21st August, 2015: Bajaj Auto India has launched the 2015 Discover 125, which has been in service since 2003. The manufacturer has blessed the bike with a front disc brake, 5-speed gearbox and has made it able to return a fuel efficiency of 82.4kmpl. With the same old 124.6cc, sinlge-cylinder, 2-valve, air-cooled motor, it generates a topmost power of 10.9bhp at 8,000rpm and a top torque of 10.8Nm at 5,500rpm. Design of the bike remains the same but with the competitive mileage and smart overall persona, the bike can still get a satisfactory figures on the sales charts. Available in Ebony Black with Blue Graphics, Ebony Black with Deep Red Graphics, Electron Blue and Flame Red, the bike is price at Rs. Rs. 52,002 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
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India being the largest two-wheeler market in the world mostly entertains affordable, stylish and value for money motorcycles. Keeping this point in mind, Bajaj introduced Discover series in the country, which ticks every column of a prospective buyers’ requirement list. Currently, the series offers 5 models that are differentiated on the basis of engine capacity and style. Out of which, Discover 125 is the oldest model in its line-up, which was recently bestowed with some noteworthy upgrades. This is also the first generation model of Discover series and to keep it competitive against its next generation rivals, it gets a retuned motor for better mileage along with 5-speed gearbox.
The size of the rear tyre has been increased for better stability and control. Moreover, front disc brake has become standard with the 5-spoke alloy wheels. The claimed mileage of the motorcycle is 82.4kmpl that makes it one of the most fuel efficient 125cc commuters ever. On the other hand, it also notes down a top speed of 100kmph. The machine houses a 124.6cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, 2-valve, DTS-i engine that generates 10.9bhp of power and 10.8Nm of torque. This is the same old engine that has been serving this motorcycle since inception.
Bajaj Discover 125 sports the same old yet bold look with smart headlight design, short visor, cool fuel tank design and appealing graphics all over the body panels. It is built on the semi-double cradle frame that offers it a strong stance to steer effortlessly and perform cornering confidently. The telescopic front forks and rear nitrox twin shock absorbers are quite comforting. Braking system is now better with the equipment of 200mm disc brake at the front wheel and 130mm drum brake at the rear end. With a pocket friendly price tag, it is a true competitor of Honda Shine, which is the most consumed bike of the segment.
Bajaj Discover 125 was designed over a decade ago but still it is much appreciable due to its attractive curves and edges. The muscular fuel tank looks premium with the stylish graphics and impressive color scheme. The long seat is very comfortable for both rider and pillion. The upfront handlebars offer a healthy riding position and help the rider to get an optimum control over the ride. Efficient headlights embedded in a smart unit enhance the aesthetics of the bike. There are four colors available with the motorcycle: Ebony Black with Deep Red Graphics, Ebony Black with Blue Graphics, Electron Blue and Flame Red.
The motorcycle is constructed on a Semi-double cradle that strengthens the overall performance of the ride with its durability and agility. It is made run on 2.75 x 17-inch front tyre and 100/90-17-inch rear tyre that are further fixed with die cast aluminum alloy wheels. The rear tyre is 30 percent wider than the old stock tyre. The wheels are applied with 200mm disc brake at the front and 130mm drum brake at the rear. Suspensions equipped to the machine are Telescopic forks at the front and Nitrox twin shock absorbers at the rear. The dimensions of the bike are 2035mm x 760mm x 1087mm (l x w x h). Wheelbase of 1305mm and minimum ground clearance of 165mm makes this a pretty fine ride for the Indian road conditions.
Rider will surely feel comfy with a saddle height of 800mm and a kerb weight of 120.5kg. Fuel tank capacity of the bike is 8 liters where the fuel efficiency it returns is 82.4kmpl. The instrument panel of the bike is fully analog with twin dials displaying speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer and trip meter.
Bajaj Discover 125 houses a 124.6cc, single-cylinder, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC motor that is mated to a 5-speed gearbox, which makes the ride more blissful. The engine generates a maximum power of 10.9bhp at 8,000rpm with a peak torque of 10.8Nm at 5,500rpm. The bike gets enough strength to attain a top speed of 100kmph. The motor can start with a push of a button or by kicking. With an impressive mileage of 82.4kmpl, the bike can easily dominate its rivals.
With an increase in the rear tyre size and the equipment of front disc brake, braking has been effected positively. Now the rider can stop the motorcycle in lesser time with higher confidence level. On the other hand, the lightweight motorcycle is easy to take in control. The turning radius of 1915mm is also quite appreciable as it helps rider to take U-turn quickly and without much trouble. Plus, the dimensions of the bike are very friendly and never bother the rider. Stability and steering capabilities of the bike are satisfactory.
Bajaj Discover 125 has been bestowed with a 30 percent wider rear tyre that enhances stability and grip of the motorcycle at a large scale. Even the braking system has become more responsive and efficient with the introduction of front disc brake. The DC headlights lit the roads efficaciously and help the rider to reach his destination safely at nights.
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