2017 Bajaj Pulsar 180 spied ahead of launch as the brand prepares updates for the entire range soon including the 150, 180 and 220F
2017 Bajaj Pulsar 180 is ready to come in a refreshed look soon, when the popular bike-maker launches updated Pulsar range. Ahead of its launch Pulsar 180 has been spied with a rear disc brake instead of a conventional drum brake available in current model. Indian automobile market is preparing to meet the new safety norms. Therefore adding a rear disc brake will surely offer moe efficient braking for upcoming Pulsar 180.
The Bajaj Pulsar 180 spied undisguised in the video, comes with mono-colour paint job rather than dual-tone paint and new sporty body decals in-line with 2017 Pulsar 220. Apart from that, the bike sports new headlamp mask and refreshed handlebar. Unlike outgoing model’s glossy finished handlebar now it dons matte black finish.
Also the new blue back-lit display on analog-digital instrument cluster makes it more attractive than the previous orange back-lit display. New red rim-decals enhance the Pulsar 180’s sportiness further. Seat quality has been improved, as they come softer than outgoing model’s seats. The overall design of the bike remains intact, while with the cosmetic updates it looks much sharper and sportier than before.
Generating power for Bajaj Pulsar 180 is a 178cc single-cylinder engine, mated to a 5-speed transmission. This engine is capable to churn out 17 bhp of peak power at 8,500 rpm and 14 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. It is still not clear, if the engine will be tuned to produce more power and torque in upcoming model. But a significant update is that the upcoming bike will be BS-IV emission norm compliant.
For braking duty the new Pulsar 180 is equipped with a 260mm front disc and a 230mm rear disc brake. Telescopic front suspension at front with anti-friction bush and twin 5-step adjustable Nitrox shock absorber at rear deliver smoother riding experience. It runs on 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in tubeless tyres.
Source: Dino’s Vault