Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS in Nepal: What’s behind the hype about the new model?

Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS
Photo: Bajaj Nepal
Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS Photo: Bajaj Nepal

Bajaj has brought quite some bikes into the Nepali market for a very long long time. In fact, the introduction of the Bajaj Pulsar lineup changed the motorcycle industry in Nepal.

Two of the recent releases by Bajaj are the N160 dual ABS and N250 dual ABS. Out of the two, Bajaj Pulsar N160 ABS is getting popular and seems to hit the Nepali road with ease.

But, why? Here is a quick review of the Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS.


DimensionsLength: 1989mm
Width: 743mm
Height: 1050mm
Wheelbase: 1358mm
Seat height: 795mm
Ground clearance: 165mm
Engine type 2 Valve, Single cylinder
Max power16 Ps @ 8750 rpm
Max torque14.65 Nm @ 6750 rpm
Cooling systemOil cooled
Fuel systemFI
Fuel tank capacity14 litres
Max speed120 km/h
BrakesFront: 300mm disc, ABS
Rear: 230mm disc
TyresFront- 100/ 80-17 (tubeless)
Rear- 130/ 70-17 (tubeless)
SuspensionFront suspension: Telescopic (37mm)
Rear suspension: Monoshock with Nitrox 
ABS systemDual channel ABS
Kerb weight164kg
Colour optionBrooklyn black
PriceRs 379,900


Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS is almost similar to Pulsar N250 dual ABS, which is another new bike Bajaj has brought along with Pulsar N160. It is a naked-styled bike with the best performance for street riding. The bike has sharp edges with aggressive aerodynamic looks. The bike looks like the advanced version of the Bajaj Pulsar variants. It has a projector-styled headlamp with LED DRLs. The LED tail lamp has a glitter pattern and the side lamp has an LED indicator.

Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS Photo: Bajaj Nepal
Photo: Bajaj Nepal

The display on the front has a fast and responsive analogue along with a digital display. The indicators include a gear indicator, clock, odometer, fuel metre and speedometer. The tank of Pulsar N160 looks muscular and has a fuel tank capacity of 14 litres.


Pulsar N160 delivers a beast of performance with its 165CC engine displacement. The engine type is a two-valve, single-cylinder, which is oil cooled. The engine delivers a maximum power of 16 Ps @ 8750 and a maximum torque of 14.65 Nm @ 6750 rpm. The transmission includes a five-speed gear and a standard BS-6 emission with a top speed of 120 km/h.

Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS Photo: Bajaj Nepal
Photo: Bajaj Nepal

The bike has a 14-litre tank, which gives a company-claimed mileage of 42km/l. The braking system used in Pulsar N160 involves dual disc brakes with dual channel ABS.

Other features

Pulsar N160 dual ABS is packed with other features such as a mobile charger with USB connectivity. The brakes include a 300 mm disc brake with ABS in front and a 230 mm disc brake. It has a chain drive system.

The kerb weight of the bike is 154 kg. The suspension includes a telescopic 37mm front suspension and a mono-shock with nitrox rear suspension.

Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS Photo: Bajaj Nepal
Photo: Bajaj Nepal

Officially distributed by HH Bajaj in Nepal, Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual ABS costs Rs 379,900 in Nepal.


Overall, the bike has a really good performance and is already loved by most people in Nepal. The bike looks like the futuristic version of the traditional Pulsar 150, which is already one of the most loved bikes in Nepal. Along with the looks, the bike has many features you see in today’s bikes. The exhaust note is also quite beautiful and the projector headlamps add aggression to the bike. It is almost certain that the new model will give an extra advantage to the Bajaj brand’s popularity here.

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Dahal is a gadget/auto writer at Onlinekhabar.

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