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Launched in India in June 1998. Caliber is not in production now.

Bajaj Kawasaki Caliber was launched in India from 1998. This motorcycle was based on the previous Bajaj 4S model. Caliber was one those model from the joint force of Japanese mega bike manufacturer Kawasaki and Bajaj Auto Ltd from India. After the intervention of Yamaha and Suzuki on the Indian soil, Kawasaki was the third Japanese company to make motorcycles for Indian market by joining hands with Bajaj. From 1998 Kawasaki Bajaj Caliber was in the market until 2006.

This motorcycle was built around 111.6 cc air cooled 4-stroke engine developed with the help of Kawasaki Japan. Engine is entirely built with aluminium parts. Therefore this bike was renowned for its fuel efficiency and performance. Caliber can cruise to a speed of 95 kmph, easily with its light-weight body components.

The single cylinder engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 7.8 PS @ 7000 rpm and it can attain a peak torque of 8.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm. This engine is mated with a 4-speed manual transmission box. The power is then transmitted to the rear wheels through a chain drive. The simplicity in design and specifications has made this particular Bajaj a best seller in this class during its reign. The design and styling of this motorcycle is basic and little bit dull. It mainly attracted an age group of 30 to 55.

Suspension system of Caliber comprises of a hydraulically damped telescopic with rubber boots front suspension and swing arm hydraulic shock absorber with coaxial 5 step adjustable spring with a double acting suspension at the rear. This would be enough for an 110 cc motorbike on Indian bumpy village roads and city roads. The front and rear braking is monitored by an 110 mm drum brakes.

Kawasaki caliber doesn't have any cosmetic add-ons to mention. It is neat, simple and elegant with some basic sticker graphics in the fuel tank and fenders. This bike features a wheelbase of 1245 mm and a standing height of 1060 mm. The ground clearance of the Caliber is 150 mm with a kerb weight of 116 kg. The fuel tank capacity of this bike is 14.0 litres.

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Technical Specifications
Engine Displacement111.60 cc
Engine Type4-stroke, air-cooled, Single Cylinder
Maximum Power7.7 hp @ 7000 rpm
Top Speed95 kmph
Front BrakeMechanical expanding shoe type
Rear BrakeMechanical expanding shoe type
Chassis and Suspension
Front SuspensionTelescope
Rear SuspensionHydraulic, double acting
Wheel Type
Front Tyre2.75x18 inches
Rear Tyre3.00x18 inches
Length x Width x Height-- x -- x -- mm
Wheelbase1245 mm
Weight116 kg
Ground Clearance145 mm
Petrol Tank Capacity14.8 litres
User Reviews of Caliber. Write Your Review
I have a bajaj caliber and i love my bike
By on 26-08-2013
It is a great bike which i had. I had to sale it due to change of state. I never seen this kind of bike again. It gave me an avg of 70min in city condition and 85 to 90 on highway. I had unique no of GJ-1-DH-7171
By on 02-12-2013
I love my Bajaj Caliber Bike. Even today it gives me 65 plus km on highway. Its the best bike which i have driven and i possess. I feel proud to have this bike.
By on 09-10-2014
I have this bike from 1998,it was my dad bike,recent average is about 65km. Love to have ,such bike cannot be made again , it's a legend.
By on 16-02-2015
By on 22-07-2015
yes.i m caliber user.i purchased dis bike from bank is manu.of 2000.i m hapy with him. bcoj i purchased in that time to now i ride at aurangabad,my villagekharepatan,,nashlk.shirdi,it gives 65 avg,in local 85-90, in is no:-mh-02-ca-9987 i love and trust caliber.other than girl friend.
By on 31-10-2015
I have this bike bike of my father and daily I am riding this bike road on good speed
By on 09-11-2015
very nice bike its 15 years on still given average of 70km on highway and city 65 km . i wish once bajaj rethink to launch this bike .

old is gold
By on 09-11-2015
Bajaj Caliber since June 2001 ,Its 16 years now and going strong in Dehradun and Haridwar where I currently live and work as Reporter.ROCK ON CALIBER
By on 05-12-2016
The best bike forever.....
By on 29-12-2016
the best bike ever. wonderful experience even after 17 years. i love this bike
By on 08-02-2017
It was not just a bike it was my life, which is been ended today.. On 13/02/2013
By on 13-02-2017
I have this bike since October 2002 (14 years and 8 months completed) and have clocked 80,000 Kms, till today it is stock with sealed engine, and gives average of 60Kmpl, its very easy to maintain(just stick to regular oil change and service at regular time intervals), its a joy to ride it even today, i use this bike for regular use even today.
By on 25-06-2017
its start very esyly and more more millage. no any maintain of his Engine. so I love it
By on 09-07-2017
I have Caliber from 1999 upto today, 18 year i am using it, its simply great bike and no comparison. I have many memories with it, salute to caliber.
By on 15-07-2017
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