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Bajaj Auto launches the all-new Platina 100 Kick Start (KS)

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  • Bajaj Auto launches the all-new Platina 100 Kick Start (KS)

    Bajaj Auto has launched the New Platina 100 Kick Start (KS) which offers great comfort with the proven ‘Comfortec technology’ of the Platina brand.



    The Platina 100 Kick Start comes with ‘Spring-on-Spring’ Nitrox suspension that offers 15%* more comfort on long rides, taking up the comfort proposition for both, rider and pillion. It also comes equipped with tubeless tyres, assuring a safe and hassle-free ride.

    The new Platina 100 Kick Start also gets a refreshed look due to its unique and stylish handguards which offers great comfort by protecting the hands from wind blasts. Priced at Rs 51,667 (Ex-Showroom), the new Platina 100KS comes in two exciting colours - Cocktail Wine Red, & Ebony Black with Silver decals, and is available across all Bajaj Auto dealerships in India.

    New Platina 100KS comes with the following features:

    · Spring on Spring Nitrox suspension for higher shock dampening

    · Tubeless Tyres for effortless rides

    · Handguards for additional comfort

    · 20% longer front & rear suspension offers fewer jerks with potholes

    · Quilted seat provides comfort for rider and pillion

    · LED DRL Headlamp offers clear visibility and adds style

    · Protective Tank pad for a tight comfortable grip

    · Newly designed indicators and Mirrors for unmatched style 

    · Wide Rubber footpads for superior grip

    Commenting on the launch Mr Narayan Sundararaman, Head of Marketing, Bajaj Auto Ltd mentioned, “The Brand Platina has made a notable presence with its unmatched proposition of Comfort making it one of the best motorcycles in the commuter segment. Our Platina range has sold over 72 lac motorcycles in the last 15 years. The new Platina 100KS will be a great addition to the Platina range, attracting customers aiming to choose a motorcycle that offers unrivalled comfort, a plethora of features and great mileage.”

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    From what I can see, the longer suspension seems to have given it an amazing ground clearance, but I might be mistaken though.

    Hand guards aren't likely to substanially protect from windblast, I've personally experienced on my Duke 390. There's no escaping winter cold, and even otherwise not much help. The KTM ones are huge help in terms of accident protection, but these are visibly not as durable as KTM ones. Still, nice to see them on a 100cc, its a fresh sight.


    I believe a saree guard must be present on the retail version, even if not in pics.
    Kick start is still a defacto standard for a typical rural consumer so on a 100cc bike, its not bad, and no self could be to keep prices low. So, all good.
    That exhaust pipe looks (obviously) prepared for BS6, given that huge mid way cat-con...
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      Very nice launch, I really like it! now it remains to be seen if it works well

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