Bajaj Pulsar 220F
- Engine: 220 Cc
- Mileage: 40 Kmpl
- Power: 20.65 bhp
- Weight: 155 Kg
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Overview
Bajaj introduced the Pulsar 220 as the fastest Indian as it was the fastest motorcycle manufactured by an Indian manufacturer and was a huge hit in the Indian market. Pulsar 220F has always been liked among the enthusiasts due to the torquey feel that the engine offers. Pulsar 220F is one of the cheapest quarter fairing motorcycles that offers so much performance which makes this motorcycle an excellent value for money for those buyers who want a big bike feel.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Styling & Comfort
Bajaj Pulsar 220F has been an icon for the Indian market as it was the first Indian bike to come with fairing, has so much power, projector headlamps and still offer value for money. The front houses half mean-looking with projector headlamps and a windscreen to protect the rider from heavy wind-blast while riding on the highways. The side profile comes with the continued fairing with graphics placed all over the side panels. The engine is blacked out, the silencer is finished in matte black and the black alloy wheels get a contrasting Pinstriping really enhance the sporty characteristics of the Pulsar 220F, especially with the angular rear end which houses the Pulsar’s signature LED tail lamp. The clip-on handlebars with slightly rear-set footpegs give the rider a sporty riding position. The rider also gets semi-digital blue instrument console which is now surrounded by faux carbon fibre finish. The split-seat setup has been redesigned with more cushioning and is comfortable for both the rider and the pillion. The pillion also gets a pair of split grab handles to hold on.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Performance and Handling
The torquey engine starts producing the torque right from the low-end which makes the city driveability easy and the motorcycle starts feeling enjoyable even in city for a day to day usage like daily commuting. The engine is very powerful and feels at home on the highways. Also, Bajaj has given special attention to the motor so that it is rev-happy and enjoyable even in the top-end. There is telescopic front suspension and a 5-way adjustable Nitrox shock absorber at the rear absorbs to handle the Indian road conditions. The motorcycle absorbs all the potholes and does not unsettle which means that the ride quality of the Pulsar 220F is very good for the pillion and the rider.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F What we think
Bajaj Pulsar 220F has become an important part of the Indian motorcycling history. Producing something which can be called the “fastest Indian” is really something and Bajaj should be proud of it. Today everyone knows about the Pulsar 220F due to its iconic headlamp and place in the history of the Indian motorcycle. Pulsar 220F is for those who want something that has which has a big bike feel, faired front for sporty looks, powerful engine and can have fun if he wants to. The bike is easy to maintain and also comes with peace of mind as Bajaj has the largest service centre network in our country. With all of these reasons, the Pulsar 220F offers tremendous value for money.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Mileage
According to ARAI, Bajaj Pulsar 220F mileage is around 38kpl which seems acceptable for a 220cc motorcycle. However, the mileage of the bike depends on the condition and the riding habits of the rider.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Engine & Transmission
Bajaj Pulsar 220F specs offer an oil-cooled engine which delivers a maximum power output of 20.93 PS at 8,500rpm and a peak torque output of 18.55Nm at 7,000rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Braking & Safety
Braking duties are handled by a 260mm front disc and 230mm rear disc. Bajaj offers single-channel Anti-lock Braking system as standard. Bajaj has even upgraded to the steel braided brake lines so that it does not heat-up and go soft when the rider is under heavy braking.
Bajaj Pulsar 220F Competitors
Pulsar 220F faces competition from the Hero Xtreme 200S and Yamaha Fazer 25.
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