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.
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|
|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|
|System||12V Full DC MF|
|Headlamp||H4 (12V 55/60W)|
|Ground clearance (mm)||176|
|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.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is priced at INR 78,368 (ex-showroom, Delhi) which is its post GST price.