Bajaj Pulsar 180F is a successor to the now discontinued Pulsar 180. It was introduced in India last month, but without ABS. It sported the same mechanics as the Pulsar 180. Now the company has updated the Pulsar 180F with ABS.
Thanks to the addition of this mandatory safety feature, prices have also been hiked by Rs.7,800; over its non ABS counterpart. 2019 Bajaj Pulsar 180F ABS carries a price tag of Rs 94,278, ex-showroom. Despite the increase in price, the 180F ABS will continue to be the cheapest half faired motorcycle in the market.
Bajaj Pulsar 180F ABS is now open for bookings at an amount of Rs.500. It gets some updates in terms of features with new neon color and graphics, a matte black paint scheme and single channel ABS.
2019 Bajaj Pulsar 180F ABS will continue to be powered by a 178.6 cc, air cooled, single cylinder, 4 valve engine offering 17 hp power at 8,500 rpm and 14 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm mated to a 5 speed gearbox. It will sit on 17” wheels and get suspension via telescopic forks in the front and dual Nitrox shock absorbers at the rear. Braking will be via 260mm disc in the front and 230mm disc at the rear.
Bajaj Auto has noted outstanding sales where it Pulsar range is concerned. The company sold 1.05 lakh units of the Bajaj Pulsar in March 2019 with the Pulsar 150 being the highest selling model in the company’s Pulsar series with 83,228 units sold last month. This was also for the first time that the company has sold more than 1 lakh units of the Pulsar in a single month which allowed the company to post over 39 percent growth last month.
Bajaj Auto’s Pulsar lineup includes the 150, 160, 180, 200 and 220 cc variants. Pulsar 220 is not as popular among buyers in India and registered negative growth of 6,724 units last month as compared to 7,339 units sold in the same month of the previous year.