In this edition of drag races, the competition is between a Bajaj Avenger 220 and a Jawa 42. Who do you think will emerge victorious?
This video shows a detailed drag race between the Bajaj Avenger 220 and Jawa 42. Out of the two, the Avenger in this race is 8 years old. The Jawa, on the other hand, is a brand new bike. Also, the Jawa is significantly more powerful than the Avenger. Both these bikes feature in the touring-style category. However, the acceleration is quite brisk and it doesn’t feel like a touring bike. The Avenger has been around for a while and is quite a popular motorcycle. Jawa is relatively new but has an iconic image in India. Let us take a look at what the results of this drag race look like.
Avenger 220 vs Jawa 42 Drag Race
The YouTuber is quite famous for organizing drag races between popular bikes. This time around, he takes the Bajaj Avenger 220 in the first attempt. His friend takes the Jawa. At the beginning of the drag race, both the bikes are almost head-to-head for a brief while. But as we move deeper into the race, the powerful Jawa runs away quite effortlessly. The Avenger can’t catch it thereafter. For the second attempt, the riders are swapped. However, this time around, the Avenger takes a lead at the beginning of the race. However, the Jawa soon catches the Avenger and overtakes it. For the rest of the race, the Jawa manages to stay ahead comfortably.
The Avenger comes with a 220 cc fuel injection engine that makes 19 PS and 17.5 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The price of the Avenger is Rs 1.32 lakh, ex-showroom. On the other hand, the Jawa 42 comes with a 293 cc fuel-injected liquid-cooled 27 PS and 27 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine comes with a 6-speed transmission. The large difference in power is translated into the performance on the road as well. Let us know how did you like this drag race between two popular touring bikes.