Bajaj Pulsar 220F ABS launched at INR 1.05 lakh

Jan 11, 2019 - 11:32am IST | ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

Bajaj Auto has updated the Pulsar 220F with ABS and priced it at INR 1,05,254 (ex-showroom). In comparison, the outgoing model retails at INR 97,270 (ex-showroom), approximately INR 7,600 cheaper. As reported last month, the ABS-equipped Pulsar and Avenger range had started to arrive at dealership warehouses. Select dealers have started to accept the bookings for the motorcycle.

Pulsar 220f Left Front Quarter Render
The Bajaj Pulsar 220F features a single-channel ABS and the price is about INR 7,600 more than the outgoing model.

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The smaller displacement Bajaj Pulsar models like the Pulsar 150 Classic, Pulsar 150 Twin-Disc and Pulsar 180 could witness a price hike in the same range as the Pulsar 220F with the ABS upgrade.

The safety net also includes rear lift-off protection (RLP) to stop the wheel from lifting up in case of heavy braking. The updated model also features revised graphics and a new engine cowl. The motorcycle can be purchased in four colours – chrome black, laser black (red decals), dyno red (grey decals) and nuclear blue (grey decals).

Specifications are identical to the standard model and the 220cc, oil-cooled motor would continue to deliver 21 bhp of power and 19 Nm of torque. The engine will send power via a five-speed gearbox. A 260 mm disc at the front and a 230 mm unit at the back will provide stopping power.

2019 Bajaj Pulsar 220f Side Profile
The Bajaj Pulsar 220F ABS is a mid-life upgrade before the all-new Pulsar range arrives in 2020. The ABS-equipped Pulsar 220F receives a single-channel ABS and rear lift-off protection.

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This is more of a mid-life update to the Pulsar range of motorcycles to comply with the upcoming safety norms. The company would use the BS-VI emission norm upgrade to introduce all-new Pulsar range in 2020. Bajaj is reportedly also working on a 250cc Pulsar motorcycle that will be built around the KTM 250 Duke’s engine. The Pulsar 250 should arrive with the updated range in 2020.

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