Expert Review of Bajaj Discover 125 St
Bajaj discover 125 ST, the new generation of Discover bike has rocked the Indian streets since its launch. It is powered by a 4-Valve, air-cooled, 4-stroke 124.6cc engine, with very advanced suspension systems. The new Discover is perhaps Bajaj’s answer to the commuter segment that craves for a sporty bike but ends up compromising the urge for price and mileage. The bike is available in whole new funky colours and graphics. The bike also delivers a decent mileage while driving.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
Bajaj discover 125 ST, besides it eye catching looks is also very fuel efficient. It nowhere compromises in mileage and gives a mileage of 60 kmpl on city roads and even above that of about 65 - 70 kmpl on highways. One of the main advantage of this bike is it offers great engine power without compromising on fuel economy.
When it comes to colours, this Bajaj monster is available in whole new graphics and funky shades .Bajaj Discover 125 St 125cc is available with four exciting colours - blue, red, grey and black.
Acceleration and Pick up
Bajaj Discover 125 ST is capable of reaching 60 Kmph acceleration in a mere 5.94 seconds and achieving the top speed of 107.4 kmph. It is one of the first 4-valve DTSi Twin Spark engine on a Commuter Motorcycle.
The front appearance of Bajaj Discover 125 ST gives a sporty touch with the latest and remarkable features like headlamps, large tank, racing style wheel stripes, digital meters and racer breed tank spoilers. The thrilling traits of Bajaj Discover 125 St are digital console LCD (liquid crystal display) meters including tachometer, fuel gauge with reserve level indicator, low - fuel and oil indicator and MF battery that recommend extended and trouble free output. The new turn indicators and exhaust muffler (silencer) with stylish black-silver sporty colour gives the bike a tremendous appearance. The bike comes with a aluminium allot die cast wheel type with a fuel tank of capacity 10 litres and a fuel reserve capacity of 2 litres. The bike will surely grab customer’s attention with its stylish graphics and excellent features like steeped tail lights.
The bike delivers attractive performance on the city roads offers a good spread of torque for good riding experience. The user can ensure great comfort with its smooth engine and a 5 speed gearbox. The bike ensures better handling to the users. The front side is enabled with a petal-disc brake and drum type brake for the rear side which ensures safety on the roads. The rear wheel of the bike is outfitted with the gas filled nitrox shock absorbers that lessens jerks on bouncy roads and provides smooth handling which is quite impressive.
The dimensions of Bajaj Discover 125 ST 125 cc are 2030 mm x 760 mm x 1065mm. It gives an amazing ground clearance of 179 mm with wheelbase of 1305 mm which helps in providing great grip on bumpy roads and traffic prone areas. The weight of this king size motorbike is 124.5kg which can be a little hindering factor while driving. The new 125 cc is loaded with 2.75 x 17 - 3.00 x 17mm wheel size. The wide rear tyre of Bajaj Discover 125 ST assures incomparable road grasp to make its handling quite easier.
The bike is powered by a four-valve engine supporting with a DTS-I Twin Spark’ technology Ignition (DTS-i) toils for improved combustion of fuel which results in better performance, speed and mileage. The powerful engine is capable to deliver a maximum power of 13 PS at 9000 rpm and a peak torque of 11 Nm at 6500 rpm. With the revised engine the bike is capable to ensure a better breathing and corrugated fins for improved cooling. The user can ensure great comfort with its smooth engine and a 5 speed gearbox.
The bike comes with an aluminium allot die cast wheel type that gives the bike a classy look. The bike is gifted with maximum wheel base of around 1305 mm that helps in maintaining strong grip even on pity and bumpy roads. This 125 cc motorbike is loaded with 2.75mm x 17 - 3.00 x 17 mm wheel size. Bajaj Discover 125 ST has large front disc brakes with 200 mm petal disc with rear drum brakes 130 mm drum which de-accelerates the vehicle sooner and ensures competent emergency braking.
The bike is blessed with great hydraulics. The front tyre has a telescopic suspension but the rear features, for the first time in this class, a nitrox (gas-based) mono-shock suspension, much closer to the centre of gravity which gives the bike better control and stability even in sharp turns and saves the bike from jerks and shocks. While the inclusion of the monoshock suspension at the rear gives the bike a very clean overall look, the hugger along with the extended mudguard and tail piece makes things quite fussy at the back. There are just too many things happening there.
Handling and Control
Bajaj Discover 125 ST has a very advanced suspension system that helps the driver to get rid of various jerks and shocks while travelling in bumpy terrains. Large front disc brakes with 200 mm petal disc with rear drum brakes 130 mm drum which de-accelerates the vehicle sooner and ensures competent emergency braking. The wider wheelbase of this bike is very helpful in maintaining strong grip on the road. The ride through the rest four gears feels easy enough, with the engine showing no signs of stress at some rough throttling. The vibrations do become a little intrusive as we rough it out on speedbumps et al, but that doesn't stop the engine from pulling hard.
Good suspension system
Good fuel efficiency
Uncomfortable seat cover