The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 with rear disc brake has been spotted in a dealership in Pune, which indicates that the launch of the new variant with rear disc brake is imminent. Bajaj Auto had launched the Pulsar NS 160 single brake variant in June, 2017. The manufacturer had launched this bike in order to compete with the Honda Hornet, the Yamaha FZ16 and the Suzuki Gixxer. But the Pulsar NS 160 standard variant with skinny tyres and lacking the rear disc brake lagged behind compared to its rivals. Now finally, Bajaj Auto has decided to launch the new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 with rear disc and the first batch of the bikes have started reaching the dealerships and the sales will commence soon.
The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 with rear disc brake has been priced at Rs 82,630 [ex showroom – Pune]. This new bike will feature a set of new 17 inch five spoke alloy wheels along with the rear disc brake. The bike will get 230 mm unit rear disc brake while the front disc brake unit will be 240 mm. The inclusion of the rear disc brake has increased the weight of the new variant to few kgs than the standard variant.which weighed 142 kgs. The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 rear disc variant resembles the standard variant in terms of styling. The engine and rest of the technical features of the new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 rear disc brake variant remains unchanged from the standard variant. Suspension duties will be handled by the telescopic forks up front and monoshock at the rear.
The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 with rear disc brake remains same mechanically. The bike will continue to withdraw power from the same oil cooled, four valve, single cylinder 160.3 cc engine with Digital triple spark system. This engine delivers a maximum power of 15 bhp at 8500 rpm and produces a peak torque of 14.6 Nm at 6500 rpm. A five speed gearbox comes matted with the engine. The new bike gets dual tone body work and will come featured with triangular headlamp with integrated position lamps. The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 rear disc variant will take on the likes of the Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache RTR 4V, Yamaha FZ-S FI and Honda X-Blade.
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