March 30, 2016: Bajaj Motorcycle has rolled out a new commuter bike called the Bajaj Discover 150F, last year. The bike receives a huge half fairing that differentiates itself from the rest of the Discover bikes available in the company’s portfolio. Discover 150 F shares most of the components with its younger sibling Discover 125 ST. It is available in 5 color shades namely: Black Gold, Dark Blue, Dark Bottle Green, Ebony Black & Wine Red and is priced at Rs. 61,674 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 150cc sub-meter segment bike will surely take on the likes of Hero Xtreme, Apache RTR 160, Honda CB Trigger, Yamaha FZS and Suzuki Gixxer.
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The pros: Build quality and fit-finish is impressive, Comfort and easy accessible, light clutch operation and offers good ride quality. The cons: The gearbox isn't precise and shifts aren't that accurate. Seat could have a little bit wider. The crux: At a price of a 125cc bike, the company is offering comfortable, stylish and powerful motorcycle. Value for money.RatingDiscover has always been Bajaj's fore-front player in the very-competitive commuter segment. Over the years, the manufacturer launched several iterations of the motorcycle with various engine displacements, ra... [ Read More ]
Bajaj Discover has always been a lead player in the extremely competitive commuter segment. Through the years, Bajaj Autos has launched various emphasis of the bike with several engine displacements, ranging from 100 to 135cc. Last year, the manufacturer has brought the newest and most powerful addition in this lineup, i.e., Discover 150F, that sits at the top of the range. It has been introduced with three variants: 150 Drum, 150 Disc and 150F. The 150F gets the new partial front fairing in addition with new colors and graphics. It is a commuter motorcycle based on the new generation platform although it can be marketed as a sportier bike as well.
The all new commuter bike receives a signature sinewy tank along with a modern stepped LED tail lights that enhance its looks. Further, it features impassive tail-piece, mudguard, alloy wheels, LED tail lights and comfortable long seat. The instrument cluster consists of digital trip meters, fuel gauge and service due indicator along with the conventional analog speedometer.
Bajaj Discover 150F is got its power from a 144.8cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled, two-valve, a DTS-i engine that belts out an impressive power of 14.3 BHP at 8500 rpm and a peak torque of 12.75 Nm at 6500 rpm. The motor comes mated to a five-speed gearbox and uses Wet Multi Plate clutch that makes the ride smoother and gear shifting easier. It has a 130mm telescopic fork travel as its front suspension and 110mm mono shock nitrox with gas filled shock absorbers as its rear suspension. The machine comes to halt with the help of 240mm petal disc brake as optional at the front and 130mm drum brake at the rear. The braking system of the machine gets a 240mm optional disc brake at the front and 130mm drum brakes at both the ends as standard.
Bajaj Discover 150 F is one of the most sporty and aggressive machines in the whole Discover lineup. As it employs large semi-fairing and stunning headlamp section that makes it look alike a premium entry-level sports bike. The front fascia comes with an edgy headlamp followed by clear lens turn blinkers. The fuel tank of the bike is crafted nicely to remain in sync with the half fairing and the combination of both offers a remarkable visual to the machine. The bike features a wider and comfortable seat that gives enough comfort to the rider as well as pillion even on long distance rides. It comes wrapped in an all-black theme that further intensify its overall looks quite massively. At the rear end, it sports an elegant tail lamp that enhances the overall style quotient well and gives a high-end visual to the machine.
Held together by a semi double cradle frame, Bajaj Discover 150 F has the following body dimensions: 2038 mm in length, 714 mm in width, 1070 mm in height. A wheelbase of 1305 mm offers superb handling even in the tightest city traffic. Moreover, it has a minimum ground clearance of 165mm that promises agile handling around the corners. Besides this, it has been fitted with a fuel tank of 10-liter capacity that returns a good amount of mileage. The instrument cluster of the bike is easy to read and informative that comprises of an analogue speedometer, digital trip meter and fuel gauge along with a service reminder indicator.
Bajaj Discover 150F is brought to life with the help of an electric or kick-started, 144.8cc, four-stroke, OHC, air-cooled engine that comes coupled to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox. The mill is capable enough for producing a peak power of 14.3bhp at 8500 rpm along with a net torque of 12.75 Nm at 6500 rpm. The BS26 carburetor mill comes aided with Bajaj-signature DTS-i with ExhausTEC technology that ensures a better combustion resulting in an overall superior performance of the bike. The motor has a bore x stroke ratio of 56mm x 58.8mm that offers a well-balanced amount of power and torque. With this setup, the motorcycle can achieve a top speed of 110 kmph and returns a decent combined mileage of 60 kmpl.
Discover 150F rides on 80/100-17 front and 100/90-17 rear sticky tubeless tyres that are further encircled over elegant black alloy wheels. The bike slows down with the help of durable 130mm drum brakes fitted at both, front and rear ends. The braking system becomes more responsive as it incorporates a 240mm petal disc brake at the front as an optional feature. The bike offers a comfortable and stress-free ride as it has been furnished with 130mm telescopic fork travel up front and 110mm mono shock nitrox with gas-filled shock absorbers at the rear that works well in all conditions.
Bajaj Discover 150 F equipped with a powerful 12V-35/35W multi-reflector headlight that lights up the road well at nights and offer a steady light beam even in under low rpm conditions. The optional 240mm petal disc brake fitted at the front offers a commendable stopping power, thereby reduces the chances of any mishap. These safety elements make the bike a fun to ride.
Sporty Half Fairing
Nitrox Gas-charged Monoshock
Optional 200mm Petal Front Disc Brake
Lacks Fully Digital Instrumentation
After a 50 days of ride and first service my comments are here. Raper and packaging is good what quality is poor. I have found some major problem.1. Disk Break, 2. Vibration and Noise, 3 stuck first Gear shift down 4. Clutch is hard and half clutch is not work properly.I use for daily 75 km Up and Down by Local & highway (Delhi-Gurgaon). On fourth day disk break's disk plates screw got loose and ja...
The bike have superb features and decent look. It is a complete package of looks and performance. The features are great. The variant colours in which this model is available is great. The bike is very fuel efficient. It has 60kmpl mileage, It gives its performance in every riding conditions from terrain to rough surfaces and to the city highways. It is powered by single cylinder 150cc engine which produc...
I bought this bike about an year ago, December to be precise!.The Discover 150F is powered by single cylinder 150cc engine that produce 14bhp at 8, 5000rpm and a maximum torque of 12.75Nm at 6, 500rpm.Its Fuel efficincy is 65+.The ride quality is impressive and comfortable. The Fairing in the front gives it a good look and has been turning many heads since the time I purchased the bike.its tyre is wider c...
Hi...I bought this bike in November till now it has given very minor problems . I have tightened the brakes for my choice. Im college student, so we all know how college student drives, it will be hard to do cutting at a lower speed because of bike length, 3 people can sit on it with an ease, it has more power than pulsar 150 if driven correctly, the engine has very high potential.Disk works perfect no ...
I have beeen using this bike from last 1 year and i must say it is trustworthy.No problem at all yet except i replace my seat once to have greater attraction. one thing i must say is that although i have used my bike from more than one year but still it will give me a good resell value. bajaj has always been a trust of indian customers from the early 80s. talking about the features of the bike..the bike is ...
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