If you are a cruiser lover than whenever you see a cruise bike its design and looks must attracts you the sense of freedom and the joy of riding comes with cruise bike. This low-slung cruise bike built to give you the leisure of riding and the larger wheelbase is designed to offer very comfortable ride.
Cruiser bike are very different if we compare them with their sporty counter parts sports bike are not build to gives you the leisure of riding when you need to cover the longer distances but in India we don’t have much choices in cruise bike segment Bajaj Auto with its Avenger is the only manufacturer of cruise bike in India.
Bajaj Avenger first introduced in 2001 and since then there has not been much change in design but Bajaj changes its engine Power from time to time or we can say that Every time Avenger borrowed the engine from Pulser. Bajaj use the same engine in Avenger what they use in Pulsar so over the past decade from 180cc to 220cc and better fuel efficacy with oil-cooled engine changes have been made to Avenger plus with an added advantage of fuel meter which they did not have in 180cc Bajaj Avenger. The elegant appearance of the Bajaj Avenger 220 is enhanced more with its large windshield and long handlebars makes it very dynamic and the large transparent windshield in white shade looks very classy.
Color – Bajaj Avenger Comes in four different colors Black, Red, Blue and Silver.
Price – The price of Bajaj Avenger is few thousand rupees higher than the price of Bajaj Pulsar the x-showroom price at Delhi of Bajaj Avenger is Rs.69,000.
Mileage – 40 KMPL in Cityscape and 55 KMPL while on the Highway
Bajaj Avenger 220cc DTSi Specification:
- Engine Type: 4-stroke, single-cylinder, DTS-i, air-cooled with oil-cooler
- Displacement (cc): 219.89
- Max. Power (PS @ rpm): 19.03 @ 8400
- Max. Torque (Nm @ rpm):17.5 @ 7000
- Starting: Electric
- Suspension: Hydraulic shock absorber in the rear
- Brakes: Front: Disc (Diameter 260 mm)
- Rear: Drum (Diameter 130 mm)
- Tyres and Fuel Tank:
- Front: Tube type Unidirectional – 90 / 90 x 17″
- Rear: Tube type Unidirectional – 130 / 90 x 15″
- Fuel tank capacity: 14 liters full with 3.4 liters reserve
- Wheel base (mm): 1475
- Ground Clearance (mm): 169
- Kerb weight (kg): 154.5
- Battery: 12V, 9Ah
- Head lamp: 60 / 55W
- Horn: 12V, 30W
Well if you want to buy a cruise bike you are left with few choices yes, Bajaj Avenger could be the good choice if we compare it with Royal Enfield Thunderbird. Thunderbird has its own market so there is no real competition exist between Bajaj Avenger and Royal Enfield and also if we compare them with their prices. Despite of being stylish and comfortable cruise bike Bajaj Avenger is also pocket friendly in the cruise bike segment it is available at 69k is perfectly reasonable and because of all these Bajaj Avenger makes itself perfectly make sense among the all cruise bike lovers.