at front, and we can expect the same to be installed on the V12.
The Bajaj V12 is powered by a Single cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC 2 valve, Air cooled, DTS-I engine which develops 10.7 @ 7500 max power and 10.9 @ 5500 max torque.
The bike features metal from the INS Vikrant, India’s first aircraft carrier.
The tyres on the smaller capacity Vikrant comes with 2.75-18, Tube type front tyre and 100/90-16, Tube type rear tyre. The V15 comes with 90/90 – 18 front and 120/80-16 rear tubeless tyres.
Dimensionally both the bikes are same; however the V15 weighs 4 kgs less as compared to V12 which weighs 137 kg. Other key features of the bike are removable rear cowl, LED tail lamp, textured seats and unique styling.
The Bajaj V12 with front disc brake is priced at Rs. 57,003, while V15 is priced at Rs. 63,001 ex-showroom Delhi. The company has sold over 2 lakh units of the V series motorcycles since launch.