Bajaj Auto Launches the New Age Pulsar Range


Bajaj Auto Ltd at the showcase of the New Age Pulsars

  • Launches Pulsar Adventure Sport series with AS 200 and AS150
  • Racing Sports bike – the Pulsar RS 200 – sets new benchmarks in Style and Performance

Pune April 28, 2015: Bajaj Auto is all set to set all new benchmarks in the performance bike segment with the launch of the new age Pulsars. The company unveiled the Pulsar Adventure Sport series with Pulsar AS 200 and Pulsar AS 150 together with the fully faired Pulsar RS 200. This new range offers a world class styling and performance which is unmatched by any other competitive product offering.

According to Mr. Eric Vas, President – Motorcycles Business, Bajaj Auto Ltd. “The new age Pulsars are showcase of the R&D prowess of the company. We have constantly innovated to ensure that the Pulsars stayed well ahead-on performance, technology, styling and class leading features. The development of range of such differentiated superlative products within a short span of time is a rare phenomenon in this industry.”

He further added, “Today Pulsar range sells more than 55,000 units every month in the domestic sports motorcycle market with a leadership market share of 43% making it India’s no.1 Sports bike for 14 years in a row. We are confident that this new offerings will enable us to take that share closer to 50%.”

With Pulsar NS, AS and RS range, Bajaj is catering to all the possible needs of customer who is looking for a sporty, stylish and powerful bike.

More about New Age Pulsars:

Pulsar Adventure Sports

The Pulsar Adventure Sport comes with a distinct style combining a muscular fairing and extended visor, both of which help it tackle long distance riding and wind resistance with aplomb. It is mounted on a perimeter frame with a monoshock absorber to provide rock solid stability and control at high speeds.

Both Adventure Sports bikes come with projector headlamps which is another first in the segment. The Pulsar AS 200 comes with a 199.5 cc Triple Spark, 4-Valve Liquid Cooled DTSi engine, while the Pulsar AS 150 will run on a 149.5 cc Twin Spark, 4-Valve Air Cooled DTSi engine. The AS200 and AS150 belt out 23.5 and 17 PS of power respectively which makes them more powerful than any other competition bike in their category.

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The Pulsar Adventure Sport series will be a delight to young bikers who want to fulfil their need of daily city riding, while at the same time desire to explore our vast and incredible outdoors over the weekends. These new generation bikes are a winning combination of easy handling in traffic and raw brutal power when one needs it.

The Pulsar AS 200 is priced at Rs 91,067/- and the Pulsar AS 150 at Rs 80,573/- ex-showroom Pune. They are available in three colours – Red, Black and Blue.

Pulsar Racing Sports

The Pulsar RS200 demonstrates the design, fit and finish of the dream super sports bike that Indian youth would love to ride on. The muscular yet aerodynamic bike with its Pulsar design character, stylish front fairing and evolved performance dynamics entices you to race. Once astride, the HD focus twin projector headlights tame the darkest roads with devil’s eyes. The high intensity crystal LED tail lamp mesmerizes other riders that it leaves behind.

The Pulsar RS200 takes technology to another level with:

  • A 4-valve Triple Spark DTSi Engine with Fuel Injection and Liquid Cooling to deliver the ultimate 200 cc performance – seamless and tractable power delivery at all speeds, longevity and durable performance in all weather conditions.
  • 300mm disc brakes with ABS for uber-responsive sure-shot braking on any surface.
  • Perimeter Frame for high stiffness-low flex to conquer the trickiest hairpins with elan. The gas filled Nitrox Mono suspension goes on to ensure comfortable riding and handling of the bike for hours at a stretch.
  • A throaty midship race spec exhaust for better response – hitting the redline will never sound better

The Pulsar RS 200 unleashes 24.5 PS power and achieves a top speed of 141 km/hr and redlines at 11,000 rpm. It is a bike that is designed to take on the race track or everyday roads with equal ease.

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The new Pulsar is in a position to completely change the dynamics and expectations in the Super-sport segment. The Pulsar RS 200 starts at Rs. 121,069/- (non-ABS version) and comes at Rs. 133,094/- (ABS version) ex-showroom Pune.

These new bikes join the Pulsar NS 200 which was the first of the new age Pulsar to be launched last year.

The Pulsars have a complete dominance in the 150cc+ segment with the Pulsar 220, Pulsar NS 200, the recently launched Pulsar RS 200 and of course the existing Pulsar 180, 150 and 135.

With the launch of the new generation Pulsars, Bajaj Auto is once again leading the creation of a new Industry segments and the Pulsar will set the rules for others to follow.