Like everybody else, Bajaj has also started launching their BS4 compliant models in India owing to the ruling which will make it mandatory from April this year. They have already announced the launch of the Avengers and the 2017 Pulsars (except Pulsar 150) with BS4 compliant engines.
And now a report at Economic Times claims that Bajaj has achieved BS4 for its complete lineup of motorcycles as well as Qute and three-wheelers. It was confirmed by Mr Eric Vas, president of the motorcycle business for Bajaj, and he said,
“We are proud to have achieved this clean emission milestone well ahead of the stipulated date of March 31, 2017)”
However, domestic launch of these reworked motorcycles, apart from the ones which are already introduced, will take place at regular intervals in the months to come, but well before 1st of April when it becomes mandatory.
Bajaj’s current motorcycle line-up includes Dominar, Pulsar range, Avenger range, V motorcycles and the entry-level Discover, Platina and CT100. It is possible that the Discover 125 (the only Discover on sale in India at the moment) will be ditched and may not be upgraded to the new emission norms. Bajaj has already shown the 2017 Pulsar NS200 and Oil-cooled NS160 in an international market and chances of them being launched in India are high…