JUL 25, 2012 KATHMANDU – Lack of road and too many traffic violation by two wheeler in Kathmandu and other major cities are a thriving reason of murdering youths in Nepal, One more fashionable two wheeler are set to launch in Near future to claim more lives.
The smoking hot new age Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS is all set to take on the country’s roads. HH Bajaj, the sole authorized distributor of Bajaj two-wheeler in Nepal, is planning to roll out the two-wheeler flaunting a distinctly new avatar by the end of August. However, the company will officially launch the two-wheeler during the seventh edition of the NADA Auto Show slated to be held in September.
HH Bajaj has stated that it will continue selling the current models of the Pulsar even after the arrival of the new variant. Currently, the company stocks the Pulsar 220 cc, 180 cc, 150 cc and 135 cc motorcycles. The Pulsar 200 NS is expected to give stiff competition to the Yamaha R 15, Honda CBR 250, Hero Honda Karizma ZMR and Ktm Duke 200.
“Bajaj Pulsar is one of the most loved two-wheeler brands in Nepal, and we are pretty excited to launch the Pulsar 200 NS here,” said Chiranjibi Shah, deputy general manager of HH Bajaj. “The new Pulsar has got a distinctively new appeal and incorporates sporty features. The two-wheeler has also been upgraded technically.”
Sharma added that the new motorcycle features triple-spark technology, unlike preceding variants which had twin-spark technology, giving the two-wheeler unprecedented performance, efficiency and lower emission.
“Combustion of fuel in a triple-spark engine is 27 percent faster than in a twin-spark engine and 50 percent faster than in a single-spark engine,” Sharma said.
The NS in the name of the motorcycle stands for “Naked Sports”. The body of the stylish machine has been sculpted with careful attention to detail from the foot pegs to the grips on the handle bar and even in the back-lit switches. According to the company, every aspect of the bike has been crafted to ensure an aggressive and muscular look.
The new offering from Bajaj features an SOHC – 4V, liquid-cooled engine which is mated with a six-speed manual transmission system. The power-train can produce a maximum power output of 23.52 ps at 9,500 rpm and a peak torque of 18.3 mm at 8,000 rpm. The Pulsar 200 NS which has a top speed of 136 kmph can go from 0-60 in 3.61 seconds and from 1-100 kmph in 9.83 seconds.
The machine features telescopic front fork with anti-friction bush dia 37 front and nitro x-mono shock absorber with piggy back gas canister rear suspension. To make the braking system more efficient, the two-wheeler uses a petal disc braking system with floating caliper in the front and rear brakes. The Pulsar 200 NS, weighing 145 kg, has a ground clearance of 167 mm. Its fuel tank can store 12 l of gasoline.
According to Sharma, the company sells around 1,500 Pulsar motorcycles monthly.
“We are aiming to increase the figure by 500 units after the launch of this new variant,” he added. HH Bajaj has stated that the new motorcycle is likely to cost around Rs 300,000. It will be available in black, red blue and yellow colors.