Honda CB Hornet 160R has been launched at 79,900 (ex-showroom Delhi), while the Combined Braking System (CBS) variant gets a price tag of 84,400 (ex-showroom Delhi). Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has also launched an exclusive mobile app to facilitate online bookings for the CB Hornet 160R for a booking amount of 5,000.
Honda CB Hornet 160R, the 160cc motorcycle that was showcased at the 2015 Honda RevFest, will rival Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and Yamaha FZ in India.
The power will come from a 162.71cc single-cylinder engine that can churn out 14.5Bhp of maximum power at 8,000 rpm and 14.61Nm of peak torque at 6,000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and also gets Honda Eco Technology (HET).
Honda CB Hornet, which takes design cues from the CX-01 concept that debuted at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, and features a muscular fuel tank, a digital meter, an X-shaped LED tail-lamp and a wire Rear Tyre.
Honda CB Hornet 160R, replacement of the CB Trigger, gets a fully digital instrument console, front and rear disc brakes, combined with Honda CBS (Combi braking system).
The CB Hornet 160R comes fitted with a maintenance free battery and a viscous paper air filter which requires replacement only after 18,000Km. The Honda CB Hornet 160R's suspension comprises a telescopic front fork and a monoshock rear unit. Brakes are of high quality and the bike comes equipped with a petal disc at the front, and with Honda's Combined Braking System (CBS) as an option too.