Staff Reporter

MADURAI: Bajaj Auto has launched a variant of its Discover bike, the Discover 150 cc, in the city on Monday

The new 150 cc DTS-i engine generates 13ps @ 7500 rpm and a maximum torque of 12.75 Nm @ 5500 rpm while meeting BS III emission norms. The claimed fuel-efficiency is 65 kmpl.

The motorcycle transfers its power to the rear wheel through a 5-speed gearbox. Other standard features include electric start, Nitrox suspension, disc brake and wider rear tyres for better road grip.

It is priced at Rs. 46,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and will be launched across the country in phases.

Discover is already a high-selling brand for Bajaj with Discover 100's sales averaging 75,000 units a month.

Speaking about the launch, R. Chandrashekhar, Deputy General Manager (Two-wheelers), Bajaj Auto, said, “Discover 100 took the market by storm with its launch in July. In this short span of time, the Discover 100 is already one of the largest selling models… With the new Discover 150, we are giving a fresh momentum and adding riding excitement to the overall Discover portfolio,” a press release said.