Bajaj Pulsar NS200

  • KEY FEATURES
  • CAPACITY 199.5CC
  • MILEAGE N/A
  • MAX POWER 23.2 bhp

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Review

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Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Design And Style

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Design And Style

The Pulsar 200NS is the motorcycle which rewrote what 200cc segment motorcycles should look like. Initial inspiration for the 200NS’s design seemed to have been taken from the smallest Pulsar, the Pulsar 135LS. But with the latest facelift, the Pulsar 200NS bears a sporty look, with all the new decals and the matte paint finishes.

The big, largely opaque ‘200’ decal on the tank shroud adds detail and character to the motorcycle. The Pulsar 200NS is not exactly a sharp motorcycle, but instead, has muscular curves at all the right places. The small cowl, positioned under the engine makes for an interesting little detail and is the only part in the design of the motorcycle which promotes sharpness.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Engine And Performance

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Engine And Performance

The Bajaj Pulsar 200NS is powered by a 199.5cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 23.17bhp at 9,500rpm and a peak torque output of 18.3Nm at 8,000rpm. The rear wheel is chain-driven via a 6-speed gearbox.

The motorcycle is capable of accelerating from 0-100kmph in 9.83 seconds and will go on to touch a top speed of just over 136kmph. One impression that can be taken away from riding the Pulsar 200NS is that, the engine is rev-happy, because it remains butter smooth throughout the rev-range. Acceleration too, as the figures point out, is brisk, and a sense of urgency can be felt.

Though the engine is roughly based on that of the KTM Duke 200, the power delivery is more linear and smooth instead of the mad dash to the rev-limiter felt on the KTM.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Fuel Efficiency

Bajaj Pulsar NS200Fuel Efficiency

The triple-spark technology helps here, as it has increased combustion efficiency and better ride-ability at low revs has also contributed to efficiency. The Pulsar 200NS returns 30kmpl while being ridden around town, and 40kmpl when out on the highway. An average mileage of 35kmpl is respectable, given that it uses a high-compression 200cc engine.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Important Features

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Important Features

The Pulsar 200NS was the motorcycle which kick-started the affordable 200cc motorcycling segment in India. Hence, it is the value-for-money factor that is the most important feature of this motorcycle.

It also features best-in-class braking, with a 280mm disc up front and a 230mm disc at the rear. The best feature though has to be Bajaj’s patented triple-spark technology, which debuted on the 200NS.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Verdict

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Verdict

The Bajaj Pulsar 200NS started a revolution of sorts, and brought low-capacity high-performance motorcycling to the masses, at an affordable price. The popularity of the motorcycle is evident in the fact that Bajaj had to stop production of the 200NS for a brief period so that its other models, the Pulsar RS200 and AS200.

But Bajaj had to bring the NS200 back, as demand did not di down even months after production was stopped. In its current avatar, the NS200 looks better than ever, and sales of the motorcycle doesn’t seem seem to slow down despite arrival of fresh competition.

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Q & A

What's the mileage given by a Pulsar 200NS?

The Pulsar 200NS returns 30kmpl in city riding conditions and 40kmpl on long highway rides. However, the mileage depends on how the throttle is handled. If the motorcycle is ridden at full throttle on the highway, the mileage figures can drop to as low as 18kmpl.

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What engine oil should I use in a Pulsar 200NS?

Bajaj recommends Pulsar 200NS users to use their Bajaj DTS-i 10,000 engine oil, but engine oil of any brand, having the same specifications as the recommended one — 20W50

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Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Models

 99,283.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 111,283.00   Ex-Showroom Price

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Specifications

Standard
Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Calliper Type --
Front Brake Size 280 mm
Front Brake Type Disc
Front Suspension Telescopic Front Fork with Antifriction Bush
Front Tyre Size 100/80-17" 52 P Tubeless
Front Wheel Size 17 inch
Radial Tyres No
Rear Brake Size 230 mm
Rear Brake Type Disc
Rear Suspension Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber with Canister
Rear Tyre Size 130/70-17" 62 P Tubeless
Rear Wheel Size --
Tyre Type Tubeless
Wheel Type Alloy
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Pressed steel Perimeter Frame
Ground Clearance 167 mm
Kerb Weight 152 kg
Overall Height 1,075 mm
Overall Length 2,017 mm
Overall Width 804 mm
Seat Height 805 mm
Wheelbase 1,363 mm
Engine & Transmission
Bore 72 mm
Clutch Wet Multi-Disc
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Cylinders 1
Displacement 199.5 cc
Fuel Delivery System Carburettor
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type Manual
Ignition Independent spark control through ECU
Max Power 23.2 bhp @ 9,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 18.3 Nm @ 8,000 rpm
No. of Gears 6
Spark Plugs 3 Per Cylinder
Stroke 49 mm
Transmission Type Chain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Fuel Efficiency & Performance
0 to 60 kmph --
60 to 0 kmph --
Fuel Efficiency Range --
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Mileage --
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2 litres
Top Speed --

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Features

Antilock Braking System No
Battery 12V 8AH VRLA
Brake/Tail Light 0.3/3 W, LED
Clock No
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
Electric System 12V DC
Fuel Guage Yes
Headlight Bulb Type H4 Blue Tinge 12V 55/60W
Headlight Type Multi-Reflector Type
Killswitch Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
No. of Tripmeters 2
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Digital
Stand Alarm Yes
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat Yes
Tachometer Analogue
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal Yes

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