Honda CB Unicorn 160, CB Unicorn BSIII price reduced by INR 18,500
Both, versions of Unicorn, old and new are being sold at a discount of INR 18,500 - thanks to govt deciding to implement a ban on sale of BSIII two wheelers from 1st April 2017.
A new entrant in the Honda Unicorn series, CB Unicorn 160 is powered by a 163cc engine and promising fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl. Honda claims that the new Unicorn offers an unmatched mix of style, design and enhanced fuel efficiency (thanks to HET – Honda Eco Technology).
Honda CB Unicorn 160 gets a new 163 cc engine, which delivers 14.5 hp at 8,000 rpm and 14.6 Nm torque at 6,000 rpm. This engine is mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox (1 down 4 up format). The standard Unicorn on the other hand is powered by a 150 cc engine that delivers 12.7 hp and 12.8 Nm torque.
New Honda Unicorn features an all digital instrument console, a muscular fuel tank, new side fenders and a single elongated seat. Sitting on 17” alloy wheels, the new Honda bike sports H shaped LED tail light cluster and receives telescopic forks in the front and monoshocks at the rear. Braking in the front is taken care by a 240 mm disc brake, while rear gets 130 mm drum brakes.
Both, kick start and electric start are on offer. Battery offers is a 12V 4 Ah one, which also powers the 35/35W headlight. 80/100 front and 110/80 rear tyres (both tubeless) fitted on 17 inch alloys will take care of Indian road conditions. Weighing 135 kgs, top speed is at 106 kmph.
Honda’s new CB Unicorn 160 comes with a tag line – “Looks good… is good”. Honda is targeting younger buyers in the 25-35 years age group. To compete with Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ 2.0, Apache RTR 160 along with yet to be launched Hero Xtreme Sports and Bajaj Pulsar 160NS, the Honda CB Unicorn 160 Standard is priced at INR 69,350 while the CB Unicorn 160 CBS is priced at INR 74,414. Both these variants are now be
Honda dealers have also slashed prices of another bikes in the line-up. This includes Navi, CBR150R, CBR250R, CBF650F, Dio, Activa-i, Aviator, and so on.