Honda CB Hornet 160R CBS
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
Introduction: Bangladesh Honda Pvt. Ltd. (BHL) officially launched the brand new HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS in Bangladesh at the Dhaka Bike Show 2019. It will have almost all the features similar to the HONDA CB Hornet 160R and also feature the Combi Brake System (CBS).
History: HONDA CB Hornet 160R was first launched in December, 2015 in India. In Bangladesh, the launch date WAS February 16, 2018. Motor heads of the country received this bike with a great joy at the launch of this new bike.
Features: Key Features of HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS is in its name. CBS (Combi Brake System). This system is exclusively available in this bike only in its class in Bangladesh.
New colors of this bike were also launched. Currently, the honda hornet colors in Bangladesh are:
- Striking Green
- Athletic Blue Metallic
- Sports Red
- Mars Orange
This bike has a muscular stance aided by wide tyres and a big muffler all of which increases the presence of the bike. The X- shaped taillight is also a charm to look at. The beautiful decals leaves a trace on the onlookers’ minds even long after you whizzed past them.
Body Dimensions: The all new HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS is a stunningly good performing motorcycle. Thanks to its diamond frame, it ensures proper handling dynamics while riding. The wheelbase is 1346mm on which the 140 kg bike stands. The is balanced so well that it is very agile yet stable.
The bike has a 12 litre fuel tank which feeds the engine and according to the normal fuel consumption rate, is enough to take you from Dinajpur to Cox’s Bazar at a full load and still leave you with enough fuel to roam about in the towns.
The overall length of HONDA CB Hornet 160R is 2041mm while the width and height are 783mm and 1067mm. The ground clearance is 164mm.
Engine & Transmission: HONDA CB Hornet 160R possesses a 162.71 cc, 4 Stroke, single cylinder, SI engine that is air cooled with a 10:01 compression ratio. This mill’s Power & Torque figures are as follows: 15.1 BHP @8500 rpm & 14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm. This is mated to a 5-speed Transmission.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system has a dual telescopic system up front and a Monoshock at the rear. The front brake is a 276mm Petal Disc paired to the 100/80-17 tyre. The rear one is a 220mm Disc in the 140/70-70 tyre.
Best For: The HONDA CB Hornet 160R is targeted to the youth yet it is also very much usable by the older generation too. City riding is a breeze in this motorcycle. College and university students and young job holders are the main customers of this motorcycle. Many middle aged users use this bike daily for their need of commuting and inter-city riding.
The motorcycle is also very good at cornering and it easily allows the user to do inter-city commutes thanks to its comfortable seating arrangement for both the rider and the pillion. So, young family persons would be thankful to HONDA for thinking about their needs of love & care.
You can see the full honda hornet 160r review by BikeBD here.
Competitors: The main competitors of HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS are the likes of:
- BAJAJ pulsar NS 160
- SUZUKI GIXXER
- TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
- YAMAHA FZ series
The competitors are having a tough fight from HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS for their price as none of them have any feature quite like the CBS.
Although Having a DC Electrical system would’ve added much to its sleeve. You can compare honda hornet 160r price with the competitors here, Upcoming/Unlaunched variants: Rumors are there that HONDA will soon launch the HONDA CB Hornet 160R ABS version in Bangladesh. Let’s hope for the best.
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- What is the gear shift pattern of HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS?
HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS has a 5 speed transmission which is arranged in an international pattern and operated by a toe-shifter. The pattern is: 1-N-2-3-4-5Answer by : Jojo on Dec 25, 2020 06:56:47 AM
- What is the mileage of HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS?
The company-claimed mileage figure of HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS is 62 kmpl. We, BikeBD have thrown the HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS to the mileage test both city and highways. The result we’ve come up to was very satisfying.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 06:57:31 AM
- How frequently do I have to change the battery fluid?
Don’t worry. You won’t have to think about this at all. HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS has a Maintenance Free (MF) Battery. So, just enjoy your rides and be concerned about road safety and not your bike’s battery fluid.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 06:57:57 AM
- Is HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS good for long rides?
Yes. The HONDA CB Hornet 160R CBS boasts of wide rear tires, dependable suspension arrangement, comfortable seating, and on top of all of these has a good mileage on the highways… So, it is very much capable of taking to long rides on the highways. We have done test rides of this motorcycle thoroughly and found that it is very capable.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 06:58:35 AM
- How does CBS work?
In Combi Brake System (CBS), when the rear brake is engaged by the foot pedal, both the front and rear brakes are engaged simultaneously at a specified ratio of pressure. This pressure is determined by an equalizer. CBS helps to increase the braking efficiency of the bike and hence reduces the braking distance of the motorcycle in a noticeable amount. You can see the cbs in action in our review of honda CB Hornet here.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 06:59:18 AM