Bajaj Auto has recently launched yet another, 1 out of 6 upcoming Discover variants christened ‘Discover 100M’. The Discover 100M is the third offering from the company in 100cc segment, apart from Discover 100 4G and 100T, that is priced at Rs. 44,301 and Rs. 48,764 respectively. With the launch of new Discover 100M, Bajaj Auto has now filled the price gap of Rs. 4,500 in the 100cc range.
The Discover 100M comes with two variants price at Rs. 44,754 for the self and alloy variant and Rs. 47,699 for self, alloy, disk brake variant (both prices ex-showroom, Pune). With the launch of the Discover 100M, the total number of motorcycles in Bajaj Auto’s Discover range swells to 6. The Discover 100M is available in 5 colours – Flame Red, Brilliant Blue, Midnight Black, Midnight Black and Midnight Black with Olive decals.
Compared to Discover 100T (T for Tourer), the new model 100M (M for Mileage) gets new graphics and signage, detuned 100cc four-stroke engine with a 4-valve head and twin spark technology and shorter wheelbase of 1,255 mm. The features list on Discover 100M includes electric start (standard feature), Nitrox gas filled rear suspension, alloy wheels and front disc brake (optional).
Powered by Bajaj’s patented 4-valve DTS-i technology, the Discover 100M derives power from 102cc single-cylinder 4 valve unit that develops 9.3PS and 9Nm of torque. Another big change is the 4-speed gearbox, instead of the 5-speed transmission. The maximum speed also decreased to 95 kmph, which is 105 kmph for the 100T, but still delivers an unmatched ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 84 kmpl.
Speaking on the occasion, President (Motorcycle Business), Mr K.Srinivas said –
“The Discover series of bikes have redefined the “Mileage Bike” segment. In this segment the competition offer only plain Jane very basic bikes as the predominant consideration of the customer is Mileage. Thanks to our patented twin-spark, 4 –Valve engines we are able to “Power Up” the Mileage bikes – the Discover 100M gives 9.3 PS power and yet delivers 84 km to the litre. Further these ‘Mileage Bikes’ in their quest to be economical deprive the consumer of exciting performance and features. The new Discover 100M offers the best of all worlds – “Advanced Technology”, “Amazing Mileage”, ”Great Power”, “Excellent Speed” and “Brilliant Features.”