It won’t be an overstatement to say that the entry-level sports bike segment of Indian bike market is fast heating up. Bajaj recently brought to us the much hyped Kawasaki Ninja 300 and is close to launching the equally well publicized KTM Duke 390.
The onslaught of products from Bajaj won’t end with the launch of the 390 Duke Very much like how the launch of the 200 Duke was followed by the launch of the Pulsar 200NS, the advent of the 390 Duke will be followed by the arrival of the much hyped Pulsar 375.
The upcoming Bajaj Pulsar 375cc variant is based on the KTM Duke 390 and looks all set to redefine the affordable performance bike scene in India.
Now, thanks to some spy pics, it seems like the Pulsar 375 would soon become the sportiest looking product by Bajaj ever.
The P375 will become the first fully faired Bajaj bike and will sport twin projector headlights setup. The bike will also come with ABS. While the bike looks very unlike the 200NS in the first glance, there is enough to relate the styling of the current and upcoming Pulsar flagship with each other. As can be made out from careful observation of all these pics, the bike seems to sport the same instrument cluster that is found on the Pulsar 200NS. Another similar design detail is the positioning of the pilot lamps which have been placed in a typical Pulsar fashion. This isn’t all as the paint on the bike here seems to be of the same shade as that on the new generation 200cc Pulsar.
Other similar details include the typical Pulsar aircraft type fuel lid, a similar cowl around the instrument panel and tank design that has a hint of that of the 200NS.
Powering the Pulsar 375 will be a re-worked version of the 375cc, single cylinder motor that powers the Duke 390 (what else?). The P375’s engine is being expected to have a power output of 38-42HP.
It is being said that the new bike will arrive around festive season this year and would have a price tag of about INR 2 lakhs.
Bajaj Pulsar 375 Speculated Specificatio
Engine: 4 stroke water-cooled single cylinder
Engine capacity: 373.2cc
Torque: 32Nm at 7,250rpm
Power: 41.5HP at 9,000pm
Dry Weight: 142Kg
Clutch: Hydraulic operated
Fuel system: EFI
Ignition system: Bosch EMS83