The homegrown two-wheeler maker, Bajaj is readying a wide range of motorcycles for the domestic market. These bikes will also be exported to select international markets. Apart from the new bikes, the company will also enter into the EV space with an all-new scooter. Here we bring you a list of 5 all-new Bajaj motorcycles to be launched in our market in the next 1 year –
Bajaj Pulsar NS125
The homegrown automaker is aiming to further capitalize on the hugely popular Pulsar nameplate. The Pulsar NS125 will be the smallest capacity motorcycle in the Pulsar line-up. In terms of styling, the NS 125 gets halogen headlamp unit with daytime running lights, telescopic front forks, upswept exhaust with matte black finish, split seats and digital instrument console. Powering the naked streetfighter is a 125cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine paired to a 5-speed gearbox. This engine is capable of producing 12PS of power at 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 11Nm at 6,000rpm.
Launch – end of 2019
Expected Price – Rs 70,000
Bajaj Pulsar 250
The company is developing an all-new 250cc motorcycle, which is expected to join the Pulsar line-up. Scheduled to be launched in 2020, the new Pulsar 250 will be based on the KTM Duke 250. It is expected to use the slightly tuned version of the 250 Duke’s engine and could feature liquid-cooling and four-valves. The new motorcycle is likely to be more powerful than the Yamaha FZ25 and the upcoming Suzuki Gixxer 250. While powering Duke 250, the KTM’s 248.8cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine produces 30PS of power at 9,000rpm and 24Nm of torque at 7,500rpm. However, the Pulsar 250’s engine will be de-tuned for higher fuel efficiency. ABS system will come as standard, while slipper clutch could also be on offer. Continue reading…
Launch – H1, 2020
Expected Price – Rs 1.35 lakh
2020 Bajaj Pulsar 150
Bajaj has started testing the 2020 Pulsar 150 on the Indian roads. Though, the test mule has the same design as the current model. It is expected that the new motorcycle will come with fuel injection system. This will help the automaker to make the new model compliant with the upcoming BSVI emission norms. Adding to it, the updated model will receive new colour scheme including the red paint. Other changes include braided front brake lines, gold finished calipers and reflectors on the fork. It is powered by a 149cc single-cylinder engine producing 14PS and 13.4Nm of torque.
Launch – End of 2019 or early 2020
Expected Price – Rs 90,000
Bajaj Avenger 400
It is expected that Bajaj is working on a bigger cruiser motorcycle for the Indian market. Likely to be called the Bajaj Avenger 400, the new motorcycle will share the engine and platform with the Dominar 400. It is expected to be powered by a 373cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with triple spark plugs and fuel injection. While powering the Dominar 400, this engine produces 35PS and 35Nm. The company will tune this engine to produce different power and torque output to suit the need of a cruiser motorcycle. Dual channel ABS will come as standard.
Launch – 2020
Expected Price – Rs 1.50 lakh