The New Bajaj Pulsar NS200 which is available in the international market with dual-channel ABS, but due to high-cost involvement company has launched India-specific and comparatively less priced NS200 with single-channel ABS. The bike is available for pre-booking and priced at INR 1.09 lakh(the Ex-showroom price).
The bike with the single-channel or one channel ABS (Anti-lock braking system) has ABS only on the front wheel which helps in applying right brake pressure to lessen a chance of locking up the wheel and to ensure the safe riding. The counterpart of NS200 is Pulsar RS200 which is the first bike in the lineup to get single channel ABS. The full-faired Pulsar RS200 is 25,000 Rs. costlier than Pulsar NS200 in the market.
There are very few motorcycles with ABS control in India due to cost issue and only premium range bikes get the dual-channel ABS. Now, Bajaj’s Dominar 400 is also available with ABS variant and Suzuki also launched Gixxer SF ABS version and both the bikes have single-channel ABS version in India.
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, the competitor of NS200 doesn’t have ABS as of now but expected to launch the ABS version to give an equal fight to Bajaj Pulsar NS200 ABS.
The booking for New Pulsar NS200 is started and people are very excited about the one-channel ABS control. The deliveries yet not started for the bike and people have to wait a bit more.
The variant of Bajaj Pulsar NS200 with dual-channel ABS is expected to launch in India by early 2018 so passionate riders don't have to wait long for it after the launch of NS200.