Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India launched its premium 150cc bike, the CB Trigger, for Karnataka, in Forum Mall, Bangalore during the weekend. Honda CB Trigger, available in the following three variants (prices are ex-showroom, Bangalore):
- Standard: Disc brakes (F), Drum brakes (R): Rs. 70,733/-
- Deluxe: Disc brakes (F & R): Rs. 73,786/-
- CBS: Disc brakes (F & R) with CBS: Rs. 80,402/-
Mr. Yadvinder S. Guleria, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, HMSI, present during the launch, said, "The New CB Trigger is Honda's fourth product launch starting January'13. Honda is further strengthening its portfolio in 150cc motorcycle segment with the CB Trigger targeted for the youth. Going ahead, as announced earlier; we will continue to launch new and exciting products throughout this year as we aim for leadership position in India. We are also proud to share that Honda occupies No. 1 position in Bengaluru which contributes 37% demand for 2Wheelers in Karnataka"
Targeted at the competition, mainly the Pulsar 150, Honda has styled the CB Trigger based on the CB1000R. Styling features include, the blacked out muffler, side cowls and a chiseled fuel tank.
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The stopping capability of disc brakes are further improved by the use of Combined Braking System (CBS), a feature found in Honda scooters, but a first for the premium bike segment.
Honda CB Trigger is powered by a 150cc motor that delivers 14 HP at 8,500 rpm and a torque output of 12.5 Nm at 6,500 rpm.
Honda claims a best in class mileage of 60 kmpl for the CB Trigger.
The available colour options are Meteor Green Metallic, Pearl Siena Red and Black.
"CB Trigger offers real value to the youth who want it all - style, performance, advanced features, mileage and maximum riding comfort. Bookings will be open from June'13 onwards and CB Trigger will be available to customers thereafter. said Mr. Ashish Choudhary, Divisional Head - South, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.