Bajaj Auto up the bar for its competitors in the Indian market by launching a new Pulsar N160 sports commuter bike. Second model based on the new Pulsar 250 platform, the Pulsar N160 bike comes with both single-channel and dual-channel ABS versions priced at Rs.1.22 and Rs.1.27 respectively.
• Bajaj Auto launched the Pulsar N160 bike at Rs.1.23 lakh for a single-channel ABS version
• The bike comes with a 164.82cc single-cylinder engine that generates 15.7bhp of power
• It has 17-inch alloy wheels equipped with disc brakes
• It carries a 14-liter fuel tank
Pulsar N160 Looks & Features
At first sight, it looks like a baby Pulsar of its bigger 250 variants launched in October last year. It features a similar bi-functional LED projector headlamp with LED DRLs as found in the earlier version. Also, the bikers are provided with a user-friendly USB mobile charger. The color scheme arranged for Pulsar N160 includes Racing Red, Techno grey, and Caribbean Blue for the single-channel ABS version and Brooklyn Black paint for the dual-channel ABS version.
Pulsar N160 Mechanics
The big change made by Bajaj Auto in Pulsar N160 is the use of a smaller displacement motor. It is a 164.82cc engine that generates a power of 15.7bhp at 8,750 rpm and 14.65 Nm of peak torque at 6,750 rpm. The 17-inch alloy wheels are fitted with 300mm front and 230mm rear disc brakes. The wheel size of the bike is 100/80 R17 section for the front and 130/70 R17 section for the rear. To total curb weight of the machine is 154 kg.
Who Pulsar N160 Competes With?
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and Hero Xtreme 160R are the nearest competitors of Pulsar N160. While the TVS bike comes at a cheaper price of Rs.1.13 lakh, Hero is priced at Rs.1.12 lakh. Pulsar N160 is slightly higher than these bikes.