Honda Hornet 2.0
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
Honda Hornet 2.0
Honda Hornet 2.0, a rub to the faces of Bangladeshis. Martin Luther King once said, “I have a dream” when he started his speech against racism. Bangladeshis also say the line, “We have a dream”, before starting any discussion about bikes. The line is followed by the line, “We will ride bikes above 150cc in Bangladesh someday”. People are working as hard as possible to make that dream a reality. The bike Honda Hornet 2.0 is another bike that became a part of that dream as it is in the 180cc range.
Honda is a Japanese brand that has been one of the ruling motorcycle companies in the world. From the RC213V of MotoGP to Honda Livo, they have never sacrificed quality. Honda has always been one of the top brands in the world. Honda has been doing business in Bangladesh through Honda Bangladesh Limited as a joint venture between Honda Motor Company Limited, and Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (under the Ministry of Industry, The People’s Republic of Bangladesh). Honda Hornet 2.0 was released in India and has not been announced in Bangladesh due to the cubic capacity (cc) limitation.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Key Features:
The Honda Hornet 2.0 comes with a feature which is an improvement from the previous ones, that is the headlight design and the headlights. The Honda Hornet 2.0 gets stock LED lights as the headlights. The whole bike gets LED treatment. The rear gets the same aggressive “X” designed tail light. The bike also gets LED indicators, which are still of the old thick design.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 also gets a completely new instrument cluster. The screen of the instrument cluster is an LCD screen. The instrument cluster gets the basic RPM meter, speedometer, and odometer. It also gets time, a trip meter, and a gear position indicator. The key position has also been changed to above the tank other than above the handlebar.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 comes in four color combinations. They are:
- Matte Axis Grey Metallic.
- Matte Marvel Blue Metallic.
- Matte Sangria Red Metallic.
- Pearl Igneous Black.
All four colors are filled with sporty aggressive decals.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Physical Attributes:
The Honda Hornet 2.0 is a fairly tall bike, with high seat height. The bike is mostly suited for riders more than 5’6”. The ground clearance of the bike is 167mm, which is very suitable for the city commute as the bike is quite immune to most speed bumps. The bike also has a 12liter tank which is very much suitable for long rides out of town. Commuting in the bike will also be a breeze as the bike has a very comforting shape and comfortable ergonomics.
The length, width, height, and weight of the Honda Hornet 2.0 are 2047mm, 783mm, 1064mm, and 142kg. The bike is also somewhat on the lighter side, which makes it very agile and easily flickable at swift changing corners. The bike will also be much easier to carry through traffic. The bike has a wheelbase of 1355mm, which is quite average and the agility of the bike is better than any 150cc bike.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Engine and Transmission:
The Honda Hornet 2.0 comes with a BS-VI, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, and 184.4cc engine with HET technology. The engine is air-cooled and fuel-injected. The engine pumps out 17.03BHP of power at 8500rpm and 16.1Nm torque at 6000rpm. The power is quite average, as well as the torque figure. The bike is expected to have a mileage of around 35-40kmpl on average.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 has a basic wet multi-plate clutch system. The Honda Hornet 2.0 has a 6-speed gearbox, and the bike has an approximate top speed of about 130kmph.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheel:
The Honda Hornet 2.0 has single-channel ABS, which means the front gets ABS. However, the rear brake is a simple dual caliper disc brake. The brakes are as good as basic budget-friendly 180cc bikes go. The brakes are also very responsive during emergency braking.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 has a front upside down (USD) telescopic forks as front suspension. The rear has a mono-shock suspension. The front suspension may be a bit stiff for potholes and speed bumps but is exceptional for cornering. The wide and long rear seat with the mono-shock at the rear will be quite enough for a pillion to have a comfortable ride.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 gets alloy wheels. The front and rear wheels have 110/70 and 140/70 tires respectively. Both the tires are perfect for the bike, as a wide 140 section tire for the rear will give it maximum stability at the corners.
Pros and Cons:
The Honda Hornet 2.0 has a few pros and cons:
- Single-channel ABS.
- Fuel efficient.
- Unavailable in Bangladesh.
- USD front suspension.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 was made for youngsters just learning to ride. This bike induces confidence and makes the rider want to buy more beautiful bikes similar to this. This bike has the power and torque figures for a young speed freak, yet is not as overwhelming when riding, due to its smooth riding experience.
Price and Availability:
Availability: Unavailable in Bangladesh.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 is a 180cc bike, which is yet not allowed in Bangladesh, hence putting up competitions of the bike is redundant. However, if a list were to be made. They are:
- KTM Duke 200
- Pulsar NS200.
- TVS Apache RTR 4V 200.
- Hero XPulse 200 series.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs about the Honda Hornet 2.0 are answered below.
- Is Honda a Japanese Brand?
Answer: Yes. Honda is a Japanese brand.
- Is Honda a good motorcycle brand?
Answer: Honda is one of the most renowned Japanese motorcycle manufacturing companies. The Honda CBR series is one of the most respected bike series in the world.
- What is the mileage of the Honda Hornet 2.0?
Answer: The Honda Hornet 2.0 has an approximated mileage of around 35-40kmpl.
- Is there any full faired version of the Honda Hornet 2.0?
Answer: No! There is no fully-faired version of the Honda Hornet 2.0.
The Honda Hornet 2.0 is an exceptional bike that has the capabilities to make anyone’s head turn. The bike may not be as fast as a 200cc naked sportbike, but it is still very strong. The Honda Hornet 2.0 is one of the best naked bikes released by Honda. We are eagerly waiting for Honda to release the Honda Hornet 2.0 in Bangladesh, even if it is with a backdated 160cc engine.
Specification: Honda Hornet 2.0
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