Bajaj Auto recently introduced the new Pulsar N160 in the Indian market. This 160cc naked street-fighter shares its platform and underpinnings with the quarter-litre Pulsar motorcycles. The 2022 Bajaj Pulsar N160 has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 1.22 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about this 160cc naked streetfighter.
Bajaj Pulsar N160: Design and Colours
In terms of design, the new Bajaj Pulsar N160 is completely identical to the Pulsar N250. It gets a projector headlamp with twin LED DRLs, sharp tank extensions, an underbelly cowl for engine protection, a stubby exhaust, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and an LED tail lamp. The motorcycle is available in three colour shades, namely Caribbean Blue, Racing Red, and Brooklyn Black.
Bajaj Pulsar N160: Engine Specifications
Powering the Bajaj Pulsar N160 is a new 164.82cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, oil-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 15.7 bhp at 8,750 RPM and 14.6 Nm of peak torque at 6,750 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Bajaj Pulsar N160: Dimensions and Capacity
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Seat Height||795 mm|
|Kerb Weight||152-154 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14 litres|
Bajaj Pulsar N160: Hardware and Features
The new Pulsar N160 gets 37mm telescopic front forks and a Nitrox gas-charged mono-shock absorber at the rear. For braking duties, it gets a 300mm disc at the front and a 230/280mm disc at the rear with a single/dual-channel ABS. It rides on 17-inch tubeless tyres. In terms of features, the Pulsar N160 gets a semi-digital instrument cluster that displays a gear-position indicator, clock, etc. It gets a USB mobile charging port too.
Bajaj Pulsar N160: Price and Rivals
The new 2022 Bajaj Pulsar N160 has been launched in India at Rs 1.22 lakh for the single-channel ABS variant and Rs 1.27 lakh for the dual-channel ABS variant, all prices ex-showroom Delhi. It will rival the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Hero Xtreme 160R, Suzuki Gixxer 155, Yamaha MT 15 V2.0, etc.
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