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Honda India has increased the prices of its recently launched motorcycles, the 2018 CB Hornet 160R and the CBR 250R. The prices of the Honda CB Hornet 160R has been hiked by Rs 500 while the CBR 250R will be also dearer by just Rs 500.
Honda had launched the 2018 edition of both the motorcycles recently with subtle cosmetic updates and additional features. The 2018 CB Hornet 160R gets optional single-channel ABS and LED headlight while the CBR 250R also gets an all-new LED headlight with an updated body graphics. Below is the detailed pricing of both the bikes.
|Model||Old Price||New Price|
|Hornet 160R STD||₹84,675||₹85,234|
|Hornet 160R CBS||₹89,175||₹89,734|
|Hornet 160R STD ABS||₹90,175||₹90,734|
|Hornet 160R DLX ABS||₹92,675||₹93,234|
|CBR 250R Non-ABS||₹1,63,584||₹1,64,143|
|CBR 250R ABS||₹1,93,107||₹1,93,666|
*Note: All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi).
The Honda CB Hornet 160R is a performance motorcycle in the 160cc segment. The Hornet features an aggressive design with distinctive design elements. The 2018 edition of the CB Hornet 160R also gets a new graphic design and rim stripes which enhance the looks of the motorcycle.
The 2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R draws power from a 162.71cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine producing 14.9bhp and 14.5Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The motorcycle is offered in two variants, with a front disc and disc brakes at both the ends.
The top-spec model of the Honda CB Hornet 160R also gets an optional single-channel ABS fitted on the front wheel. The lower variants are equipped with CBS (Combi Braking System) which applies brakes on both the wheels when any of the brake levers are pressed.
Honda also launched the new CBR 250R which was discontinued from the Indian market. The Honda CBR 250R draws power from a BS-IV compliant 249cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with fuel-injection producing 26.5bhp and 22.9Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and reaches a top speed of 135km/h.
The Honda CBR 250R comes with disc brakes at both the ends as standard and the top-spec model also gets the safety net of dual-channel ABS. The CBR 250R is branded as a sports tourer and rivals the likes of Bajaj Dominar 400 and the Mahindra Mojo.
Thoughts On The Honda CB Hornet 160R And CBR 250R Price Hike
Honda had recently launched the new CB Hornet 160R and the CBR 250R. Now, the company has hiked the prices of both the motorcycles. The prices of the Honda CB Hornet 160R and the CBR 250R are increased marginally. The price hike should not hamper the sales of the bikes in the Indian market.