Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) has launched the new Honda CB Unicorn 160 at a price starting from Rs. 69,350 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Honda CB Unicorn 160 is powered by the latest 163cc Mid-Sized Advanced Honda engine that offers high fuel efficiency to the bike. The Cb Unicron 160 deivers a mileage of approximately 62 kms per litre. The latest bike from HMSI will be available in two variants- Standard and CBS.
With the launch of the Honda CB Unicorn 160, the company aims at tapping a bigger market share in the medium weight bikes segment. The latest offering targets the youth population in India.
“CB Unicorn 160 is designed to attract the style and fashion conscious youth. It is a winning proposition for anyone looking for real value, without compromise on style, performance, advanced features, mileage and maximum riding comfort. CB Unicorn 160 will be available to customers from the 3rd week of January 2014. We are confident that with CB Unicorn 160, we will drive customer demand and further strengthen Honda’s position in the 150-180cc motorcycle segment,” said Mr. Y. S. Guleria, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
The new CB Unicorn 160 has got a sharp and edgy design. The Honda CB Unicorn sports an aggressive looking fuel tank with side cowls, an arrow shaped trendy side panel, a beaming headlight for high precision illumination and an LED tail light designed in stylish H-shape.
Powering the Honda CB Unicorn 160 is the Honda Eco Technology (HET). The new engine has got many advanced features. The latest 163cc mid-sized advanced Honda engine has long stroke which will ensure higher fuel efficiency and extra torque. The eight balancer reduces vibrations in the bike.
The small spines to the outer space reduces distortion of the inner cylinders shape and improves the cooling performance of the vehicle. Due to the centrifugal casting, the bike is light in its weight. The new engine ensures better power and torque even at a low speed.
The wheelbase of the Honda CB Unicorn 160 maintains the stability of the bike. Combi-Brake System (CBS) reduces the stopping distance giving the rider full confidence to enjoy the optimum speed without worrying about the brake operation. The mono shock suspension that helps in maintaining the center of gravity, increases the stability while taking sharp turns. The CB Unicorn 160 has a wide handle turning angle and short radius that can maneuver the sharpest of turns. This makes the bike preferable for busy Indian roads that require frequent gear shifts.
The Honda CB Unicorn 160 will be available in 4 colors– Sunbeam White, Geny Grey Metallic, Pearl Black and Imperial Red Metallic.