Hero Glamor Xtec Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS 125, Know Which Powerful Budget Bike is Best for You


Hero MotoCorp has launched the 'Xtec' avatar of its popular motorcycle - Glamor. Glamor Xtec is an amalgamation of style, safety, and connectivity. Features such as first-in-segment Bluetooth connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, integrated USB charger with side-stand engine cut-off, bank angle sensor and LED headlamps have been given in this motorcycle. This motorcycle has a good hold among Indian customers. Today we bring you the comparison of this powerful motorcycle with the Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 that was launched a few months back.

Hero Glamor Xtec

Hero Glamor Xtec is powered by a 125cc BS-VI engine with XSense programmed fuel injection and is 7% more fuel-efficient. The engine produces 10.7 bhp of power at 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm of torque at 6000 rpm. Auto Sell Technology i3S (Idle Start-Stop System) is available in this.

Hero Glamor Xtec has been launched at Rs 78,900 (Drum variant) and Rs 83,500 (Disc variant) (ex-showroom, Delhi). With its functionality and riding comfort, the Glamor Xtec offers segment-first 'Integrated USB Charging', Bluetooth connectivity with call and SMS alerts, and turn-by-turn navigation with Google Map connectivity. The high-level cluster features a gear position indicator, eco mode, tachometer, and real-time mileage indicator (RTMi). The motorcycle also gets side-stand visual indication and segment-first 'side-stand engine cut-off'. The Glamor Xtec also has a bank-angle-sensor that shuts down the engine during a fall. The rear 5-step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber suspension, front 240 mm disc brake, wide rear tire, and 180 mm ground clearance provide reliability and all-day riding comfort8 with real road presence.

Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

In Bajaj Pulsar NS 125, the company has used a 124.45 cc SOHC two-valve, air-cooled DTS-i motor engine. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox, and it churns out a maximum power of 12 bhp at 8,500 rpm along with a peak torque of 11 Nm at 7,500 rpm. This bike is slightly heavier than the regular Pulsar 125, its total weight is 144 kg. Its price is Rs 98,234 (ex-showroom).

The Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 has been launched in four different color options - Beach Blue, Fiery Orange, Burnt Red, and Pewter Grey. In terms of features, the Bajaj Pulsar NS125 comes equipped with the signature wolf-eyed headlamp cluster with twin pilot lamps, high gloss metallic paint, perimeter frame, alloy wheels, Infinity twin-strip LED tail lamps and sporty split grab rails.