Jawa 42 is a cruiser bike available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹1,65,129 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹1,74,071 (ex-showroom). Jawa 42 generates 27 bhp of power and 28 nm of torque from its 293cc engine. Single cylinder engine of 42 has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With rear drum and front disk brakes, the top variant of Jawa 42 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 170 kg bike is available in 6 colours.
The Jawa Forty Two is the entry-level model to the Jawa brand. It shares its mechanicals with the Jawa Standard, but has a few cosmetic differences – it is the more modern-looking of the two. You get more colours, you get a digital odometer and tripmeters, blacked-out bar-end mirrors, and a black handlebar. There is very little chrome present on this model, although it retains spoke rims.
The Jawa Forty Two is powered by a BS6-compliant, 293cc, single-cylinder, liquid cooled engine. It generates 27bhp and 28Nm and has a six-speed gearbox. The motor runs on conventional telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers. There is a 280mm disc brake at the front, with a 153mm drum for the rear. Single-channel ABS is standard.
The Forty Two is available in six colours – dark blue, blue, teal (which is a light blue), red, lime green, and dark green. It is priced at Rs 1.55 lakhs onward and competes with the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 350X.