Honda two-wheelers made a grand entry into the 180-200cc segment in the Indian Market with the launch of the highly anticipated Hornet 2.0.
Although a successor to the Hornet 160R, The Hornet 2.0 is essentially based on the CB190R sold in the international markets. This new Avatar of hornet comes with a new frame, new engine, and new styling which is indeed very different from Hornet 160R.
Let’s explore the features that make Hornet 2.0 different from the rest.
Aggressive Tank Design
The Hornet 2.0 sports a forward-leaning design and a bulky tank with extenders which is a true expression of dominance and aggression. You can see the “HORNET” badging on the tank as well as on the extenders The key is placed on the tank for convenience. The tank has a fuel capacity of 12 liters.
This street fighter has a full-LED headlight unit. The headlight is bright and visibility should not be an issue during the night. The Hornet 2.0 also features an X shape LED tail lamp, LED indicators, and LED winkers that look cool during the night.
Sporty Split Seat
Hornet 2.0 gets a split seat setup. The rider’s seat is slightly lower and is quite comfortable. The pillion seat is wide, and sitting for long rides will not be an issue. The sleeky looking grab rails act as a support for the pillion to hold on to.
Fully Digital, Liquid Crystal Meter
Hornet is equipped with an LCD digital instrument cluster. The perfectly positioned meter lets you know exactly how fast you’re going. Be it night or day, you can see your info clearly with the 5-level Illumination Control on the crystal meter. It also shows the Gear Position Indicator, Service Due Indicator, and even Battery Voltmeter and comes with 5 levels of manual brightness option.
Golden Upside Down (USD) Front fork
Honda brings the first-in-segment golden upside-down suspension that gives the Hornet a premium look. Now you can Handle those bumps with ease with the superior & advanced suspension.
Mono Shock Rear Suspension
Be sure to maintain your center of gravity as you fly faster than others. The mono-shock suspension helps increase stability and gives superior handling as well.
Torque Full, New HET Engine
Every engine Honda makes is a masterpiece that goes through rigorous tests. The all-new Honda Hornet 2.0 is equipped with a 4 stroke, 184.40 cc HET air-cooled engine, single-cylinder that churns out maximum net power of 12.7 kW at 8500 RPM, and 16.1 Nm of maximum net torque at 6,000 RPM. The motor is paired with a 5-speed gearbox.
Stress-Free Riding Posture
Ride without stress as Honda Hornet 2.0 is where high-performance and stress-free riding come together. The comfortable riding posture is ideal for both the street and the highway.
Engine Stop Switch
Now turn off the engine at red lights and other brief stops more conveniently without having to turn the key.
1 Channel, Front ABS
Braking is an integral part of biking. The ABS gives you better control as you brake, especially on slippery surfaces. By preventing the wheel from locking, it keeps you safe as you continue to fly against the wind.
140 mm Wide Rear Tyre
Get a grip as you zoom past others. The wide rear tyre provides a superior road grip and handling which instills immense confidence in the rider to take on any challenge with ease.
Dual, Petal Disc Brakes
Get the utmost sense of control as you flirt with the wind. Because, with more power, comes the need to control it. Petal shape discs help dissipate heat and maintain braking efficiency.
The flashing indicator lights are an important safety feature for emergency stops & for low visibility conditions. Whatever the condition may be, be seen and keep turning heads.
The new Honda Hornet 2.0 is 2,047mm in length, 783mm in width, and 1,064mm in height. It has a 1,355mm wheelbase and a 167mm ground clearance. The seat length is 590mm. The motorcycle has a kerb weight of 142kg.
It is available in four colour options – Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Marvel Blue Metallic, and Matte Sangria Red Metallic.
This new Honda Hornet 2.0 is priced at Rs 129046 (Ex-showroom Bangalore)
The New Hornet 2.0 is a transformation of Honda’s racing DNA into the sheer thrill of street riding. It is all about letting people live their dream. This fierce Honda two wheeler machine keeps you ahead of others. It is a manifestation of style, safety, and power all in one machine. It turns heads and converts the road into a steady blur in seconds. It’s pure exhilaration at a flick of your wrist.
Go ahead, fly against the wind!
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