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CNG cars have existed for quite long, while CNG motorcycles remained uncharted territory for OEMs, until now that is. Bajaj has confirmed it will take covers off of its CNG motorcycle on June 18. The Bajaj CNG motorcycle has been spotted testing numerous times, and it will have no direct rivals at launch.

Obviously, technical specs are under very tight wraps for now, but the Bajaj CNG motorcycle could very likely be powered by a 125 cc engine. Bases on spy shots, the motorcycle is likely to receive a neo-retro design; at least that’s what the round headlamp seems to tell us. The seat seems to be a large, single-piece unit, and according to reports, the CNG tank is likely to be placed under the seat. This is certainly intriguing, to say the least. The Bajaj CNG bike is also going to a monoshock at the rear, while the braking hardware is likely to be the standard disc front and drum rear.

This should be a unique way for Bajaj to take on the 100-110cc segment, since it has to match the acceptable performance levels as CNG engines aren’t usually strong in that regard. However, the running costs will be shelved by a considerable margin, given how efficient CNG engines tend to be. The Bajaj CNG motorcycle is likely to be targeted towards customers in semi-urban areas, who are looking to buy something with the least running costs and aren’t too keen on switching to EVs just yet. June 18 is when the covers come off, we’ll have to wait till then.