The new entrant in the V Series from Bajaj is primarily a smaller version of V15 that weighs slightly less than its elder sibling at 133kg (kerb weight). It derives power from the downsized version of 149cc engine used in V15. Transmission duties are taken care of by the conventional five-speed manual unit.
Bajaj V12 Looks
Taking inspiration from the V15 model, the lower capacity V12 commuter is available at a price point of Rs 56,283 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Similar to the V15 in terms of design and looks, V12 gets slimmer tyres, redesigned alloy wheels and is bereft of front disc units.
Bajaj V12 Engine Specifications & Transmission
Power is drawn by the125cc, single cylinder petrol engine, essentially a stripped down version of 149cc unit used in V15. Mated to the five-speed manual transmission, the commuter makes 10.7bhp and 11Nm of torque.
Bajaj V12 Features
It borrows most of the features from the elder sibling V15 save for some equipment such as the new 5-spoke alloy wheels and drum brakes in place of 240mm disc units. Even the tyres are slimmer measuring 100/90 instead of 120/90 offered with the V15. Other than the aforementioned features, the bike also gets similar instrument cluster, body graphics, chrome-tipped matte black exhaust pipe, foot pegs, saree guard, grab rail and removable cowl at rear.
Bajaj V12 Competition
In the 125cc segment, the premium commuter fields against rivals including Hero Glamour 125, Yamaha Saluto and Honda CB Shine SP.