Platina 100 disc variant offers a bigger front rotor around the cost of HF Deluxe drum brake trim – more bang for your buck!
Bajaj Auto has added a new variant to its Platina 100 series of bikes with a 240 mm disc brake at the front. The disc brake is available along with the ES (electric start) variant and becomes the top-end model of the 100cc Platina range.
The Platina 100 disc is priced at ₹60,698, which makes it ₹2221 costlier than the ES drum brake variant. The two entry variants include a KS (Kick-start) Alloy Drum Brake variant, which is priced at ₹50,464, and ES Alloy Drum Brake, which is priced at ₹58,477.
*all prices ex-showroom Delhi
According to the official website, the weight of the higher disc variant is 119 kilos which is 1.5 kg higher than the ES drum trim. Apart from this everything else remains the same on the bike.
Platina 100 continues to be powered by a 102 cc BS6 compliant engine, that is good enough to generate 7.9 PS of peak power and 8.34 Nm of maximum torque. The engine is mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
Not many 100cc motorcycles come with disc brakes and Platina 100 could probably be the only one with the tech now. Generally makers offer disc brake variants in the slightly premium 110cc executive commuter motorcycles.
Platina 100 Disc is placed over all the variants of Hero HF Deluxe and it costs just a wee bit less than the entry Splendor variant (both the Heros come devoid of discs)
– Moin Ahmed