Bajaj Platina ES facelift (Electric Start) variant that is claimed to be the ‘World’s Mileage Champion’ launched. Priced at Rs. 44,507 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the new Platina ES is claimed to return a mind-blowing 96.9Km/l (ARAI certified), which makes it the most-fuel efficient bike ever in India.
Platina ES is a powered by a new 102cc single-cylinder engine with DTSi technology and ExhausTEC returning 8bhp at 7500 RPM and 8.7Nm ant 5000 RPM. The similar engine also powers the Discover 100M, but in a higher state of tune – 9bhp and 9.02Nm. return 8bhp and 8.7Nm.
The new model now adorns new side panels, new exhaust, slightly different headlamp design and new graphics. The vehicle also gets an electric start feature in three color options Candy Red, Electron Blue and Ebony Black. The older model will sell along side new model in India.