Posted in IndiaBajaj Auto in the present day formally launched its first quadricycle, the Bajaj Qute in Maharashtra at a beginning worth of Rs. 2.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Maharashtra). Bajaj Auto has been manufacturing the Qute in India for some time now for export markets and will probably be launched throughout India in a phased method. The brand new Qute can be the nation's first ever quadricycle and is obtainable in each petrol and CNG possibility with the latter being priced in India at Rs. 2.78 lakh (ex-showroom, Maharashtra). The brand new Bajaj Qute quadricycle bridges the hole between a three-wheeler rickshaw and a correct four-wheeler, might presumably be a substitute for the previous. Additionally Learn: 2019 Bajaj Qute Launch Date Confirmed By way of design and utility, the brand new Bajaj Qute is barely greater than an everyday auto rickshaw from Bajaj, measuring 2750 mm in size, 1312 mm in width, and 1652 mm in peak. Visually, the Qute appears to be like fairly compact however provides car-like options like twin headlamps with built-in flip sign lights, a beefy plastic cladded bumper a single wiper for the windshield, and normal exterior rear-view mirrors. The Qute is coming with a excessive roof, slender physique, and small 12-inch metal wheels. On the rear, we've a pair of taillamps, a plastic cladded bumper and a small rear windshield. Additionally Learn: 2019 Bajaj Qute First Drive Assessment The dashboard options an analogue speedometer on the centre with a small digital display screen which supplies readouts for the gasoline gauge, chosen gear, odometer and time. The cabin, then again, is minimalistic. You get a seating capability greatest fitted to three common adults plus the driving force. The dashboard options an analogue speedometer on the centre with a small digital display screen which supplies readouts for the gasoline gauge, chosen gear, odometer and time. The gear shifter lever positioned beneath it and on the fitting, we've a fairly basic-looking steering wheel. The dashboard additionally comes with two decently sized, lockable storage compartments. There is a row of small vertical vents on the A-pillars, which let within the air into the cabin. There aren't any vents on the sprint, so no air-conditioning, and no blower as nicely, so for air flow, you need to open the sliding home windows. There is a row of small vertical vents on the A-pillars, which let in air from vents above the black plastic entrance bumper. The within of the doorways do provide beneficiant space for storing, however there may be area to retailer as much as 20 kg below the bonnet, and the rear seats could be folded right down to make 400 litres of storage. The Bajaj Qute is obtainable each in petrol and CNG variants. The Bajaj Qute is powered by a rear-mounted 216 cc, single-cylinder, twin-spark engine which is obtainable as a mono-fuel model, which means, you possibly can both get it in petrol kind or CNG, not each. The petrol model churns out round 13 bhp at 5500 rpm and develops 18.9 Nm of peak torque at four,000 rpm. The CNG variant is tuned to develop simply 10 bhp and round 16 Nm of peak torque, and the engine is paired to a five-speed gearbox. After Rajasthan, Kerala, UP, and Odisha, Maharashtra is the fifth state to get this new quadricycle. Rajasthan, Odisha and Gujarat are different states the place the Qute is already on sale. Bajaj expects the CNG variant to be the larger vendor, contemplating the car is extra fitted to industrial software as a individuals service. The Bajaj Qute ex-showroom costs for Delhi are Rs. 2.63 lakh for the petrol and Rs.2.83 lakh for the CNG mannequin. At these costs, the Qute is round a lakh greater than a three-wheeled auto-rickshaw, however for that premium, you get a four-wheeled car that is a little more safer and provides higher climate safety, it is frugal to run, and most significantly, handy to drive and use in crowded areas.