The Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is a sports model designed with an Aggressive muscular style and gives the thrill of Naked Sports. It is the younger version of the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 powered by a powerful 160.3cc DTS-I twin spark engine which is the best performance while riding. This model brings in more options for the customers to choose from and has a more affordable price tag. Let’s take a look to understand more about it in detail.
Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a street racer bike available in India. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 gets a 160.3cc BS6 engine which is very stylish and gives a sporty look. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has an anti-locking braking system with both front and rear disc brakes. It weighs 151 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 12 litres.
The Bajaj NS160 is a premium offering that is positioned above the Pulsar 150, both in terms of pricing and features. The NS160 notably retains all the design elements from the NS200. One can only differentiate between the two by the NS160’s smaller tire profiles and smaller 240mm front disc. However, it sports the same perimeter frame as the NS200, making it a better handling motorcycle than the Pulsar 150.
The NS160 uses a 160cc single-cylinder oil-cooled engine that is BS6-compliant. This engine is tuned to deliver 15.3bhp of power and 14.6Nm of torque and mates to a five-speed gearbox.
The motorcycle suspends with a telescopic fork up front and a gas-charged mono-shock at the rear. The motorcycle sports split-five-spoke alloy wheels shod with 80/100 front and 110/80 rear tires. For braking, the motorcycle employs disc brakes at both ends.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 competes with the Honda CB Hornet 160R, Honda XBlade, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZS 3.0 FI. It is available in 4 colours Pewter Gray, Metallic Pearl White, Metallic Pearl White and Brunt Red.
Bajaj bikes came into existence in India way back in 1945 by introducing Chetak scooters. By 1986 they made a paradigm shift by having it’s focus completely on motorcycles and discontinued scooter manufacturing. From there Bajaj was always on course to seal a spot in the top motorcycle manufacturers. On the way, Bajaj made tie-up with Kawasaki in 1984 and KTM in 2007 in which former severed tie up in April 2017. As a result of years of R & D and technology assistance from KTM and Kawasaki, their models are now finding a place among the top and also within motorcycle aficionados.