Bajaj Auto Domestic 2W Sales Decline 3% Year-on-Year in May

Bajaj is set to launch its first CNG bike in India on June 18. The bike will not have any direct competitors in the segment, but serve as an alternative to the TVS Radeon, the Honda Shine 100, and the Bajaj Platina 110.

By Sanorita | on June 5, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

Bajaj Auto reported selling 1,88,340 2Ws in the home market in May 2024, a 3% YoY decrease from the 1,94,811 units sold in the same month last year. The automaker's international shipments increased by 4% to 1,17,142 vehicles last month, a rise from 1,12,885 units exported in May 2023. However, the 2W segment's overall sales fell by 1% to 3,05,482 units from 3,07,696 units delivered the previous year. With 36,747 units sold in May 2024, Bajaj recorded a 9% year-over-year gain in the domestic market in the commercial segment. It exported 13,094 units in May 2024 compared to 13,862 units in May of last year, showing a decline of 6%. In the last month, the company's total CV sales rose by 5% to 49,841 units.

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Bajaj Auto Total Sales (2W and CW)

The company supplied 3,55,323 units in total, marking a slight increase over the 3,55,148 units delivered last year. In the domestic market, it sold 2,55,087 units, down 1% from 2,28,401 units sold during the same period in May 2023. Last month, the automaker shipped 1,30,236 units, showing a year-on-year rise of 3% from 1,26,747 units sold the year before.

Bajaj Other Developments

The Bajaj Pulsar NS400Z went on sale in May 2024, with a price tag of Rs 1.85 lakh (ex-showroom). The bike is available in four distinct colour schemes: glossy racing red, pewter grey, metallic pearl white, and Brooklyn black. It sports an underbelly exhaust, a gold-plated USD fork, an LED projector headlamp with lightning bolt-shaped LED DRLs, and LED turn signals. The NS400Z is equipped with same the same fuel tank as the Pulsar NS200 but with larger, more muscular extensions. The largest Pulsar is powered by a 373cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine that produces 35Nm at 6,5000rpm and 39.4bhp at 8,800rpm. The bike has a 6-speed transmission with a slip-and-assist clutch and a maximum speed of 154km/h.

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Furthermore, Bajaj Auto recently trademarked the 'Fighter' name in India, which is expected to be given to the company's first CNG motorcycle. The CNG motorcycle will go on sale in India on June 18. It will likely use CNG technology with engine capacities of 110cc or 125cc. Price-wise, the bike could cost around Rs 80,000 for the base version.

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