Bajaj Auto, the homegrown automaker is already accounting a sizeable share in the motorcycle segment, thanks to its famed Pulsar series and other popular models in the range. Not just in India, Bajaj is gaining momentum in select international markets. in 2017, the two-wheeler giant launched the V brand in the country. The company introduced the V15 and V12 lifestyle commuters in India that uses metal from the dismantled air craft carrier, INS Vikrant. Last year, Bajaj entered into the high-end performance sports bike segment with its Dominar moniker. In order to further boost sales, Bajaj is aiming to launch a set of 5-6 new models in the coming months. These new Bajaj bikes, as confirmed by company officials will belong to three major categories-Entry, Executive and Sports. For all the Bajaj loyalists awaiting launch of new models, here’s a complete list of upcoming Bajaj Bikes in India. Read: Bajaj V15 – Price, Specifications, Mileage & Picture Gallery
Upcoming Bajaj Bikes In India
The first model to join the list of upcoming Bajaj Bikes is the V22. The name itself suggests that the new motorcycle will be the third product under ‘V’ brand. It is expected to be based on the Pulsar 220. While Bajaj is yet to reveal any official information on the same, the bike is expected to be called V22. It could share powertrain and engine from the Pulsar 220.
Powering the motorcycle will be a 220cc, oil-cooled engine that will be paired to a 5-speed gearbox. This engine is capable of producing 21.05PS of power at 8,500rpm and 19.12Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. Suspension set up will likely comprise telescopic forks at front and monoshock absorbers at rear. While stopping power will come from Brembo disc brakes and it could get an ABS system also. In terms of design, the bike could share inputs with both café racer and scrambler.
|Expected Price||Rs 85,000 to Rs 91,000|
With rise in demand for cruiser sports, Bajaj Auto is contemplating launching an affordable cruiser sport. Likely to be called CS200, the power cruiser could be launched under Dominar brand. Design cues on the bike are likely to be borrowed from CS400 concept, while the silhouette will be akin to 200NS. The new model is likely to be unveiled before Delhi Auto Expo in February 2018. Set to join the range of upcoming Bajaj Bikes in India, the motorcycle won’t have a direct rival in the market. It is likely to be powered by the 199.5cc, triple spark, 4-cvalve, liquid-cooled DTSi unit that makes 24.3bhp at 9,500rpm with 18.6Nm torque at 8000rpm. The engine is expected to be linked to a 6-speed manual unit.
|Expected Price||Rs 1.2 lakh|
After launching the Pulsar 160NS, the homegrown automaker is gearing up for the launch of the Pulsar 180NS. One of the most awaited upcoming Bajaj Bikes the 180NS will replace the existing model and will take on the TVS Apache RTR 180. It will be based on the perimeter frame and will take design cues from the 200NS. This motorcycle will be powered by the four-valve, liquid-cooled engine with Bajaj’s triple spark technology. While in terms of power, expect the engine to offer between 19 to 21bhp with 16Nm of torque. The liquid-cooled engine is expected to come paired to a five-speed transmission.
|Expected Price||Rs 85,000|
Yet another highly anticipated in the list of upcoming Bajaj bikes in India is the new Avenger 400 that will join the Avenger range. Taking on the likes of Royal Enfield Thunderbird, the new bike in the Avenger series will be an adventure-tourer. Power on the bike will most likely come from the 375cc, single cylinder unit with 43bhp of maximum power and 35Nm of torque. Just so you, this is the same unit that does duty on the KTM Duke 390. Based on the all-new platform built jointly by Bajaj and KTM, the bike will get a 6-speed gearbox.
|Expected Price||Rs 1.50 lakh|
Seeing the growing demand for touring purpose motorcycles, Bajaj Auto is aiming to introduce an adventure bike based on the Dominar platform. Called Bajaj Dominar ADV, the new motorcycle will directly challenge the Royal Enfield Himalayan and others. The new Dominar ADV comes with a host of new additional features like luggage rack with integrated backrest, bash plate, large-sized visor, tank grips, new fender and knuckle guards. It will be powered by the same 373cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 35bhp of power and 35Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox. Image Courtesy – Cartoq
|Expected Price||Rs 1.5 lakh – Rs 1.75 lakh|
It is the only scooter in the list of upcoming Bajaj Bikes in the country. Once known for its Chetak brand, the company is now planning to resurrect the iconic badge. The patent images of the scooter were leaked online few months ago, testifying the possible re-launch of the Chetak brand. Reports in media suggest that Chetak will be a premium scooter that will sport a contemporary design while maintaining its retro-style. Aimed at the premium scooter segment, this will be a unisex product for people across age groups. In line with the new-age gearless models, the new Chetak will most likely come with a 125cc engine mated to a CVT auto box. The single cylinder, air-cooled unit with Bajaj’s DTS-I technology will reportedly offer 9 to 10bhp of power and 9Nm of torque.
Next in our list of upcoming Bajaj Bikes in India the all-new Bajaj Pulsar 125, which is slated to be launched in the second half of 2018. This model will rival the Honda CB Shine SP and Hero Glamour 125. It will replace the ageing Pulsar 135 LS. The new motorcycle will be powered by a 125cc, BS-VI compliant engine. Adding to it, the next Pulsar 125 will also be compliant with new safety norms, applicable on all two-wheelers with 125cc or above engine capacity.
New Bajaj Pulsar 150
Bajaj Auto has recently introduced the updated version of the ageing Pulsar 150 in the country. However, Bajaj officials have confirmed that the next-gen model is already in the works and will be launched in 2019. To be based on an all-new frame, the bike will receive all-new design and engine. The new engine will be more refined and powerful than the current unit. Adding to it, the new engine will be benefitted with fuel-injection system and will compliant to BSVI norms. It will also get ABS as standard safety feature.
Bajaj Pulsar 250 is the most interesting model in our list of upcoming Bajaj Bikes in India. The new Pulsar range will see the entry of a new 250cc motorcycle, though it could replace the 200cc Pulsar. The new model will be launched sometime in 2019 and will be equipped with fuel injection, monoshock suspension and ABS as standard. The new platform will be versatile enough to accommodate engines ranging from 150cc to 250cc. This model is likely to share engine with the KTM Duke 250. It will rival the likes of Yamaha FZ25 and KTM Duke 250.
|Price||Rs 1.25 lakh – Rs 1.35 lakh|
Upcoming Bajaj Bikes
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