Honda Hornet 2.0 launched at Rs. 1.26 lakh

Honda has launched the Hornet 2.0 priced at Rs. 1,26,921 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The Hornet 2.0 is based on the CB190R and it's the Honda's first bike in the 180-200cc segment to be launched in the country. It measures 2,047 mm in length, 783 mm in width, 1,064 mm in height with a wheelbase of 1,355 mm. The bike weighs 142 kg and comes with a 12-litre fuel tank.

The Hornet 2.0 is a naked street bike. It features an LED headlamp, tank extensions and a chin fairing. The bike has a stepped seat and rides on 17-inch alloy wheels. It also gets an LCD instrument cluster that has a gear position indicator and service due indicator.

Colour options for the Hornet 2.0 include Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Sangria Red Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic.

The Hornet 2.0 is powered by a new 184.4cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine that generates 17 BHP @ 8,500 rpm and 16.1 Nm @ 6,000 rpm. It has a roller rocker arm which is claimed to reduce friction losses. The new engine also comes equipped with a piston cooling jet, which is said to improve thermal as well as fuel efficiency. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

The bike is equipped with a golden coloured upside down fork suspension at the front and a monoshock at the rear. It has a 276 mm petal type disc brake at the front and a 220 mm petal type disc brake at the rear with single-channel ABS.

Honda is offering a 3-year standard warranty and 3-year extended warranty on the Hornet 2.0.

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