Recently Bajaj launched the LPG and CNG variant in Maharashtra. They claimed that the LPG variant is still under final development stage. But in the case of CNG, it is one of the best fuel alternatives in bigger cities in India.
The company recently launched quadricycles Qute in Maharashtra the price for CNG variant is Rs.2.78 Lakh and for petrol variant Rs.2.48 Lakh. This varient is also available in other states of India. Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Orissa and UP.
The Qute has 216cc, single cylinder, four strokes, twin-spark (DTSI) engine. In terms of power CNG has 11PS at 5,500 rpm and 16.1 Nm at 4,000 rpm, In petrol verient, it produces 13.18PS at 5,500 rpm and 18.9Nm at 4,000 rpm. It also comes with Five-speed manual transmission. The fuel efficiency of both petrol and CNG is quite good, 35 km for petrol and 43 km/kg for CNG. Dimensions of Quit is 2,750mm long, 1,312mm wide and 1,612mm tall.
Bajah has confidence that ENG and LPG both variant will cover the market easily. The CNG variant cost about Rs.1/KM to run in specified areas. Also, the company has done some preliminary development on electric qute.