Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 To Be Launched In India?

Modified On Jun 5, 2019 By Praveen M. for Bajaj Pulsar 125 (Duplicate)

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The 125cc motorcycle went on sale in Colombia recently

  • The Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is likely to be launched in India in a few months.
  • Once launched, it will be the most affordable Pulsar in India.
  • It is likely to be priced around Rs 63,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
  • The Colombia-spec bike features a carburetted 125cc air-cooled 4-valve motor.

Bajaj Auto has launched the Pulsar NS125 in Colombia. Interestingly, this motorcycle comes with a carburetted motor instead of the fuel-injected unit sold in other international markets. Also, it features a 240mm disc up front and a 130mm drum at the rear linked to a combined braking system (CBS) just like the newly-launched Platina 110 H-Gear

These two aspects of the motorcycle suggest that it could be launched in India as well, presumably in a few months. The motorcycle sold abroad is in fact exported from India, so logistical efforts for Bajaj to launch the bike in its homeland will be minimal.

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In terms of design, the Pulsar NS125 looks almost similar to the Pulsar LS135. The 125cc engine has a 4-valve configuration, putting out 11.9PS at 8500rpm and 10.8Nm at 7000rpm in the Colombia-spec bike. This is mated to a 5-speed transmission. If you recall, the LS135 was the first 4-valve motorcycle from Bajaj. 

We believe the India-spec NS125 will have the same engine as the one sold in Colombia. Thanks to the 4-valve configuration, there’s also a degree of assurance that the motor could be BS6 ready. 

When launched, it will replace the now-discontinued Pulsar LS135. The new ABS norms have pushed the price of the base Pulsar 150 (Neon edition) to Rs 68,250 (ex-showroom Delhi). Hence it makes sense for Bajaj to lower the entry point for its Pulsar range with the NS125. It is likely to be priced around Rs 63,000 (ex-showroom) and at this pricing, it would be the most affordable Pulsar in India.

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