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Bajaj Auto launches Pulsar N160, equipped with segment-first Dual Channel ABS

22 June 2022

  • The Pulsar N160 is built on the new Pulsar platform that has witnessed an unprecedented response ever since its introduction in October last year
  • The all-new Pulsar N160 comes with segment-first dual-channel ABS, holistic upgrades, and features such as projector LED headlamps, sporty underbelly exhaust, gear indicator and mobile charging
  • Priced at ₹ 1,25,824 ex-showroom (Kolkata) & ₹ 1,27,853 ex-showroom (Delhi)

Kolkata – 22nd June 2022:Bajaj Auto, the world’s most valuable two-wheeler and three-wheeler company, has launched the all-new Pulsar N160 in India. It is the latest addition to the Pulsar range, India’s most popular sports motorcycle. The Pulsar N160 is built on the new Pulsar platform that has witnessed an unprecedented response ever since its introduction with the launch of the Pulsar 250 in October last year. Equipped with segment-first dual-channel ABS, the Pulsar N160 is set to become a benchmark for performance and control in the entry sports motorcycle segment.

Product Philosophy

The new Pulsar N160 has been conceptualised to deliver power, precision, and control like never seen before in the segment. This differentiation philosophy allows the Pulsar N160 to easily straddle the asks of today’s young rider who seeks a motorcycle of sporty character that is also rideable in everyday street conditions.


The design language boasts of dynamic and energetic character lines, tighter proportions, and modern aerodynamism. The muscular tank is contrasted with a sleek, stylish waist section that extends to a contoured step seat, making for an eye-catching profile. It is equipped with a sportier underbelly exhaust that growls at higher RPMs.


The Pulsar N160 is powered by a 165cc BS6 engine, which gives superior power and immediate throttle response. It delivers 16 PS of power and 14.65 Nm of torque with 85% of peak torque available throughout the rev band for an unmatched pick-up and the signature Pulsar rush. The Pulsar N160 provides the best-in-class tractive effort and enables better passing acceleration in every gear.


The new Pulsar N160 is built on a tubular frame chassis that offers high torsional stiffness for superior handling. Further, the bike is equipped with a new precision-crafted underbelly exhaust system positioned close to its centre of gravity for improved balance. This, along with the mono-shock rear suspension, LED projector headlamps and 300 mm front disc brake and 230 mm rear disc brake make for a perfect street riding experience.


The segment-first Dual Channel ABS in the new Pulsar N160 inspires increased riding confidence by restricting wheel lockups during both front and rear braking. The stronger grip provided by wider cross-section tyres (Front 100/80-17, Rear 130/70-17) in the Pulsar N160 adds to the riding control of the motorcycle.

Available at an attractive price of ₹ 1,25,824 ex-showroom (Kolkata) & ₹ 1,27,853 ex-showroom (Delhi). The Pulsar N160 Dual Channel ABS is available in Brooklyn Black colour.

Sarang Kanade, President - Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto, said, “Twenty years ago, Pulsar pioneered the sports-motorcycling revolution in India.
The Pulsar 250, the biggest ever Pulsar, launched on the new platform in October 2021, received a tremendous response from customers, enthusiasts and experts alike. We are excited to extend the new platform to the 160cc segment. The new Pulsar N160 packs an exciting proposition that is built to deliver the perfect street riding experience”.


Dual-Channel ABS: Provides precision braking and uncompromising power of control that inspires confidence even at high speeds

Bi-Functional LED Projector headlamp: Flanked by signature naked wolf LED DRLs – offering unmatched illumination and precise beam for improved safety

Mono-shock Suspension: New mono-shock unit to offer pinpoint handling without compromising on comfort

Infinity Display Console: Retaining the ‘Badge of Thrill’ – the Tachometer needle - as a nod to the golden age of performance motorcycling

USB Mobile Charging: At a convenient position near the tank flap, for Pulsarmaniacs who are always on the go

Gear Position Indicator: For confidence and accuracy in achieving the perfect gear shift

Distance to Empty Readout: : Integrated with infinity console for better fuel planning

Assured Braking: 300 mm front and 230 mm rear bigger-disc brakes

Stronger Grip: Larger tyre dimensions of 100/80 – 17 F & 130/70 – 17 R for improved grip on any terrain

About Bajaj Auto

With 18 million motorcycles sold in over 79 countries, the Bajaj brand is truly “The World’s Favourite Indian”. It is India’s No.1 motorcycle exporter with two out of three bikes sold internationally carrying a Bajaj badge. The company is also the world’s largest manufacturer of three-wheelers. Bajaj Auto is the first two-wheeler company in the world to have reached a market cap of INR one trillion and continues to be the world’s most valuable two-wheeler company. It has been delivering products which are best in class design, technology and are built on uncompromised quality, for the past 75 years. The company’s unwavering commitment towards the new product initiatives has made it future ready.


Parameter Specification Pulsar N160 Dual Channel ABS
Engine Type
Max. Power
Max. Torque
Single cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve, Oil cooled, FI
164.82 cc
11.7 kW (16 PS) @ 8750 rpm
14.65 Nm @ 6750 rpm
Constant mesh 5 speed
Brakes Front
ABS System
300 mm, Disc
230 mm, Disc
Dual Channel ABS
Suspension Front
Telescopic, 37 mm
Nitrox mono-shock
Tyres Front
100/80-17 Tubeless
130/70-17 Tubeless
Dimensions Wheelbase
Seat height – rider
Ground clearance
Kerb weight
Fuel tank capacity
1358 mm
795 mm
165 mm
154 kg
14 L
Electricals Console features
Tail lamp
Mobile Charger
Gear indicator, Clock, Fuel economy and Range indicator
Bi-functional LED projector headlamp with LED DRLs
LED Tail lamp with Glitter pattern
USB connectivity

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Varun Vishwanath | Pitchfork Partners



Rajvi Bhansali | Pitchfork Partners



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