Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 Twin Disc
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
Sports commuters such as the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc are quite popular among the Bangladeshi youths. Sports commuters are most popular due to the amount of torque and power they produce. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has been in the market since 2017 and since its inception, it has been widely accepted. Here you will be introduced to the specifications and overview of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc.
Bajaj is one of the top motorcycle manufacturers in the world. Bajaj markets in Bangladesh through Uttara Motors Limited. One of the most reliable series by Bajaj is the Bajaj Pulsar series. Bajaj Pulsar series has been in production since 2001 and has been one of the highest-selling motorcycles in Bangladesh and India. One of the most powerful installments by Bajaj within the 165cc segment is the Bajaj Pulsar NS160. They brought the Twin disc variant of the same bike almost right after the single disc variant. And this bike got a lot of praise as soon as it came out.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is a sports commuter with a lot of features. One of the main features of the bike is that it has a Twin Disc setup. This setup not only increases the braking power of the bike but also increases the overall handling of the bike. The bike also has a three-part handlebar set up just like most of its predecessors. The handlebars bring a very sporty vibe to the bike.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc comes with a partially digital instrument cluster. The instrument cluster consists of an analog RPM counter. The speedometer, odometer, trip meter, and other necessary indicators are fully digital. The best thing about the bike is that it comes with illuminated switch gears.
The bike comes in two different colors:
Ebony black blue.
Ebony black red.
Both the variants come with similar decals. The decals of the bike make it look very much sporty. The curves and edges of the bike make it look very aggressive.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc comes with a halogen headlight. The halogen headlight is good enough for the city commute but not ideal for the highway. The taillight and the indicators are LED, which is quite good. The Pulsar NS160 has retained the split taillight design of its predecessors.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is a fairly tall bike, with high seat height. The bike is mostly suited for riders more than 5’7”. The ground clearance of the bike is 177mm, which is very suitable for the city commute as the bike is quite immune to most speed bumps. The bike also has a 12liter tank which is very much suitable for long rides out of town. Commuting in the bike will also be a breeze as the bike has a very comforting shape and comfortable ergonomics.
The length, width, height, and weight of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc are 2017mm, 803.5mm, 1060mm, and 148kg. The bike is also somewhat on the heavier side, which makes it very stable at high speeds. The bike has a wheelbase of 1370mm, which is quite good to keep it stable at corners.
Engine and Transmission:
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc comes with a 4-stroke, single-cylinder, and 160.3cc engine with DTS-i technology. The engine is oil-cooled and carbureted. The engine pumps out 15.5BHP of power at 8500rpm and 14.6Nm torque at 6500rpm. The power is quite good, as well as the torque figure. The bike is expected to have a mileage of around 30-35kmpl on average.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has a basic wet multi-plate clutch system. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has a 6-speed gearbox, and the bike has an approximate top speed of about 125kmph.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheel:
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has a twin-disc set up just like the name suggests. The front disc is 260mm in diameter, which makes it quite the average size. But the addition of the rear disc makes the braking performance and handling of the bike at a low speed much better.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has basic telescopic forks as front suspension. The rear has a mono-shock suspension. The front suspension takes in the speed bumps quite adequately, the rear also performs quite well at corners. The split seat setup might give the pillion more private space and hence a more tension free ride.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc gets alloy wheels. The front and rear wheels have 90/90 and 120/80 tires respectively. Both the tires could have been a tad thicker. Thin tires affect confidence while cornering, and hence riders of this bike might have the same issue.
Pros and Cons:
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has a few pros and cons:
Adequate ground clearance.
High seat height.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc was made for youngsters who are somewhat intermediate in riding. Riding this bike as a complete beginner might overwhelm the rider as the power is quite a lot. The overall specs are a tad too much for most beginners.
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is a 180cc bike, which is yet not allowed in Bangladesh, hence putting up competitions of the bike is redundant. However, if a list were to be made. They are:
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V.
Hero Thriller 160R.
Haojue DR 160
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is for thrill-seekers. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is for people who are looking for speed and acceleration. This bike is not suggested for a complete beginner. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is a great bike with great specifications but some flaws as well. But all in all the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is a good enough bike in its class.
Specification: Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 Twin Disc
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- Is there any full faired version of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc?
No! There is no fully-faired version of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc.Answer by : jojo on Feb 20, 2021 08:20:48 AM
- Is Bajaj Pulsar NS160 fuel-injected?
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc is not fuel-injected, but the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 FI ABS is fuel-injected.Answer by : jojo on Feb 20, 2021 08:19:24 AM
- Does the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc have a kick start?
Yes, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has a kick start and an electric start as well.Answer by : jojo on Feb 20, 2021 08:19:51 AM
- What is the mileage of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc?
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc has an approximated mileage of around 30-35kmpl.Answer by : jojo on Feb 20, 2021 08:20:19 AM