Bajaj Pulsar NS160 officially launched in India

30/06/2017 - 18:01 | ,   | Neelanjan Chakraborty

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 gets a pressed steel perimeter frame like the one seen in the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS.

After much speculation Bajaj Auto has today added another new product to the Pulsar family in India. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is positioned as a premium aggressive street fighter with an international appeal and is already on sale in Nepal and Turkey.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 red side
The Bajaj Pulsar 160 is priced at INR 78,368 (ex-Delhi) and has the design language seen in the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS.

At the heart of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is the first oil-cooled mill in the segment. Displacing 160.3 cc the SOHC, 4-valve, oil-cooled, DTS-i mill makes 15.5 PS of maximum power at 8,500 rpm and  14.6 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. The gearbox is a 5-speed unit.

Technical specs Bajaj Pulsar NS160
Type 4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Oil Cooled, DTS-i Engine
Displacement (cc)  160.3
Max power (PS @ RPM) 15.5 @ 8500
Max torque (Nm @RPM) 14.6 @ 6500
Front Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
Rear Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Front 240 mm Disc
Rear 130 mm drum
Front 80/100 -17" 46 P Tubeless
Rear 110/80 -17" 57 P Tubeless
Fuel tank
Total litres  12L
System 12V Full DC MF
Headlamp H4 (12V 55/60W)
Length (mm) 2012
Width (mm) 803.5
Height (mm) 1060
Ground clearance (mm) 176
Wheelbase (mm) 1363
Kerb weight (kg) 142

Speaking at the launch, Mr Eric Vas, President, Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto, said:

The new generation Pulsar NS160 offers a combination of raw power, aggressive styling and superior performance that no other bike in its segment can match. The bike is designed to cater to the young and dynamic motorcycle enthusiast who is evolved, restless and demands performance and style in his everyday riding routine.

The Bajaj Pulsar 160 is available in a blend of matte black and three colours which include Saffire Blue, Passion Red and Glossy Pewter Grey. Brakes include a 240 mm disc up front and a 130 mm drum setup in the rear. The single-channel ABS offered in the Turkish version does not make it to India. The bike can store 12-litre of petrol and has a ground clearance of 176 mm. The kerb weight is a claimed 142 kg.

Bajaj Pulsar 160 Glossy Grey
The Bajaj Pulsar 160 misses out on ABS but gets a 240 mm disc up front and a 130 mm drum unit in the rear.

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is priced at INR 78,368 (ex-showroom, Delhi) which is its post GST price.

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