Bajaj showcases the 2023 Pulsar NS160 and the Pulsar NS200 at the 2023 NADA Auto Show

Bajaj Auto has showcased the 2023 iteration of its Pulsar series–the NS160 and the NS200–at the 2023 NADA Auto Show. The new variants of the Pulsar NS160 and the Pulsar NS200 now come with new USD forks and dual-channel ABS as standard, along with an upgraded semi-digital instrument console. The company has set an introductory price of Rs 3,84,900 for the 2023 Pulsar NS160 and Rs 4,24,900 for the new Pulsar NS200. Furthermore, Bajaj Auto has launched a Dashain offer, allowing bike enthusiasts the chance to win discounts ranging from Rs 10,000 up to Rs 2,75,000 on the purchase of Bajaj bikes.

Design and features

The 2023 NS160 and NS200 retain their previous model’s designs, featuring distinctive design elements like a bold front fascia, a muscular fuel tank, split seats, grab rails, and an underbelly exhaust. Additionally, these motorcycles are available in four different colour options: Burnt red, Satin blue, Metallic Pearl white, and Pewter grey.

The 2023 NS160 and NS200 models feature an updated semi-digital instrument cluster that incorporates additional data like a gear position indicator, Distance To Empty (DTE), and real-time fuel efficiency. The display also retains important information such as time, speed, tachometer, and odometer readings. These bikes also come with standard dual-channel ABS, disc brakes, and LED lighting, among other notable features.


The 2023 NS160 retains the identical powertrain from the previous models, featuring a 160.3 cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, twin-spark, four-valve, FI DTS-i engine. This engine produces a maximum power output of 17 hp at 9000 rpm and peak torque of 14.6 Nm at 7250 rpm, paired with a five-speed gearbox. Similarly, the new NS200 also maintains its existing powertrain, utilising a 199.5 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, triple-spark, four-valve, FI DTS-i engine. It generates a peak power of 24 hp at 9750 rpm and a peak torque of 18.74 Nm at 8000 rpm, coupled with a six-speed gearbox.


2023 NS1602023 NS200
Engine displacement160.3 cc199.5 cc
Peak power17 hp at 9000 rpm24 hp at 9750 rpm
Peak torque14.6 Nm at 7250 rpm18.74 Nm at 8000 rpm
Transmission5-speed gearbox6-speed gearbox
Fuel-tank capacity12 L12 L
Wheelbase1372 mm1363 mm
Ground clearance170 mm167 mm
BrakesDisc (front and rear)Disc (front and rear)


NS160 NS200
SuspensionFront: 33mm USD fork
Rear: Nitrox mono shock absorber with canister
Front: 33mm USD Fork
Rear: Nitrox mono shock absorber with canister
BrakesFront: Disc (260 mm)
Rear: Disc (230 mm)
Front: Disc (300 mm) 
Rear: Disc (230 mm)
TyresFront: 90/90 -17 Tubeless
Rear: 120/80-17 Tubeless
Front: 100/80-17 Tubeless
Rear: 130/70-17 Tubeless

2023 Bajaj NS160 and NS200 price in Nepal

HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj in Nepal, has offered the 2023 NS160 and NS200 at an introductory price of Rs 3,84,900 and Rs 4,24,900, respectively. 

Pulsar modelsPrice in Nepal
NS160Rs 3,84,900
NS200Rs 4,24,900

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