Bajaj Launched World’s First CNG Motorcycle Freedom 125 CNG

Bajaj Auto has launched the world’s first CNG-powered motorcycle, the Bajaj Freedom 125, in India, The Bajaj Freedom 125 is an important advancement in reasonably priced and environmentally responsible transportation choices.

Launch Date

Bajaj Freedom 125 CNG bike was launched on July 5, 2024. This bike is world’s first motorcycle capable of running on both petrol and CNG.


The Freedom 125 boasts an impressive array of features that set it apart from conventional motorcycles:

  • Dual-Fuel System: The dual-fuel technology, which enables the bike to run on both petrol and CNG, A simple flip switch on the handlebar allows riders to quickly switch between the two fuel kinds.
  • Efficient Engine: A 125cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine powers the motorcycle. This engine produces 9.7 Newton-meters of torque at 6,000 rpm and 9.5 horsepower at 8,000 rpm. For those who are not comfy with these phrases, this indicates that the bike has sufficient power for modest highway use and comfortable city riding.
  • Extended Range: With a 2 liter petrol tank and a 2 kg CNG tank, the Freedom 125 offers an amazing combined range of over 330 kilometers when fully charged. The fear of running out of fuel is one of the main issues with alternative fuel vehicles and this extended range reduces that worry.
  • Eco-Friendly Performance: The engine running on CNG greatly reduces down on harmful gases. The Freedom 125 is a notably better choice for riders who care about the environment because it produces 26% less carbon dioxide and 43% less nitrogen oxide when compared to regular petrol bikes.
  • Cost-Effective Commuting: With claimed mileage of 65 kilometers per litre of petrol and 102 kilometers per kilogram of CNG, the bike delivers amazing fuel efficiency. For regular customers, this means significant fuel cost savings.
  • Comfortable Design: With a big, flat seat that is supposedly the longest in its class, Bajaj has put the comfort of its riders first. A smooth and steady ride is made better by the bike’s tubular trellis frame, front telescopic forks, and rear connected monoshock.
  • Modern Technology: Higher-end models have digital instrument clusters with Bluetooth connectivity and LED headlights. This makes it possible for intelligent features like missed call and call alarms, which update the retro-styled commuter with a bit of modernity.
  • Safety Features: All variants of the Freedom 125 come standard with single-channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) and CBS (Combined Braking System), enhancing rider safety.

Variants and Pricing

Three versions of the Freedom 125 are available from Bajaj to suit a range of consumer tastes and price points:

  • Freedom 125 Drum: Rs 95,000
  • Freedom 125 Drum LED: Rs 1,05,000
  • Freedom 125 Disc LED: Rs 1,10,000

(All prices are ex-showroom, which means they don’t include additional costs like registration and insurance)

While the higher-end variants include LED lighting and, in the case of the top variant, a front disc brake for better stopping power, the base variant has a typical halogen headlight and drum brakes.

With its competitive pricing strategy, the Freedom 125 stands out in the 125cc motorbike market and is affordable for a broad spectrum of buyers thanks to its innovative CNG technology.

The introduction of the Bajaj Freedom 125 CNG bike marks a critical turning point in the automobile industry’s drive for more economical, environmentally friendly modes of mobility. Combining the affordability and practicality of a commuter motorcycle with the environmentally beneficial qualities of compressed natural gas (CNG), Bajaj has developed a vehicle that has the potential to revolutionize urban travel in India and worldwide.

The Freedom 125 is a viable option as cities throughout the world struggle with air pollution and growing fuel expenses. Because of its dual-fuel capability, riders may still enjoy the advantages of this cleaner fuel alternative while having the flexibility to address concerns about the availability of CNG.

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