It is around Rs 3900 more than the Pulsar 125 Neon
- The split seat variant comes with a few cosmetic changes compared to the standard bike.
- It is currently available only in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
- Mechanically, the bike is similar to the Pulsar 125 Neon variant.
According to our sources, the split seat variant of the Bajaj Pulsar 125 costs Rs 70,618 (ex-showroom Hyderabad). We’ve also come to know that the bike is available only in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana at the moment. Bajaj officials had revealed to us earlier that based on the response in these states, the brand might launch the Pulsar 125 split seat variant in other states as well. In that case, expect the bike to be launched in the festive season this year.
Compared to the Pulsar 125 Neon, the split seat variant commands a premium of Rs 3,904. Interestingly, the split seat variant is only Rs 1,286 dearer than the Pulsar 150 Neon, which comes with a more powerful engine and the added safety of a single-channel ABS.
Notable changes in the Pulsar 125 split seat variant include tank extensions, belly pan, split seats with split grab rails and new graphics. In terms of mechanicals, the bike remains similar to the Neon variant. For reference, the 124.4cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine with counterbalancer makes 12PS and 11Nm. In our tests, the bike returned 51.5kmpl in the city and 57kmpl on the highway. In case you’re wondering how the bike is to ride in real-world conditions, check out our review here. Like the Neon, the split seat variant also competes against the Hero Glamour FI and Honda CB Shine SP.