Introduction: “The reliable classic”- BAJAJ CT 100 ES is a very reliable commuter in Bangladesh. It has a commuter DNA that is very strong. The bike serves the purpose that it was built to serve, and it serves very well.
BAJAJ has built this bike to attract the buyers by introducing the CT 100 ES version by keeping the essentials of the BAJAJ CT 100B and added an Electric starter what a daily commuter needs and while giving it a polished look and performance.
History: BAJAJ had first started the CT 100 series back in 2001 with a 100cc model in India that replaced the BAJAJ Boxer. Following its success path, the Bajaj Auto Limited has launched some new models in its timeline too like the CT 100B and this CT 100 ES. The version we are discussing about has a 100cc engine and was first launched in India in 2017 and it was also launched in Bangladesh the following year.
Features: Key feature of BAJAJ CT 100 ES is its usability. This solid commuter provides a very good commuting experience and the looks and dimensions helps in this matter too. The bike has an analog instrument cluster which is very reliable.
The bike features a more stylish headlight and taillight which is upgraded from the Bajaj CT 100B version of the same bike. Apart from these, the bike resembles a very commuter-friendly stance and hence, the looks are very likeable by the users who go for this bike.
The bike comes with spoke wheels and refreshed colors with stylish decals. The main feature however is the Electric starter in this bike and this is what the bike is named after as CT 100 ES.
The available color options of BAJAJ CT 100 ES in Bangladesh are:
This bike has a familiar yet not so familiar stance of the traditional rider-friendly bike it has ever been. The newly painted body and sporty-looking decals have increased the presence of the bike on the street. All these changes make up for a good facelift from the previous version while providing extra commuter-ish support.
Body Dimensions: The BAJAJ CT 100 ES is a smooth-performing motorcycle. Thanks to its Single Down Tube frame, it ensures proper handling dynamics while riding the bike. The wheelbase is 1235 mm which helps keep the 109 kg bike stable while riding. The bike has a 10.5 liter fuel tank to feed the engine through the carburetor.
The overall length of BAJAJ CT 100 ES is 1970mm while the width and height are 770mm and 1065mm. The ground clearance is kept at 169mm for optimum performance in every road condition.
Engine & Transmission: BAJAJ CT 100 ES possesses a 99.27 cc, 4 Stroke, single cylinder, ExhausTEC engine that is air cooled. This CDI-ignited 2-valve mill’s Power & Torque figures are as follows: 8.02 PS @7500 RPM & 8.05 Nm @ 4500 RPM with a compression ratio of 9.5:1. The engine is mated to a 4-speed transmission and can be started both with a kick starter and an electric one to contribute to the name CT 100 ES in which the “ES” means Electric Starter, as we know.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system has a dual telescopic hydraulic system up front and an SNS suspension set at the rear. The front and rear brakes are both of 110mm Drum type. Both the wheels are equipped with spokes and are 17” in diameter. The front tyre is 2.75*17 PR and the rear wheel comes equipped with a 3.00*17 PR tyre, which both are unidirectional and provides adequate support and confidence while riding.
Best For: The BAJAJ CT 100 ES is targeted to the commuters of the country. Riding in city and rural roads are like a breeze in this motorcycle. Service holders and small business owners are the main customers of this motorcycle who need to commute reliably and comfortably in and around their dwelling and business areas. Users of every ages use this bike daily for their need of commuting and short inter-city riding.
The bike easily allows the user to do in-city and some inter-city commutes too, thanks to its comfortable seating arrangement for both the rider as well as the pillion. So, young family persons and couples would be thankful to BAJAJ for thinking about their needs of love & care. Not to mention, the fuel efficiency helps benefit every user by being pocket-friendly to ride on.
Competitors: The main competitors of BAJAJ CT 100 ES are the likes of:
The competitors are having a tough fight from BAJAJ CT 100 ES for their price for its commuter-friendly styling bits and the trust of the reliable motor the CT 100 ES has.
|Type||Single cyl, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC|
|Max. Power (Ps @ RPM)||7.9 ps @ 7500 rpm|
|Max. Torque (Nm @ RPM)||8.34 Nm @ 5500 RPM|
|Transmission||4 speed All down|
|Top Speed||90 Kmph (internally tested)|
|Wheel Base||1255 mm|
|Brakes Front||130 Drum|
|Brakes Rear||110 Drum|
|Suspension Front||Telescopic fork type,135 mm travel|
|Suspension Rear||Spring in Spring type, 110 mm travel|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||11.5 Litres|
|Tyre Front||2.75 X 17″, 41 P|
|Tyre Rear||3.00 X 17″, 50 P|