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Bajaj CNG Bike: Bajaj launched the world’s first CNG bike, the company claims – it will run 330KM

Bajaj Freedom 125 CNG Bike Launched In India: Bajaj Auto has launched the world’s first CNG-powered motorcycle, the Freedom 125. This 125cc commuter bike can run on both petrol and CNG, just like a CNG car. This means you can run your vehicle at a lower cost. The Bajaj Freedom 125 starts at ₹ 95,000 (ex-showroom) and goes up to ₹ 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom). You can book this bike from today itself. This bike will first be available for sale in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Later it will also be exported to countries like Egypt, Tanzania, Peru, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

Bajaj Freedom 125 Dual Fuel Tanks

Bajaj Freedom 125 is made for those who want to reduce the cost of their bike. This CNG-powered bike will cost about 50% less than petrol. It also has a small petrol tank, so that you can use petrol when needed. There is a switch on the right handlebar, by pressing which you can switch between petrol and CNG. The CNG tank is installed below the petrol tank and this bike does not look different from other bikes. Yes, the nozzle for filling CNG is different from the petrol nozzle because CNG has to be kept under higher pressure. The capacity of the petrol tank is 2 liters and the CNG tank can fill 2 kg of gas.

Bajaj Freedom 125 Fuel Efficiency

Bajaj claims that the Freedom 125 can run up to 213 km on a single CNG fill-up, and an additional 117 km from a tank of petrol, for a total of 330 km. Its mileage is 102 km/kg when running on CNG, and 64 km/l on petrol.

Bajaj Freedom 125 Specifications

Bajaj Freedom 125 has a 125 cc single engine which is cooled by air. This engine gives a power of 9.4 bhp and a torque of 9.7 Nm. This bike has telescopic suspension at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear. For braking, there is a disc brake at the front and a drum brake at the rear. This bike has 17-inch alloy wheels.

The look of the Bajaj Freedom 125 is a mix of retro and modern. It has a round headlamp with daytime running lights (DRL). The seat is flat, the handlebar is wide and the footpegs are centered, making the ride comfortable. The meter is semi-digital with several light indications, such as low CNG warning and indication that the vehicle is in neutral gear. Although the Freedom 125 does not have any direct competition, it will compete with other 125cc bikes in the market, including – Honda Shine 125, Hero Glamour, TVS Raider 125 and Hero Xtreme 125R.


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