Bajaj Pulsar has nothing to do with re-introducing Indians. These motorcycles of Bajaj are very popular with people of all age groups from twenties to forties. Recently the new Pulsar N150 and N160 have been launched in India with new features. Prices start from Rs 1.18 lakh and Rs 1.31 lakh respectively (ex-showroom). Now the issue is, how much has Bajaj managed to make the new model more modern than the old version? In this report the details are presented.
Bajaj Pulsar N150 and N160: Platform and Design
The new Bajaj Pulsar N150 and N160 are based on the same chassis as before. Even the design has not changed. As before, it comes with DRL and single projector headlights. The fuel tank and shroud remain the same. Changes in looks include the addition of new graphics. Which infuses the freshness and enhances the sporty looks. Apart from this, the seats, handlebars and body panels of the new model remain unchanged.
Bajaj Pulsar N150 & N160: Parts & Features
A significant change to the new Bajaj Pulsar N150 and N160 is the new digital instrument cluster. The LCD unit comes with Bluetooth connectivity, which will receive call and message notification alerts. However, along with the new models, Bajaj has also continued to sell models with semi-digital instrument consoles.
Apart from the digital dash, the new Pulsar gets the usual telescopic front fork, rear monoshock suspension, disc brakes, alloy wheels, LED lighting etc. Even the components of the new Pulsar N150 and N160 have not seen any innovation.
Bajaj Pulsar N150 and N160: Engine Specifications
The engine of the new Pulsar N150 and N160 has also not been changed. As before it has a single cylinder, air cooled engine. The former will be powered by a 149cc motor producing 14.3 bhp of power and 13.5 mm of torque. Whereas the second model will get 15.6 bhp of power and 14.6 mm of torque from the 164.82 cc powertrain. Both models have a five-speed gearbox.