Bajaj Pulsar P150 is positioned between the existing Pulsar 150 and the Pulsar N160 and is lighter than the former as well
Bajaj Auto introduced a new entry-level Pulsar in the Indian market yesterday christened the Pulsar P150. Positioned between the existing Pulsar 150 and the Pulsar N160, the Bajaj Pulsar P150 carries a brand new styling and engine along with a number of interesting bits. Here we have listed the top five things you should know about the all-new Bajaj Pulsar P150:
1. New Design:
On the design front, the Bajaj Pulsar P150 gets a rather stylish headlamp with a short transparent windscreen, sporty-looking alloy wheels, halogen turn signals, split grab rails, sharp fuel tank extension and body-coloured belly pan, Butterfly-inspired twin vertical LED tail lamps, an upright handlebar, relaxed rider footpegs, etc.
2. New Engine:
The Bajaj Pulsar P150 derives power from a new 149 cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine, which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 14.5 hp at 8,500 rpm and 13.5 Nm of peak torque at 6,000 rpm. The powertrain is linked with a five-speed transmission. It is based on a new tubular chassis and boasts a semi-digital cluster borrowed from Pulsar N160 and N250 with gear position indication and distance-to-empty.
3. Lighter Than Pulsar 150:
The sporty-looking commuter tips the weighing scale at 140 kg and is 10 kg lighter than the current generation Pulsar 150. It has a ground clearance of 165 mm while the seat height stands at 790 mm and the fuel tank capacity is rated at 14 litres. The suspension duties are performed by 31 mm telescopic front forks and a monoshock at the rear.
4. Price & Variants:
The Bajaj Pulsar P150 comes in single-disc and dual-disc variants – both featuring a single-channel ABS system. The former costs Rs. 1.17 lakh and the latter is priced at Rs. 1.20 lakh (ex-showroom). Both are available in five colours namely Racing Red, Caribbean Blue, Ebony Black Red, Ebony Black Blue and Ebony Black White. The dual-disc model has fatter tyres, 230 mm rear disc brake, split-seat set-up and clip-on handlebars. The single-disc variant has a tubular handlebar.
The Bajaj Pulsar P150 competes against Yamaha FZ FI V3, TVS Apache RTR 160 2V and Hero Xtreme 160 R.