Saturday, July 22, 2006

What's new at Bajaj Auto (India)

The Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS Fi is India's hotest selling "naked" bike right now. Packed full of high tech goodies, the Pulsar 220 boasts many "firsts" for an Indian manufactured motorcycle, including Fuel Injection, 20 bhp and top speed over 80mph! For more pics and specs of the Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS Fi, check out Motorcyclist at Large and

Is there a market for a small displacement "naked" sportbike in the US? We think so.

On the scooter front, the latest news from Bajaj Auto (India) is the scheduled late 2006 release of the Bajaj Blade DTSI, a full sized scooter with large 12" alloy wheels, disc brakes and class-leading power rumored to be a 150cc engine.

We'd like to see both the Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS Fi and a 150cc automatic Bajaj Blade make their way to US roadways.

For you old school scooterists, we still have the venerable Mack truck tough Bajaj Chetak in Charcoal Black, Quartz Silver and Misty Green Jade, in stock and available for delivery!

The Bajaj Chetak is named after a very famous horse in Indian folklore. Chetak saved his master from certain death by outrunning a pursuiing enemy army while severly wounded. "Chetak" has become synonymous with reliability and faithfulness. A noble steed indeed!