Alongside the NS160, Bajaj has also launched the 2023 Pulsar NS200 in India. It comes with a handful of updates and a price hike.
Also Read:- 2023 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 start reaching dealerships in India
What’s new in the 2023 Bajaj Pulsar NS200’s design?
Similar to the NS160, the updated Pulsar NS200 has carried over the same design as the 2022 model. The streetfighter styling with sharp lines and youthful cues remains as it was. The split seat, LED headlight, and fuel tank with creases have been carried over too.
Has Bajaj made any changes to the 2023 NS200’s engine?
One of the notable updates for the new NS200 comes in the form of an OBD-2-ready (onboard diagnostics) 199.5cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. It develops 24.13bhp at 9,750rpm and 18.74Nm of peak torque at 8,000rpm and is mated to a six-speed gearbox.
Also Read– Honda targets festival season drive-in for proposed SUV
What updates are made to the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 hardware?
Apart from the engine tweaks, the NS200 now features USD front forks over conventional telescopic units. The monoshock remains unaltered, and the braking hardware has been changed to Grimeca from ByBre. Even the front end now sports a larger 300mm disc compared to the previous 260mm one. The single-channel ABS setup has made way for the dual-channel unit. The 2023 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 rides on 17-inch alloys.
Also Read– KTM developing 650cc parallel-twin bikes; will be made in India
Are there any new features on the updated Pulsar NS200?
Along with the halogen headlight, LED taillight, and dual-channel ABS, the 2023 Pulsar NS200 gets a semi-digital console with all the necessary readouts. But it has now been updated with a gear position indicator as well.
Also Read– 2023 Kawasaki Z900RS Top 5 Highlights: Price, features, colours, and more
How much more do you pay for the 2023 Bajaj Pulsar NS200?
Bajaj has priced the 2023 Pulsar NS200 at Rs. 1,47,347 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It costs about Rs. 6,600 more than the 2022 model and rivals the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, Hero Xtreme 200S, Yamaha FZ25, and Gixxer 250 in India.