Pune-based renowned Indian two-wheeler manufacturer, Bajaj Auto Ltd, has finally launched the much-awaited ABS variant of its Pulsar NS200 street-naked bike. The new Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS price has been kept at Rs 1,09,715 (ex-showroom, New Delhi), which makes it roughly Rs 12,700 costlier than the non-ABS model. Other than the introduction of the ABS, there is absolutely no change in the specifications and the mileage of the motorcycle. It’s worth a mention here that the NS200 was taken off the shelves back in 2015. This was done to prevent product overlap due to the introduction of Pulsar RS200 and Pulsar AS200. The company relaunched the BS-IV-compliant NS 200 earlier this year and has finally come up with the much needed ABS version.
Like we said, there is absolutely no change in the specifications and the mileage. The NS 200 has been known to offer a good mix of performance and fuel average mileage. Things will be pretty much the same with the new ABS version. If anything, the bike just got safer due to the introduction of this safety feature. We have always liked this Pulsar for its beefy looks and bold styling. With the launch of the ABS model, this new-age Pulsar becomes an even better package. Here is all the important information on the new 2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS model.
“Commenting on the introduction of the Pulsar NS200 ABS, Mr Eric Vas, President – Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto Ltd said, We have received a large number of requests from our customers for ABS and hence we are extending it to the NS200 . We are No 1 in performance Naked Sports bikes with our NS200 with a huge fan following among young, performance seeking motorcycle enthusiasts due to its world class quality and style, backed by and its thrilling performance. The introduction of the ABS variant will enhance the bikes performance appeal and strengthen our leadership in this performance segment.”
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Price in India
|Price (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 1.09 lakh|
The latest model from Bajaj Auto Ltd has gone on sale at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1,09,715 in New Delhi. In comparison, the non-ABS model costs roughly Rs 96,300. All this makes the new ABS version almost Rs 12,700 costlier than the non-ABS version. While the premium is slightly on the higher side, we still applaud Bajaj for finally launching this very important safety feature. We, at Car Blog India, have always made it a point to urge our readers to give safety a prime importance. Hence, those of you who have been planning to buy an NS 200 should now opt for the new ABS-equipped version. ABS makes a world of difference to the braking performance and makes your ride much safer.
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Specifications
|Engine||199.5 cc, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4 valve, DTSi|
|Max. Power||23.52 PS at 9500 rpm|
|Peak Torque||18.3 Nm at 8000 rpm|
|Front Suspension||Conventional Telescopic Forks|
The new 2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS gets the same 199.5 cc, 4 valve, single cylinder BS4-compliant engine that powers the standard variant. Sadly, the motorcycle is yet to get fuel injection.Sources inform us that the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 FI (Fuel Injection) model will launch soon. There is absolutely no change in the engine specs of the new bike. The motor continues to churn out a maximum power of 23.52 PS at 9500 rpm along with a peak torque of 18.3 Nm at 8,000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
The Pulsar NS 200 boasts conventional front forks at the front and a gas-charged Nitrox monoshock suspension setup at the rear. The motorcycle rides on stylish 17-inch mag wheels that come shod with a 100-section front tire and a 130-section rear tire. Braking duties are courtesy of disc brakes, both at front and rear. While the front disc brake has a 280 mm rotor with a twin-calliper arrangement, the rear gets a 230 mm disc with a single-calliper setup. The ABS module for the 2017 NS 200 is the same unit that is also available on its full fairing sibling, the Pulsar RS200.
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Mileage
As there is no change in the specs, even the mileage remains the same. The NS 200 ABS can offer as much as 50 KMPL. Even in the urban environment, the bike can offer up to 45 KMPL. This motorcycle really offers a decent mileage for a model with this kind of power and engine displacement. This has been made possible due to usage of modern technologies such as a triple spark plug ignition system.
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Features
- 55W halogen headlamp
- Stylish mag wheels
- Tubeless tires
- Nitrox Rear Monoshoch
- Semi-digital speedo console
- Clip-ons styled handlebars
- Backlit switchgear
- Electric Start
- Split seats
- Split grabrails
- Engine cowl
- Self-cancelling indicators
- Engine kill switch
- Wide tyres
- Aluminum footpegs
2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 ABS Images & Video
2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 ABS Top Speed
|True Top Speed||135 KMPH|
The NS 200 enjoys a true top speed of 135 KMPH. Of course, the speedo can indicate a top speed of more than 150 KMPH, but in reality, several GPS tests have shown that this bike has a top whack of roughly 135 KMPH. This is a pretty respectable figure for a bike of this price and in this segment.
2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 ABS 0-100 kmph
|0-100 kmph||9.65 seconds|
Various tests have shown that this Pulsar can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.65 seconds. This is again a pretty respectable figure for a bike of this class.
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Design
The new ABS model of the Pulsar NS 200 looks exactly like the non-ABS variant. The 2017 Pulsar doesn’t look too different from the 200 NS that was launched way back in 2012. In its latest iteration, however, the bike gets more stylish due to the dual-paint colour schemes and stylish graphics. The NS 200 has always managed to impress us with its beefy design and a really bold exterior. The aesthetics seem to be inspired from the very loveable and instantly recognizable Honda CB1000R. While some of you might cry foul, we really don’t think it’s a bad idea because the NS200 looks just fantastic.
Several styling bits such as an engine cowl, stylish mag wheels, racebike-inspired tail cutter, LED taillamps, dual-tone paint schemes, and stylish graphics further make the bike more attractive. The new 2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is definitely among the best looking motorcycles in its segment.
Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS Colour
The Pulsar NS200 ABS is available in 3 colours – Wild Red, Mirage White and Graphite Black. What are your views on the new 2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS model? Do you think the addition of an important safety feature in the form of ABS justifies the steep increase in the price? Will you buy the NS200 ABS over all of its rivals? Send in your answers by penning them down in the comments section below. Also, stay tuned for latest motorcycle news.
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