Honda to launch new 200cc bike on August 27 in India - watch teaser

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Screenshot from teaser
Screenshot from teaser

Mumbai : 150-200 cc bikes are cream of two wheeler segment in India; Honda Motorcycles and scooters India will be launching a new bike in the segment on August 27, 2020.

According to a news report, the upcoming bike will be called Hornet 200R and it is likely to have a 200cc engine as well. However, the company has not released any official information about the name and specification of the motorcycle, but it has released a teaser. In all likelihood, it could be based on the Honda CBF 190R, which is sold in some South-East Asian markets and other parts of the world too.

This will be the first time when Honda will be launching a 200cc bike in India.

Going by the teaser of the upcoming Honda bike, it looks more aggressive, bulky and equipped with latest technology.

(Image is from the teaser video)

The teaser video shows a fully digital instrument console, which is flat and rectangular and has a negative LCD-like display. There is no word on power and torque output or any other performance numbers or dimensions of the engine.

The expected ex-showroom price of the motorcycle is likely to be around Rs 1.2 lakh and once it is launched, it will be going up against the some really capable motorcycles such as the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and the Hero Xpulse 200T.