Equipped with 230mm rear disc brakes, the updated Bajaj Pulsar 180 gets a new BSIV compliant 178.6cc, air-cooled DTS-i engine.
December 9, 2016 – Bajaj has finally launched the updated versions of Pulsar 150, 180 and 220F in the country. The 2017 Pulsar 220 has been priced at Rs 91,201, while the updated Pulsar 150 is tagged at Rs 73,513 (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 180 has been launched at Rs 79,545, which is around Rs 3,000 more than the previous model. The new model gets subtle cosmetic upgrades and BSIV compliant engines; however, the overall profile remains the same.
The bike gets wolf eyed projector headlamp with twin pilot lamps, all new laser edged graphics with premium new paint, Gun metal engine color and new decals for alloys. It is equipped with new caarbon fiber accents and aerodynamic fairing and 15-litre fuel tank. Other design elements include clip-on handlebar, electric start and engine kill switch.
Bajaj has already started dispatching the updated bikes to dealerships, indicating a near launch. The company will also launch the much-awaited Bajaj Dominar 400 cruiser sport on December 15, 2016. Talking about changes, the updated 180 gets 230mm rear disc brakes as against the conventional drum brakes in the outgoing model. Adding to it, the bike gets new body graphics and BSIV compliant engine. Also Read- 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 220 Price, Specs & Other Details
The current Pulsar 180 is priced at Rs 76,115 (ex-showroom, Delhi). With added features and new BS-IV compliant engine, the new model is priced slightly higher than the outgoing model. It is priced at Rs 79,545 (ex-showroom Delhi). Read More – Upcoming Bajaj Bikes In India
Powering the motorcycle is a 178.6cc, 4-stroke, DTS-i, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 17.02PS of power at 8,500rpm along with a peak torque of 14.22Nm at 6,500rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 5-speed gearbox.
The new Pulsar 180 returns close to 40kmpl in city roads and 45kmpl on highways. The previous model is claimed to have a fuel efficiency of 45kmpl.
The overall styling of new model is largely similar to the outgoing bike, except for the few changes to keep things fresh in the market. It comes equipped with a 230mm disc brake at the rear, which will help Bajaj to fix the model with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) once the new safety norms come into effect. The new Pulsar 180 now gets a mono-tone paint-job instead of the dual-tone paintjob in the previous bike. It also gets new body decals, which is similar to the one offered with the 2017 Pulsar 220. Other changes include a blue back-lit display for the instrument cluster, new decals on the rim and revised seats cushion. The handlebar and the headlamp mask now get matte black finish.
Suspension & Braking
Front – Telescopic, with anti-friction bush
Rear – 5-Way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorber
Front Brake – 260mm disc
Rear Brake – 230mm disc
Length – 2035mm
Width – 765mm
Height – 1115mm
Ground Clearance – 165mm
Wheelbase – 1345mm
Kerb Weight – 145mm
Tyres – 90/90 – 17 Tubelss & 120/80 – 17 Tubeless at front & rear, respectively
Fuel tank – 15-litres