The Bajaj Platina 110 ABS version has launched in India for $72,224 (former gallery, Delhi). This makes the Platina the first vehicle in its segment to feature an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). It has also become the most affordable motorcycle in India today to have ABS as standard equipment.
The Platina 110 ABS was also launched last year and the new model arrives with a fresh look. Bajaj says the introduction of ABS in the 100-100 cc commuter motorcycle category is an important step in enhancing road safety in India. The Bajaj Platina 110 ABS is equipped with front disc brakes with single-channel ABS, which is a big step up from the Combined Braking System (CBS) required on small two-wheelers. According to government regulations, two-wheelers under 125 cc require CBS as standard, while all two-wheelers over 125 cc require ABS as part of the standard safety kit.
Speaking at the launch, Sarang Kanade, President, Motorcycles – Bajaj Auto, said: “India accounts for the highest rate of road fatalities worldwide with two-wheelers accounting for 45% of these accidents. . Our understanding of Indian consumers shows that commuters frequently face emergency braking situations. With the new Platina 110 ABS, we wanted to give the driver complete control in unforeseen braking situations. We’re confident that two-wheelers who encounter difficult driving situations will consider Platina 110 ABS to keep themselves and their loved ones safe with best-in-class braking technology.”
The Bajaj Platina 110 remains the company’s best-selling model and is powered by a 115.45 cc single-cylinder engine tuned for 8.4 hp at 7,000 rpm and torque. maximum torque of 9.81 Nm at 5,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. In terms of features, the motorcycle has comfortable seats, longer front and rear suspension, halogen headlights with DRL, digital speedometer with ABS indicator, shift indicator and gearshift indicator. . Platina 110 ABS comes in four colors – Ebony Black, Gloss Pewter Grey, Cocktail Wine Red and Saffire Blue.
First published date: December 20, 2022, 11:36 am IST