Bajaj Freedom 125: The World’s First CNG Motorcycle Launched for Just Rs 95000

Freedom 125 is set to revolutionise the two-wheeler space


Bajaj Auto, an Indian two-wheeler manufacturer, has achieved a remarkable feat by launching the world’s first-ever CNG-powered motorcycle—the Bajaj Freedom 125. This innovative bike offers a dual-fuel option, allowing riders to switch seamlessly between petrol and CNG. Let’s explore the key details:

Price and Variants:

  • The Bajaj Freedom 125 is priced at ₹95,000 (ex-showroom Pune).
  • It comes in three variants:
    • Freedom Drum: ₹95,000
    • Freedom Drum LED: ₹1,05,000
    • Freedom Disc LED: ₹1,10,000

Engine and Performance:

  • The bike is powered by a 125cc BS6 engine.
  • It produces 9.3 bhp of power and 9.7 Nm of torque.
  • Riders can enjoy a smooth 5-speed manual transmission.

Dual-Fuel System:

  • The Bajaj Freedom 125 features a unique twin-tank setup:
    • A 2.0-liter petrol tank positioned above the bike’s central area.
    • A 2 kg CNG tank cleverly integrated into the same space.
  • Together, they offer a combined range of approximately 330 km.
Bajaj Freedom 125: The World’s First CNG Motorcycle Launched for Just Rs 95000

Design and Features:

  • The Freedom 125 boasts a stylish design:
    • LED headlight (available in top variants)
    • Dirt bike-style fuel tank
    • Long seat (claimed to be the longest in its segment)
    • Sleek tail section
    • Neatly integrated grab handle
  • Suspension: Tubular trellis frame with telescopic forks (front) and linked monoshock (rear).
  • Wheels: 17-inch front and 16-inch rear wheels.
  • Brakes: Front disc brake and rear drum brake (base variant has a drum brake at the front).

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Switching Fuels:

  • Riders can effortlessly switch between CNG and petrol using a simple switch.
  • Common filler cap for both fuels.

Power Output:

  • The 125cc engine delivers 9.3 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 9.7 Nm at 6,000 rpm.

Fuel Efficiency and Eco-Friendly Commuting:

  • The Bajaj Freedom 125 aims to revolutionize economical commuting.
  • Reduced fuel costs and emissions make it an eco-friendly choice.

Bajaj Freedom 125 is not only India’s but also the world’s first CNG motorcycle. Its dual-fuel system, impressive design, and practical features make it a game-changer in the two-wheeler industry.


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