Bajaj Auto as promised earlier, today launched 1 out of 6 upcoming Discover variants christened ‘Discover 125T’ in Chennai. Compared to Discover 125ST (ST for sports tourer), the new model 125T (T for tourer) features a long seat and nitrox twin shock absorbers, instead of slightly raised rear seat and Monoshock suspension. Also omits rear mud-flap and spots Discover 100T like rear mudguard. The new Discover 125T completes the range, and gives consumers a number of options in terms of price and performance points
The new Discover 125T is priced at Rs 57,070 for disc brake variant and Rs 54,022 for the drum version, while the top-end Discover 125ST is priced Rs 57,609 with disc brake (all prices mentioned here are of Ex-showroom Chennai) that is just Rs. 600 less than top-end variant, but paying additional Rs. 600 makes more sense. Like the Discover 125ST, The 125T is available in four attractive shades: Blue, Blue+Black, Red and Red+Black.
The features include sporty 5-speed transmission, gas-charged Nitrox suspension, petal disc brake, flicker-free DC headlamp, and electric start. Currently, Honda Shine holds majority of share in 125cc bike segment. Other rivals include Hero Moto Corp’s Super Splendour, Glamour, Ignitor and TVS Phoenix. Like the previous models, the Discover 125T too is launched in phased manner but first will be offered in South India.
Refresher – Bajaj Discover 125T is equipped with a same 124.6cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine, capable of a maximum power output of 12.8 Bhp at 9000 rpm, and a maximum torque of 11 Nm at 7000 rpm. The gearbox is a 5-speed. This innovative engine with its four-valve system, first seen on Bajaj’s Pulsar 135 bike, delivers plenty of power by enabling the single cylinder to draw in more air more quickly. It can deliver mileage of 65 kmpl under normal riding conditions.
Aswin Jaikanth, General Manager (Sales), Bajaj Auto said;
‘The Discover 125 T was 30 per cent more powerful than the competition and combines sports features with the benefits of day-to-day biking. It will fill the gap between the Discover 100T and Discover 125T, offering comfort and performance.’ And added saying ‘The company has sold over 4.50 lakh units of Discover 100T and 125ST since May 2012.’
Check out more shades/colors of Bajaj Discover 125T, after the jump.
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