Bajaj targets to sell 2,500 Pulsar RS200s each month – Report

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015 - 6:51pm IST

ABS and non-ABS variants to contribute equally towards sales.

Bajaj Auto is targeting sales of 2,500 units each month for its newly-launched Pulsar RS200. The RS200, or the Race Sport 200, was introduced in the Indian market yesterday at INR 1.18 lakhs for the non-ABS variant and INR 1.3 lakhs for the ABS-equipped version, ex-Showroom, New Delhi. The company is expecting both variants to contribute equally.

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 Yellow side view at Launch
The RS200 gets a fuel-injected engine developing 24.5 PS.

The RS200’s sports-motorcycles segment accounts for only 1 percent of total industry sales, yet the Pulsar brand is sitting on a 43 percent market share in this segment.

Billed as the fastest Pulsar yet, the RS200 has a claimed top-speed of 141 km/h. The RS200 also has bragging rights for being the first Pulsar to offer an ABS system, a Bosch-made single-channel unit.

Power comes from a fuel-injected 199.5 cc single-cylinder engine capable of 24.5 PS at 9,750 rpm and 18.6 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm, matched to a 6-speed transmission.

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 Yellow headlamp at Launch
Twin projector headlights, LED taillights and a part digital cluster are standard features on the motorcycle.

Built on a high-stiffness Perimeter frame, the RS200 offers a 300 mm disc up front (largest in the segment) and a 230 mm disc at the rear. Other features on the motorcycle include twin-projector headlights, LED taillights, a race exhaust system and a semi-digital instrument cluster.

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At 1,999 mm in length, 765 mm in width, 1,114 mm in height and 1,355 mm in wheelbase, the RS200 weighs 165 kg.

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 – Image Gallery

[Source – AutocarProfessional]

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2 thoughts on “Bajaj targets to sell 2,500 Pulsar RS200s each month – Report

  1. jazz350 says:

    The bike is far too heavy, my 250cc Honda NSR MC21 weighs only 138 kg and put out 45 PS, can Bajaj match this power-to-weight ratio?

  2. Dr. Nayak says:

    Just 2500 a month? I thought their estimate would be at least 10,000 a month. I guess, welcome to the world of above 1L bike universe in India! I could not have bought one at this price when I was the target consumer
    of that age group.


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