Bajaj Auto plans to discontinue Pulsar AS150

The company might relaunch the adventure series with new graphics and new engine unit that will comply with BS4 emission norms.

By: | Updated: February 16, 2017 12:58 PM

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After discontinuing Pulsar AS200, Bajaj Auto is planning to discontinue the Pulsar AS150. As of now there is no official confirmation from the maker, the motorcycle is still listed on the official website. The company launched the Adventure Sport Pulsar Range( AS200 and AS 150) in 2015. It is expected that the manufacturer might relaunch the adventure series with new graphics and new engine unit that will comply with BS4 emission norms.

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The Pulsar AS150 is powered by a 149.5 cc, twin spark, air-cooled, 4-valve DTS-i engine that produces 16.8 hp of power and 13 Nm of torque, and is mated to a 5-speed transmission. The motorcycle had features such as projector headlamps, half fairing with extended visor and an analogue instrument cluster. The motorcycle is built on a perimeter frame and has a kerb weight of 143 kg. The suspension duties are carried out by Telescopic with anti friction bush at the front and Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister at rear. Stopping power comes from 240mm disc at front and 130mm drum at rear.

Bajaj Auto has announced that all its vehicles manufactured from January 2017 will comply with BSIV emission norms, with which the brand would become the first two wheeler manufacturer to update their motorcycles to meet the latest emission norms. The manufacturer relaunched the new Pulsar NS200 and other motorcycles that comply with the BSIV norms are Pulsar 180, Pulsar 150 and 135 LS, Pulsar 220F, Pulsar NS200, Pulsar RS200, new Avenger series, V12, V15 and the Dominar 400.
The Pulsar AS150 sells at a price tag of Rs 81,230, ex-showroom Delhi. It is expected the new Pulsar AS150 with BSIV compliant engine would have a price tag slightly bigger.

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