Bajaj Pulsar N160 Launched From Rs 1.23 Lakh, Gets Dual Channel ABS!

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!

VariantEx-showroom price
Bajaj Pulsar N160 Single channel ABS1.23 lakh
Bajaj Pulsar N160 Dual channel ABS1.28 lakh
Bajaj Pulsar N160 variants and prices

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.

Bajaj Pulsar N160 Launched From Rs 1.23 Lakh, Gets Dual Channel ABS! 1
FrameNewly developed tubular frame from N250
Engine displacement165 cc
Power16hp at 8,750rpm 
Torque14.65Nm at 6,750rpm
Transmission5 speed
Brakes230mm disc (R) and 280mm disc (F) on Single channel ABS version
230 mm disc (R) and 300mm disc (F) on dual-channel ABS version
Suspension37mm telescopic front fork, rear nitrox mono-shock
Fuel Tank capacity14 liters
Wheels17-inch alloys at the front and rear
Tyres100/80-17 front tyre, 130/70-17 rear tyre
Kerb WeightSingle ABS variant: 152 kilograms
Dual ABS variant: 154 kilograms
Bajaj Pulsar N160 specification

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.