The question has a numerous answers as the Indian market is the second largest two wheeler market all around the globe foreign manufacturers who once had never seen India a nice place to sell their motorbikes.But time had changed and every foreign manufacturer who once thought India is not a good place to sell higher displacement bikes have changed their minds and some already had entered into the Indian market.Some companies entered the market with partnership with Indian motorcycle manufacturing companies and some had landed on Indian shores independently some companies which are present in Indian market with smaller displacement specific Indian models had started importing their higher displacement bikes to India. Bajaj had partnered with KTM in which Bajaj has 40 % share.So Bajaj had decided to launch KTM and some Bajaj bikes up to the displacement range of 700 cc in India which would be manufactured in India which keeps their costs down may definitely sent an alarm to other manufacturers.Bajaj already turned Pro-Biking showrooms into KTM stores to offer better sales and servicing for KTM bikes.
Bajaj had turned their Pro-Biking showrooms which are meant for sales and servicing of bikes with 200 cc and more displacement. into KTM stores.Pro-Biking showrooms were first started in India in 2005.At that time Bajaj declared that only bikes with displacement starting from 200 cc and above which are from Bajaj or there partners will be sold through pro-biking showrooms and serviced.When the Pro-biking showrooms were first started they were no 200 cc displacement bikes from Bajaj for some time they displayed 180 cc Avenger and 180 cc pulsar in the showrooms.In 2007 Bajaj had introduced Bajaj pulsar 200 Dts-i in the Indian market and after the Launch of the 200 cc pulsar Bajaj made the pro-biking showrooms exclusive only for bikes starting from 200 cc and removed the Avenger 180 and Pulsar 180 from the pro-biking stores. Continue reading
When Bajaj stopped the production of Pulsar 200 with the introduction of 220 Dts-SI every Pulsar fan thought that why did Bajaj Make such a decision when the 200 Pulsar is well received ? Some people speculated that it was to boost the sales of the new Pulsar 220 Dts-Si the fastest Indian.But no one had never expected that Pulsar 200 will be brought back again in a raw and naked form in the New 2012 Pulsar 200 Naked Sport form.The bike also gets an increase in power the previous bike used to generate around 18 horsepower and the new 2012 Pulsar 200 NS will be producing a massive 23 bhp and a healthy 18 Nm torque.What is more interesting is the price of the new bike it is said it would be priced below one lakh.This bike has a new Dts-i (Digital Triple Spark Ignition) engine.