As per our dealer sources, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and NS160 will be launched by the end of March 2019. Both the bikes will sport a single-channel ABS unit.
Bajaj Auto recently updated Avenger 220 and Pulsar 220F with AntiLock Braking System (ABS). Both the motorcycles now get a single-channel ABS unit.
After this, a lot of bikes in the stable are still left to be updated. As per our dealer sources, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and NS160 will be getting by the end of March 2019. The safety regulations are set to kick in from April 2019.
Like other bikes, Pulsar 150 and NS160 will also sport a single ABS. At the back, it will get a rear lift-off protection (RLP), which prevents the motorcycle from doing a stoppie during sudden front braking.
With the safety update, the prices are set to increase by around Rs 7,000. Bajaj Pulsar 150 is priced from Rs 64,998 going up to Rs 80,794 (ex-showroom Delhi). Pulsar NS160 is priced at Rs 85,690 (ex-showroom).
Bajaj Pulsar 150 is available in three variants – Neon, Standard and Twin-Disc. ABS will be available in all the three variants.
Pulsar NS160 was recently updated with a rear disc brake. It comes in only 1 variant one – Front and Rear Disc brake.
Pulsar 150 is the best selling Pulsar of all time. Even this time, it is one of the best selling sporty commuter motorcycles. For the month of December 2018, it stands at the fifth best-selling motorcycle.
Bajaj Pulsar 150 comes with a grunty 149cc air-cooled that puts out 14 BHP and 13.4 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed transmission setup.
Pulsar NS160 is equipped with a 160.3cc oil-cooled engine that delivers 15.5 BHP and 14.6 Nm of peak torque. A 5-speed gearbox setup is also used on the bike.
Along with these two motorcycles, Bajaj will provide ABS on V15 (Vikrant), CB Unicorn, Unicorn 160, Avenger 180 and Pulsar 180.