Updated Bajaj Platina Launch Soon


Bajaj Auto ltd. is planning to inject some life into it’s 100cc commuter bike offerings by launching the updated Bajaj Platina very soon. Even though Bajaj Auto stated that the manufacturer will not be aggressive in the 100cc commuter segment, the company also mentioned that it will keep its existing models in the segment afloat. Keeping this in mind the company will launch an updated version of it’s commuter bike with the changes being strictly cosmetic with new decals, stickers and changes to the body panels.


The pricing for the Bajaj Platina will remain unchanged and the two variants on offer will cost Rs. 37,044 and Rs. 39,030 (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively.


The 99.27cc, 4 stroke, air cooled ExhausTec engine seen on the current bike will continue to power the updated Bajaj Platina. The engine puts out 8 BHP of power at 7500 RPM and 8.5 Nm of torque at 4500 RPM and is mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The base version gets the standard spoke wheels while the slightly more expensive variant gets alloy wheels. Both variants come with drum brakes as standard.

The Hero Splendor rules the roost currently in the 100cc motorcycle segment in India with average sales of 1,80,000 a month which is miles ahead of the Platina’s average of 35,000 a month. With the launch of the updated Bajaj Platina the company cannot hope to match the Splendor’s sales but will try to pull some prospective buyers away from Hero and into it’s showroom.

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  1. Yes! Great News!.. Dear M/s Bajaj, I am biggestttt fan for Bajaj company. So i have requested to you please do change some modification around engine, means it will be cover to some plates. the design will be great and mileage Wonderful for Platina. Platina sales was reduced for only what i said the above reason (this is my own reason). Because I smart mileage is less compare to platina comfortec, but sales is high. I am thinking the reason was design look and colors. So here i have humple request to you, please concentrate Design look and color, after no one can not beat biggest sales for Bajaj Platina Comfortech. Sure it will go to no: 1 Place.
    Kannan, TN, India


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