What happens when you put a brand new Bajaj Pulsar F250 Vs KTM RC200 in a drag race? A surprising result awaits.
A new video of Bajaj Pulsar F250 racing with the KTM RC200 has emerged. Both bikes are the company’s leading offerings in the quarter-liter segment. The KTM RC200 is priced at Rs 2.08 lakh (ex-showroom). On the other hand, the Bajaj Pulsar F250 is available in Delhi at Rs 1,40,915 (ex-showroom). It comes in two colors. In terms of power, the Bajaj Pulsar F250 has an advantage over the KTM RC200. Let us see how the two BS6 motorbikes perform in a straight-up drag race.
As you can see in the YouTube video above by Ayush Verma, the RC200 was the clear winner in the first race. The bike reached the top speed of 140 mph and won by a decent margin. On the other hand, the Bajaj Pulsar F250 topped out at 128kmph. In the second attempt, the competition was neck to neck. However, the KTM RC200 was again the winner. Overall, in a Pulsar F250 Vs KTM RC200 drag race, the KTM RC200 is slightly better than the new Bajaj Pulsar F250. It is important to note that YouTubers ensure safety while performing races and you should not try such stunts on roads as it could lead to some dangerous consequences.
The 250cc single-cylinder air-cooled, fuel-injected engine on the Pulsar F250 outputs 24.5 PS and 21.5 Nm. It also gets a five-speed gearbox that features an assist and slipper clutch function. The popular bike features a semi-fairing design along with a tubular chassis, tall windscreen, a muscular fuel tank, a step-up seat, a side-slung twin-barrel exhaust, and a new design for the split-style taillight. The Pulsar F250 has a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters and weighs 164 kg. It comes up with an anti-locking braking system (with both front and rear disc brakes). Additional features include full-LED lighting, a semi-digital instrument cluster, a single-channel ABS, and 17-inch alloy wheels (100/80-section and 130/70-section tires at the front and the back, respectively).
In contrast, the KTM RC200 is powered by a 199 cc liquid-cooled engine that offers 25 PS and 19.2 Nm of peak power and torque, respectively. It is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The KTM RC200 sports a trellis frame with a bolted sub-frame. While the front suspension has the USD fork, the rear has the mono-shock absorber. The premium bike has a dual-channel ABS for both wheels. Additional features include liquid cooling, an LCD display, fairing-mounted rearview mirrors, halogen headlamp, LED DRLs/Indicators, faux carbon-fiber trim on the front, split seats, split rear grab rails, black-painted front mudguard, single-strip LED taillights, air vents on the fairing, and upside-down front forks.