According to reports, Bajaj Auto has begun dispatches of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS. The dispatch of Pulsar NS200 ABS across the country has begun ahead of its launch next month. Though the company has not released any official announcement but reports suggest that the announcement is expected soon.
Bookings for the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS have already commenced in India. The model has been priced Rs 1.08 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and the bookings for the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS were done at select dealerships in the country.
Deliveries of Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS begins ahead of launch
Deliveries of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS are expected to start in early October but reports are that the dispatch of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS has already started in India. Earlier it was being speculated that the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS will be introduced in 2018, but the homegrown bike maker surprised the nation by introducing the ABS variant of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 much earlier than the expected time.
After the initial launch, the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 was relaunched with a host of cosmetic updates and new paint scheme earlier this year. However, the company missed out on the ABS version of the model then. The ABS variant of the Pulsar NS200 was reported to be priced Rs 12,600 over and above the non-ABS model. The Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS variant will be sold alongside the standard variant. Same single-channel ABS unit is being used by Bajaj Autos for the NS 200 ABS that controls the front wheel of RS200.
A same single-channel ABS unit is being used by Bajaj autos in the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS that is currently equipped in the Pulsar RS200 variant and controls the front wheel.
Mechanical changes in the updated ABS NS200
There are no changes in the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS besides the update that it has recently got. The naked motorcycle continues with the same 199.5 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS gets its power from the single-cylinder, liquid-cooled 199.5cc engine. The petrol engine has been tuned to produce 23 bhp of power and 18.3 Nm of peak torque.
The unit comes paired to a 6-speed gearbox for optimum performance. The suspension setup of the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS includes telescopic forks up front and a monoshock unit at the rear. On the braking front, the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS comes with dual disc brakes 280 mm at the front and 230 mm discs at the rear.
Added safety features of the Pulsar NS 200 ABS
With the updated safety features, the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 has joined the list of the few bikes in the country’s mass market space that comes with ABS (Anti-lock beaking system).
Other options that come with the same safety feature include the Bajaj Pulsar RS200, TVS Apache RTR 180, Suzuki Gixxer SF. The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V has also been equipped with the same dual-channel ABS feature but the company is yet to commence deliveries of the variant.