Honda CB Hornet 160R – In 72 Images [Updated]

Posted on: Dec 10, 2015 - 7:07pm IST

Gets five colour options.

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) launched the Honda CB Hornet 160R today at prices starting from INR 79,900 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The CB Hornet 160R is HMSI’s 15th launch this calendar year.

Honda CB Hornet 160R head lamp launch
The Honda CB Hornet 160R is positioned above the Honda CB Unicorn 160.

Power for the CB Hornet 160R comes from the same 162.7 cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine that is used on the Honda Unicorn 160, but it gets a counter balancer for reduced vibration. The motor with HET is revised to comply with BS-IV norms, and it produces higher power and torque than the Unicorn 160. The maximum power is 15.88 PS at 8,500 rpm and 14.76 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The gearbox is a five-speed unit.

Honda CB Hornet 160R rear alloy wheel launch
Honda has displayed a fully accessorised version of the orange coloured Hornet 160R that includes a fire themed body graphics.

The CB Hornet 160R competes with the likes of the Yamaha FZ-S FI and the Suzuki Gixxer. It gets a host of features such as a muscular fuel tank, a fully digital meter console, dual petal disc brakes, five-spoke split alloy wheels, a Combi-Braking System (CBS), a compact muffler, a mono suspension at the rear, an X-shaped LED taillamp, and a wide rear tyre.

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The CB Hornet 160R gets five colour options including Pearl Amazing White, Pearl Night Star Black, Pearl Siren Blue, Sports Red, and Neo Orange Metallic.

Honda CB Hornet 160R – Launch Image Gallery

Honda CB Hornet 160R – Image Gallery

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