The N160 gets almost the same design and equipment as the N250
Bajaj Auto has launched a new Pulsar model in the country. The next generation Bajaj N160, is evidently based on the popular Bajaj N250 streetfighter with identical design and features, and a smaller engine. The naked motorcycle is priced from Rs 1.23 lakh (ex-sh). The dual-channel ABS version, however, costs Rs 1.28 lakh, Ex-showroom. Dual ABS is indeed a first in its segment!
|Bajaj Pulsar N160 Single channel ABS||1.23 lakh|
|Bajaj Pulsar N160 Dual channel ABS||1.28 lakh|
Bajaj Pulsar N160: What’s It?
The N160 has a lot of design similarities with the N250. The motorcycle is available in 3 catchy color options- Caribbean Blue, Racing Red, and Techno Grey. There is a more exciting Brooklyn Black shade available exclusively on the dual-channel ABS variant.
Key design highlights of the N160 include LED projector headlamp with eyebrow-like LED DRLs, edgy fuel tank extensions, a muscular 14L fuel tank that looks unmistakeably Pulsar-ish, a short, neat windscreen, vertical LED tail lamps, Y-shaped alloy wheels, split seats, split grab rails, and an underbelly exhaust, unlike the N250. Kit on offer includes a digital-analog instrument cluster and an integrated USB charging port.
|Frame||Newly developed tubular frame from N250|
|Engine displacement||165 cc|
|Power||16hp at 8,750rpm|
|Torque||14.65Nm at 6,750rpm|
|Brakes||230mm disc (R) and 280mm disc (F) on Single channel ABS version|
230 mm disc (R) and 300mm disc (F) on dual-channel ABS version
|Suspension||37mm telescopic front fork, rear nitrox mono-shock|
|Fuel Tank capacity||14 liters|
|Wheels||17-inch alloys at the front and rear|
|Tyres||100/80-17 front tyre, 130/70-17 rear tyre|
|Kerb Weight||Single ABS variant: 152 kilograms|
Dual ABS variant: 154 kilograms
Bajaj N160 Specification
The Pulsar N160 is built on the same frame as the N250. This is essentially the new tubular frame developed by Bajaj for their next-generation products. The motorcycle also features the N250’s nitrox mono-shock. The engine, however, is a 164.82 cc oil-cooled twin-spark DTS-i unit, producing 15.7 hp and 14.65 Nm. This if you might remember, is less than the NS160’s 17 hp, even while the torque remains unchanged. The transmission on offer is a 5-speed unit.
Bajaj N160 gets a 31mm telescopic fork and 280mm front disc on the Single-channel ABS version, while the dual-channel variant gets larger 37mm forks and 300mm front disc.