In this edition of the drag race between two popular bikes, we have the Yamaha R15M and Bajaj Pulsar N250 going head-to-head against one another. Watch who comes out on top!
The Yamaha R15M and Bajaj Pulsar N250 are two popular bikes in this segment which is why a drag race between these is warranted. Bajaj Pulsar is a household name in the Indian automobile market with products present in all the major segments. On the other hand, the R15M is more on the sportier side for people looking for a bold and stylish design. Let us check out how these two motorcycles perform in a drag race.
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Yamaha R15M vs Bajaj Pulsar N250 – Drag Race
The video has been uploaded by a professional rider on YouTube. Before we begin, we would like to advise our readers to not perform such stunts on roads yourself. These bikers are professional riders who have been doing this for years. Remember to take care of your own safety first. Now, let us check out how this drag race played out. In the first attempt, the Pulsar takes the lead right from the get-go. The R15M played catch up through the course of the drag strip. However, it was not able to catch the Pulsar at all.
To make the results more accurate and consistent, in the second attempt, the riders are switched. This time around, the launch was much more balanced but the Pulsar took the lead early on yet again. The story of the first attempt was repeated and the R15M was not able to catch up to the N250 throughout the race. In this attempt, the Pulsar N250 was able to clock the top speed of around 130 km/h.
The Bajaj Pulsar 250 is powered by a 250 cc single-cylinder engine which churns out 24 PS and 20 Nm of peak power and torque respectively. There is a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper and assist clutch for smooth gear shifts. The price of the Pulsar N250 is Rs 1.39 lakh, ex-showroom.
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The Yamaha R15M comes with a 155 cc SOHC FI single-cylinder engine that makes 18.4 PS@10000 RPM and 14.2 Nm@7500 RPM. Mated to this engine are a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox and wet multi-disc clutch. The price of the R15M is Rs 1.82 lakh, ex-showroom.