2018 Bajaj Avenger 220 Street & Cruise launched in India at Rs.92,954

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Pune based bike maker Bajaj Auto Limited on Thursday announced the launch of 2018 Avenger 220 cruiser range in the Cruise and the Street models. Both the bikes have received important updates which are not accessible in the 150cc variant as of now. Priced at Rs.92,954/- (ex-showroom, Maharashtra), the bikes have received a number of cosmetic changes including a newly-shaped 3D brand logo on the fuel tank, new instrument cluster and redesigned headlamps.

Retaining the DNA of a conventional cruiser, the Avenger 220 Cruise comes with a new classic design headlamp with integrated LED daytime running lights flanking the sides. The windshield also gets new modern styling and the bike receives a new digital instrument cluster with a blue backlit show. Bajaj has introduced a new moon white colour for the 2018 Avenger 220 Cruise, besides the regular black colour option. The sporty Avenger 220 Street gets a new roadster design headlight with LED DRLs combined in the bottom section along with a cafe stylishness visor. It also receives a fully-digital instrument cluster like its sibling but with an amber coloured backlit display. The bike also gets a new rear grab rail, and is available in matte black and matte white colour options. Apart from these cosmetic changes, the suspension has been said to gain 12 per cent additional travel for better ride experience on the Indian roads.

Commenting on the launch, Eric Vas, President – Motorbikes Business, Bajaj Auto Ltd, said “Avenger shaped and leads the Cruiser bike segment in India. The 2018 Avengers break new ground in the evolution of this style. With its distinctive arrival and rich ride performance, the Avenger 220 shall last to be the gold standard for Cruiser bikes in its class well into the future.” There is no change in the powertrain which is also shared in both the models without any difference in the state of tuning. The 220 cc, single-cylinder, air/oil-cooled, DTS-i engine continues to deliver 19 PS of power and a peak torque of 17.5 Nm