Honda X-Blade 160

Honda X-Blade 160

Honda Scooters and Motorcycles India (HSMI) has just launched the X-Blade 160, a brand new sporty commuter motorcycle, in India. The X-Blade was first shown at the 2018 Auto Expo, and the crowd response to this motorcycle has impressed Honda enough to launch it a few weeks ahead of schedule. Previously, Honda planned to launch the X-Blade in March 2018. The 160cc bike will be priced at under Rs. 79,000, ex-showroom Delhi, says Honda, and bookings are now open across all its dealerships in India. Deliveries of the motorcycle will start from the middle of March.
Yadvinder Singh Guleria, the Senior Vice-President for Sales and Marketing at Honda said,
We are indeed excited to receive unprecedented response from Generation Z. We are happy to open the bookings for all-new Honda X-Blade today. Delighting Young Indian trendsetters with revolutionary segment first features, Honda’s ultimate head turner X-Blade will surprise Indian youth with its aggressive price of Rs 79,000 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The X-Blade deliveries will start from the middle of March on first-come-first-serve basis.
Based on the CB Hornet 160, the X-Blade is much cheaper, and also features a lower state of tune than the Hornet. The 162.7 cc, air cooled four stroke single cylinder engine produces 13.93 Bhp of peak power and 13.9 Nm of peak torque on the X-Blade, down from 15.04 Bhp-14.76 Nm on the Hornet. Moreover, the X-Blade comes with a disc brake at front and a drum brake at the rear. The higher priced CB-Hornet on the other hand, offers disc brakes on both wheels, and also optional single channel ABS on the front wheel. A 5 speed gearbox is standard on the new bike.
The X-Blade does receive fresh styling though. Aggressive styling features on the X-Blade include a sharp-looking LED headlamp, tank extensions, a sporty dual outlet port silencer, split grab rails, a hugger fender and funky graphics. The bike also gets a fully digital instrumentation, with a Service Due Indicator and gear position indicator. It’s available in five colours: Matte Marvel Blue Metallic / Matte Frozen Silver Metallic/Pearl Spartan Red/Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic.
Honda Motorcycles & Scooter India (HMSI) has opened bookings for its new 16A0cc motorcycle, the X-Blade, all the Honda 2Wheeler dealerships across the country. Unveiled recently at the Auto Expo 2018, the new premium commuter is said to be priced below Rs 79,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Deliveries of the bike, however, will start from the middle of March. 
The new motorcycle is Honda X-Blade bookings open, to be priced below Rs 79,000based on the same platform that underpins the Honda CB Hornet 160R as well. However, the X-Blade comes with an all-new, enhanced sculpted bodywork and advanced features like an LED headlamp with daytime running light, gear position indicator, hazard switch and service due indicator. 
Aimed to cater young buyers in the 150-180cc segment, the new Honda X-Bladegets a striking, edgy design. As the name hints, it features a lot of sharp elements, providing the bike with a very sporty feel. 
Commenting on the occasion, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, HMSI, said, “Honda unveiled its fourth brand new model of 2018 – the X-Blade – at Auto Expo 2018. We are indeed very excited to receive an unprecedented response from Generation Z.”
The Honda X-Blade is powered by a 162.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine which is based on Honda Eco Technology (HET) and comes mated to a five-speed gearbox. The motor makes 15.2PS and delivers a peak torque of 14.76Nm along with a throaty exhaust note with a new dual-port exhaust. 
A link type gear shifter, stylish split grab rails, sporty alloy wheels, front disc brake, wide 130 section rear tyres and a rear hugger fender are among the other key features of the new Honda X-Blade. 
The X-Blade comes in five sporty colour options – blue, silver, red, black and green – and it will compete with the likes of the Yamaha FZ series and the Suzuki Gixxer
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