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50% Bajaj Pulsar RS200 buyers prefer ABS over non-ABS variant

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First of the new generation Pulsars has managed to register consistent sales following a strong start. Bajaj’s maiden fully faired motorcycle crossed 3,500 bookings in April.

Eric Vas, president of motorcycle business, Bajaj Auto, has revealed that roughly 50% of customers who have booked Bajaj Pulsar RS200 preferred ABS variant. The fastest and most expensive Pulsar ever has registered such strong books even though it’s currently being sold only in select regions (17 cities).

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 booking

ABS variants account for 50% of Bajaj Pulsar RS200 bookings.

While export-spec Pulsar RS200 are equipped with dual channel ABS system, top-end Indian model makes do with single-channel ABS (governs only front wheel). ABS variant is dearer than base variant by INR 12,000. The Race Sports Pulsar is also equipped with dual projector headlamps, LED pilot lamps, clip-on handlebar and two-piece taillight.

Read our review of Bajaj Pulsar RS200

RS200 derived its 199.5 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which adopts fuel-injection system to produce 24.5 PS at 9,750 rpm and 18.6 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm. The engine is paired to a 6-speed transmission.

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Single channel ABS variant is more expensive than base model by INR 12,000.

Bajaj is also working on a flagship variant of the fully faired Pulsar with KTM Duke 390’s 372.3 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine which would be introduced within this fiscal. The brand is also working on creating a Cruising Sports segment. CS400 concept which was showcased at Auto Expo 2012 gives us a basic idea on what to expect.

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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