Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is quite a popular bike amongst the youngsters. It has got a front fairing (Bajaj’s only faired bike), dual projector headlamps, clip-on handlebars, and a powerful 200cc single-cylinder engine that produces 24.5 bhp and 18.6 Nm. Now, the latest reports tell us that Bajaj is going update the RS 200 with dual-channel ABS.

The current RS 200 comes equipped with a single-channel ABS (works with the front brake) which is ‘something is better than nothing’ sorts. Most of the motorcycles in this segment and price range come with dual-channel ABS.

Apparently, Bajaj will soon launch RS 200 with dual-channel ABS at a premium of around Rs 1,500. Apart from ABS, the rest of the bike will be the same.

Pulsar RS 200 colour option demon black
Pulsar RS 200 colour option demon black

Now, why would Bajaj make such a move right now? That’s hard to say because Bajaj has to update the RS 200 to BS 6 norms before 1st April 2020 if it wants to continue selling it. Wouldn’t it have been a better move to fit in the dual-channel ABS in the BS 6 variant and launch it in one go?

Perhaps, Bajaj might have some other bigger plans for the RS 200 in the future. What do you think?

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