Bajaj Auto Limited an Indian two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturing automaker has announced that it will be launching a new 125cc bike based on its popular V15 commuter bikes next month. The new Bajaj V12 will be launched at a price of Rs 56,200 (ex-showroom Delhi). This was confirmed by Eric Vas, President (Motorcycle Business), Bajaj Auto at a special screening of ‘Invincible Indians,’ a series of five stories about ordinary Indians who have made the nation proud.
Like the V15, the new Bajaj V12 will be a worker bike and will utilize some metal from the decommissioned plane carrying warship INS Vikrant in its development. The metal from the INS Vikrant however may be typical and will be a little part of the V12’s body. Creation of the V12 has as of now began and the new 125cc Bajaj bicycle will be propelled by December 2016, Eric Vas said.
The V12 will be fueled by a 125cc long-stroke motor which is a scaled down adaptation of the 150cc motor of the V15. Styling will be pretty much like the V15, and this will keep generation costs low. The main distinction in the V12 is that it won’t get the seat cowl like the one on the V15. Different changes contrasted with the V15 incorporate diverse compound haggles nonappearance of drum brakes on the cruiser.
The choice to dispatch the V12 comes after a significant warm market reaction to the Bajaj V15, a 150cc suburbanite bicycle propelled as tribute to legacy and history of the decommissioned INS Vikrant, the main Indian plane carrying warship to have seen dynamic obligation in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. The V12 takes after Bajaj Auto’s methodology to present more variations under the V mark with a third model additionally anticipated that would join the line-up later on.
Propelled in March 2016, the Bajaj V15 has sold more than 1.6 lakh bicycles and the organization hopes to clock offers of more than 2 lakh bicycles before the end of the date-book year. With that sort of accomplishment, it’s exclusive normal that Bajaj will hope to tap the suburbanite cruiser sections with more variations under the V mark. The main legitimate stride towards that is the new Bajaj V12, a 125cc worker cruiser which is relied upon to tap the substantial volumes fragment for Bajaj Auto.