Bajaj Pulsar 150 registered 99 per cent Year-on-Year growth in November as the company sold 53,524 units
Bajaj sold 53,524 units of Pulsar 150 last month compared to 26,929 units same month last year and registered 99 per cent growth but sales have come down by around 10,000 units compared to October 2018 sales, which is normal as November hasn’t been a great month for auto manufacturers.
The sales of Pulsar 150 series is expected to improve in coming months as the company has recently launched the Neon Collection and it is based on the base variant. Along with this, Bajaj has also introduced the updated 2019 MY of Pulsar 150 and the performance bike doesn’t get any mechanical changes.
The company is planning to launch the ABS variant of Pulsar 150 earlier next year and the test mule has been already spotted testing near the company. According to the new law, all bikes above 125 cc must come with ABS system as standard and CBS for all two-wheelers below 125 cc as they have already introduced it in new Platina.
The current generation Pulsar 150 has been in the market for a very long time while competitors have moved to new generations and some reports indicate that the company is working on new generation of Pulsar 150 as the new model is expected to reach market sometime next year or early 2020.
The Neon Edition comes with colour accents on the pilot lamp, logo, side cover, grab rail and on the alloy wheels. The company is offering three different colour options – Neon Red, Neon Yellow and Neon Silver. The Pulsar 150 is powered by the same 149 cc, 2-valve, twin spark, air-cooled, DTS-I engine.
This engine puts out 14 PS of power at 8,000 rpm and 13.4 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The braking power comes from 260 mm disc brake at front and 230 mm disc at rear or 130 mm drum unit. The company has given 17-inch wheels and the Neon Edition is priced at Rs. 64,998 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).