Bajaj Platina to get replace to spice up gross sales

Other than updating the Pulsar 150 Traditional with new designs and options, Bajaj Auto plans to improve the Platina. The bike is making spectacular gross sales within the M1 (100cc) section of the two-wheeler market, and Bajaj intends to additional enhance the volumes by giving it a makeover.

In September 2018, Bajaj Platina was the tenth best-selling two-wheeler in India with 67,450 models. The CT 100 stood on the sixth place with gross sales of 89,387 models.

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Nonetheless, the small print are restricted in the intervening time as Bajaj officers are silent concerning the listing of modifications. In an interview to Moneycontrol, Kevin Deesa, President (Finance) Bajaj Auto stated:

Within the M1 (100cc) section we see Platina changing into an even bigger pie… We’re planning to deliver extra modifications in Platina.

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Industrial Officer, Bajaj Auto stated:

What now we have discovered is that Platina volumes at the moment are outpacing CT100 quantity development and each TVS (Motor Firm) and Hero (Motocorp) are making decisive forays. Now we are going to intervene on the high of the sub part.

In August 2018, the Bajaj Platina 125 was spied testing on the Indian roads. The check mule was seen with 125 badges on the rear panel and disc brake on the entrance. With nearly no camouflage, the bike appeared prepared for manufacturing. The Mule additionally revealed {hardware} which included halogen headlight with LED DRLs, alloy wheels, standard telescopic entrance forks and twin facet shock absorbers on the rear.

In an interview in September 2018, Bajaj Auto’s Managing Director, Rajiv Bajaj had stated that there aren’t any plans to broaden the Platina vary into the 125cc section as it should dilute the model in India. He additional added that the corporate is engaged on a brand new bike model within the 125cc section to fill the void created on account of low gross sales of present merchandise.

Just lately, Bajaj had confirmed the 125cc variant of the Platina for the Mexican market. Mechanical specs are but to be introduced, however we anticipate it to work with the Uncover 125’s motor. The 124.5cc single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, DTS-i engine is tuned to churn out 11 PS of energy at 7,500 rpm and 11 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm.

2018 Bajaj Platina Comfortec showcased front wheels
Bajaj Platina 125 has been confirmed for the Mexican market. Nonetheless in India, the bike is anticipated to stay within the 100 cc section.

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For the 2019 Bajaj Platina, the maneuver could not be simpler and we’re prone to improve the commuter with visible and mechanical upgrades to make it prepared for the brand new emission and security norms.


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