The Honda Hornet 2.0, a brand new motorbike from Honda Bike and Scooter India (HMSI), has been launched in India at a value of Rs 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Learn on to know extra about it.
- Primarily based on Honda CB190R
- Will get a USD fork
- Has a 142kg Kerb weight
The brand new Hornet 2.0 marks Honda India’s foray into the 180cc-200cc section and boasts of muscular styling, a brand new chassis and some segment-first options.
To start with, the brand new Honda Hornet 2.0 is predicated on the Honda CB190R that is offered in worldwide markets, albeit with most of its physique panels modified, together with the headlamp and tail-light.
The Hornet 2.0 appears to be like like a correct road fighter, with its sharp LED headlamp, beefy tank and modern tail part. The tank extensions look seamlessly built-in and add to the visible mass. One design facet that can remind you of the Honda Hornet 160R is the X-shaped tail lamp.
Shifting on to gear, the Hornet 2.0 is the one motorbike in its section to function a USD fork, and it is completed in a contrasting shade of gold. The motorbike additionally has a reverse LCD instrument cluster (a Honda staple as of late) that additionally contains a gear place indicator, service due indicator and battery voltmeter. Customers may customise the brightness stage, with guide adjustment as much as 5 ranges.
Different noteworthy options of the Honda Hornet 2.0 embody a LED indicators, hazard lamps and a sealed chain that Honda claims requires much less frequent upkeep.
Powering the Honda Hornet 2.0 is a brand new 184.4cc, air-cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine that develops 17.2hp at 8,500rpm and 16.1Nm at 6,000rpm. These figures are barely larger than 160cc bikes and slightly below that of some 200cc ones, however significantly decrease than the 200cc bikes from TVS and Bajaj.
What ought to work in favour of the Hornet 2.0, relating to efficiency is its 142kg kerb weight. For these curious, the Hornet’s energy to weight ratio is 121.12hp per tonne.
The Hornet 2.0 is predicated on a brand new diamond body, and Honda guarantees mild and agile dealing with. Together with the USD fork, there’s an adjustable monoshock on the rear.
The bike rides on new alloy wheels, shod with a fats 110mm tyre on the entrance and a 140mm tyre on the rear.
Braking duties are carried out by a 276mm entrance petal disc and 220mm petal disc on the rear. The bike is provided with single-channel ABS solely.
Availability and hues
The Honda Hornet 2.0 might be out there from the primary week of September 2020. The color choices embody Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Sangria Pink Metallic, Matte Axis Gray Metallic and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic.