Launched - Bajaj 100cc Discover DTS-SI
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Bajaj claims its break-through technology (DTS-SI 2.0) gives the 100cc Discover more gas mileage than any other bike in the 100cc category, and the figures of 80km/liter in actual riding conditions is eye ball popping.
While some features have been carried over from the old Discover like the black alloys wheels, you can also spot features that will form reasons for customers preferring this bike over the competition - maintenance free battery, full DC electrical system for easy start and constant illumination, long wheelbase, a nitrox suspension and exhausTEC are customer winners.
The bike maintains the mean, muscular character of the old discover, the production of the discover with the DTS-Si commences from 17th July and will be on sale by 27th July and the price is Rs.40,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
|BAJAJ AUTO ROLLS OUT THE NEW DISCOVER 100 DTS-SI
Mr. R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government, flags off the first bike at Chakan
New Delhi , 17th July 2009: Dr. R Chidambaram, Padma Shri & Padma Vibushan and Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government, rolled out the first 100cc Discover DTS-Si bike at Chakan Plant today. Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Chairman Bajaj Auto limited was also present at the occasion to roll out, possibly the world’s most fuel efficient bike.
The all new 100cc Discover DTS-Si has been designed as the “Long Distance Bike” with an Unmatched mileage of of 80 km/lit under actual driving conditions, Unmatched Durability through the proven DTS-i technology platform, Molycote Piston with the sturdy Discover format and Unmatched Comfort through the longest, anti-stiction bushes in the front forks, Nitrox suspension and ergonomic seating.
Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Chairman Bajaj Auto said on the occasion, “We are honored that Dr. R Chidambaram has come to our Chakan plant to roll out the new bike. Our entire team at Bajaj Auto is thankful for his presence.”
He further added, “With the launch of the Discover DTS-Si, our R&D team has once again delivered a technologically superior product well ahead of the best available internationally.”
The bike will be available for sale from 27th July onwards at Bajaj showrooms across the country.
The Bajaj DISCOVER DTS-Si Electric start comes in five colors comes at an attractive ex-showroom price of Rs.40,000/-(ex-showroom Delhi).
Other features typical of hi-end bikes make the Discover DTS-Si even more irresistible:
* Electric Start as a standard for quick hassle free starting
The bike retains the tough and rugged character of the original Discover with a host of premium design features including an all black presentation with attractive chrome styling elements, LED tail-lamp and Alloy wheels.