Bajaj Motorcycles has launched the Discover 150S along with its semi-faired sibling, which has been christened as the Discover 150T.The Discover 150S sits between the Discover 125T and the Discover 150T in the Indian market.
The Discover 150S features similar styling as the rest of the Discover range, however, it adopts an all-black look for the side step, chain guard and the grab rail. It also gets new graphics that usually is the main distinguishing factor among all the Discover motorcycles.
Based on the Discover 125ST platform, the new Discover 150S shares most of its components with the former. Both models, in fact, share rear mono shock absorber, front and rear mudguards, seat, tank, grab rail, alloy wheels and even the instrument console.
The Discover 150S is powered by a single-cylinder 150cc engine that produces 14bhp at 8,5000rpm and a maximum torque of 12.75Nm at 6,500rpm. This engine is mated to a five speed constant mesh gearbox with all-up gearshift pattern. The company claims an ARAI fuel efficiency of 72kmpl and has a top speed of 110kmph. Braking power comes from a 130mm drum at the front and 130mm drum at rear. There is one 240mm front disc brake option available as well.
The Bajaj Discover 150S competes with the Hero Achiever and the Yamaha SZ. It is available in four colours – dark blue, wine red, ebony black and dark bottle green.