Bajaj Pulsar 200 DTSi Review


Bajaj Auto unveiled the Bajaj Pulsar 200 DTS-i in February 2007. This is a more powerful version of the Pulsar 150 and 180cc. It’s higher stance with greater chassis rear inclination makes it sporty.


Pulsar 200cc features India’s first oil cooled engine which delivers a maximum power of 18Ps@8000rpm. It’s an air cooled single-cylinder with an alloy barrel and head as well as twin valves. Digital Twin Spark ignition (DTS-i) and torque expansion chamber – ExhausTEC ensure sufficient levels of torque at low engine rpm. Pulsar 200cc features a five speed gearbox with one down and four up pattern.

Pulsar 200cc clocks a top speed of 121kph. Pulsar 200cc cruises to 60kph from rest in 4.73 seconds. The motorcycle offers an impressive mileage of 38.3kpl in city and 42.4kpl in highway.

Design & Engineering:

When comes to cruiser bikes power and style are the deciding factors. This bike derives it styling from its previous versions and has added some interesting features.

New additions in Bajaj Pulsar 200 are, Black paint theme carried over to the front fork legs, the rear shock absorbers, and the swing arm, in addition to the engine and six spoke alloy rims, for deadly looks. A lowered Headlamp/Fairing assembly along with a high tail-end, giving it an aggressive, ready to pounce stance. An all Stainless Steel silencer with an aluminium muffler can for genuine sporty looks and long life. Sleek, Twin row, Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) along the split grab rail perfectly compliments the new rear chiseled looks.

Many bikers love to alter their Pulsar 150cc, 180cc and other bikes with modern diffuser, more powerful horns, replacing rear tyres with bigger tyres and raising the rear suspension to give a racing look which demands higher price. Interestingly Pulsar 200cc offers some of these as standard features.

It is the first bike in India to feature both front and rear tubeless tyres, which besides offering superior stability are safer than conventional tube types.

The bike offers disc at the front and drum brake at the rear as a standard feature. The pulsar features a 260mm disc at the front, the massive bike comes to halt in 16.47m from 60kph.

Salient features:

The Pulsar 200cc bike throws away the kick lever and makes you to crank the engine only with your thumb. The Pulsar 200cc has Digital Odo Meter, Digital Fuel Gauge and Digital Trip Meter. Pulsar 200cc features a digital console which uses only LEDs and intelligently varies its amber backlight intensity for viewing in either day or night. The bike uses 15 litre reservoirs.

Summing it up…

Pulsar 200 is surely a power packed machine that promises to give you real adrenaline rush. With proven engine and completely new features Bajaj Pulsar 200cc outsmarts the opponents. Also, the better pricing makes the Bajaj Pulsar 200 a perfect bike for the highway. This version of Pulsar offers you power, performance, mileage and looks!

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