To be powered by a 102 cc 4 stroke DTS-i engine, it will deliver 9.3 hp and 9 Nm torque. The bike will be offered without and with disc brakes. The official launch of new Discover variant will take place during a press conference which will be presided over by Mr. K. Srinivas, President – Motorcycle Business, Bajaj Auto Ltd on October 15, 2013, wherein more details of the new platform and pricing will be made public.
The company has extensive expansion plans and new product lineup in store for this financial year. Two new Pulsar’s and a number of Discover motorcycles have been announced with most of these models being in the INR 40,000-INR 50,000 price range while only two of the models will be priced higher between INR 50,000-INR 60,000.
With the new Discover 100M set for launch on October 15, the bike is seen to retain its same DNA along with angular headlights, regular instrument bay and rider controls. Its fuel tank bears a sharp and chiseled stance while the bike itself will come with electric start as standard. Bajaj Auto is offering the Discover 100M with web spoked alloy wheels finished in black matching with the engine and exhaust. It should come in at a base price of around INR 45,000 (ex showroom Pune). (Image: Autocar India)