Bajaj Auto has officially launched the updated Platina 100 with Electric Start (ES) variant. Bajaj Auto has also said the bike will be launched in the Nepalese market in the coming months. Once launched in Nepal, the Platina 100 will be one of the most affordable electric start-equipped 100cc bikes. The bike will be available across all Bajaj Auto dealerships in Nepal once launched. The ES version of the motorcycle comes with a host of new features such as spring suspension, tubeless tires, and many more which we have mentioned below in a detailed way.
Mechanically, the new Platina 100 ES gets a BS6-compliant 102 cc single-cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled engine. The single-cylinder air-cooled engine is tuned to make 7.77 bhp of maximum power at 7,500 rpm against the peak torque of 8.3 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The bike is mated to a 4-speed gear transmission which claims around 90 kmph. Braking duties are covered by a 130mm drum brake at the front and a 110mm drum with CBS at both the rear. The bike also gets telescopic suspension upfront and spring-in-spring hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear.
The new Platina 100ES continues to get features like tubeless tyres, 20 percent longer front & rear suspension, long seats, LED DRL headlamp, wide rubber footpads, and among others many. The motorbike also gets a pair of new rear-view mirrors. The 2021 Bajaj Platina 100 Electric Start is available in two colours for now including Ebony Black with silver decals and Cocktail Wine Red. The kerb weight of the motorbike remains unchanged from its previous model at 117kg. The bike is equipped with tubeless tyres for a safe and hassle-free ride.
Bajaj Auto on Tuesday said it has launched the new version of its 102 cc bike Platina 100 Electric Start (ES) priced at Rs 53,920 in the Indian market. The company is also all set to launch the bike in the Nepalese market with an updated price. The new Platina 100ES offers yet another compelling proposition at a ground-breaking price that allows the vast majority of Kick start riders to upgrade to the much sought convenience of self-start along with the Comfort-Tec technology; according to the statement from the company.