Bajaj Pulsar sales improved by 122 per cent as the company sold 67,682 units in January against 30,425 units in the same month last year
Bajaj sold 67,682 units of Pulsar 150 in January compared to 30,425 units in same month last year and posted an impressive growth of 122 per cent. The recent introduction of Neon Edition and Classic models have helped the company to improve sales. They have also introduced dual disc variant with ABS system in Pulsar 150.
To meet the new safety law in which all bikes above 125 cc model must come with the ABS system as standard. Like most of the other manufacturers, Bajaj has given single-channel ABS system for most of the models which will reduce the cost compared to dual channel systems. The Pulsar 150 also comes with Rear Lift-Off Protection (RLP) sensor and this same system is also available in KTM 200 Duke also.
Bajaj Pulsar 150 is powered by 149 cc, 2-valve, twin spark, air-cooled DTS-I engine, which produces 14 PS of power at 8,000 rpm and 13.4 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The braking power comes from 260 mm disc at the front and 230 mm disc at the rear. The company is also offering a drum model.
The Pulsar 150 comes with telescopic forks at the front and twin gas-charged suspension at the rear. The entry-level performance gets 17-inch wheels with 100/90 section at the rear and 90/90 section tyre at the front. The fuel tank capacity of Pulsar 150 is 15 litres and most of the owners are getting around 50 kmpl, which gives a good range for the bike.
The company is also working on an all-new version of Pulsar series as the current model has been in the market for a very long time. The changes on Neon Edition variant is limited to just colour options only and it is available in three colour options – Neon Red, Neon Yellow and Neon Silver colour option.
The company has commenced sales of Pulsar 150 Twin-Disc ABS across the country and it is priced at Rs. 87,226 (ex-showroom). The dual disc ABS variant is priced at a premium of Rs. 6432 compared to the non-ABS model. Bajaj Pulsar 150 compete against Honda CB Unicorn 150 and TVS Apache RTR 160.