PULSAR 180

VEHICLE SUMMARY

Name:Pulsar 180
Type:Commuter
Top Speed:118kph
Fuel Consumption:
City
43.00
Fuel Consumption:
Highway
51.00

VERDICT

FORReasonably Priced
Looks
AGAINSTNA

OUR RATINGS

Appearance:
Comfort:
Features:
Performance:
Value for money:

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement:178.6cc
Engine:178.6cc, DTSi
Maximum Power:17 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque:14.2 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Gears:5 Speed
Clutch:Wet Multiplate Clutch
Bore:63.5
Stroke:56.4
No. of Cylinders:1
Cylinder Configuration:NA
Valve Per Cylinder:2
Engine Block Material:Aluminum Alloy
Chassis Type:Double Cradle
Cooling Type:Air Cooling
Carburetor:NA

DIMENSIONS

Length:2035.00 mm
Width:765.00 mm
Height:1115.00 mm

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Weight:147.00 kg
Ground Clearance:165.00 mm
Fuel Tank:15.00 ltrs
Wheelbase:1345.00 mm
Electrical System:NA
Headlamp:35W/35W Halogen
Horn:NA
Wheel Type:17" - 6 Spoke Alloys
Wheel Size:90/90 x 17″ - 120/80 × 17″ mm
Tubeless:
Colors:Cocktail wine red, Plasma blue and Midnight Black

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY

Suspension(Front):Telescopic 130mm stroke
Suspension(Rear):Triple rated spring, 5 way adjustable with 101mm travel nitrox shock absorber
Brakes:260mm Disc
Brakes(Rear):130mm Drum
Stand Alarm:

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

Fuel Guage:Digital
Self Start:
Tacho Meter:Analogue
Trip Meter:None
Alloys:
Warranty:NA
Speedometer:Digital
Passenger Footrest:
Passenger Backrest:
Step-up Seat:
Pass-light:
Low Fuel Indicator:
Low Oil Indicator:
Low Battery Indicator:
High Oil Temp. Indicator:
Choked Air Filter Indicator:
Bajaj Pulsar 180

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Design and Style

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Overview of Bajaj Pulsar 180
Pulsar has been a major hit in the market; it comes in three variants: Pulsar 150 DTSi, Pulsar 180 DTSi & Pulsar 220 DTSi. Click here for more details of New Pulsar 150New Pulsar 220. 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. Bajaj India has unvieled the upgraded model of the of the Pulsar 180 in response to the TVS Apache RTR 180. The bike has let go of the kick-start option and the rider will have to rely on battery power for ignition. Visually, this bike looks strikingly similar to the Pulsar 200 but a trained eye can quickly spot the difference. Bajaj have once again mixed and matched a lot of components from its portfolio to make the 180 appear even more muscular. The new model is likely to retail for around Rs. 3,000 more than the previous 180 model.
Update: Bajaj Pulsar Speed Lines (New Shades)
Bajaj India has introduced new speed line shades for Pulsar range comprising of Pulsar 150, Pulsar 180 and Pulsar 220. The new shades are blue with combination of black, red with combination of black and all-black shade. The new shades have given a fresh lease to life to the Pulsar models and have further enhanced the overall looks of the bikes.
Update: Orange and Silver Shade discontinued. Pulsar 150, Pulsar 180, Pulsar 220 S and Pulsar 220 F are now available in only Blue, Red and Black.
Engine of Bajaj Pulsar 180
- 180cc air-cooled DTS-i engine
- Maximum power is 17 bhp
- Maximum torque is 14.2
Pulsar 180 generates maximum power of 17 Bhp at 8500 rpm with maximum torque of 14.2 Nm at 6500 rpm. The new model borrows swingarm from the 220/Avenger, the kerb weight has gone up to 147kgs from an earlier 143kgs. The wheelbase has also increased by 25mm to 1345mm.
Following Changes has been made in the New Bajaj Pulsar 180:
- Front Suspension: The bike now gets the 37mm fork assembly from the Pulsar 220 and promises more stability in corners. The bottom pipes are finished in matte black unlike the silver used on the 220.
- Steering Tee: The steering tee is lifted straight from the 220’s chasis again. The new 180 also gets the clip-ons from the 220 which should aid handling and wrist comfort to an extent.
- Rear Suspension, Tyre and Sprockets: The swingarm for the new 180 comes from the 220/Avenger and is finished in black. The rear sprocket and the O-ring chain come from the 200. The rear tyre is wider with a 120 section width similar to the 200/220.
- Seating: The outgoing models single step seat unit has been traded in for split seats from the 200/220. The pillion seat gets th same grabrails as the bigger Pulsars.
- Body Panels: While the majority of the body panels remain similar to the outgoing 180, the new bike gets the tank extensions from the 200. The ‘Pulsar’ monogram on the tank is more pronounced with a metallic finish unlike the rubberized one on the 200/220.
Main Features of Bajaj Pulsar 180 (from official website)
- Pulsar 180 has the aggressive wolf eyed headlamp that's sure to turn heads. The naked street fighter look is further enhanced by the aerodynamic fairing on the muscular fuel tank.
- The 12 V full DC headlamp ensures a constant light beam at all speeds.
- Larger 120/80x17" tubeless tyres with strengthened 5 spoke alloy wheels for stunning looks, easy maintenance and better road grip.
- The bike is also equipped with features like 240 mm ventilated front disc brakes and telescopic front forks with 130 mm stroke, and anti friction bushes provide for greater riding comfort on all terrains.
- The beefy frame with 1345 mm wheelbase assure a comfortable ride on any terrain.
- Pulsar 180 has a stylishly designed L.E.D. tail lamp, sporty split seats, split rear grab rails and a 'kick-less, electric start'.
- The Pulsar 180 comes with clip-on handle bars complete with pass switch, electric start, and engine kill switch.
- The intelligent digital console has a low fuel indicator, neutral blinker, low battery display and self cancelling indicators.
- The Pulsar 180 is powered by a 4 stroke, 180 cc Digital Twin Spark ignition (DTS-i) engine that gives the bike 17Ps of sheer power.
- The revolutionary TRICS III and intelligent CDI technology improve ignition timing ensuring smoother power delivery. The Digital C.D.I. unit helps achieve better throttle response and reduced emissions.
- Patented ExhausTEC (Torque Expansion Chamber) technology provides high pickup at low rpm thus eliminating the need for frequent gear shifts. - The technology improves engine torque at low rpm, providing abundant latent power at any stage of riding to ensure effortless pulling for any load conditions.
- Nitrox rear shock absorbers with 5 step adjustable ride settings, provide a plush riding comfort.

1 comment:

  1. Bajaj Pulsar 180 is a awesome bike. It has a 178.6cc single cylinder 4-stroke DTSi engine. This engine can deliver power of 17 bhp at 8500 rpm along with torque of 14.2 Nm at 500 rpm. This bike gives a high performance. This can give a mileage of 51 km/litre.
    Bajaj Pulsar 180

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