Bajaj Auto today introduced a new 'Racing Red' colour option for its full-faired motorcycle - the Bajaj Pulsar RS200. Designed with a combination of red, white, and black paint schemes, this is the third multi-tone colour for the Pulsar RS200, after the 'Racing Blue' and 'Graphite Black' colour options, which were introduced last year in February 2017. Price of the motorcycle remains unchanged at ₹ 1.23 lakh for the non-ABS variant and ₹ 1.35 lakh for the ABS model (Both ex-showroom Delhi).
Visually, the new colour combination looks quite stunning with the two-tone combination of the red and white for the front fairing and the rear fender. The centre portion is covered in matte black panels, matching the exposed black perimeter frame. Similar to the racing blue shade, the new racing red colour also comes with two different colour alloy wheels - red up front and black at the rear. The rear wheel sidewall also comes with white reflector stickers, adding to the overall styling.
Announcing the new colour option, Sumeet Narang, Vice President, Marketing, Motorcycle Business, Bajaj Auto said "The Pulsar RS200 offers unparalleled design, fit and finish of the dream super sports bike and is a best seller among Indian youth. The ever-growing 4500+ strong Pulsar Maniacs community and India's biggest biking festival - The Pulsar Festival of Speed both of which are centred on Pulsar RS200 are a testament to its popularity and success. "
Mechanically, the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 remains unchanged and continues to be powered by the same 200 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that comes with Bajaj's signature 4-valve triple spark DTS-i technology. The motor continues to deliver the same power output of 24 bhp, and develops a peak torque of 18.6 Nm of peak torque, while mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike comes with a top speed of 141 kmph.
The equipment list also remains unchanged offering - twin projector headlamps, split seats, and LED taillamps. Suspension duties are taken care of telescopic suspension with anti-friction bush up front and Nitrox mono shock absorber at the rear. Up front, the Pulsar RS200 comes with 300 mm disc up front with optional single channel ABS, while the rear wheel gets 230 mm disc brake.