Bajaj Platina 125 Review
Platina 125 Re-LaunchedFriday, August 19, 2011
Overview of Bajaj Platina 125
Bajaj Platina 100cc was introduced in the year 2006 and was based on CT-100. It was categorized in the entry-level segment . The bike was introduced into the markets as the cheapest bike of its segment that competed with Hero Honda. From the time of introduction the bike has been popular with the buyers in India and outside India also, due to its reduced cost and performance. After stopping Platina 125 for a while, Bajaj has re-launched the Platina 125 in the market.
Design & Style of New Platina 125
The New Platina 125 is more or less same in terms of looks and styling like the old Platina 125. The killer looks of New Platina 125 includes premium black shade matte finish alloy wheels, clear lens headlamp, matt finished black silencer with chrome finish foot rest, sporty instrument console, new color combination for graphics and decals, graphite tinted engine with transmission and chrome streaked side panels. With the exhaus-TEC engine it is bound to perform well like the XCD 125 DTS-Si.
Engine of New Platina 125
The New Platina 125 comes with few cosmetic changes as well as a modified powertrain unit. New platina 125 gets all new body graphics. The engine of New platina 125 develops maximum power of 8.5 Bhp of maxiumum power at 7000 rpm with maximum torque of 10Nm at 4000 rpm. The earlier platina 125 generated maxium power of 9.5 Bhp with 10.85 Nm of torque.
New platina 125cc comes with 5-speed gearbox in opposed to 4 speed gearbox of previous one. It has telescopic front suspension with travel of 125 mm and the world's first SNS (Spring-N-Spring) rear suspension with the longest travel in its class of 100mm. As a result the ride quality on the Platina is plush and perfectly sorted. The engine has a ride control switch to facilitate the biker to identify the optimum throttle opening to get the top mileage.
Additional Features in New Platina 125:
1) 125 cc DTS-Si engine
2) 111 kmpl Mileage (Claimed)
3) Ride Control Switch
4) Electric Start
5) Auto Choke
6) Maintenance Free Battery.
7) Anti-Friction DU Bushes in the front fork.
8) SNS Suspension.
9) Twin Pilot Lamps
10) 5 Speed Gearbox
Shades Available in New Platina 125
The new Platina 125 is available in four attractive colours:
- Black with Red Decal
- Black with Blue Decal
- Black with Green Decal
- Red with Red Decal