Bajaj's is legendary when it comes to the Indian two-wheeler segment. The Pune-based motorcycle manufacturer has been delivering joy to the two wheeler enthusiasts in the country since 1930. Not keen to rest on its laurels, the company is positioning itself to challenge the intensely competitive performance bike segment with the launch of its upcoming bikes.
Here is a list of upcoming Bajaj bike in 2015 which could make life more interesting for the motor enthusiasts.
Bajaj Pulsar 200SS
Pulsar 200SS, a bike that has been keeping the two-wheeler enthusiasts in the country on tenterhooks for quite a while now is set to hit the market in early 2015.
Bajaj Pulsar 200SS, the fully-faired avatar of Bajaj Pulsar 200NS was caught on camera a dozen times in the country. For beginners, Bajaj Pulsar 200SS is likely to borrow the same engine of its sibling 200NS.
The current engine of 200NS has the capacity to churn out 23.52PS of power @9,500rpm and 18.3Nm of torque @8,000rpm. The engine is expected to come mated to a 6-speed gearbox and there have been rumours that the Pulsar 200SS will get ABS ring and fuel injection technology.
When launched, Pulsar 200SS will take on the likes of Hero Karizma R, Yamaha YZF-R15 and KTM RC200 in India and if rumours are to be believed, the bike is likely to get a price tag around ₹1.5 lakh.
Bajaj Pulsar SS400
Pulsar 400SS, a stunning creation from the maker of Pulsar bike is expected to reach Indian shores by mid-2015. First seen at the Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year, Pulsar 400SS -- the Super Sport 400 Pulsar -- draws power from a 375cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve triple spark engine, mated to a six-speed transmission with fuel injection. Speaking of the price of the Pulsar 400SS, rumour mills have indicated a price tag in the range of ₹1.9 - ₹2.1 lakh.
New Gen pulsar with 160cc
The new generation Pulsar with 160cc engine is also expected from Bajaj in 2015. From what we have heard so far, the bike is likely to take design cues from Pulsar 200 NS and is expected to be powered by 160cc, single-cylinder-air-cooled, triple-spark petrol engine.
As for the features, the next generation Pulsar is likely to get LED tail lamp, digital + analogue tachometer, split seats and new fuel filler cap. The tyre size of the bike is likely to be the same that of current generation 100/90/17 MRF Zapper and expect the new Pulsar to get a telescopic fork suspension at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear.
The bike is likely to get a price tag around ₹72,000.
Bajaj New Platina
A revamped model of Platina is also in the works and is likely to make its debut in 2015. While then model will continue to host the same styling and design of the current model, expect it to get new colour theme and graphics. Other features expected include etelescopic fork upfront, SNS (Spring-in-Spring) rear and alloy wheels.
The current version of Platina is powered by 99.27 cc air-cooled engine which can pump in a power of 8.2 bhp and a peak torque of 8.05 Nm.