Bajaj Auto has expanded its Pulsar NS160 motorcycle range by adding a new rear disc brake variant. Priced at Rs 82,630 (ex-showroom), the new 2018 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 rear disc model is around Rs 2,000 more premium than the single-disc version that costs Rs 80,500 (ex-showroom, Pune). While there is no word about its official launch from the bikemaker, the company has begun dispatching the motorcycle at its dealerships. Read – Bajaj To Launch Husqvarna Motorcycles In India Next Year
Save for the rear disc brake and new 5-spoke alloy wheels, the new 2018 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 remains unchanged. The new variant features the regular 240mm disc up front and the new 230mm rear disc brake, sourced from the Pulsar NS200. Check Out – Upcoming Bajaj Bikes In India
Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Rear Disc Variant Picture Gallery
For suspension duties, the new 2018 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 makes use of the conventional telescopic fork and a gas-charged monoshock unit. The bike comes fitted with the same 17-inch wheels, and sits on a steel perimeter frame with a box-section swingarm. Read – Bajaj Chetak Scooter Under Development
No changes have been made at the engine front. The new 2018 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 sources its power from the same 160cc, four-valve, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine with Digital Triple-Spark system. This motor pushes out a peak power of 15bhp with 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 14.6Nm at 6,500rpm. Power is delivered to the rear wheel via a 5-speed gearbox. Read – Bajaj Pulsar 250 Is Coming Soon
Similar to the single-disc variant, the new 2018 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 features sporty headlamp and LED taillamp, AHO function, split seats, muscular fuel tank with 12L storage capacity, instrument cluster, clip-on handlebars, single channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) at the front axle. While the single disc version weighs 142kg, the rear disc variant is likely to be 1-2kg heavier than the former.
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