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Bajaj Feb 2021 Sales Analysis – Pulsar, Platina, CT100, Dominar, Avenger




Bajaj Pulsar 180 colour option-2

Bajaj recorded 1,48,934 units in February 2021 with YoY growth of 1.4 per cent as Platina sat on top ahead of Pulsar 125 and Pulsar 150

Bajaj Auto garnered a total of 1,48,934 units in February 2021 as against 1,46,876 units during the same period last year with a Year-on-Year volume growth of 1.4 per cent. The homegrown manufacturer recorded 10.44 per cent market share last month as against 11.34 per cent with a drop of 0.91 per cent in India.

The Platina entry-level commuter posted 46,264 units and ended up as the most sold two-wheeler in the brand’s domestic portfolio. It managed to rack in 33,799 units in February 2020, which led to a positive YoY sales increase of 37 per cent. The Pulsar 125 finished in the second position with 39,323 units as against 11,031 units in Feb 2020.

This led to a massive Year-on-Year sales jump of 256 per cent. The highly popular Pulsar 150 saw dispatches of 25,550 units last month as against 49,841 units during the corresponding period in 2020 with a negative sales growth of 49 per cent. The combined sales of the Pulsar 180 and NS 200 stood at 11,643 units.

Bajaj Models (YoY) Feb 2021 Sales Feb 2020 Sales
1. Platina (37%) 46,264 33,799
2. Pulsar 125 (256%) 39,323 11,031
3. Pulsar 150 (-49%) 25,550 49,841
4. Pulsar 180 + 200 NS (46%) 11,643 7,980
5. CT100 (-65%) 9,462 27,242
6. Pulsar 220 (-28%) 4,938 6,817
7. Avenger 180 (6%) 2,813 2,659
8. Avenger 220 (120%) 1,003 455
9. Dominar 400 (226%) 969 297
10. Dominar 250 742 2
11. Chetak (50%) 150 100

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When compared to the same period last year with 7,980 units, the duo saw a sales growth of 46 per cent. Another entry-level commuter motorcycle from Bajaj, the CT100, finished as the fifth most sold two-wheeler from the brand as 9,462 units were sold against 27,242 units during the corresponding month in 2020 with a YoY de-growth of 65 per cent.

The Pulsar 150, Pulsar 180 and Pulsar 220 are receiving new colour schemes in India and a few months ago it is worth noting that the NS 160, NS 200 and RS 200 gained new paint jobs. The Pulsar 220 posted a cumulative domestic tally of 4,938 units as against 6,817 units during the same period last year with a de-growth of 28 per cent.

Both the Avenger motorcycles recorded positive YoY growth in February 2021 as the smaller Avenger 180 posted 2,813 units as against 2,659 units twelve months ago with 6 per cent growth while the Avenger 220 ended up eighth with 1,003 units as against 455 units with 120 per cent volume increase.

The flagship Dominar 400 saw 969 units dispatches as against 297 units with 226 per cent growth as it finished ahead of Dominar 250 and Chetak EV.


Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door India Launch Anticipated In 2022




Suzuki Jimny LWB 5-door illustration

The 5-door Suzuki Jimny is anticipated to be officially unveiled following yr, and will probable start in India in the 2nd 50 % of 2022

The anticipation for the 5-doorway version of the Suzuki Jimny is fairly large, internationally as perfectly as in India. Speculations about the car or truck have been floating around the net for all over a 12 months, and now, the Jimny 5-door is slowly approaching actuality. According to a recent report by MOTA, a Japanese media outlet, the 5-door (very long wheelbase) edition of the Jimny is envisioned to debut in 2022, ideally following the output troubles stop for the worldwide automobile industry.

Even though the vehicle has not been verified officially, technological technical specs of the automobile are currently regarded, many thanks to earlier leaked files. The automobile will have a length of 3,850mm, a width of 1,645mm, and a top of 1,730mm. The wheelbase will be 2,550mm extended, which is 300mm more time than the common Jimny.

The 5-door Jimny will have a kerb bodyweight of 1,190kg, which is 100kg heavier than the 3-door design, although the ground clearance will be 210mm. The powertrain will consist of a 1.5-litre, normally aspirated, inline-4 petrol motor, which will generate a peak electricity of 105 PS and a maximum torque of 138 Nm. The identical engine is also offered on lots of Maruti Suzuki autos, like Ciaz, Vitara Brezza, etcetera.

suzuki jimny lwb

The report claims that a turbocharger may possibly be added, in purchase to strengthen the electricity output and compensate for the added bulk on the 5-door product. Other than that, there’s also the probability that a gentle-system system will be made available as effectively, to strengthen the gasoline economic climate. These are only speculations, but the delicate-hybrid alternative seems quite probable.

The interior and exterior styling of the Jimny 5-door could see a couple of modifications compared to the existing 3-doorway design. The front fascia might be restyled, along with the addition of two more doorways to the aspect profile. The inside will possible get a couple top quality touches as properly, like leatherette upholstery, a greater instrument console (with various connectivity alternatives), and so forth.

suzuki jimny long wheelbase

The lengthy-wheelbase model of Suzuki Jimny has already began screening in Europe and was spied in March this calendar year. As mentioned previously, the 5-door Suzuki Jimny is anticipated to debut globally subsequent calendar year, probable towards the commencing. In the Indian current market, the vehicle will likely launch in the 2nd fifty percent of 2022, as a competitor to Mahindra Thar.

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