Bajaj Pulsar RS400 – All You Need to Know!

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Bajaj has set its benchmark with the Pulsar series. With a variety of bikes in the lineup, almost all are a hit. One of the latest ones to launch is the Pulsar RS200. It is a beefy sports bike, which is quite successful. After this, Bajaj might launch Bajaj Pulsar RS400 too. Read ahead to know more about the bike.

The Bajaj Pulsar RS400 is expected to launch this year. After the launch of popular RS200 and Dominar 400, this one is going to be a new power packed performer from the Indian maker. It will carry the same looks and styling as the RS200 but will get a more powerful engine with better performance. The current 200cc variant features ABS, Fuel Injection, Liquid Cooled engine and Twin-Projector headlamps. Rajiv Bajaj, MD of Bajaj Auto, earlier said that the Pulsar 400 will be launched “some point in this financial year”. It will run on a 373cc engine, copied from the Dominar 400. The engine produces 42 BHP worth of power and 37 Nm worth of torque. The price expected for this bike is around 1.6 Lakhs (ex-showroom) with ABS. Read ahead to know more about the upcoming Bajaj Pulsar RS200 with its expected price, mileage, launch date, specs and more.

2014 Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Launch SS400 Front Right Quarter

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Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Launch Date

Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Launch Date 2018

The Bajaj Pulsar RS400 launch is scheduled to take place in 2018. As aforementioned, Mr. Rajiv Bajaj has already confirmed that the Bajaj Pulsar RS 400 launch will take place in the ongoing financial year. The RS400 might be the most expensive bike from Bajaj. The RS400 will get its engine from the Bajaj Dominar 400. It should come with similar performance levels but slightly higher fuel mileage. The RS400 will play the elder sibling to the RS200, The Bajaj Pulsar RS400 launch will be really important for Bajaj Auto Ltd. 

Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Price in India

Quite obviously, the Pulsar RS 400 will be significantly cheaper than the KTM RC390. However, it will be more expensive than the Dominar. Our guess is that in terms of pricing, the RS 400 will be positioned just a tad higher than the Dominar 400.

Pulsar RS400 with ABS INR 1.45 Lakh
Pulsar RS400 without ABS INR 1.37 Lakh

 

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Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Specifications

Engine Displacement 373.2 cc, Triple Spark Plug
Power 42 PS @ 9,000 RPM
Torque 34.5 Nm@ 7,000 RPM
Cooling Liquid-Cooled
Number of Cylinders 1
Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Front Brake 300 mm Disc
Rear Brake 230 mm Disc
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Gas-charged Monoshock
Wheel Size 17-Inch
Wheel Type Alloy
Tires MRF Tubeless

In essence, the Pulsar RS400 will be a not-so-distant cousin of the KTM RC390 and much like the Austrian model, would have a full front fairing and sporty ergonomics. Powering the bike is the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine. The Pulsar RS400 could offer 42 PS-34.5 Nm. Its engine will feature BAL’s DTSi Triple Spark Plug technology. Bajaj Pulsar RS400 could have a top speed of roughly 175 km/h. It will boast disc brakes at both ends and even have stylish 17 inch alloys. Here’s the Bajaj Pulsar RS400 specs ifications table based on our estimates.

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Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Mileage

City  24 KMPL
Highway  29 KMPL
Overall  26 KMPL

The Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Mileage could be roughly 26 kmpl. Mileage will be a bit lower than the CS400 because of higher kerb weight.

2014 Bajaj Pulsar RS400 SS Rear Right Quarter

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Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Features

  • Projector Headlamps
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Front and Rear Disc Brakes
  • Gas-Charged Monoshock Rear Suspension
  • All-Digital Speedo Console
  • Gear-shift Indicator
  • Aircraft-type Fuel Filler Cap
  • Full Front Fairing
  • Split Seats
  • Stylish Alloy Wheels
  • Split Grab Rails
  • Fairing-mounted Rear View Mirrors
  • Stylish Twin LED Taillamps
  • Auto-cancelling indicators
  • Tank Guard
  • Backlit Switchgear
  • MRF Tubeless Tires

Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Design Review

The Pulsar RS400 looks almost exactly like the RS200. The only little differentiation comes from slightly different sticker-job near the headlamps. The RS400 is based on the SS400 concept we saw at the 2014 Auto Expo. Staying true to the concept, the RS400 will look really sporty. It will boast of a full front fairing that will house twin projector headlamps. Furthermore, the headlamps will be accompanied by LED DRLs. There is a large windscreen upfront which should offer sufficient wind protection. The tank looks neatly sculpted and the usage of decals adds some more excitement. In terms of design, the Pulsar RS400 is world-class! Moving on, it gets a split seat setup. The tailpiece looks sufficiently modern bit isn’t the prettiest of designs. The LED taillamps look bold enough.

Also Read: Bajaj Dominar 400 Price, Mileage, Images And Specifications – All You Need To Know

2014 Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Launch SS400 Front Right Quarter

Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Competition

The Pulsar RS400 will be rivalled by the top-end Honda CBR250R on one end, and the KTM RC390 on the other. Also, while not exactly a rival, the RS400 could even eat into the sales of the Pulsar CS400. The RS400 could even indirectly rival the upcoming BMW G310R.

Bajaj Pulsar RS400 Overview

Model
Bajaj Pulsar RS200
Launch Date 2018
Price RS 1.6 Lakhs
Fuel Petrol
Engine
373cc Liquid Cooled
Power 42 BHP
Torque 37 Nm
Transmission 6-speed
Mileage 29 KMPL
Features
ABS, Fuel Injection, Liquid Cooled engine, LED DRLs, Split Seats, Crystal LED tail lights and Twin-Projector headlamps
Safety Features
ABS with Front and Rear Disc Brake

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