Bajaj Auto is a brand that is associated with innovation. Among the many innovative motorcycles Bajaj has launched in the past, the Platina 110 takes the cake. In terms of product placement, the Platina 110 is a mileage bike.
The bike is offered in three trims. The base trim comes with an average ex-showroom price of Rs. 82,348. The top trim comes with the ex-showroom price of Rs. 87,145. The bike is offered in ten colour options. The dry weight of the bike is 122 KGs. The top trim comes with a front disc and rear drum brake setup. The base trim comes with dual drum brakes. All trims of the bike are equipped with It is paired with Bajaj’s patented CBS system.
The fuel tank on the Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear can hold 11 litres of fuel.
Unlike other mileage bikes from Bajaj, the H-Gear Platina 110 has quite a few unique selling points. Some of those USPs are mentioned in the sections below.
The bike now comes with EFI
The bike is undoubtedly one of the best mileage bikes in India. This adjective is justified for the bike thanks to its amazing real-world 70 KMPL mileage. Bajaj replaced the carburettor on the bike with an EFI. This allowed the bike to increase its fuel efficiency to such a degree.
Adding an EFI also allowed the bike to increase its combustion cycle’s efficiency. At the same time, the rider will now have access to enhanced acceleration and torque at low RPMs.
The bike has a 5-speed gearbox
Unlike other mileage bikes, Platina H gear comes with a 5-speed gearbox. The gear ratios of the gearbox are tuned to perfection. The precision-engineered gear ratios allow one to use every BHP and NM of the engine. The fifth gear on the bike’s gearbox is the H or highway gear. The H gear is an overdrive gear. It allows the bike to cruise at high speeds but keeps the engine RPM low. The outcome is a quieter, fuel-efficient and cooler engine.
The bike has classic looks
The bike is equipped with an almost square-shaped headlamp unit. The latest version of the bike also comes with an integrated LED DRL unit perched on top of the headlamp. All lighting equipment on the bike is illuminated by halogen bulbs. The tail section of the bike is sleek.
Premium features are now part of the packaging
The bike is now equipped with a semi-digital instrument cluster. The digital section of the instrument cluster displays a myriad of ride-related information. The display consists of the following.
- A Clock
- The fuel gauge
- The odometer
- A trip meter
- A gear position indicator and
- A dynamic gear shift guide.
The bike offers a comfortable ride and its engine offers best-in-class performance
Bajaj has equipped the bike with a telescopic front fork suspension unit. The rear suspensions are two spring-in-spring (SNS) hydraulic shock absorbers. The rear suspensions are also paired with two dedicated hydraulic oil reservoirs. The front suspension has a travel of 135mm. The rear suspension units have suspension travels of 110mm each. The bike is equipped with a reinforced swingarm that offers high-speed stability.
The engine on the bike is a 115 CC, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, air-cooled unit. The peak power and torque outputs of the engine are 8.44 bhp and 9.81Nm.
The bike has a comfortable seating position and rider-friendly ergonomics
The bike’s saddle height is 807mm from the ground level. The handlebar and the footpegs on the bike are positioned conventionally. All of these factors allow the rider to sit with an upright stance. An upright stance is the ideal riding position to keep fatigued and backaches at bay.
For more details, one should take a test ride of the bike.