Jawa Motorcycles recently teased us with a glimpse of the upcoming Jawa 42 Bobber. The anticipation mounts as the 2023 edition readies for launch.

Top key points of the 2023 Jawa 42 Bobber:

  • New rear section with a single seat and side panels with the “Bobber 42” script.
  • Multi-spoke alloy wheels.
  • Unchanged dual exhausts and circular tail lamp.
  • Same 334cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 30.22 BHP and 32.64 Nm.
  • Same 6-speed gearbox.
  • Disc brakes at both ends with dual-channel ABS.
  • Expected to be priced around Rs. 2.1 lakh (ex-showroom).

Here are some of the key features of the current Jawa 42 Bobber:

  • Classic bobber-style design.
  • Single-piece seat.
  • Round-shaped headlamp.
  • LED tail lamp.
  • Round-shaped instrument cluster.
  • Steel-spoke wheels.
  • Telescopic front forks and a rear mono-shock suspension setup.
  • Ground clearance of 160 mm.
  • Kerb weight of 169 kg.
  • Single-channel ABS.
  • Available in three colour options: Mystic Copper, Moonstone White, and Jasper Red.

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The teaser reveals the bike’s rear section. Immediately, you spot the single seat and the side panels adorned with the “Bobber 42” script, signalling the specific variant. Jawa retains the essence of the bobber design and beautifully merges it with modern aesthetics.

2023 Jawa 42 Bobber teased ahead of launch


One of the standout features for the 2023 edition? The multi-spoke alloy wheels. These wheels bring a contemporary flair to the bike’s retro design. Yet, Jawa doesn’t abandon the classic elements that die-hard fans cherish. They’ve kept the dual exhausts and the iconic circular tail lamp unchanged.

2023 edition

Diving into the technical aspects, the current Jawa 42 Bobber draws power from a 334cc, single-cylinder engine, delivering 30.22 BHP and 32.64 Nm. This engine pairs with a 6-speed gearbox. It’s safe to assume that the 2023 model will harness the same power and performance.


For the safety enthusiasts among us, Jawa ensures a secure ride. The bike sports disc brakes at both ends and supports them with a dual-channel ABS. This combination promises not just a thrilling but also a safe ride across various terrains.


All eyes now turn to Jawa as we eagerly await more details about the 2023 Jawa 42 Bobber. What will be the pricing? What additional features can we expect? How will it stack up against its competitors? Only time will tell, but the buzz in the motorcycle community has already begun.


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