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Bajaj Avenger 400 Launching Soon; To Rival Royal Enfield Himalayan

Powering the new Bajaj Avenger 400 will be a 43bhp, 375cc, single cylinder engine, borrowed from the KTM Duke 390.

  • Chhavi Kaushik
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Bajaj Avenger 400

With additional power and superb cruising capabilities, the Bajaj Avenger 400 will take head on against the Royal Enfield Himalayan.

Bajaj Auto that recently updated its popular Pulsar and Avenger cruiser range, will soon expand both the lineups with new models. Speaking to MoneyControl, Rajiv Bajaj, Bajaj Auto’s Managing Director said, “There is going to be action in the existing brands. There will be lots of action this year and next. So definitely the Pulsar and Avenger brands are very important for us and there will be more attention there to increase the business of both the brands”. He also confirmed that the new models will hit showrooms in the coming months. However, he didn’t reveal the product names and details. Speculations on rife that Bajaj might introduced the bigger capacity Bajaj Avenger 400 and Pulsar SS400 in India.

Bajaj Auto will venture into the midsize motorcycle segment with a new adventure-tourer category. One of the largest exporters and manufacturers of motorbikes from India, Bajaj Auto–KTM alliance once again comes in play to woo Indian bike enthusiasts. The basic intent behind this move is to challenge Royal Enfield’s 411cc RE Himalayan. A lot many industry sources have confirmed the development of a completely new motorcycle platform which will be an adventure touring model. The home-grown bikemaker is developing the new models with two engine options: a single-cylinder 375cc mill and a 200cc power mill which is currently empowering several other KTM motorbikes.

While the 200cc bike will come under KTM moniker, the 375cc adventure tourer will join Bajaj’s Avenger lineup. Called the Bajaj Avenger 400, this motorcycle will be the fourth addition to Bajaj’s new cruiser lineup that includes Street 150, Street 220 and Cruise 220. Powering the all-new Avenger 400 could be the ones that are being manufactured locally by the company in Pune. With additional power and superb cruising capabilities, the new Bajaj Avenger 400cc model will appeal buyers who otherwise go for Royal Enfield Himalayan. Read: Bajaj V15 Price, Specifications, Mileage & Images

Bajaj Avenger 400 Launch Date

Bajaj Auto has confirmed that the new Avenger model will soon join the cruiser lineup. Although, the product name and details are still under the wraps. Reports suggest that it will be a high capacity version with a 375cc engine. So, there is a possibility the company might introduce the Avenger 400 with the coming months.

Bajaj Avenger 400 Price in India

Bajaj auto holds a reputation for bringing in innovative products that are pioneers of their own niche territory. And the best thing is that they are available across an affordable price range. The biggest proof of this fact was presented by Pulsar RS 200 and 150cc Avenger in recent years. The new Bajaj Avenger 400 price is expected to be around Rs. 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

Bajaj Avenger 400 Specifications

The Bajaj-KTM team plans to take on the Royal Enfield Himalayan with the KTM 390 Adventure. The target consumer base for this product might be the creamy layer initially. But speculations suggest that it may bring forth a 375cc iteration of the same to take an edge over its close rival. At the heart of the Bajaj Avenger 400 will be the same 375cc, single-cylinder engine that does duty on the KTM Duke 390. This motor dishes out a top power output of 43bhp at 9,000rpm and a maximum torque of 35Nm at 7,000rpm. Transmission duties will be carried out by a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Read: Bajaj Pulsar RS400 | Bajaj Pulsar CS400 | Bajaj Pulsar 150NS | Bajaj Pulsar 180NS

Bajaj Avenger 400 Mileage

Estimated – 27kmpl – 35kmpl

Bajaj Avenger 400 Design

The new Bajaj Avenger 400 will be designed on an all-new platform that has been developed by the home-grown bikemaker and its Austrian partner – KTM. The biggest challenge for Royal Enfield, in that respect, is affordability and it is the same point where Bajaj Auto gets benefit of doubt. If this model comes in play, it will not only help in boosting sales on national level but international level trade figures will witness a drastic improvement on same scale.

 

COMMENTS
  1. Jaipaul Singh Billowria
    April 4, 2016

    Sorry When Bajaj avenger 400 I sgoing to be launched in jammu?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Jaipaul

      The Avenger 400 will also go on sale in Jammu. The exact launch date of the bike is yet to be announced. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates on the same.

  2. qwert
    April 25, 2016

    rpm meter should be attached

  3. Lanu pongen
    July 15, 2016

    I was an early riders of Avenger 180 and 200 ..now m riding Thunderbird 500 also 350 but I still remember ta taste of avenger… hop Avenger 400 wl b soon n ta market .. xclnt design after market xhaust ..crashguard.. saddle bag wl help ta market boost …Evryone wl b happy at 43 horse provided no overheating problems tat comformiz long ride..m sure many wl return including myself for Avenger 400..jus wana know when I can xpct to own one.. .ty

  4. Harsha
    July 27, 2016

    Why averger new lacks
    Rear disk break
    No rpm
    No led head lights
    No allday light
    No colour option
    Lack to improvement

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