2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180 launched in India at INR 83,475
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
Bajaj Auto has launched the 2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180 in India at an ex-showroom, Maharashtra price of INR 83,475. The new cruiser replaces the Avenger Street 150.
The 2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180 features roadster design headlamp with LED DRL, that’s similar to the 2018 Street 220 variant. The rear grab rail is now rubberised. The graphics are new, and are akin to its elder brother. The Avenger badging is larger as well. Commenting on the launch Eric Vas, President – Motorcycles Business, Bajaj Auto Ltd, said:
As the segment leader, Bajaj Auto believes in evolving and pushing the envelope. Avenger Street 180 provides contemporary styling with enhanced power whilst retaining its classical roadster design. The discerning customer gets a definite step-up into the world of classic biking.
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The 2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180 draws power from a 180 cc single cylinder DTS-i engine. It produces 15.5 PS of power at 8,500 rpm and 13.7 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. A 5-speed gearbox transfers the power to the wheel. The 17-inch front and the 15-inch rear rims are shod with 90-section and 130-section Eurogrip tyres respectively.
With a 13-litre fuel tank, the cruiser weighs 150 kg, kerb. The front end gets telescopic fork, while the twin rear shock absorbers have 12% additional travel. A 260 mm front disc and a 130 mm rear drum handle braking duties. There is no ABS yet. Ebony Black and Spicy Red are the two colour variants available. The bike is approximately INR 3,000 more expensive than the Street 150.