walkaround and ride review of the new Bajaj Pulsar 180F is out. It seems that the bike is launched silently and is now shipped off to dealerships.
Just yesterday, we got a shocking news that Bajaj updated the Pulsar 180 with the semi-faired styling from Pulsar 220F. The non-faired Pulsar 180 is also available in the market.
Here is the first
Talking about the styling cues, Bajaj Pulsar 180F gets most of its styling bits from 220F. The small exhaust system is retained and even the graphics differentiate itself from Pulsar 220F.
The reviewer says that the performance of the 180F is better than the regular one. The clutch is lighter, gear shifts easier and the throttle is better than the regular one. The engine is as refined as it was earlier.
The better performance has resulted in smoother power delivery. The reviewer was able to take the bike up to 115 km/hr, in which, he felt no vibrations.
Bajaj Pulsar 180F continues with the same engine setup. Its 178.6cc air-cooled DTS-i engine delivers 17 BHP and 14.2 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox setup.
The mileage expected from the bike is around 42 kmpl. Most of the Pulsars get the biggest fuel tank capacity in its segment.
The seat is now more cushioned and soft. He says that the seat is now more comfortable than the regular one. Since the semi-fairing comes, 180F now gets the projector headlamps too.
Currently, it comes at a price of Rs 86,500 (ex-showroom). With the inclusion of ABS soon, the prices will further increase by Rs 6,000-7,000. However,
Bajaj Pulsar 180F competes with the likes of TVS Apache RTR 180, its age-old rival in this segment. In terms of prices, it goes against Apache RTR 160 4V, Yamaha FZ V3 and Honda CB Hornet 160R.
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