Bajaj Pulsar NS150 vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Blue (Rear Disc) Comparison

Updated: 01, Apr, 2018 05:58 AM

Expected Price

₹ 75,000
* Delhi. May vary.
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₹ 78,900
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Overall Length
2070 mm2085 mm
Overall Width
804 mm730 mm
Overall Height
1205 mm1105 mm
Wheelbase
1363 mm1300 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 litres16 litres
Kerb/Wet Weight
140 kg137 kg
Ground Clearance
175 mm165 mm
Reserve Fuel Capacity
2.4 litresNA
Seat Height
805 mm790 mm

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Engine Kill Switch
NA
Pillion Footrest
Pillion Grabrail
NA
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
40-45 kmpl (approx)NA

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Displacement
149.5 cc159.7 cc
Number of Cylinders
11
Engine Description
149.5cc, 4-valve, single cylinder, air-cooled engine159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder
Maximum Power
16.8 HP @ 9500 rpm15.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque
13 NM @ 7500 rpm13.1 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Number of Gears
55
Cooling
Air-cooledAir Cooling
Clutch
Wet, multi-discWet, Multi Plate
Fuel System
CarbUCAL BS-26

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogAnalog
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Key Highlights
Underbelly Exhaust, Impressive Design, Decent Shades, High Ground ClearanceMatt Shade, Rear Disc Brake, Large Fuel Tank, Low Seat Height, Tubeless Tyres, Electric Starter

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Head Light
55W/55W12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Vehicle Overview
Pulsar NS150 is the younger cousin of 200NS, also called as NS200 by most fans. It uses the same body as 200NS while uses the engine from Pulsar AS150. The motorcycle is currently being sold in some international markets and rivals Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ and Honda CB Hornet. Bajaj may relaunch the NS series in India, bringing the popular naked style Pulsar in two different engines.Apache RTR 160 Matt Blue is finished in Matt Blue shade with identical stickers as the regular version. It carries TVS Remora tyres instead of the normal ones while engines and performance remains exactly the same. Apache RTR 160 comes with a 159.7cc engine producing 15.2 BHP of power and 13.1 Nm of torque. It rivals Yamaha FZS, Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet around its performance and price segment.

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Tyre
80/100-17" 46 P90/90 R17
Rear Tyre
100/90-17" 55P110/80 R17
Front Brake
240mm Petal Disc with Floating Caliper270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake
130mm Drum200mm Petal Disc
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
10-Spoke Alloy WheelsAlloys
Front Wheel
17-inchNA
Rear Wheel
17-inchNA

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Frame
Pressed steel perimeter beam section frameDouble Cradle SynchroSTIFF
Front Suspension
Telescopic with anti friction bushTelescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear Suspension
Nitrox mono shock absorber with CanisterMonotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Exhaust/Muffler
Under-belly ExhaustNA

Colour Options and Price in India

Body Type
Sports CommuterSports Commuter
Bike Variant
Bajaj Pulsar NS150TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Blue (Rear Disc)
Current Status
UpcomingDiscontinued
Ex-Showroom Price
Pulsar NS150 is expected to be priced around INR 75,000 in India (ex-showroom).TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Blue (Rear Disc) was priced at INR 78,900 before being discontinued in In
Colours
Black, Red, Blue, WhiteMatte Blue
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

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