Priced at Rs 91,201 (ex-showroom Delhi), the Bajaj Pulsar 220 facelift gets BS-IV compliant engine and new body graphics
The Pune-based two-wheeler manufacturer had introduced the new 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 220 in the country in December 2016. Priced at Rs 91,201 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 220 is around 2,274 more expensive than the previous model. The motorcycle received subtle cosmetic upgrades and a BSIV compliant engine. Though, the overall profile remains unchanged. Since its launch, the company has added a new Laser Red paint scheme on the Pulsar 220. The 220cc motorcycle now gets a new graphics – red colour with new white highlights.
Save for the few updates, the 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 220 shares a strong resemblance with the previous model. The bike now gets a new backlit colour for the instrumentation cluster instead of amber to cool blue shade. Other design highlights include new dual-tone scheme, matte-black finished exhaust with chrome, new rim decals and chrome highlighting. The new seats are claimed to offer comfortable ride for both rider and pillion. Powering the bike is the same 220cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, DTS-i engine, which has been calibrated to meet BS4 norms.
Besides few mechanical upgrades to meet BSIV norms, the Pulsar 220’s performance, ride quality and handling remains the same. The company has used the Evaporative control and secondary air induction to achieve BSIV compliance. Read More – Upcoming Bajaj Bikes In India
With the new features and mechanical upgrades, the 2017 Bajaj Pusar 220F has been priced at Rs 91,201 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new model cost Rs 2,274 more than the previous model. The model with new graphics and paint schemes come at the same price tag.
The updated Pulsar 220, as mentioned above, derives its power from the same 220cc, 4-stroke, DTS-i, oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine. Though, this motor now caters BS-IV emission norms. Bajaj claims that this power mill is more refined and offers better performance and efficiency. It belts out a maximum power of 21.05bhp at 8,500rpm and 19.12Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. Power is delivered to the rear wheels via a 5-speed gearbox. Read More – Bajaj Pulsar 150NS Launch Likely in 2017
Front – Telescopic with anti-friction bush at the front and 5-way adjustable
Rear – Nitrox shock absorbers
Front – 260mm Disc
Rear – 230mm
*The bike could also get an ABS system as optional.
Powered by the same 220cc engine, the 2017 Pulsar 220F returns an impressive fuel efficiency of 38kmpl.
The overall length, width and height of the new Pulsar 220 measure 2035mm, 750mm and 1,165mm respectively. It has a wheelbase of 1,350mmmm, and a ground clearance of 165mm. The bike carries a kerb weight of 150kgs. The bike is assembled with 17-inch wheels and 90/90 – 17 front and 120/80 17 rear tubeless tyres.
Design and styling of the new Pulsar 220 model looks largely identical to the old model. Though, the bike gets new graphics, modified fairing with new headlights, more chiseled fuel tank and new taillight, which are in-sync with new age Pulsars. The bike continues to feature the same semi-fairing styling, split rear grab rails, split seats and clip-on handle bars. Standard features include clip-on handle bar with pass switch, engine kill switch, self-cancelling indicators, electric start, etc.