Bajaj Auto finally unveiled their all new motorcycle, 2012 Pulsar in India today. As of now Bajaj has not revealed the price of new Pulsar motorcycle. Price of 2012 Pulsar will be revealed during its launch in April 2012. Bajaj new Pulsar 2012 variant is christened as Pulsar 200 NS.
Pulsar 200 NS engine will have 3 sparks – Triple Spark Ignition System instead of the traditional twin – spark system which are seen in the current Pulsar motorcycles. Pulsar 200 NS is powered by a 199.5 cc engine that will generate a maximum power of 23 bhp @ 9,500 rpm and will deliver a maximum torque of 18.3 Nm at 8,000 rpm. Bajaj will manufacture Pulsar 200 NS at their unit in Chakan near Pune.
Dry weight of new Pulsar 200 NS is 145 kgs. Bajaj new Pulsar 200 NS will have a top speed of 136 kmph, making it one of the fastest motorcycle made by Indian manufacturer. Bajaj new Pulsar 200 NS will be able to accelerate from 0-60 kmph in just 3.8 seconds while it will take just 9.8 seconds to cross 0-100 kmph mark. Apart from these exceptional figures, Pulsar 200 NS delivers a mileage of 58 kmph when driven at a constant speed 55 kmph.
Mr Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto had stated earlier, “I am confident that the new Pulsar will be the most stunning sports bike in the world. It is also my belief that as much as DTS-i took the market by storm, the new technology in the Pulsar will shake up the market this decade.” Bajaj will be launching even powerful Pulsar variants next year.
Pulsar 220 DTS-i Vs Pulsar 200 NS
Compared to the Pulsar 220 DTS-i, which is the fastest Pulsar motorcycle as of now, Pulsar 200 NS is lighter in weight by 7 kgs. Pulsar 200 NS is also faster and more fuel efficient than 220 DTS-i. If you are planning to buy a Pulsar 220 DTS-i, we recommend you to wait it out for a few more months, till the new fastest Indian motorcycle is launched.