Bajaj Pulsar CS400
Bajaj Auto targets 25 percent market share and will invest Rs 575 crore this fiscal. Pictured; Bajaj Pulsar CS400Indian Cars Bikes/ Wikimedia Commons

Pune-based two-wheeler maker Bajaj is expected to launch its new Pulsar — the Pulsar CS400 — in India in the third quarter of this year. The company has been testing the Pulsar CS400 on the Indian roads for some time.

First unveiled at the Auto Expo 2014, the Pulsar CS400 has kept its fans waiting for two years. Now as biking enthusiasts gets ready to press the throttle of this new big machine, we round up everything that we know so far about the Pulsar CS400.

From the spy images and videos of the Pulsar CS400 that we have seen so far, it appears that Bajaj's new offering remains identical to its concept, and seems to have adopted few changes in terms of styling. However, it does have its own highlights that are sure to perk up bike enthusiasts. 

 --- The Pulsar CS400 is the most powerful bike to come out of Bajaj's stable.

 --- It is expected to be powered by a 375cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve triple-spark engine, which is likely to churn out 40hp of peak power and around 30Nm of torque. The engine is expected to come mated to six-speed transmission with fuel injection.

--- The Pulsar CS400 would be offered with ABS. It is yet to be known whether it will be offered as standard or as optional. Rumours are rife that the Pulsar CS400 could be launched in two variants — with ABS and without.

--- The Pulsar CS400 is expected to be to be priced in the range of Rs. 1.7 lakh to Rs. 1.85 lakh (ex-showroom).

--- As for features, the Pulsar CS400 will get all-black exhaust, newly-designed split seat and alloy wheels. It will also to get twin instrument console — one on the handlebar as seen in other bikes and the other on the fuel tank. 

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