Priced at Rs 56,283 (ex-showroom Delhi), the new Bajaj V12 premium commuter sits below the V15 motorcycle.
January 4, 2017 – Bajaj V12 motorcycle finally goes on sale in the country. Priced at Rs 56,283 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the new V bike takes on the Honda CB Shine and Hero Glamour. Deliveries of the Bajaj V12 has already commenced in certain cities. One can pre-book the new V bike by paying an initial sum of Rs 1,000.
Packed with a 124.6cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine, this premium commuter churns out a maximum power of 10.8bhp and 10.8Nm of torque. For transmission duties, there is a 5-speed gearbox. The Bajaj V12 is positioned below the Bajaj V15, which was launched in March 2016. The bike has been receiving excellent response from buyers with over 1.6 lakh sales mark in the country. Read More – Bajaj’s Most Powerful & Fastest Bike – Dominar 400
With a smaller capacity engine, the Bajaj V12 is slightly more affordable than the V15. The new model is available at Rs 56,283 (ex-showroom Delhi).
|Engine||125cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
As mentioned above, the new Bajaj V bike is powered by a 125cc, single-cylinder engine that also does duty in the Discover 125. The DTS-i motor produces power worth 10.8bhp at 8,000rpm, while generating 10.8Nm of torque at 5,500rpm.
Though the Discover 125’s powertrain is BSIII compliant, the Bajaj V12 engine has been calibrated to meet the BSIV emission norms. For people not in the know, Bajaj, recently, introduced the 2017 Avenger range with BSIV emission engine.
Design and styling of the new Bajaj V bike shares a strong resemblance with the Bajaj V15. It continues to retain its patriotic association with the INS Vikrant warship. Featuring the classic retro appeal, the new model is only bike in the 125cc category to offer retro feel. Feature-wise, the V12 comes equipped with removable rear seat cowl, LED tail-lamp, trapezoidal headlamp and new speedometer cluster with a dual-color fuel level indicator.
The Bajaj V12 sits on the double down-tube frame that also underpins the V15. This new Bajaj V bike is assembled with 18-inch front and 16-inch rear alloy wheels shod with 100/90 tyres. Braking system of the bike consists of disc upfront and drum brake at the rear. Suspension duties are performed by telescopic forks upfront and twin-spring loaded hydraulic type rear setup.