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2020 Bajaj Pulsar NS160, NS200 & RS200 get new colours; price starts at INR 1,08,589

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

The brand loves to call themselves as the World’s favourite Indian, and well, the Pulsar motorcycle range has for decades offered a thrilling motorcycling experience. To celebrate the festive season of 2020, Bajaj Auto has now announced new body colour options for the Pulsar NS160, NS200 & RS200 motorcycles. Both the Pulsar NS & RS series now sport colour block paint schemes adding a breath of fresh air amidst increasing competition. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 prices start at INR 1,08,589 (ex-showroom Delhi). The prices for the Pulsar RS200 with dual-channel ABS start at INR 1,52,179 while the NS200 asks for INR 1,31,219 (ex-showroom Delhi). These new versions of the NS & RS series will be available at Bajaj showrooms from 23rd October, 2020.

Powering the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is a 199.5cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, fuel-injected motor producing 24.5 PS of power @ 9750 RPM and 18.7 Nm of torque @ 8000 RPM matched to a 6-speed gearbox. Available as a sports tourer, the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 will be available in matte red, metallic pearl white and grey paint options. The bike sports a 300mm front disc brake with a 230mm rear disc along with dual-channel ABS for added layer of safety. Riding on a perimeter chassis, the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 tries to fight it out with the likes of Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 in the Indian market; both bikes being affordable fully-faired models.

The Pulsar NS200 makes use of the same engine as the RS200, pumping 24.5 PS of power while the Pulsar NS160 comes with a 160.3cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, 4-valve, fuel-injected motor producing 17.2 PS of power and 14.6 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed gearbox. The Bajaj Pulsar NS range has one of the best power-to-weight ratios in the segment, making them fun to ride in the city and even around twisty roads. The 2020 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 & NS200 will be abailable in red matte, pearl white metallic, grey and satin blue paint schemes. The bikes will also get new white painted alloy wheels to add a new vibe.

Additionally, the bikes now get the front and rear motorcycle fenders in textured carbon fibre finish and hot stamping design on the seats to add a sporty touch.