Currently, the Indian bike segment is crowded with the launch of entry level motorcycles from the most of the 2-wheeler manufacturers in Indian segment. India is one of the leading motorcycle market in the world and among this 125 cc segment is more competitive and largest. While the TVS bikes, in-order to take the game forward it revealed a entry level 125 cc bikes which is named as TVS Phoenix . On the other hand, the Bajaj Auto has also revealed its rich featured bike to its Discover line up and named it as Discover 125 ST. so let we have a comparison on these two new entries in the 125 cc segment. Due to the huge demand in this 125 cc segment, it will be a tough task to select a good bike which delivers good performance. The TVS Phoenix price in India has placed competitively in this segment and it is Rs 51,000 for Drum brakes version and Rs 53,000 for Disc brakes version. The Bajaj Discover 125 ST price is placed Rs 55,000 which is comparatively similar to the TVS bike. looking the features of these two bikes, it will be hard time to pick the best between these bikes since they both comes with similar power strain and price tag. In terms of performance, both the motorcycles are powered by 125 cc engines, but packed with quite different technical features. The 125cc Discover 125 features with a 4-valve, DTS-i engine which produces an output of 12.8 BHP at 9000 RPM and 10.78 Nm of torque at 7000 RPM. The TVS 125cc bike, Phoenix do better with a basic 2-valve motor which produces 11 BHP at 8000 RPM and 10.78 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM. So even at top speeds the Phoenix is almost vibe free, but when coming to the Discover bike it ensure vibrate as it reaches speeds excess of 85 kmph. The TVS Phoenix is also packed with exciting features includes Twin LED pilot lamps, Petal disc brakes, Aircraft inspired decals and Black alloy wheels. For better rider convenience,the motorcycle is also equipped with Duel spring suspension, fully digital instrument console, hazard lamps and engine kill switch. While the Bajaj Discover 125 ST pictures reveals that the bike is packed with all new instrument cluster, Mono-shock rear suspension, Petal Disk break, all new exhaust muffler, newly designed tank, all new headlamps, new alloys, anti-vibration frame, new seat, a new mudguard and an exposed O-ring based drive chain. The Korean manufacturer, Hyosung has launched Aquila GV650 PRO with price Rs. 4.99 lakh in the rapidly growing and developing bike market of India with great expectations.
[via Tech News India]
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