Car Expert, Editor at 91Wheels
03 Sep 2020
Bajaj Pulsar is one bike which has expanded its range from 125 cc to 220 cc and is loved by every age group. It is the most sorted and most reliable two-wheeler in the market which is going strong for years now. Today, we will be sharing our first look review of the Bajaj Pulsar 150. We tell you why is it the best for premium commuter motorcycle and can be used for part-time touring also.
India marked the history of Bajaj Pulsar twins (150 and 180 cc) in 2001 and from then we have seen various transitions of these models. Sharing details on the 150 cc then it made 12 bhp and came with 18 litres of tank size. Later on, the tank size was decreased to 15 litres to suit the styling of the low slung design.
Over the years, the Bajaj Pulsar 150 has surely improved in terms of styling. Feature-wise too it has gained a lot from the predecessor. As of now, the 150 cc engine comes with three motorcycles - Neon, ABS Single Disc and ABS with twin disc. Aesthetically, both these bikes differ from each other but carry almost the same mechanicals. The Neon model offers three colour options - Neon Red, Neon Silver and Neon Green. The 150 model comes in Black Grey and Black Red while the 150 model with twin disc gets Black Blue and Black Red.
The 150 Neon model measures 2055 mm in length, 755 mm in width and 1060 mm in height. The wheelbase and ground clearance sticks to 1320 mm and 165 mm respectively.
The single disc 150 model only differs in width and stands at 765 mm. The higher model, 150 with twin disc measures 2035 mm in length, 750 mm in width and 1115 mm in height. The wheelbase and ground clearance sticks to 1345 mm and 165 mm respectively.
The Bajaj Pulsar 150 Neon makes 14 PS of power with 13.4 Nm of peak torque while the 150 with single and twin disc makes 13.25 Nm of peak torque. The power remains the same as 14 PS only. The engine of the bike is mated to 5-speed manual unit.
The 150 Neon gets telescopic with anti-friction bush at the front which is also 5-way adjustable and the rear sees Nitrox shock absorber. Similarly, the 150 with single disc gets 31 mm conventional fork at the front while the rear gets twin shock absorber with gas filled canister. The twin-disc model gets telescopic at the front with 37 mm conventional fork while the rear gets twin shock absorber.
All the models come with 17-inch tyres but with different width. The front brake size gets 240 mm of the disc and 130 mm of drum brakes while the 150 model gets 260 mm of the disc with ABS and 130 mm of the drum. The top of line 150 twin-disc brake variant gets 280 mm disc at the front and 230 mm of the disc at the rear.
The Pulsar 150 gets features like LED DRLs, digital speedometer, electric start, stand alarm, pass light and more such features. All the models come with alloy wheels as standard and get tubeless tyres.
|150 Neon||Rs 91,605|
|150 Single Disc ABS||Rs 98,744|
|150 Twin Disc||Rs 1,02,256|
As you can see from the table above, the Pulsar 150 starts from Rs 91,605 and fetches till Rs 1,02,256. This bike is widely popular to be the best commuter bike in its segment with improved styling and performance. Please note, all these prices stick with ex-showroom, Delhi.