- The Perak and the Jawa 42 Bobber share the same platform
- Compared to the Perak, the new Jawa 42 Bobber has more modern characteristics
- The identical 334cc, liquid-cooled engine powers both motorcycles
The Jawa 42 Bobber is a brand-new product that Jawa has introduced to the Indian market. The Jawa 42 Bobber first resembles the Perak with new colour possibilities, but close examination reveals substantial variations between the two. They do, however, have many elements in common and some areas where they are very different from one another. We'll examine the contrast between the Jawa 42 Bobber vs Jawa Perak in this article.
Jawa 42 Bobber Vs Jawa Perak - Looks
Although both bikes appear similar at first glance, the Jawa 42 Bobber is available in a variety of colours, including Moonstone White, Mystic Copper, and a dual-tone Jasper Red. The Jawa 42 Bobber also has chrome applied to a number of elements, including the engine, headlamps, and exhaust tip. Additionally, there are differences in the designs of the two bikes. For example, the 42 Bobber has a tail lamp unit built into the rear mudguard, gets knee pads on the fuel tank, and a different riding triangle than the Perak. The Jawa 42 Bobber's seat can also be adjusted to the rider's preference.
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The Perak, on the other hand, has a dark appearance with blacked-out elements. It is only available in black colour. The Perak's headlight unit is distinct from the 42 Bobber's and has a more traditional design than the Bobber's modern one. In contrast to the rear component of the 42 Bobber, the tail lamp is positioned below the rider seat.
Jawa 42 Bobber vs Jawa Perak - Engine Specifications
The 334cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that powers both the Jawa 42 Bobber and Jawa Perak is the same. The engine has a power output of 30.2 bhp and a maximum torque output of 32.7 Nm. With this engine, a 6-speed transmission is included.
Jawa 42 Bobber vs Jawa Perak - Hardware & Features
The hardware for Jawa 42 Bobber and Jawa Perak is also the same. Both motorbikes have front tyres measuring 100/90-18 inches and rear tyres measuring 140/70-17 inches. Both motorcycles have 280mm front disc brakes and 240mm rear disc brakes, and dual-channel ABS is standard on both models.
In terms of features, the 42 Bobber has a digital instrument cluster and an LED headlamp, whereas the Jawa Perak has an analogue instrument panel and a halogen headlamp. Additionally, the 42 Bobber has LED turn indicators whereas the Perak has halogen turn indicators.
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Jawa 42 Bobber vs Jawa Perak - Pricing
The biggest distinction between the two bikes is their prices. Depending on the chosen colour, the Jawa 42 Bobber costs between Rs. 2.06 lakh and Rs. 2.09 lakh (ex-showroom). The Perak, on the other hand, has just one option and costs Rs. 2.09 lakh (ex-showroom).
Verdict: The Perak will be your best option if you prefer a dark aesthetic and traditional styling, but if you prefer bright colours and contemporary features, you should choose the Jawa 42 Bobber.