Bajaj has updated their entry level commuter motorcycle, Platina to meet the upcoming safety norms laid down by the Indian govt. Thanks to this, the bike is now equipped with CBS in the KS (kick start) variant. Bajaj Platina 100 KS kick start with CBS is priced from Rs 40,500, ex-sh, Delhi.
Not only in India, Bajaj claims that the Platina 100 KS is one of the best selling entry level motorcycles in many countries across the globe. Bajaj says that Platina is well known for providing class leading comfort, thanks to its ‘ComforTec’ technology.
Commenting on the introduction of the new variant, Mr. Sarang Kanade, President Motorcycle Business said, “Platina is known for delivering supreme comfort along with great mileage to commuters. With the introduction of the Platina 100KS, we are now able to offer great value at an unbeatable price point.”
It is also recognized for superlative mileage due to its DTS-i technology. The new Kick Start variant comes with CBS (Combi Brake System) making it even safer and reliable for everyday commute. It is 2003 mm long, 704 mm wide, 1069 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 1255 mm. It has a seat height of 807 mm and a ground clearance of 200 mm. Kerb wt stands at 111 kgs.
Bajaj Platina is powered by the same 102cc engine offering 7.9 ps @ 7500 rpm and 8.34 Nm @ 5500 RPM mated to a 4 speed manual gearbox. It delivers a top speed of 90 kmph. It gets 2.75*17, 41 P tyre in the front and 3.00*17, 50 P at the rear. In the front is a 130 mm drum brake, while at the rear is a 110 mm drum brake, both are now controlled by a CBS. Fuel tank capacity stands at 11.5 liters.
The bike sports 28% longer front telescopic forks, double spring rear suspension which is 22% longer resulting in added comforts. Soft spring cushion seating also adds to rider’s comforts while drum brakes at the front and rear and enhanced fuel efficiency of 104 kmpl (claimed) is also a part of the Bajaj Platina KS CBS variant’s notable feature. Color options include red and black.