The Bajaj Platina 100 is one of the oldest models introduced by Bajaj and has got years of rich history in the disposal. As it is a mileage bike with rich features and improvised design becomes your best companion for the day-to-day commute. It is powered by a 102cc engine and has many good features to comfort you in your ride. Let’s take a look to find out more about it.
Bajaj Platina 100 is a mileage bike. It is available in 2 variants and two colours. The Bajaj Platina 100 gets a 102cc BS6 engine which is a daily commuter bike. Bajaj Platina 100 comes up with a combined braking system for both wheels with both front and rear drum brakes.
The Platina 100 rides on 17-inch alloy wheels at both ends suspended by telescopic forks and dual shock absorbers. It comes equipped with Bajaj’s Comfortec suspension technology for better ride quality. The highlight of the Platina 100 is its frugal engine which is a BS6-compliant 102cc, a fuel-injected unit that produces 7.9bhp and 8.34Nm of torque. The engine mates with a four-speed manual gearbox with an all-down pattern.
The motorcycle weighs 117 kg, features a fuel tank capacity of 11 litres, ranges 79-90km/l, and is profoundly fuel-efficient. This bike comes with a Comfortec package that offers long-travel front forks and rear springs for supple ride quality. This motorcycle also gets a soft seat cushion, rubber footpads, and directional Tyres to improve the comfort levels.
The frame, exhaust and grab rails of the Platina are painted in black, while the engine crankcase and wheels are finished in silver. The rest of the design is pretty normal, and Bajaj has maintained a standard look. The Platina 100 is available in two colours –Black and Red.
Bajaj bikes came into existence in India way back in 1945 by introducing Chetak scooters. By 1986 they made a paradigm shift by having it’s focus completely on motorcycles and discontinued scooter manufacturing. From there Bajaj was always on course to seal a spot in the top motorcycle manufacturers. On the way, Bajaj made tie-up with Kawasaki in 1984 and KTM in 2007 in which former severed tie up in April 2017. As a result of years of R & D and technology assistance from KTM and Kawasaki, their models are now finding a place among the top and also within motorcycle aficionados.