Both Hornet 160R and CBR 250R price has been hiked by Rs. 500 over the previous model which is marginal and doesn’t affect the purchase decision
2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R and CBR 250R launched in India. Both bikes received minor cosmetic upgrade along with a price hike. 2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R gets new graphics along with rim stripes which enhances the sporty appeal of the bike. The Japanese manufacturer has also given LED headlamp for Hornet which can improve night visibility.
The Hornet 160R also comes with a redesigned instrument cluster which gets blue back light display and an aluminium finish on the console. But Honda has still not given engine kill switch for the Hornet which is one of the features available on most of the sports bike in India. The Hornet 160R is the only bike in its segment to get hazard lights.
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Apart from these Honda hasn’t made any changes on Hornet 160R as it is powered by same 152 air-cooled single cylinder engine producing 14.9 hp of power and 14.5 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to 5 speed gearbox. The Hornet 160R get 276 mm front petal front disc brake and 200 mm disc at the rear. Honda is offering single channel ABS system and Combi-braking system on Hornet.
Honda launched the updated CBR 250R at the 2018 Auto Expo. The 2018 CBR 250 comes with LED headlamp and new body graphics which are the only changes on the bike. Honda CBR 250R is powered by same 249.6 cc singe cylinder liquid cooled engine producing 26.5 hp of power and 22.9 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to 6 speed gearbox.
The top speed of CBR 250R is 135 kph and the engine is tuned for relaxed cruising rather than outright acceleration. Honda is offering ABS system as standard on the CBR 250R. Both Hornet 160R and CBR 250R price has been hiked by Rs. 500 over the previous model which is marginal and doesn’t affect the purchase decision.
Price of 2018 Honda Hornet 160R and CBR 250R (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
Honda Hornet 160R STD – Rs. 85,234
Honda Hornet 160R CBS – Rs. 89,734
Honda Hornet 160R STD ABS – Rs. 90,734
Honda Hornet 160R DLX ABS – Rs. 93,234
Honda CBR 250R Non-ABS – Rs. 1,64,143
Honda CBR 250R ABS – Rs. 1,93,666