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N160 Launched with USD Forks: Other Affordable Motorcycles With USDs

The N160 has been updated with a USD fork, which will increase the motorcycle’s handling and comfort quotient

Renowned two-wheeler motorcycle maker Bajaj is conducting an update programme for its entire Pulsar lineup. A few weeks ago, the Pulsar N250 and NS200 received a few updates, and now, the Pulsar N160 has received an update. The new update for the Pulsar N160 comes in the form of an upside-down fork that has been added to enhance the motorcycle’s handling capabilities and comfort quotient. 

The N160’s brand-new USD forks also enhance the motorcycle’s overall design language because they make the motorcycle look more beefy and off-beat. For the unversed souls, this is the second update the N160 has received because earlier in February, the N160 received a new instrument cluster and redesigned switchgear. Not to forget, at INR 1.39 lakh, ex-showroom, the N160 is now one of the most affordable motorcycles in India with a USD fork setup. 

What about the other motorcycles? In the following paragraphs, we have listed the most affordable motorcycles with USD fork setups one can purchase in India. 

Pulsar NS160

After the N160, the Pulsar NS160 is the most affordable motorcycle in India with a USD fork, priced at INR 1.24, ex-showroom, for the single-channel ABS model. The motorcycle is powered by a 160.3cc, oil-cooled, twin spark, 4-valve FI DTSi engine that has a peak power of 17.2PS at 9,000rpm and a maximum torque of 14.6Nm at 7,250rpm. 

Pulsar NS200

The NS200 is one of the latest motorcycles to receive a number of updates from Bajaj, and among that list of updates is an upside-down fork. Priced at INR 1.58 lakh, ex-showroom, the NS200 is powered by a 199.5cc air-cooled engine that produces 24.5PS at 9,750rpm of power and a maximum torque of 18.74Nm at 8,000rpm. The motorcycle also gets a fully digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, and SMS/call alerts. 

The update NS200 with a new fascia

Pulsar N250

Bajaj is known for understanding the Indian mindset, i.e., more in less amount, and therefore, most of its models boast an USD fork setup. The N250, priced at INR 1.51 lakh, ex-showroom is powered by a 249.07cc air-cooled engine that produces 24.5PS at 8,750rpm of power. The N250 recently received an update, which made it the first Pulsar to feature traction control and ABS with three modes, such as Rain, Ride and Off-Road. 


Yamaha’s naked streetfighter MT-15 is also one of the most affordable motorcycles with an upside-down fork setup. However, it is quite an expensive motorcycle in the 150cc segment, with a start price tag of INR 1.68 lakh, ex-showroom. The motorcycle draws power from a 155cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, single-cylinder engine that makes a peak power of 18.4PS at 10,000rpm and a maximum torque of 14.1Nm at 7,500rpm. 

The Yamaha M1-15 in metallic grey and cyan blue combination

125 Duke

The Austrian motorcycle maker’s 125 Duke is an expensive motorcycle at INR 2.05 lakh, ex-showroom, given it is only a 125cc motorcycle. However, it comes fitted with a USD fork setup. When it comes to performance, the motorcycle draws power from a 124cc, liquid-cooled engine that makes a peak power of 14.5PS at 9,250rpm and a maximum torque of 12Nm at 8,000rpm. 

Dominar 250

Last but not least, the Bajaj Dominar, at 2.17 lakh, ex-showroom, is another affordable 250cc motorcycle armed with an upside-down fork. The sport-tourer motorcycle is powered by a 248.8cc, which has a peak power of 26.63bhp at 8,500rpm and a maximum torque of 23.5Nm at 6,500rpm.