Honda CB Unicorn 150 returns – Auto Expo 2016
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To be offered with no change compared to the discontinued version.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has showcased the Honda CB Unicorn at the Auto Expo 2016 in Greater Noida. The company has announced its intention to relaunch this model owing to customer demand. HMSI sold over 13 lakh units of the Honda Unicorn before it was discontinued. The CB Unicorn, which used to be the company’s best seller in its category, will join the Unicorn 160 and the CB Hornet 160R in the 150-160 cc segment.
The Honda CB Unicorn will be offered with the same specifications as the discontinued model, including features and finer details. It will be powered by the 149.1 cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that will be tuned to produce the same 13.14 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 12.84 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The gearbox will be the same five-speed unit.
The Unicorn measures 2,095 mm in length, 756 mm in width, 1,100 mm in height and 1,340 mm in wheelbase. It is equipped with a telescopic fork and a spring-loaded hydraulic type monoshock rear suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels, 2.75 inch front tyre (tube type) and 100/90 rear tyre (tube type). The bike gets a 240 mm disc brake upfront and a 130 mm drum brake at the rear.
The model will be launched in the coming months by when the price will be announced.