India’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Ltd has crossed a record sales of 10 million bikes based on the DTS-i technology. The DTS-i technology was first used in Pulsar and Discover later.
“This technology has contributed to a large extent to our leadership in the sport segment and also in creating a differentiated offering in the commuter segment. Our DTS-i technology has proved its worth for customers when fuel prices are on a high” said K Srinivas, President-Motorcycle Business at Baja Auto.
Bajaj’s Pulsar is celebrating 10 years in the Indian market since its launch in November 2001. Currently there are four variants available -with engine capacities of 135 cc, 150 cc, 180 cc and 220 cc. Previously, it was also offered with a 200 cc DTS-i oil cooled engine, which now has been discontinued.
Currently, there are two variants of Discover – Discover – DTS-Si and Discover 150 is available in the market. The bike initially launched in the year 2004.
Earlier, Bajaj Auto announced that it will launch the new range of its brand Pulsar in early December 2011 with technology better than current DTS-i technology.
DTS-i stands for Digital Twin Spark Ignition. It means that there are two spark plugs in the single cylinder engine, provides better burning of the air fuel mixture, which results in delivering better fuel efficiency without any compromise with power. Bajaj Auto holds an Indian patent for the DTS-i technology.
Also see – Bajaj Plans to launch New Pulsar & Discover by 2012