The eagerly awaited bike launch of the year, new Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS (Naked Sport) has finally started rolling out. At present the bike will be available in all cities of Maharashtra and it will be available in other parts of India by August-2012, in a phased manner. The Pulsar 200 NS is launched in Pune, at an ex showroom price of Rs. 84,096/-.
During the launch event in Pune yesterday, Bajaj officials revealed to the press conference that the pricing for Pulsar 200NS not introductory but fixed and even added saying changes to the production version of the Pulsar 200 NS include 55 watt headlight, number plate position change, new tyre hugger.
4 Shades available in Bajaj Pulsar 200NS –
Pulsar 200 NS design has taken inspiration from Honda’s CB1000R, but there are many Pulsar family traits like the tank and the LED split tail lamp at the rear. A fully faired version of the Pulsar 200 NS is under development but the launch still remains the mystery for now. According to sources, the fully faired version of the Pulsar 200 is called Pulsar 200SS (Super Sports) and is expected to see the light of the day by end-2012 or early-2013.
Refresher – Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS will be powered by 200 cc engine, with SOHC 4 valve engine with triple sparks plugs producing 23.17 BHP of peak power at 9500 RPM and 18.3 Nm of peak torque at 8000 RPM, Bajaj claim the Pulsar 200 NS will hit 60 km/h in 3.61 seconds and 100 km/h in just 9.83 seconds. The Pulsar 200 NS is not the fastest Indian with a top speed of 136 km/h. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and the Pulsar 200 NS uses liquid cooling. With the use of lighter components, the Pulsar 200 NS weighs 145 kgs.
Also see – Bajaj Pulsar 200SS fully-faired version more details emerge