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A worker walks beside newly built motorbikes at the Bajaj Auto Ltd. plant in Pune, about 130 km (82 miles) from Mumbai August 9, 2007.Reuters File

Bajaj's upcoming Pulsar 150NS has already become a regular fixture in the auto world with its specifications and images being leaked periodically. Now the latest buzz that is whirling on the internet is that the Pune-based bikemaker could launch its new Pulsar avatar in the Indian market as early as May.

The guys at MotorBeam suggest that new Pulsar 150NS, the fourth offering of Bajaj this year is likely to make its market debut in May. However, the report did not specify the exact launch details of the new Pulsar.

Pulsar 150NS, a model which will take on the likes of Suzuki Gixxer and Hero Xtreme in the India market was caught on camera numerous times in the country while undergoing tests.

From what we have heard so far, the power will come from 149.5cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine, which can dish out a power of 16.3bhp of power at 9,000rpm and a peak torque of 13Nm at 7,500rpm with 5-speed gearbox. The suspension of the Pulsar 150NS will be taken care of by a telescopic upfront and monoshock unit.

Seated on a wheelbase of 1,363mm, Pulsar 150NS will measure 2,105mm in length, 800mm in width and 1,220mm in height and will have a fuel tank capacity of 12-litre.

If rumours have their say, new Bajaj Pulsar 150NS will get price tag around ₹75,000.