Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition comes sporting new Striking Green and Mars Orange body graphics; no mechanical change made available
Honda CB Hornet 160R has garnered popularity in very short span. The aggressive looking sporty motorcycle has received a special edition, which comes at Rs. 81,413 (ex showroom, Delhi) for the standard variant. The CBS trim gets a price tag of Rs. 85,912 (ex showroom, Delhi). HMSI launched the CB Hornet 160R last year in India. Since launch it gave tough competition to Bajaj Pulsar 150, Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ-S V2.0 etc.
The special edition model comes sporting new Striking Green and Mars Orange body graphics. Also some parts don the matte black finish. Apart from the cosmetic updates, there is no mechanical change available though. The new body graphics on the all black body paint looks very stylish and attractive. The front fairing, fuel tank, under seat panel and the alloy wheels feature the two new colour themes.
The standard version dons brushed silver finishing under the seat panel, grab rails, side air scoops and exhaust muffler cover. In the special edition of the CB Hornet 160R these parts has received the matte black finish. This has enhanced the appeal of the already sporty model. Apart from these colour changes, no other updates have been made though.
The Honda CB Hornet 160R gets a sharp headlamp with two position lamps, fully digital instrument cluster. The fuel tank comes in a muscular guise. It also sports high mounted side indicators, an X shaped LED taillight. The motorcycle runs on wider tyres wrapped on five spoke split alloy wheel.
The power source for the Honda CB Hornet 160R is a 162.71 cc single cylinder engine which also powers the Unicorn 160 cc. This engine is equipped with the Honda Eco Technology or HET. A 5 speed gearbox does the transmission duty. The engine churns out 15.67 bhp of peak power at 8,500 rpm and 14.76 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. Thanks to the Het the CB Hornet 160R comes with improved fuel economy of 58.95 kmpl.
Also read: Honda CB Hornet 160R Review, Road Test