The Pulsar 200 NS engine comes with three sparks tech rather than the customary dual or twin spark Indian bikes are fitted with. Bajaj will introduce triple spark new technology in their new bikes, and older Pulsar bikes will not get this upgrade. The Pulsar 200NS joins the existing range of Pulsar motorcycles, the 135cc, 150cc, 180cc and 220cc.
Sporting a 199.5 cc 4V engine, the new Pulsar 200 NS will record max power of 23 bhp @ 9,500 rpm and will maximum torque of 18.3 Nm at 8,000 rpm. Top speed is pegged at 136 kmph, which makes the Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS amongst the fastest Indian two wheelers by Bajaj.
The new Pulsar goes from 0-60 kmph in just 3.61 seconds and 0-100 kmph in 9.8 seconds. If driven at a constant of 55 kmph, mileage attained would be 58 kmph, making the bike rather fuel efficient given today’s vehicular traffic constraints n Indian roads.
Pulsar 200 NS comes with disc brakes on the front and rear wheel. Ground clearance is marked at 167 mm, and the bike has a kerb weight at 145 kgs. There’s a 12 liter fuel tank, and the bike runs on 10 spoke 17 inch alloy wheels. You’ll spot the telescopic fork affront and Nitrox mono-shock suspension at the rear. Dry weight for the new Pulsar 200 NS is 145 kgs. Bike enthusiasts can look forward to Bajaj introducing a bigger engine Pulsar soon as the company is working on a 350cc engine Pulsar two wheeler that they would start selling in 2013.
The new Pulsar 200NS will be launched in April 2012, and as such no revelations have been made regarding its price range. The bike will be priced below Rs 1 lakh. K Srinivas, President – Motorcycles Bajaj had this to say. “The Pulsar 200NS showcases next leap in technology and design and will set the standard for others to follow.” MD Rajiv Bajaj had this to say, “There will be more than one Pulsar with this new technology.” The new Pulsar 200NS will be manufactured alongside Bajaj’s range of existing Pulsars bikes, and the KTM Duke at their Chakan plant.