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Bajaj Pulsar DTSi

Bajaj Pulsar DTSi
Bajaj Pulsar has achieved the status of a cult bike in India. The sturdy and macho looking bike has been hugely popular in the Indian motorcycle market and is largely responsible for changing the 'scooter manufacturer' image of Bajaj Auto. Bajaj DTSi is available in four variants viz Pulsar 150 DTSi, Pulsar 180 DTSi, 200 DTSi and 220 DTSi. Here, we will talk of only Pulsar 150 DTSi and Pulsar 180 DTSi.

Looks & Styling
Bajaj Pulsar DTSi is a visual treat with its mean muscular aerodynamic shape. Apart from the smashing looks, Pulsar has lighter yet stronger alloy wheels, which when coupled with the longest wheelbase (1330mm) enhance the stability of the bike and at the same time make it more agile. The head lamps also give a cool look. The digital tachometer and sharp tail enhance the killer looks of Bajaj Pulsar DTSi.

Control & Comfort
Pulsar's highly masculine looks with sporty and dashing structure gives the complete satisfaction of riding a true macho machine. The 17" alloy wheels are of great help in riding down even the narrowest of streets. The 1330 mm wheelbase also lends support in this regard. The comfort statement of Bajaj Pulsar includes front telescopic suspension, Nitro X - Nitrogen assisted rear gas shockers with triple rated spring. These features make Bajaj Pulsar highly accommodative in any terrain

Engine & Performance
Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi delivers a power output of 13.5bhp at 8000 rpm. It has wonderful pickup and zooms from zero to 60kmph in 5.66 seconds. It develops a maximum torque of 12.28 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTSi delivers maximum power of 16.5bhp @ 8000 rpm and a torque of 15.22 Nm @ 6000 rpm.

Bajaj Pulsar DTSi comes with a throttle actuated ignition-control system that works in conjunction with a chip-controlled digital capacitor discharge ignition (CDI) system for accurate ignition timing under all conditions. The dual spark design accelerates and evens out flame propagation, which results in more efficient combustion and hence leads to better performance.

Mileage and Economy
Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi gives a mileage of 50-55 km/l while Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTSi delivers a mileage of 40-45 km/l in city riding while highway driving may give a better mileage.

Parameter Pulsar 180 DTS-i UG Pulsar 150 ES DTS-i UG
Max Power 16.5 bhp (12.28 kw) @ 8000 rpm 13.5 bhp (9.94 kw)
Max Torque 15.22 Nm @ 6000 rpm 12.28 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Engine response New Silencer with ExhausTEC technology now ensures improved engine torque even at varying load conditions
Swing arm Longer swing arm with increased wheelbase of 1330 mm
Suspension-F Telescopic Forks 135 mm Stroke with anti-stiction bushes
Suspension-R Triple Rate Spring, 5-way adjustable, gas assisted NitroX Shock absorbers with vertical travel of 100 mm
Wheels High performance light yet stronger 17" alloy wheels
Tyres Broader 100 / 90 rear tyres as standard on both variants