BS 6 Bajaj Avenger Street 160 and Avenger Cruise 220 now costlier
Bajaj Auto has hiked the pricing of its BS 6-compliant Avenger Street 160 and the Avenger Cruise 220 motorcycles. While the former is now costlier by ₹1,216 at ₹94,893* , the latter's pricing has been increased by ₹2,500 and it now costs ₹119,174*. Apart from the pricing revision, there is no other change on the motorcycles.
This is the first price hike for the BS 6-compliant Bajaj Avenger series since the launch in April. Apart from this, the company has also raised pricing of its other products including the Pulsar NS 200 BS 6 and the Dominar 400 BS 6.
Bajaj Auto's Avenger series of bikes have a huge fan following in the market since there is no direct competition from any relevant bike brand, and that's majorly because of the price segment that these bikes sit in.
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The Avenger 220 Cruise BS 6 runs on a 220 cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, oil-cooled engine. This unit gets Twin Spark DTS-i technology and fuel-injection. It develops 19.03 PS of maximum power at 8,500 rpm and 17.55 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm. The engine is hooked to a 5-speed transmission.
It employs a typical cruiser inspired look featuring a laid-back seating position with forward set foot pegs and an extended handle-bar for for maximum comfort. There is also a fully-digital instrument cluster which displays all the necessary information in a nicely laid-out manner.
Some of the hardware components on the bike includes telescopic front forks with double anti-friction bush as well as 5-way adjustable twin shock absorbers which sit at the rear.
The smaller Avenger Street 160 features a 160 cc single-cylinder engine which is also an air-cooled and fuel injected unit. The engine is responsible for delivering 14.8 PS of power and 13.7 Nm of torque. It also uses a 5-speed manual transmission.