2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R launched at Rs. 84,675

Honda had showcased the 2018 CB Hornet 160R at the Auto Expo earlier this year. The bike has now been launched in India and is available in four variants with prices starting from Rs. 84,675.

The CB Hornet 160R is based on a diamond type frame. The bike measures 2,041 mm in overall length, 783 mm in width and 1,091 mm in height. Its wheelbase is 1,346 mm and it comes with a 12-litre fuel tank. The kerb weight of the bike ranges from 138 kg to 141 kg depending on the variant.

For 2018, Honda has updated the CB Hornet 160R with a full-LED headlight similar to the X-Blade which was launched earlier this month. The cowl now houses a full digital instrument cluster with a blue back light, while the rear features an X-shaped LED tail light. Besides, a new hazard switch also been added. The bike now comes with redesigned graphics, new 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels and the exhaust muffler is finished in matte black with a grey heat shield.

The 2018 CB Hornet 160R is powered by a 162.71 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that delivers 14.9 BHP @ 8,500 rpm and 14.5 Nm of torque @ 6,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed transmission. It has conventional telescopic forks in the front and a monoshock suspension in the rear. Braking is handled by a single 276 mm petal type disc in the front with either a 130 mm drum or 220 petal type disc brake in the rear. Single channel ABS is offered as an option.

Variant-wise ex-showroom prices of the CB Hornet 160R:

STD - Rs. 84,675

CBS - Rs. 89,175

ABS STD - Rs. 90,175

ABS DLX - Rs. 92,675

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