Bajaj Avenger emerges in 3 new Avatars: Cruise 220, Street 220 & 150. How transformed is it?
India’s top two wheeler brand Bajaj Auto has unveiled three new variants of its baby cruiser, the all New Bajaj Avenger – Cruise & Street. The Avenger, which was earlier available only as a single variant will now have two more siblings for company.
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220: Price Rs. 84,000/- Exclusive of all taxes (Exclusive showroom Delhi prices)
Bajaj Auto has renamed it as Avenger Cruise 220, which is the second generation of Avenger. Avenger Cruise 220 is powered by the same 220cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, DTS-i, oil-cooled engine from the current Avenger. The Cruise 220 also retains the current 260mm front disc brakes, classic-spoke wheels and tyres.
What’s New in Cruise 220?
Avenger Cruise 220 gets only a paint job and new graphics in terms of styling updates. There is also a new Cruise 220 badge on its side panels as well as on the fuel tank. The motorcycle also gets new handle bar, cushioned pillion back support, more chrome and Divine Black colour.
Bajaj Avenger Street 220: Price Rs. 84,000/- Exclusive of all taxes for 220cc (Exclusive showroom Delhi prices)
As far as the power is concerned, it comes from the same 220cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, oil-cooled engine of the current bike itself, which churns out 19bhp at 8,400rpm and 17.5Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. The bike also gets same size brakes and tyres as the earlier Avenger.
What’s New in Street 220?
Avenger Street 220 is a restyled version of the current Avenger with styling similar to Harley Davidson Street 750 in new black colour theme. The Avenger Street 220 gets its engine, the exhaust and wheels all in black; along with 'Street' badge and red colour graphics. The Street 220 also gets alloy wheels, part-digital meter, low slung seating and matte Black colour.
Bajaj Avenger Street 150: Price Rs.75,000/- Exclusive of all taxes for 150cc (Exclusive showroom Delhi prices)
This knocked down version of Avenger comes with some major changes in the bike’s mechanicals. As far as styling is concerned, it is exactly same as Street 220 but with a smaller engine. This bike seems to have been targeted at the first time cruiser buyers, who are low on budget.
What’s different in Street 150?
Avenger Street 150 is powered by a smaller 149cc engine derived from Bajaj Pulsar 150 family; which is a single cylinder, 4-stroke, DTS-i, air-cooled motor and delivers 14.8bhp power and 12.5Nm torque. The street 150 also gets smaller 240 mm disc brake at front as compared to 260 mm of Street 220, alloy wheels and a kerb weight of only 148 kg. The Street 150 comes in Midnight Blue colour.
Comparison: Bajaj Avenger Street 150 vs Street 220 vs Cruise 220: