Bajaj Auto has officially launched the ABS version of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200. The motorcycle costs INR 109,715, ex-showroom, Delhi.
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The ABS variant of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 comes in three colours - Wild Red, Mirage White and Graphite Black. It is now available in all Metros and Bajaj will progressively introduce the bike across all dealerships in the country. Commenting on the introduction of the Pulsar NS200 ABS, Mr Eric Vas, President – Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto Ltd said:
We have received a large number of requests from our customers for ABS and hence we are extending it to the NS200. We are No 1 in performance Naked Sports bikes with our NS200 with a huge fan following among young, performance seeking motorcycle enthusiasts due to its world class quality and style, backed by and its thrilling performance. The introduction of the ABS variant will enhance the bikes performance appeal and strengthen our leadership in this performance segment.
The ABS variant continues to use the same 199.5cc single cylinder SOHC engine. The liquid-cooled triple spark engine makes 23.5 PS at 9,500 rpm; and 18.3 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The engine works in tandem with a 6-speed gearbox. Cycle parts include telescopic front fork, and a rear Nitrox monoshock.
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The motorcycle also gets a distinct ABS stickering on the front fender. ABS helps in preventing the wheel from locking up during braking hard. It thus provides better control of the bike while decelerating suddenly. The non-ABS variant of the bike costs INR 97,216, (INR 12,499 cheaper) ex-showroom Delhi. The NS200 is now the cheapest ABS offering in the country from Bajaj. The bike competes with TVS Apache RTR 200 and Yamaha FZ25 in the segment.