2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 Rolls Out, Price Starts At INR 1.08 Lakh

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Bajaj is finally back with the old school Bajaj Pulsar 180 with a starting price tag of Rs.1.08 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Apart from this, it seems that the Indian bike manufacturer has discontinued the Pulsar 180F which was launched earlier in 2019. Also, the bike is no longer available on the official website. Want to learn more about the recently launched Bajaj Pulsar 180? We have covered all the details for you.

HIGHLIGHTS: 2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180

  • Bajaj has launched the all-new Bajaj Pulsar 180 in India.
  • It comes with a starting price tag of Rs.1.08 Lakh onwards (ex-showroom, Delhi).
  • The all-new bike comes with the same 178cc single-cylinder engine.

Updates

The 2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 will be available with two color schemes on offer including Laser Black and Nuclear Blue. Also, even the updated bike remains almost the same as the outgoing variant. It still gets a halogen headlamp setup, semi-digital instrument cluster and split seats among others. However, the cowl that was earlier sold as an accessory is now a standard equipment. Other features such as LED taillamp, ergonomically designed footpegs, alloy wheels and a single channel ABS are offered on the 2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180.

The engine that powers the 2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 is a 178.6cc single-cylinder air-cooled petrol motor. It is capable of producing 17.02PS of power @ 8,500 RPM and a peak torque of 14.52Nm 6,500 RPM. Apart from the power figures, it comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Mechanically, the updated Pulsar 180 remains exactly the same. It is still available with a telescopic fork at the front. Meanwhile, at the rear, it comes with the same Nitrox shock absorbers that do their job quite well. However, to enhance the stopping power, Bajaj Pulsar 180 comes equipped with a 280mm disc at the front and a 230mm disc at the rear.

Rivals

In India, Bajaj Pulsar 180 competes against the likes of Honda Hornet 2.0 and TVS Apache RTR 180. However, before considering the all-new Bajaj Pulsar 180, take a look at what its rivals have to offer.

  • Honda Hornet 2.0 –  The engine that powers the Honda Hornet 2.0 is a 184.4cc single-cylinder fuel-injected motor. It can produce a peak output of 17.3BHP @ 8500 RPM and 16.1Nm of torque @ 6,000 RPM. Also, this bike looks absolutely sportier with that muscular fuel tank, all-LED headlight, digital instrument cluster and hazard light among others. The all-new Honda Hornet 2.0 is available with multiple colors to choose from including Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Matte Sangria Red Metallic and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic. It is retailed with a price tag ranging between Rs.1.28 and Rs.1.30 Lakhs.
  • TVS Apache RTR 180 – TVS Apache RTR 180 is one of the oldest contenders in the 1800cc segment. However, with its timeless design language and powerful engine, the bike still remains one of the most popular among these two. Currently, TVS Apache RTR 180 comes with a price tag of Rs.1.10 Lakh (ex-showroom). Meanwhile, the engine that powers it is a BS6 compliant 177.4cc unit. It produces a massive 16.56BHP of power and a peak torque of 15.5Nm.