The Bajaj RS200 starts at Rs 1.21 lakh while the NS200 has been priced at Rs 96,453
With stringent BSIV emission norms to come into force in April this year, bike makers have been making updates to their motorcycles. Bajaj was the first of the lot to bring BSIV compliant Avengers towards the end of 2016. The Chakan-based bike maker has now introduced BSIV iterations of its popular Pulsar range. The BSIV compliant Pulsar RS200 is priced at Rs 1.21 lakh for the non-ABS version and Rs 1.33 lakh for the ABS version. The Pulsar NS200 carries a sticker price of Rs 96,453. All prices ex-showroom Delhi.
The RS200 will now be available with two new colour options, Racing Blue and Graphite Black. The NS200 too has been launched with some funky new colour schemes - Graphite Black, Mirage White & Wild Red. Aside from the new colour options, the NS200 also comes fitted with a belly pan.
Mechanically, both these machines remain unchanged. The NS200 churns out 23bhp and 18Nm from a single-cylinder unit that displaces 199cc. The RS200, on the other hand, comes with a 199.5cc single-pot engine that produces 24.5bhp and 18.60Nm. Both bikes come mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Aside from Bajaj, Honda too has updated some of its models to bring them in line with the upcoming BSIV norms. They Japanese bike maker has already updated the CB Hornet 160R, the Honda Unicorn 160 and more recently the CB Shine.
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