We all know that the 180-200cc segment in India has become extremely competitive and popular for a long time now. This segment is the entry to the territory of the sports bikes while maintaining a crucial balance between affordability and performance. Bajaj looks to nail this balance at the moment with the launch of the new Pulsar 180. Customers are constantly looking at options to experience a sporty driving feel along with modern features at affordable prices. Understanding this, Bajaj has made sure to equip the new Pulsar 180 with a fair few features. Let us take a look at these in detail.
2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 – Engine and Specs
The new Pulsar comes with a 178.6cc 4-stroke, SOHC 2-Valve, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i Fi Engine which churns out 16.8hp power at 8500 RPM and 14.52Nm at 6500 RPM. These are pretty healthy figures for a bike of this segment and will definitely cater to people looking for a little spirited performance from their bikes. The transmission duties are carried by a 5-speed manual transmission. The safety is taken care of by the 280mm front and 230mm rear disc brakes. The front suspension setup is Telescopic with Anti Friction Bush and at the rear, there is a 5-way adjustable, Nitro shock absorber. The fuel tank capacity is 15 litre.
2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 – Features, Prices and Rivals
The features list includes 17-inch black alloy wheels, sporty split seats with split pillion grab rails, red accents at various places. including the rear wheel, fuel tank and front fender. The front headlamps are twin pilot units with Auto Headlamp On (AHO) function for convenience and the tail lamps feature an ‘infinity LED setup making it look very sporty. The broad tyres give confidence around the corners for better handling and agility. Overall, sporty elements make it a desirable offering. The Pulsar 180 is priced at Rs 1,07,904, ex-showroom and will rival the likes of TVS Apache RTR 180 and Honda Hornet 2.0. This has made the segment and competition very interesting indeed and customers will look forward to experiencing the performance of the new Pulsar 180.