New Delhi, May 14 (): The Indian two and three wheel manufacturer Bajaj Auto today launched the new Discover 125 cc Sports Tourer to catch up with the market in sales in the two-wheeler segment. The newly designed Discover 125 ST will have fuel economy and comfort of the 125 cc segment.
On launching the vehicle the president of Motorcycle Business of Bajaj Auto said that Discover 125 ST will be an everyday fun ride to work. He said that the evolution of sports category will occur fast and will intend to dominate in this segment by introducing this type of breakthrough products. He added that new Discover ST is all set to change this in a dramatic fashion.
Now, existing in 100, 125 and 150cc displacement version, the Bajaj Discover 125 was introduced for the first time in April last year. In just over a year of its debut, the mid-range Discover version has gone through a big revamp and will look at making a new name for itself as the ‘Discover 125 ST’ (Sports Tourer).
Discover 125 ST has four valves’ engine and produces 13 PS of power and it is the highest in the 125 cc engine category without compromising on fuel efficiency. This air-cooled engine will deliver 12.8 bhp of power @9000 rpm and 1.1 kgm of torque @7000 rpm. The Discover 125 ST has a 5 speed gear box and has monoshock nitrox suspension which makes the ride more comfortable. It has a disk brake in the front and the drum brake in the back.
At the launching ceremony, Bajaj Auto M D Mr.Rajiv Bajaj told the company is planning to launch one Discover and Pulsar every year on the new platforms which have been developed for both the bikes.
The new Discover 125 ST will be available in the market from the dealers from July-August of this year. However the price is not disclosed by the company, it is expected to be around Rs. 47,000.