A recent (unconfirmed) ARAI certificate shows that the Bajaj Pulsar CS400 will be called the VS400 in its production form. It is reported that ‘VS’ stands for vantage sport
Update: Bajaj has dropped the Pulsar brand name from their upcoming flagship and has decided to replace it with ‘Kratos’. So Bajaj Kratos VS 400 is the official name, as per a report by Motorbeam.
Bajaj Pulsar VS400- In short
-Production Bajaj CS400 to be called Bajaj Pulsar VS400
-Will get Duke 390’s powertrain (detuned)
-Looks very much like the concept
Bajaj Pulsar VS400- Full report
India based Bajaj motorcycles has decided to name their upcoming sub-500cc motorcycle as VS400 instead of CS400, which was the name of the concept showcased two years ago. The VS might stand for ‘Vantage sport’, but it is unclear at the moment.
The name was confirmed after an ARAI certificate of the bike was leaked online. It brings us some inside details as well.
Bajaj Pulsar VS400 launch in India
The Pulsar VS400 will launch in
India his month itself, according to Rajiv Bajaj (Launch delayed to November)
|Bajaj VS400 launch in India (expected)||2016|
Bajaj Pulsar VS400 price in India
The bike should be priced very aggressively, near 1.6 lakh range
|Bajaj VS400 price in India||Rs. 1.6 lakhs|
Bajaj Pulsar VS400- Design
The Bajaj Pulsar VS400 manages to keep many of the concept CS400’s design details intact. The bike is made keeping in mind comfort and touring, which shows in its large split seats and upright handle bars.
The front gets a single LED headlamp setup which lacks the LED arrays we saw on the concept.The sides aren’t extravagant, but isn’t anything to complain about either. The bike’s stance from the side reminds us of Ducati’s Diavel, as has been said at many places.
The VS400 gets 2 stripes of LED taillight running through the rear, which is similar to ones on the concept.
Bajaj Pulsar VS400- Engine, Power, Specs
The leaked document confirms that the Pulsar VS400 will be powered by KTM Duke’s 373.2cc single cylinder, FI mill. Power is rated at 25.74 kW (35 PS) @ 8,000 rpm, which is in lieu with our expectations
The bike has a Gross vehicle weight of 332kg (GVW include weight of pillion, rider, oil and fuel)
The feature list include LED head lamps, tail lamps, side blinkers, split seats, disc brakes with dual channel ABS (Seen on pictures), dual digital displays and more.