Japanese motorcycle maker, Honda has silently increased the price of its recently launched naked machine 2018 CB Hornet 160R and 2018 CBR 260R, sports bike. First time spotted at the 2018 Auto Expo in Greater Noida, the price of both the motorcycle is now hiked by Rs 559 at the dealerships.
The 2018 CB Hornet 160R was launched at a price tag of Rs 84,675 onwards (ex-showroom Delhi) for the standard version, which is now retailing for Rs 85,234. While the CBS model will now cost Rs 89,734, comparing to the earlier price of Rs 89,175. Other than this, the ABS DLX trim will now cost Rs 93,234 and the ABS STD version for Rs 90,734. However, during the launch machine were priced at Rs 92,675 and Rs 90,175 respectfully. Note that these are ex-showroom Delhi prices and taxes and other duties will be extra.
The bike has a 162.71cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 14.9bhp and 14.5Nm of torque. There is a 5-speed gearbox. The new model shares many features with the old one but it comes with additional LED headlight and X-shape taillight. It also has new colour options and graphics – it comes in green, blue metallic, orange, yellow metallic and sports red colours.
Now moving to the CBR 250R, last year the sports bike was discontinued in India due to its outdated BS-III engine. However, the machine was debuted earlier this year in two variants: CBR 250R Non-ABS for Rs 1,63,584 and CBR 250R ABS at Rs 1,93,107. After the hike, the trims are now selling for Rs 1,64,143 and Rs 1,93,666 respectively. It is powered by a single cylinder liquid cooled 249.60cc engine producing 25.70bhp of power and 22.90Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox and is also fuel injected.