Bajaj Auto has introduced the Pulsar 180F, a semi-faired version of the company’s Pulsar 180. The motorcycle was launched in India at an ex-showroom Delhi price tag of INR 87,450, putting it against the likes of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and the Hero Xtreme 200R. In this post, we amalgamate the technical specifications of all three models.Also read: 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 First Ride ReviewSpecificationsBajaj Pulsar 180FTVS Apache RTR 160 4VHero Xtreme 200REngineDisplacement178.6 cc, SOHC 4-Valve, Air Cooled, DTS-i159.7 cc, SOHC, 4-Valve, Oil Cooled199.6 cc, SOHC 2-Valve, Air CooledPower17.02 PS @ 8,500 rpm16.8 PS @ 8,000 rpm (Fi)16.5 PS @ 8,000 rpm (carb)18.4 PS @ 8,000 rpmTorque14.22 Nm @ 6,500 rpm14.8 Nm @ 6,500 rpm17.1 Nm @ 6,500 rpmTransmission5-speed5-speed5-speedDimensionsLength2,035 mm2,050 mm2,062 mmWidth765 mm790 mm778 mmHeight1,115 mm1,050 mm1,072 mmWheelbase1,345 mm1,357 mm1,338 mmSeat height790 mm800 mm795 mmGround clearance165 mm180 mm165 mmFuel tank capacity15 … [Read more...] about Bajaj Pulsar 180F Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Vs Hero Xtreme 200R
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Yamaha has launched the MT-15 in India at an ex-showroom Delhi price tag of INR 1.36 lakh, which is a bit premium than what most had expected. Another surprise element is the fitment of a single-channel ABS, as its fully faired sibling, the YZF-R15 V3.0, which costs INR 1.39 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), features a dual-channel unit.Also read: Yamaha MT-15 vs YZF-R15 V3.0 - Differences and similarities listedIn terms of performance and pricing, Yamaha’s naked roadster occupies the space between the KTM 125 Duke and the 200 Duke. Apart from the Austrian pocket rockets, the MT-15 could also face some rivalry from the likes of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 that deliver marginally better performance, while retailing at a much affordable price tag. Therefore, we compare the technical specifications and prices of the five motorcycles to get you a detailed on-paper comparison.SpecificationYamaha MT-15KTM 125 DukeKTM 200 DukeTVS Apache RTR 200 4VBajaj Pulsar … [Read more...] about Yamaha MT-15 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs 200 Duke Vs TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200
Bajaj Auto has just rolled out a massive update for the Pulsar 180 – one of the big volume pullers in its category that also includes the TVS Apache RTR 180. The 2019 version of the Bajaj Pulsar 180 will borrow styling from its elder sibling – the Pulsar 220. The Pulsar 180 will soon look like the 220cc model, save for the blacked out bits such as the engine and chain cover. Image courtesy ThrustZone The half fairing from the Pulsar 220 now makes it to the Pulsar 180, and this should appeal to those who always wanted the look of the bigger bike but at a lower price tag. The Pulsar 180F, as it’s now called, has been priced at Rs. 86,500, ex-showroom Mumbai, which makes it about Rs. 2,500 more expensive than the non-faired version. It remains to be seen if the non-faired version of the Pulsar 220 continues to be on sale. Apart from the addition of the half fairing and a few other cosmetic decal jobs, the Bajaj Pulsar 180F remains mechanically similar to the unfaired … [Read more...] about Bajaj Pulsar 180 gets Pulsar 220 styling
Yesterday Hero MotoCorp revealed the prices of the Xtreme 200R on its website, which costs INR 88,000 (ex-showroom, Siliguri). The company is yet to launch the bike in the country officially. Ahead of that, let’s take a look at a detailed spec comparison between the Hero Xtreme 200R, Bajaj Pulsar NS200, and the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V.The Hero Xtreme 200R has taken a long time coming, and 2.5 years after its debut at the Auto Expo 2016, the bike joins the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V in the entry-level premium bike segment. The Xtreme 200R isn’t technically advanced, develops less power and is low on features. However, it trumps its competitors in the pricing department.The Bajaj Pulsar NS200 costs between INR 99,411 to INR 1.11 lakh, while the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V costs in the range of INR 96,230 to INR 1.10 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom Delhi). On the other hand, the Xtreme 200R is available in one variant and costs INR 88,000 (ex-showroom Siliguri). … [Read more...] about Hero Xtreme 200R vs. Bajaj Pulsar NS200 vs. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V
The Indian motorcycle market has seen some exciting launches in the recent times. Motorcycles like the Apache RR310 and the Yamaha R15 V3 has kept the enthusiasts on their toes. In next three months, as many as ten new motorcycles are scheduled to be launched in India. Here are all of them. Royal Enfield Interceptor Royal Enfield unveiled their first ever twin-cylinder powered motorcycles last year. One of them will be the Interceptor which will be Triumph Street Twin challenger in India. The 650cc parallel twin engine is an all-new product and is air plus oil cooled. It is the most advanced engine coming out of Royal Enfield factory ever and gets fuel injection, four-valve heads, and an overhead camshaft. It develops a maximum power of 47 Bhp at 7,100 rpm and 52 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. It gets a 6-speed unit with slipper clutch. It will also get ABS as standard. The bike is expected to be launched by the mid of this year with a price tag of between Rs. 3-4 lakh. Royal Enfield … [Read more...] about 10 bike launches, 3 months: From Royal Enfield motorcycles to BMWs to Benelli Imperiale 400!