Honda CB200X Launched In India At Rs 1.44 Lakh: 17bhp, Adventure Tourer, LED Headlamps Available

Honda Two Wheelers India launches the CB200X at Rs 1.44 lakh, ex-showroom (India). The company has begun accepting bookings online and offline ahead of launch for a token amount of Rs 2,000.

Test rides and deliveries of the motorcycle are said to being from the second week of September.

Colour Options

  • Pearl Nightstar Black
  • Matte Selene Silver Metallic
  • Sports Red

Design & Features

As the CB200X is placed in the ADV-tourer segment, the company has given it a tall windscreen to protect from the windblast.

Other features:

  • LED headlamps
  • LED taillamps
  • Knuckle guards
  • Split-seats
  • Raised handlebar
  • Hazard switch
  • Upswept exhaust
  • Engine cowl

The motorcycle features a negative LCD display giving the rider a host of information. The Ignition key is also placed on the tank for a more ergonomic design.

Engine & Gearbox

The CB200X comes powered by a 184cc single-cylinder engine; paired with a standard five-speed gearbox.
Max power: 17bhp @ 8500rpm
Peak torque: 16.1Nm @ 6000rpm

In terms of electronic rider aids, the CB200X features just the dual-channel ABS.

Suspension, Brake, Wheels & Tyres

The motorcycle continues to use the diamond-type frame, which gives the ADV-tourer a stable ride on straight roads and in corners as well.

Suspension

  • Front: Upside-down fork
  • Rear: Monoshock

Brakes

  • Front: 276mm petal disc brake
  • Rear: 220mm petal disc brake

Wheels & Tyres

  • Front: 17-inch alloys with 110/70 tyre
  • Rear: 17-inch alloys with 140/70 tyre

Warranty & Sales

The company is offering the CB200X with a 6-year warranty package, which includes 3 years standard + 3 years optional extended warranty. The motorcycle will be sold at regular Red-Wing Honda showrooms across the country.

Talking on the launch Mr. Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Today, it is my great pleasure to introduce a new motorcycle, inspired by Honda's legendary CB legacy. Keeping in mind the evolving lifestyle of the Indian youth, the urban explorer - CB200X gives today's youngsters a riding experience that pushes them to explore more. Built to excite riders, CB200X offers a perfect riding companion for their daily city rides and short weekend getaways beyond the cityscapes."

Sharing more details, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Marking a steady evolution in 180-200cc segment, CB200X is a classic urban explorer at heart developed for next-gen millennials. Its design is inspired by Honda's legendary higher displacement adventure bikes. The overall design provides riders an upright and relaxed posture for city commute as well as for their weekend rides."

He further added, "Built to deliver dynamic performance, its engine delivers a powerful torque character in a practical range and a sporty performance in high rpm range. Unique knuckle covers with integrated LED winkers, golden USD front forks along with other features not only lend CB200X an imposing road presence but a premium rugged character too. Be it the urban landscape or beyond, CB200X gives you the freedom to EXPLORE LIFE WITH EVERY RIDE!"

Thoughts About The Honda CB200X Unveiled

Honda has brought in its entry-level adventure-tourer, the CB200X in the Indian market. The new motorcycle features a price tag of Rs 1.44 lakh, which puts it against some of the higher capacity motorcycles in India. Currently, there are no direct rivals for the CB200X in India, however, Hero Xpulse 200T can be considered a close competition.

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Article Published On: Thursday, August 19, 2021, 12:42 [IST]
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