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

VariantEx-Showroom Delhi price
Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition Std.Rs. 81,413
Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition CBSRs. 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 DiscRs. 80,431
CB Hornet 160R Dual Disc with CBSRs. 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 Displacement162.7cc, Single Cylinder
Power15.67 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm
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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