2024 Pulsar NS200, NS160 & NS125 Launch: Bluetooth, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Starting at ₹94,000

Bajaj Auto has revamped its popular naked street fighter bike series, the Pulsar NS, for the Indian market. The company has launched the 2024 models of NS200, NS160, and NS125. Along with cosmetic changes, Bajaj has also introduced technical upgrades to the bikes, including Upside-Down (USD) forks and Dual-Channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS).

In the Indian market, the NS160 will compete with bikes like the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Hero Xtreme 160R, and Honda XBlade 160 in its segment. Similarly, the NS200 will rival bikes such as the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and KTM Duke 200 in its segment. The NS125 will enter a competitive space against bikes like the Honda SP125, Hero Glamour Xtec, and TVS Raider in its segment.

Price Increase After Update

Following the update, the price of the bike has increased. The company had updated the engines of all three bikes in March 2023 according to BS6 Phase-2 emission norms. Now, they have added advanced features to them. Due to these new additions, the cost of the bikes has gone up by approximately Rs. 9000 compared to their current models.

2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS125, NS160, NS200: Prices

ModelNew PriceOld Price
Pulsar NS125₹99,571₹94,138
Pulsar NS160₹1.45 lakh₹1.36 lakh
Pulsar NS200₹1.54 lakh₹1.49 lakh

All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

New Lighting Setup and Digital Console in Bajaj Pulsar NS Series

The latest update brings significant changes to the lighting setup of the bikes, with the most notable being the new LED headlight setup integrated with twin Thunderbolt-shaped DRLs, enhancing the bike’s sporty appearance. The LED turn signals complete the bike’s refreshed lighting package, making the naked street fighter bike look more aggressive.

Both the Pulsar NS160 and NS200 now feature a new digital instrument console replacing the semi-digital console. This digital display comes equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, allowing for hands-free and access-turn navigation, among other features. The digital cluster displays essential information such as speedometer, odometer, trip meter, tachometer, fuel gauge, clock, and gear position indicator in a clear and concise manner.

In addition to incoming call and SMS alerts, the new digital console also displays phone battery status and signal level. The updated digital console also allows for updating the navigation via the left-side switchgear. However, the turn-by-turn navigation feature will not be available with the Bajaj Pulsar NS125.

Bajaj Pulsar NS Range: Engines and Power

The company hasn’t made any mechanical alterations to the bikes. Firstly, the new Bajaj Pulsar NS200 features a 199.5cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled, triple-spark, 4-valve FI DTS-i engine, generating 24.5 PS of power and 18.74 Nm of torque. This engine is tuned with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Similarly, the Pulsar NS160 is equipped with a 160.3cc single-cylinder oil-cooled twin-spark DTS-i FI engine, producing 17.2 PS of power and 14.6 Nm of torque. It comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox. On the other hand, the Pulsar NS125 houses a 124.45cc single-cylinder oil-cooled twin-spark DTS-i FI engine, delivering 12 PS of power and 11 Nm of torque. It also features a 5-speed manual gearbox.

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