Bajaj Auto is all set to launch the 2018 Avenger 220 with new design and features. Bajaj will launch the Avenger 220 street and cruise variants across the country in January 2018. Before the launch of Suzuki Intruder 150 Bajaj Avenger series was the only cruiser motorcycles in the country. The company is all set to offer the popular Avenger series to the cruiser bike lovers with a new design and looks.
Bajaj will launch both the street and cruiser variants of Avenger 220 with new cosmetic upgrades but the engine specifications and mechanical components will remain unchanged. The company may introduce new features to compete with Suzuki Intruder 150. The new Bajaj Avenger series will feature a new digital instrument cluster in the same classic single pod unit and a new digital display for the fuel tank.
2018 Avenger 220 Engine Specifications
The new Avenger 220 will be powered by a 220 cc single cylinder 4 stroke BS IV engine that churns out a power of 19 bhp and 17.5 Nm of peak torque. The 220 cc engine will come mated to a 5 speed transmission gearbox. The Avenger 220 engine will be based on the Bajaj Auto’s DTS (Digital Twin Spark) technology.
Bajaj Avenger 220 Looks and Features
Bajaj Avenger 220 will be equipped with twin shockers on the rear and telescopic front shock absorbers for a smooth riding experience in the city as well as highways. On the safety front Bajaj is expected to offer single channel ABS (Antilock Braking System) with front and rear disc brakes.
The new Bajaj Avenger 220 cruiser variant will also feature a large windscreen for wind protection and a split seat set up for comfortable seating. The cruiser bike will come with the same round headlight and round shape turn indicators. The 2018 Avenger 220 might get new decals and new colors for getting a new refreshing look.
Bajaj Auto has been the dominant player in the entry level cruiser segment for a long time. But now with other players bringing the cruiser bikes in India Bajaj is likely to get some competition. Bajaj Avenger 220 is likely to face competition from Suzuki Intruder 150. Bajaj will launch both the street and cruiser variants of Avenger 220 in January 2018.