The Bajaj Pulsar Range is one of the most successful models for in Nepal. With the rising prices of automobiles due to the upcoming BS6 emission norms, GST rates and input costs, the launch of the is a solid strategy to offer an affordable Pulsar model and further increase the volume sales by offering an accessible Pulsar model which carries the Pulsar DNA. Another draw is the funky 'Neon' style colour schemes, which will sit well with the target audience. We tell you everything that you need to know about the newly launched Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon.
Bajaj has finally launched the much-talked-about Pulsar 125 Neon in the Nepalese market. The motorcycle is available in 2 variants, one is equipped with a front drum brake, and the second one gets a front disc brake.
The Pulsar 125 Neon uses a 125 cc, DTS-i engine which generates 11.8 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 11 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm and is paired to a five-speed gearbox. There is a counter-balancer as well, which makes the engine smoother even at high revs. Plus, there is a primary kick feature in the gearbox which allows the rider to start the motorcycle in any gear by just pulling the clutch in. With a kerb weight of 140 kilograms, the Pulsar 125 Neon has a power-to-weight-ratio is 84 bhp/tonne.
As expected, the 125 Neon is based on the Pulsar 150 Neon. The motorcycle features an exactly similar design like the 150cc model while the 125cc model is available with an option of 170mm front drum brake or a 240mm front disc brake. The rear end of the motorcycle gets a 130mm drum brake as standard.
The suspension duties of the motorcycle are handled by telescopic forks at the front while the rear end of the bike features twin shock absorbers. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is equipped with an 80/100-17 front tyre and a 100/90-17 tyre at the rear end. The 125cc commuter bike weighs 140kgs while the ground clearance stands 165mm.
As the new Pulsar is under 125cc in terms of displacement, it is equipped with CBS (Combined Braking System) unlike the Pulsar 150 Neon, which is equipped with a 1-channel ABS unit. The bookings for the 125 Neon are now officially open while the deliveries will commence in a few days. Apart from the Silver+Blue colour combination, the motorcycle is also available in Black+Silver colour scheme.
Well, the name refers to the 'Neon' coloured bits on the grey body of the motorcycle, giving it a young, vibrant and a peppy vibe. The motorcycle gets colour co-ordinated Neon Pulsar logo and grab rail, 3D variant logo on the rear cowl and neon coloured streak on the black alloys for that distinct look. The Pulsar 125 Neon will be offered in three colour options which are Neon Blue, Solar Red and Platinum Silver. The red and the silver colour schemes get a gloss black base paint while the blue has a matte black base paint.