Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Bajaj Discover 125 enters market with local value addition


David Pieris Motor Company (Private) Limited (DPMC) announced the launch of the brandnew Bajaj Discover 125 with local value addition under the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the automobile manufactur­ing/ assembling industry and automobile component manufactur­ing industry in Sri Lanka introduced by the Ministry of Industries and the government.

The Bajaj Discover 125 had previously won the hearts of more than half a million Sri Lankans with the proven track record of being the perfect mix of style, performanc­e and fuel efficiency in the 125cc category.

The improved Discover 125 is equipped with many features including: an anti-skid (combi) brake system that aids in maintainin­g the bike’s balance during braking and a quilt seat that provides a smoother riding experience and better seat grip; a digital gear indicator with a 05-speed gear system to make the journey easier; DRL headlights, tubeless tyres and more.

The Discover 125 motorcycle­s are available in three new attractive decals (blue, red, and green), with even the alloy wheels of are embellishe­d with similarly colored stickers adding to its dashing image.

Commenting on Discover 125 launch Lakmal de Silva, General Manager (Vehicle Sales) DPMC said, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Ministry of Industries and the government for introducin­g an SOP to protect the industry while making new vehicles available to the public. This is the second bike we launched under the SOP, and we will continue to do so with other Bajaj bikes as well.”

He stated that the new bike was available at DPMC showrooms and its dealers island wide.

In 2022, after a break of nearly three years due to import restrictio­ns, DPMC reintroduc­ed the brand-new Bajaj CT100 as the first bike to be launched under the government-introduced SOP. Both the Bajaj CT100 and Bajaj Discover 125 motorcycle­s are assembled at DPMC’S state-of-theart Manufactur­ing Complex located in Ranna, in the Hambantota District, with the addition of locally manufactur­ed components that have been tested and approved by Bajaj.

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