- Bajaj Pulsar N160 arrives at showrooms
- Officially launched last week
- Prices start from Rs 1.23 lakh
Bajaj Auto recently added a new member to its popular Pulsar family, the Pulsar N160. After the motorcycle was officially launched last week with prices starting from Rs 1.23 lakh (ex-showroom), it has now started arriving at dealerships in India.
Contrary to the Pulsar NS160, which now feels quite outdated in terms of features, the new N160 has a lot to offer. The highlight of the bike is dual-channel ABS which is uncommon in this segment. Other standout features include a USB mobile charging socket, a bi-functional LED projector headlamp, and an LCD that shows a gear position indicator and distance-to-empty figure, alongside the basic date. Even the design of the bike, which is borrowed from the new Pulsar N250, looks contemporary with a fancy headlamp section and muscular body panels.
Powering the motorcycle is a 165cc, oil-cooled engine that is larger than the NS160’s mill. However, the power output is considerably lower at 15.68bhp while the torque figure is nearly identical at 14.65Nm. The lower power shouldn’t be a concern though as Bajaj says 85 per cent of peak torque is available throughout the rev range for easier overtakes in the city and better tractability. Weighing 154kg (kerb), the N160 rides on 17-inch alloy wheels that are suspended by 37mm telescopic forks and a Nitrox monoshock. Meanwhile, braking is handled by a single disc at both ends.
The single-channel ABS variant of the Bajaj Pulsar N160 is available in three colour options including blue, red, and grey while the dual ABS trim comes in a single paint scheme – black.