Bajaj Auto rolled out its new Platina ES in India with a price tag of Rs 45,290 (ex showroom, Karnataka).
The company states that the 2015 Plantina ES, a commuter motorcycle in its refreshed style and design, is the world's most fuel-efficient bike with a mileage of 96.9 kmpl as per ARAI testing. The bike in its new avatar is built on a new platform and is powered by 102cc Single cylinder, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC engine that can pump out a power of 8.2 ps @ 7500 rpm and peak torque of 8.6 Nm @ 5000 RPM. The bike can attain top speed of 90 Kmph.
Speaking of the features of the new Platina, it gets new long travel telescopic front suspension and SNS (double spring) rear suspension and long seat of 29.1 inch. To ensure stable and safe riding, the new Plantina ES comes with wheelbase of 1255 mm and 110 mm drum brakes, and gets 3 inch wide rear tyres. Available in three body paints, ebony black, electron blue and candy red, the bike features new graphics and alloy wheels.
"The original Bajaj Platina has always been known for its great mileage and reliability. It is one of India's most successful bike model with more than 50 Lakh bikes on road. It is seen as a low maintenance and a good resale value motorcycle that has built its reputation through customers' word-of-mouth. It has always been a mileage "Champion", said Eric Vas, President Motorcycle Business, according to Business Standard.
Bajaj Platina ES
Single cyl, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC
8.2 ps @ 7500 rpm
8.6 Nm @ 5000 RPM
Starting Kick + Electric Starter
Length - 2000 mm
Width - 840 mm
Height - 1060 mm
Wheel base - 1255 mm
Saddle height - 798 mm
Ground Clearance - 190 mm
Kerb weight (drum / disc) kg - 108 Kg