New Delhi: Bajaj Auto has quietly launched the CT 125X at Rs 71,345 (ex-showroom, Delhi), making it the most affordable 125cc motorcycle in India. Compared to its sibling – the CT 110X, the new Bajaj CT 125X is roughly 5,000 more expensive.
Here it will have the Honda Shine and Hero Supper Splendor priced between Rs 77,378 – Rs 81,378 and Rs 77,500 – Rs 81,400 respectively (all, ex-showroom).
The bike was offered in three colors – Ebony Black with red decals, Ebony Black with blue decals and Ebony Black with green decals. For power, the commuter bike uses an air-cooled 124.4cc engine that is good enough for 10.9bhp and 11Nm. It comes with a 5-speed gearbox.
The suspension setup of the Bajaj CT 125X includes a telescopic fork at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear. It gets CBS (combined braking system) as standard. The front suspension unit has stylish bellows.
Braking is handled by 130mm front and rear drum brakes, which are available on the lower variant. The higher variant gets a 240mm disc at the front. The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod in 80/100-17 front and 100/90-17 rear tubeless tires.
At the front, the CT 125X offers an analog instrument cluster, a USB charging port and LED DRLs on the hood. The height of the bike seat is 810 mm and the length is 700 mm. It stands on a wheelbase of 1285 mm. It has minimal body panels with features like round headlights, LED DRLs, rubber tank pads, skid plates, fork cuffs and large grab bars.
In other updates, the Pune-based two-wheeler manufacturer has started testing a new 350cc motorcycle that will be jointly developed with Triumph. The model should hit the roads sometime next year. It is said to come with a liquid-cooled 350cc 4-valve DOHC engine.
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