Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition Released


Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India‘s CB Hornet 160R is easily among the more interesting products in its segment. This bike has been quick to garner a good response from the bike-buying lot. The CB Hornet 160R sits alongside the Honda CB Unicorn 160 in the manufacturer’s product portfolio and is a logical successor to the slow-selling CB Trigger. Honda has now released a special edition of its 160cc contender. The new Honda CB 160R Hornet comes with new body graphics that should appeal to the youth. We’ve put together all the details in this post here and you may read on for new Honda CB Hornet 160R Price, Specifications, Features, Review and other details.

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The new Special Edition of CB 160R Hornet gets trendy body graphics

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Honda CB Hornet 160R Price

Variant Ex-Showroom Delhi price
Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition Std. Rs. 81,413
Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition CBS Rs. 85,912

The Honda CB Hornet Special Edition costs Rs. 981 more than the standard variants. Here’s the ex-showroom price of the Honda CB Hornet 160R –

CB Hornet 160R Single Disc Rs. 80,431
CB Hornet 160R Dual Disc with CBS Rs. 84,931

Honda has priced the CB Hornet 160R at Rs. 80,431 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Dealers are currently accepting bookings for the bike for an amount of INR 5,000. Bookings can also be made via the Andriod App available in the Android Play Store.

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“From the beginning, the CB Hornet 160R has witnessed vivid appreciation among the young motorcycle enthusiasts. The introduction of new Special Edition with striking new sporty styling makes it irresistible and truly rocking and would delight the performance and attention seeking youth.” said Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd.

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Honda CB Hornet 160R Specifications

Engine Displacement 162.7cc, Single Cylinder
Power 15.67 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque 14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage (ARAI) 58.95 kpl
Top Speed -NA-

The Hornet 160R is powered by the same 162.71 cc engine that powers the Unicorn 160cc variant. However, for the CB Hornet the power and torque figures are slightly higher than what the CB Unicorn has to offer. Max. power stands at 15.67 bhp @ 8500 rpm and peak torque is 14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed transmission. Also, the engine gets Honda’s famous HET for optimized fuel mileage.

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Honda CB Hornet 160R Design & Features

The new CB Hornet 160R motorcycle features aggressive styling which is aimed at the younger demographic of the bike buying lot. The bike features:

  • Sharp headlight with two position lamps
  • High mounted side indicators
  • X-shaped LED tail light

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  • Forward leaning tank shrouds
  • Carbon pattern tank cover
  • Aeroplane finished fuel cock assembly
  • Fully digital meter display
  • 5-spoke split alloy wheels
  • Honda Combi Brake System (CBS)

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Honda CB Hornet 160R Colours

Special Edition Honda CB Hornet is available in two colour options –

  • Mars Orange
  • Striking Green

Other than these two new options, Honda offers the CB Hornet 160R in these 5 colours –

  • Neo Orange Metallic
  • Pearl Amazing White
  • Sports Red
  • Pearl Siren Blue
  • Pearl Nightstar Black
  • Two Variants –  Single Disc & Dual Disc with CBS

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Fuel Mileage

Honda is claiming a fuel mileage of 58.9 kpl for the Hornet. In real world conditions, the Hornet can easily deliver over 50 kmpl under normal riding conditions.

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Speaking at the launch, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd said, “In motorcycles, the 150cc-180cc segment has been gaining traction again. The customers belonging to this segment demand best performance without any compromise in styling which reflects their inherent aggressive go-getter attitude towards life. The unbeatable combination of raw power, real muscle and ripped performance in CB Hornet 160R will surely appeal & mirror their persona.”

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The Honda CB Hornet 160cc bike rivals the likes of Yamaha FZ-S and Suzuki Gixxer.

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Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for more on the Honda CB Hornet 160R.

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  1. , the honda hornet 160 was launched on August 4, this year and you are saying it will reach honda dealerships by the end of November 16
    Or its a mistake??
    Please correct it

  2. I called up honda customer care they told it will be available for sale at the end of november 2015.

    I called up b u bhandari dealers pune they told that so far they do not have any intimation from Honda about hornet launch date

  3. Honda hornet 160R when launch. In tamilnadu tamilnadu. Am 1st booking in this bike imd reply me 8883555593 and 8883555513

  4. Company hasn’t disclosed anything to media! With same hype they have killed their own products!! However please post some real news!

  5. Honda hornet 160cc bike is super look & super performance. But you not give abc breaking system. please install abc breaking system

  6. Honda CB Hornet 160,When it will b reach in odisha market,particularly western odisha ?informs as earliest in social sites.

  7. Hi when will the Honda Hornet 160r updated version available in the market?? Any specific date or month??

  8. it is nice bike i have seen , good road grip and performance, but a little drawbacks are

    there is No ” ON OFF SWITCH
    front styling projection is more compared FZ and Gixer

    if Honda is modifying these , i ll be overtake all models in the marekt

  9. When cb hornet lunch in odisha,why company creating a mess ,Pls clear the date of lunch,we can’t wait more n go for other bike else ,keep ur product with u.

  10. Lack of engine kill switch & the switch gears r old school.plz upgrade it & its electrical system must be upgraded to full DC from AC. How honda could make such kind of mistakes?

  11. It is good looking but it has a drawback that when it is under sun light for 30 or odd mins you will find it difficult to start.
    You have to start it with chock.

  12. is there any limited edition of CB hornet 160 if thee is then let us see pics and if not thankyou. Anyway sir how can we get dual disk break hornet over Nepal.


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