Bajaj introduced its Avenger range of affordable cruiser bikes in India way back in 2005 and since then it gained a lot of traction among Indian motorcycle enthusiasts and the masses alike. So what makes the avenger range so appealing? Read on to know more.
The Avenger range of cruiser bikes from the house of Bajaj was an instant hit the moment it showed up in the market way back in 2005. It is still in production today and recently after the BS – 6 emission norms were introduced in India, the motorcycle giant made subtle but necessary alterations to the engines of its Avenger range.
Here are a few more details about both the Cruise and the Street variant of the Avenger range –
- It is offered in moon white and auburn black.
- It has a BS-6 compliant, single-cylinder heart that is fuel-injected and has a displacement of 220 CC.
- It returns 19.03PS at peak 8500 RPM and 17.55 Newton Meters of torque at 7500 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox that has received a much-needed refinement as well.
- The rear wheel of the bike is equipped with a 130 mm drum brake unit and the front wheel is equipped with a 280 mm disc brake setup. It has a telescopic front fork suspension and adjustable twin shock absorbers at the rear.
- The bike also comes equipped with single-channel ABS and has a dry kerb weight of 163 kg thus making the motorcycle ideal for riders of all skill levels.
- The Avenger Street on the other hand has a 160 CC single-cylinder fuel-injected engine that returns 15 PS of power at 8500 RPM and 13.7 Nm of torque at 7000 RMP.
- It is offered in ebony black and spicy red.
- It has LED DRLs and a digital instrument console. The rest of the mechanical specifications are similar to its elder sibling.
- Both bikes offer high value for money so irrespective of the variant one chooses to buy; they will be making a good decision.