When it comes to choosing the right bike to begin your biking adventure, you could be confused about which one to choose. There are some great entry-level bikes you could choose from, which gives you both style and performance. Lately, Bajaj has been making waves in the two-wheeler segment with its latest releases. Of these, two bikes that have caught the attention of the masses at large are the Bajaj Discover 110 and the Bajaj Platina 110.
If you are a potential buyer and are wondering whether you should go for the Discover 110 or Platina 110, given below is a guide to help you make a decision. Here, we will pit the two bikes on the basis of their most appealing selling points in order to expound more on what kind of buyers the two bikes are suited for.
With a price tag of Rs. 54,195*, the Discover 110 is a modest bike with a power output of 8.6 PS at 7000 rpm and 9.81 Nm at 5000 rpm torque. Housing a carburetor and a petrol engine, its 4-gear manual transmission cycle supplies it with enough power to reach a top speed of 100 kmph. It has an air-cooled and a single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine. The Discover 110 offers an average mileage of 69 kmpl, which comes under the commuter bike category. It has a digital speedometer.
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All things aside, the Discover 110 does not have an anti-lock braking system. Instead, it has front and rear drum brakes with a combi-brake system. With a telescopic front suspension and wheel-travel NitroX rear suspension, and a semi-double cradle chassis, the Discover 110 scores neatly on comfort and stability.
It comes in two color options, namely black with grey decals and black with red decals.
Priced at Rs. 51,283*, the Platina 110 gives off more than its looks, providing a power output of 7.9 PS @7500 rpm power and 8.34 Nm @5500 rpm torque. Housing a carburetor and a petrol engine, its 4-gear manual transmission is a little weaker than the Bajaj Discover 110, whose top speed is 100 kmph compared to the Platina 110's 90 kmph. Its engine is air-cooled, single-cylinder, 2-valve, DTS-I with Exhaust TEC.
The Platina 110 surpasses the Bajaj Discover and other similar bikes in terms of mileage with a whopping 100 kmpl figure. However, it has an analog speedometer, which is a conventional speedometer and does not have an anti-lock braking system or ABS. In lieu of it, there are front and rear drum brakes with a combi-brake system.
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The Platina 110 has a tubular, semi-double-cradle chassis. While the front suspension is a telescopic fork, the rear suspension is spring-in-spring, maintenance of whose is easier than hydraulic shock absorbers.
It comes in five color options, namely ebony black with royal burgundy decals, black, ebony black with blue decals, red cocktail wine red, and red.
|Features||Discover 110||Platina 110|
|Price (INR)||Rs. 54,195*||Rs. 51,283*|
|Power (PS @rpm)||8.6 PS @7000 rpm||7.9 PS @7500 rpm|
|Torque (Nm@rpm)||9.81 Nm @5000 rpm||8.34 Nm @5500 rpm|
|Top speed (kmph)||100||90|
|Mileage||69 kmpl||100 kmpl|
|Rear Suspension||Wheel Travel NitroX||Spring-in-Spring|
|Chassis||Semi-Double Cradle||Tubular, Semi-Double cradle|
|Engine||Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke.||Single Cylinder, 2-valve, DTS-I with Exhaust TEC.|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic||Telescopic Fork|
Now that you have made your choice regarding which bike to own, the Discover 110 or the Platina 100, it's time to find out how to get one. Don't worry! Owning a bike is made easier with hassle-free Two Wheeler Finance from Bajaj Auto Finance. Are you ready for the ride of your life?Apply for Loan Calculate Your EMI