Honda launches Hornet 2.0 in India at Rs 1.26 lakh

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Honda Hornet 2.0
Honda Hornet 2.0

New Delhi : Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has officially launched Hornet 2.0 in India at a price tag of Rs 1,26,345 (ex-showroom Gurugram).

While the booking for the bike has already started on Honda's official website and authorized dealerships, the delivery will begin from first week of September this year.

In its serment, Hornet 2.0 comes with an aggressive design language. It sports an all-LED lighting setup comprising headlamp, tail lamp as well as indicator. Other exterior elements such as split seats, stubby exhaust, blacked out engine, body coloured belly pan, and muscular tank shrouds give it a very appealing look.

The bike has been made available in four colours - Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Sangria Red Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic.

It also benefits from golden coloured upside down (USD) front fork which is a first for sub-200 cc class bike, while the rear suspension duty is taken cared by a single monoshock unit. It also gets disc brakes at both the ends and sports single-channel ABS.

The bike has been fitted with a 184 cc single-cylinder air-cooled unit that delivers 16.86 PS of power and 16.1 Nm of peak torque.

Introducing the new Hornet 2.0, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The new Hornet 2.0 is a transformation of Honda’s racing DNA into sheer thrill of street riding. Fully satisfying the needs of riders seeking performance and style in one machine, the powerful higher capacity HET BS 6 Engine, best in class features like Golden USD front forks, fully digital negative liquid crystal meter, dual, petal disc brakes and aggressive design enhances the overall riding experience."

The Hornet 2.0 will be offered with industry first 6-year warranty package (3 years standard + 3 years optional extended warranty). It is placed against the rivals such as the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 and the TVS Apache RTR 200 4v.