Monday, May 10, 2010

New Dicover enters the jungle with a bigger mill

On May 10, 2010 Bajaj India had launched a 150cc Discover. This bike is focussed on people who want to buy a bike on the 125cc category. The tagline says “More Excitement per Litre”. Discover 150 is claimed to provide the rider with a balance of both power and fuel efficiency. 

New Dicover 150 cc generates 13ps @ 7500 rpm and a maximum torque of 12.75 Nm @ 5500 rpm. The company claims 65 kmpl. The bike is offered with a 5-speed gearbox. Other features include electric start, Nitrox suspension, disc brake and wider rear tyre. This new machine has been competitively priced at Rs 46,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) to compete with the likes of HH achiever, Honda shine, Yamy gladiator etc.

Tech specs:
Type DTS-i, 4-stroke, Natural air cooled
Displacement 144.8cc
Max Net Power 13.0 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Net Torque 12.75 Nm @ 5500 rpm

Front Telescopic, wheel travel 130 mm stroke
Rear Nitrox, wheel travel 110 mm wheel travel
Front 240 mm Disc Brake
Rear 130mm Drum Brake
Tyres and Wheels
Front 2.75 x 17"
Rear 100/90 * 17"
Wheels Aluminium Alloy Die Cast
Fuel Tank
Capacity 8 litres full
Reserve 2.3 litres, usable reserve 1.5 ltrs
Battery Maintenance Free, 12 V 7 Ah
Headlamp 35 / 35 W
Tail lamp LED Type
Wheelbase 1305 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Kerb weight 121 Kg.

The bike is offered in two colours: Black Blue and Black Red


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