Bajaj Pulsar N160: 5 issues to know in regards to the new bike

The Pulsar N160 relies on the N250 however will get delicate design adjustments on the bare motorbike.

Bajaj has a brand new contender within the 160cc bare sport section – the Pulsar N160. Based mostly on the Pulsar N250, the N160 is right here to tackle the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Yamaha FZ and the Suzuki Gixxer. Listed here are 5 key factors to know in regards to the newest motorbike from Bajaj.

1. Accessible in two variants

Bajaj has launched the brand new Pulsar N160 in two variants. The only channel ABS variant prices Rs 1.23 lakh, whereas the twin channel ABS variant prices Rs 1.28 lakh (all costs ex-showroom, Delhi).

By way of paint shades, the N160 single channel ABS could be had in Caribbean Blue, Racing Crimson and Techno Grey choices, however the dual-channel variant is barely supplied in Brooklyn Black for now.

2. Options an underbelly exhaust

Though the brand new Pulsar N160 is sort of similar to the N250, a key distinction of their design is the exhaust. Whereas the bigger mannequin has a side-slung exhaust, Bajaj has geared up the N160 with an underbelly exhaust system just like the Pulsar NS160.

Aside from this, the brand new Pulsar N160 options the identical single LED projector headlamps – slim LED daytime working lamps on both facet – gas tank, tank extension, cut up seats, alloy wheels and tail-lights just like the Pulsar N250.

3. A brand new chassis and segment-first twin channel ABS. Get

The key speaking level on the brand new Bajaj Pulsar N160 is a brand new tubular body chassis which is lighter than the perimeter body of the NS160 and contains twin channel ABS, a section first. The twin channel variant will get a 300mm entrance disc, whereas the only channel model will get a 280mm entrance disc. In the meantime, the rear disc is 230mm on each the variations.

Different options of the brand new Pulsar N160 embrace a USB charging port, a 14-litre gas tank and a Digi-Analog instrument cluster that shows gear place, clock, gas financial system and vary.

4. Powered by a 165cc, oil-cooled engine

Powering the Pulsar N160 is a brand new 16hp, 14.65Nm, 164.82cc, oil-cooled, single cylinder engine. This unit develops 1.2hp lower than the Pulsar NS160, whereas torque stays the identical because the latter. The 160cc engine of the NS makes use of a 4-valve set-up, however the N160 makes do with a 2-valve set-up. By way of gearbox, the Pulsar N160 makes use of a 5-speed unit.

5. Suspension and Wheels

Suspension duties on the brand new Pulsar N160 are dealt with by 37mm telescopic forks up entrance and mono shocks on the rear. Bajaj has given 17-inch wheels to the motorbike – 100/80-17 on the entrance and 130/70-17 on the rear. As for the curb weight, the only channel model weighs 152kg whereas the twin channel model weighs 2kg extra.

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