Jawa officially re-entered the Indian market in 2018 and launched the Classic and 42 bikes. The brand also showcased the Jawa Perak bobber, which was officially launched earlier this year to mark Jawa’s one-year presence in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 1.94 lakhs, the Jawa Perak is the most affordable bobber bike in the Indian market. It has no direct competition in the market. Here is a video review of the bike by Engineer Singh.
At the starting of the video, the video talks about the specifications of the bike. The Jawa Perak is powered by a rebored version of the 300cc engine that powers the Classic and 42. The engine powering the Jawa Perak is of 334cc and is liquid-cooled. The single-cylinder engine produces a maximum power of 30 Bhp and peak torque of 31 Nm. The delivery of the Jawa Perak will start from next year and the first bike is expected to be delivered in January. It should be noted that this very same engine will also feature on the other Jawa bikes like the Classic and the 42. The more powerful versions of the bikes are expected to be launched by the middle of 2020. It gets a 6-speed manual transmission.
The Jawa Perak looks very classy and since it is a bobber design, it gets a single seat only. However, Jawa may launch a dual seater version or offer the rear seat as an accessory. The details are not known yet. The tail lamp of the Jawa Perak is integrated into the seat and looks extremely good. The exhaust note of the single-cylinder engine is really throaty and it can be heard in the video.
Since it is a bobber bike, the seat height of 750mm only, which will allow a lot of short people to ride it without much of a problem. After firing up the bike, the rider says that there is no vibration in the bike. Also, the rider says that riding position is extremely comfortable. However, the rider’s height is 6 feet and 3 inches and the bar-end mirrors that come installed by the company may become a problem for the tall riders.
The rider also comments about the engine and says that it is very smooth and there are no vibrations at the speeds he was riding the bike at. He also mentioned that he used all the six gears of the transmission and the shifts are extremely smooth and fluid. Other features of the bike include disc brakes on both the wheels, dual-channel ABS, 14-litre fuel tank, 17-inch wheels and more.