There has been a lot of speculations about the Bajaj Pulsar 150NS launch in India, it has been sold in Mexico, Thailand and Turkey. It was about time Bajaj launched the Pulsar 150NS in India.
Some of the vendors are a confident lot about the launch of the Pulsar 150NS coming September 2016. The new Pulsar 150NS will share much of its design and parts from it's elder sibling - Pulsar 200NS.
Yes, the Pulsar 200NS is not on sale, however, we hear that it can be brought back in India along with the Pulsar 150NS. With the naked bikes making a beeline for sales from every other manufacturer, it was about time Bajaj brought the Pulsar 150NS.
Talking about the Pulsar 150NS and its design, it will be a naked street bike and looks very much a Pulsar AS150 without the fairing in the front. The Bajaj street bike Pulsar 150NS will compete with the Suzuki Gixxer 155.
The launch of the Pulsar 150NS in September will position the bike in between the P150 and AS150 and Bajaj will coincide the launch with the festive period in India.
While the price of the new Pulsar 150NS is expected to be in the range of Rs. 78,000, with this pricing, Bajaj is looking to rival the Suzuki Gixxer 155, Honda CB Hornet 160R and the updated and Yamaha FZ-S.
As for the specs of the new Pulsar 150NS, it will be powered by a 149.5cc engine punching out 17bhp at 9000rpm and 13Nm of torque at 7500rpm and will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Bajaj Pulsar 150NS can go from 0-100 kmph in 15 seconds and a top speed of 120kmph. The front brake will be taken care by 240mm disc and rear with 130mm drum brakes. Wheels will be of alloy make. As for the suspension of the Pulsar 150NS, the front is telescopic forks and rear will be absorbed by gas-filled mono shock.
You can expect a mileage of an approx. 55 kmpl in current road driving conditions, however, an ARAI could certify it much higher.
In terms of styling and design, the new Pulsar 150NS is muscular and bold, the cowls on the tank take an aggressive look and looks very sporty. The seats are split that we see in most of the sports bikes and is comfortable too.
The grab handles at the rear of the Pulsar 150NS are split and gives the impression of a horn shaped design. The taillamps are a trademark as every Pulsars that we see on the Indian roads. The aluminium designed fuel tank looks stylish. The instrument cluster comes in digital and analogue format. The tachometer is in analogue mode and the fuel gauge and other indicators.
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