Nov 4, 2007

Pulsar 200 or Karizma?

Hi,
I was planning to buy a Bajaj Pulsar 200 DTSi. Can you please tell me a list of things to look out for while buying it? Also, considering the fact that I could buy a karizma for almost the same amount, would my buying a pulsar 200 be a wise decision?


Apart from the bike, are there any other accessories I can add to it while purchasing it? How would adding a more powerful horn/ headlight impact the battery?
Thanks in Advance,
Anirudh


Hello Anirudh,
Thanks for writing in. The Pulsar 200 is a great machine. For those who came in late, the Monoshock road test is here>> We think there is a great price difference between the P200 and the Karizma, hence its a no brainer which bike to pick up! Just go in for the P200. Its a more contemporary machine with a lot of technology going into it. Hmmm, what do you look out for when buying this machine? The color choices and the babes swooning on the streets comes to mind. I mean what could you look out for while buying a standard new bike? The horn is pretty good and so is the headlamp. So leave them untouched.

However, for the price of a Karizma, you also have the Pulsar 220, which is the big daddy of all bikes in India now! So we put in a picture above here to see if you get interested. Best headlights, electricals, handling, brakes and power delivery in it's class. Let us know when you make up your mind!
Ride Safe!.

5 comments:

Anirudh said...

hey, thanks for the info. My first preference was always a 220, but i love the 200 more than the 220 because of its simplistic looks and almost the same features as a 220. I look at it in this way: paying extra for a stylish fairing, +20 cc, a few additions to the console doesn't really make sense to me, whats your say? (Of course its a matter of personal preferences too)

www.monoshock.in said...

Hey Anirudh,
The P200 is a great bike. But what you call simple changes were also looked at the same way by us. Till we did a test ride of the P220 for 1000 kays! It is way way advanced than the P200. In every possible way. The extra buck you put in is worth the investment. If money is not an issue, we seriously suggest the P220!
Ride Safe

Chetan Pagaria said...

Hi Everyone, P220 is great bike as u read, i own it since last 6 months and i have got no problem yet regarding anything of the bike, i m getting min 35-40 avg in power petrol and this bike rocks on city road as well as highways. If you changed ur mind to buy something else then u r missing something big man. :)

Anonymous said...

HI! MYSELF MOBIN, JUST COMPLETED 18
AND I WANT TO BYE A NEW BIKE, MY BUDJET IS UPTO 7O TO 80 THOUSAND.
MY ONE OF PREFERENCE IS KARIZMA,BUT IS THRE ANY MORE OPTION IN SAME PRISE, THANKS IN ADVANCE!

Shona said...

Hi I am Ankit,
I have used Pulsar 180 dtsi for 5 yrs now.. I purchased it in Nov 03.
Now in Janusry, I am planning to go for another bike..i am getting confused between pulsar 200 and karizma.

please suggest me a which one to gio for.. i find pulsar too common in delhi and so am thinking of karizma.

wat shall be your say on the same...??