Bajaj Auto is gearing up to launch the fastest bike made in India. The company will launch the new Pulsar 220cc model on 23 June and will price it around Rs. 70,000 (ex-showroom in New Delhi), people close to development said.
Bajaj Auto first developed the fuel injection technology on a smaller engine on its flagship model Pulsar. The new version will have a top speed of over 140km per hour (kmph), almost 15kmph more than its predecessor.
The price is much lower than its predecessor, which was priced close to Rs. 85,000, and will compete with India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd’s R15 and FZ-16 models. The demand for sports bikes (Rs. 65,000-plus) in India is around 15,000 units per month.
The bike expected with more power and will get will get contemporary black theme.