The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is the younger version of Street 220 in terms of looks and performance. It makes you stand out in the crowd with the retro style of Avenger 160 Street, and with its low and vast profile, it is your best companion for everyday city rides. It has a powerful 160cc engine, and it is the best affordable cruiser in its lineup. Let’s look into the specifications for more info.
The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 gets power from a 160cc BS6 engine with a Fresh Sportster look and an easy-riding stance with a low & long seat. Bajaj Avenger Street 160 comes up with an anti-locking braking system with both front and rear disc brakes. And the bike weighs 156 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 13litres.
Bajaj had introduced the Avenger Street 150, later replaced with the new Avenger Street 160, own to customer feedback. In terms of design, the cruiser remains the same as the now-discontinued Avenger Street 150 model. It offers the same laid-back stance with an aggressive flat handlebar. The blacked-out theme has been continued featuring black-coated components that include the handlebar, exhaust, grab-rail, and indicators. The alloy wheels are also finished in black, completing the look.
The significant change, however, is the engine that is now BS6-compliant. The 160.4cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine produces 14.8bhp power and 13.4Nm torque and comes mated to a five-speed gearbox. DTS-I technology gives an extraordinary performance to the rider
The Avenger Street 160 comes with telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. Braking is taken care of with a 230mm single disc in front equipped with single-channel ABS, while the rear end continues to feature a 130mm drum brake.
You can have the Avenger Street 160 in two colour options, Ebony Black and Spicy Red. The Avenger Street 160 competes directly with the Suzuki Intruder 150 in the cruiser market.
Bajaj bikes came into existence in India way back in 1945 by introducing Chetak scooters. By 1986 they made a paradigm shift by having it’s focus completely on motorcycles and discontinued scooter manufacturing. From there Bajaj was always on course to seal a spot in the top motorcycle manufacturers. On the way, Bajaj made tie-up with Kawasaki in 1984 and KTM in 2007 in which former severed tie up in April 2017. As a result of years of R & D and technology assistance from KTM and Kawasaki, their models are now finding a place among the top and also within motorcycle aficionados.