Bajaj has launched the Avenger 220cc Cruise motorcycle, along with the Avenger Street models in India. The Avenger Cruise is aimed at those who love riding long distance on a motorcycle and for those who love the open highways.
The Avenger Cruise 220 is offered in one paint scheme, Divine Black. The motorcycle also features spoke wheels to maintain the classic cruiser look and a higher handlebar compared to the older version of the Avenger to make long rides comfortable.
The new Avenger 220 also receives new body decals, chrome highlights and a tank mounted fuel gauge, which is retained from the previous generation model. A new semi digital instrument cluster is also present, and so is a white headlight and clear lens indicators.
Avenger 220 Cruise pricing:
– Delhi - approx. Rs. 92,000/- on-road
– Mumbai - approx. Rs. 1,00,000/- on-road
– Chennai - approx. Rs. 96,000/- on-road
– Bangalore - approx. Rs. 1,00,000/- on-road
– Hyderabad - approx. Rs. 96,000/- on-road
– Kolkata - approx. Rs. 92,000/- on-road
The Avenger Cruise 220 is powered by a 219.9cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 18.7bhp and 17.5Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and is expected to return a mileage of around 30 to 35km/l. The engine unit is the same as the one powering the Avenger Street 220.
Respective to safety, the Avenger Cruiser is offered with a disc brake up front and a drum brake at the rear, which is the same setup as the Avenger Street series.