Bajaj recently launched the latest version of their Platina rage model, the Platina 100 ES (Electric Start). This bike is affordable, and one of the best options in the 100c range. It is a classic commuter bike and is being offered along with the other bikes in the Platina range, the Bajaj Platina 100 and the Bajaj Platina 110. It is a standard, basic no-frills motorcycle, and weighs 117 kilograms. It is perfect for those who want a simple, easy to ride commute to work.
Bajaj bikes are famous all over India for their reliability and longevity. One of the most trusted and oldest bike brands in India, Bajaj has been offering solid, dependable commuter bikes to the country for decades, and this bike is no different. It is equipped with the latest technology, all of which is BS6 compliant, and offers incredible features for its price. This bike caters perfectly to the needs of the customer and continues Bajaj’s legacy of providing reliable, reasonable and high-quality bikes to the Indian consumer.
The Bajaj Platina 100 Alloy ES (Electric Start) is powered by a 102cc, fuel-injected, single-cylinder, four-stroke, Single Overhead Cam (SOHC) and air-cooled engine. It has the patented DTS-i technology. The engine is fixed to a four-speed manual gearbox. The engine is BS6 compliant and thus conforms to the latest standard. The 102cc engine produces a whopping 7.9bhp of power and 8.34Nm of torque, which is unheard of in this segment.
The Platina 100 ES has a better mileage since it is now equipped with fuel injection instead of a carburettor due to the BS6 norms. Its mileage is 78kmp, which is amazing for the segment. It is fitted with an 11-litre fuel tank. With this excellent mileage, this bike gives you bang for your buck, and you can easily obtain it without it affecting your monthly income through a bike loan.
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The bike is equipped with drum brakes in the front and rear and has a combined braking system. You can also get it fitted with disc brakes. It also has knuckle guards, which is a handy feature, and only seen in top-end bikes. The bike has 17-inch alloy wheels at both ends, which are kept in place by long telescopic forks and dual shock absorbers, and this is part of the Comfortec package offered by Bajaj.
The Bajaj Platina 100 Alloy ES (Electric Start) will be available in two colours: the Cocktail Wine Red and the Ebony Black. It also has silver decals with the frame, exhaust and grab rails painted black. The bike is fitted with rubber footpads, rank pads, soft cushions and directions tires enhancing the comfort level. The bike is also equipped with a stylish LED DRL lamp, offering clear visibility and swag.
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The bike is fitted with first-in-class Nitrox suspension, which offers superior comfort compared to the SnS suspension. Furthermore, it has a long suspension, dampening impact from potholes.
The basic version bike is priced at an unbelievably reasonable rate of INR 53.920 (ex-showroom Delhi). If you want features such as drum brakes and so on, you will have to pay for those upgrades, but the costs are minimal and you can even apply for a bike loan.
This bike is one of the best offerings in the 100cc segment, and with modern features like an electric start, it will be the envy of your friends. With durability and quality assured, this bike comes at a great price and is worth every penny. It is advisable to not burn a hole in your pocket and apply for a Two wheeler loan at leading NBFCs like Bajaj Auto Finance.