Jawa 42 is sold in two-disc types; Check on other features:

  • The Jawa 42 is an old school motorcycle with minimal frills, packing an analogue speedometer and a fuel gauge, along with a digital inset for odometer readings.
  • It is powered by a 293-cc air-cooled engine which produces of power, and a fuel tank of 14 litres.
  • The Jawa 42 is sold in two variants — Single Disc and Dual Disc. While the former is priced at Rs 1.63 lakh, the latter costs Rs 1.72 lakh.
  • The bike is available in six colour options — Lumous Lime, Halley’s Teal, Comet Red, Galactic Green, Nebula Blue, and Straight Blue.
  • The major rivals of Jawa 42 are Royal Enfield Classic 350, Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise, and Royal Enfield Bullet 350.
  • Check on the detailed list of features of Jawa 42 below.

Key Specifications of Jawa 42:

Model/ variant2021 Jawa 42
PriceRs. 1.68 to Rs. 1.83 lakh (according to Ex-showroom price, Delhi)
ColoursLumos Lime, Nebula Blue, Starlight Blue, Galactic Green, Comet Red, Halley’s Teal
Current Status in Indiaavailable
Fuel TypePetrol
Official TaglineItalian Engineering
Braking System1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key HighlightsUnique Looks, Classic-modern console, ABS, Fuel Injection, Refined Engine, Dual Exhausts
Mileage35 kmpl
Top speed121 kmph
Engine Displacement (cc)293 cc
Max Power (bhp@rpm)27.33 PS
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
No. of cylinders1
Max Torque27.02 Nm
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Fuel Capacity14 Litres
Body TypeCruiser
ABSDual Channel
Fuel GaugeYes
Seat Height765 mm
No. of Gears6
Ground Clearance165 mm
Kerb/Net weight172 kg
CompetitorsRoyal Enfield Classic 350, Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise, Royal Enfield Bullet 350

Engine and Transmission:

Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Displacement293 cc
Max Power27.33 PS
Max Torque27.02 Nm
No. of Cylinder1
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooled
Valves Per Cylinder4
Drive typeChain Drive
StartingSelf-Start Only
Fuel SupplyFuel Injection
Gear Box6 speed
Bore76 mm
Stroke65 mm
Compression Ratio11:1
Emission TypeBs6
Performance figure (0-100 kmph)13 secs

Features and Safety:

ABSDual Channel
Fuel typePetrol
ConsoleAnalogue and Digital
Pass SwitchYes
Additional FeaturesTwin Exhaust
Passenger FootrestYes
Pillion GrabrailYes
Electric startYes


Charging at HomeNo
Charging at Charging StationNo

Chassis and Suspension:

ChassisDouble Cradle
Body TypeCruiser Bikes
Front SuspensionTelephonic Hydraulic Fork
Rear SuspensionGas Canister- Twin Shock Hydraulic
Exhaust/ MufflerDual Exhaust

Dimensions and Capacity:

Fuel Capacity14 Litres
Engine Oil capacity1.25 litres
Saddle Height765 mm
Wheelbase1369 mm
Kerb Weight172 Kg


Tail LightHalogen
Turn Signal Light (Front)Halogen
Turn Signal light (Rear)Halogen
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)Yes
Low Battery IndicatorYes
Battery typeMaintenance free
Battery capacity9Ah
Battery Voltage12 V

Tyres and Brakes:

Tyre SizeFront: 90/90-18 Rear: 120/80-17
Tyre TypeTube
Wheel SizeFront: 457.2 mm Rear: 431.8 mm
Wheels TypeSpoke
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Brake Diameter280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter280 mm

Pros and Cons:

Sl. No.ProsSl. No.Cons
1.Fuel Injection1.No Kick start Option
2.ABS2.Limited Sales and Service Outlets
3.Easy Maneuverability3.No charging at home
4.Retro Looks4.No. charging at station
5.Powerful engine5.No tubeless tyres
6.Comfortable for Long Rides6.Analogue speedometer

Cost according to color variant:

Color variantsPrice
Halley’s TealRs. 1,63,287
Starlight BlueRs. 1,63,287
Galactic GreenRs. 1,68,215
Comet RedRs. 1,68,215
Nebula BlueRs. 1,68,215
Lumos LimeRs. 1,67, 151

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