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Bajaj Pulsar 180 discontinued | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Bajaj had reintroduced the Pulsar 180 to its line-up in 2021 after discontinuing it in 2019 for the primary time.

Bajaj Auto has discontinued the Pulsar 180 in India, with the mannequin now not listed on the producer’s web site. Though the corporate hasn’t specified why it has completed so, we imagine it could possibly be all the way down to poor demand for the mannequin.

  • Pulsar 180 was first discontinued in 2019
  • Powered by a 17hp, 178cc single cylinder engine

The 180cc model was one of many first Pulsar fashions to be launched. The mannequin was discontinued for the primary time in 2019, forward of the BS6 emission norms and was changed by its semi-faired sibling, the 180F. Then in February final yr, Bajaj reintroduced the Pulsar 180, changing the 180F in flip.

The Pulsar 180 was powered by a 178.6cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that put out 17hp at 8,500rpm and 14.2Nm at 6,500rpm, and mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

When it comes to gear, it featured a halogen headlamp, LED tail-lamp and a digi-analogue instrument cluster. A telescopic fork and monoshock dealt with suspension duties, whereas braking was taken care of by a 280mm entrance disc and a 230mm rear disc; single-channel ABS got here as commonplace.

Whereas the discontinuation of the 180 could come throughout as a disappointment to Pulsar purists, it does open up potentialities for newer Pulsar fashions within the vary.

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