Bajaj has attempted nearly eachpermutation and combination on the Discover brand on engine sizesscoping from 94cc, 112cc, 125cc, 135cc and today the entry in the150cc segment. On sales oscillating above 1 lakh units per month,present Discover stable, containing of Discover 100 in the 100ccsegment and Discover 150 within the entry level 150cc segment,appears to be the most decided and has even earned the distinction ofbeing the 2nd largest selling brand in India just laterHero Honda’s Splendor which sells nearly 2 lakh units per month.
The major subscriber to the completesales tally is, obviously, the smaller 100cc variant of the bike butthe 150cc sibling is even producing its presence felt, more later apan India presence today, with monthly sales of above 20,000 unitsper month. Hence, does the Discover 150 packs in plenty juice tobecome one of the most successful entry level 150cc bikes in thecountry particularly later the competition tightening its grips. Letus bring a ride to yield out the truth.
Discover 150 arrives outfitted with a 4stroke air cooled, single cylinder, 2 valve engine along with Bajaj’strademark DTS-i technology, displacing 144.8 cubic capacity ofvolume. The engine, like we heard is depended upon the XCD 135platform, is capable of making 13PS of power yield topping out at anbefore 7500 rpm. Maximum torque available for use is an impressive12.75Nm at 5500 rpm.
Only for the sake of comparison, the135cc edition made 13.1PS at 8500rpm with the whirling force of 11.88Nm maxing at 6500 rpm. Company’s own 135cc engined Pulsar 135 makes13.5PS of maximum power at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 11.4Nm at 6500rpm.
If examined nearly, the showed numbersreveal a much more around the characteristic of Discover 150. Thebike makes slightly lesser power output as compared to both the overbikes but the torque output is greater by about a full Nm. Morevitally, Discover 150 makes both its peak power and torque at 1000rpm before to bless the bike on fantastic pulling power. Both thepower and torque are focused towards the lower as well as mid scopeto advanced the in-city riding features of the bike. On a lowerweight, it is assured that Discover does not look a dawdler in anyway despite it sporting a more inexpensive price tag.