Bajaj’s second coming in the modern 200cc streetfighter segment. When it was first launched in 2012, the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS (no, that isn’t a typo) offered striking looks, hair-raising performance and impressive handling at a sweet price point. However, in the face of competition from the Hero Karizma (this was before Hero MotoCorp messed up the design) and the very bike it was supposed to replace – the Pulsar 220F, the Pulsar 200NS just couldn’t keep up. So the bike was silently phased out in 2015 with the Pulsar AS200 filling the void.
Now though, times have changed and the Indian audience has warmed up to the idea of spending this kind of money on a naked bike and Bajaj just cannot afford to stay out of contention. As such, the Pulsar 200NS has made a comeback in a new BS IV-compliant avatar and an inverted name.