Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has made its entry in the 180-200cc motorcycle segment with it’s all-new muscular, sporty and advanced Hornet 2.0.
The all-new Hornet 2.0 is powered by a new Bharat Stage VI compliant higher capacity and advanced 184cc PGM-FI HET (Honda Eco Technology) engine. PGM-Fi system uses 8 onboard sensors to constantly inject optimum fuel and air mixture to provide greater performance and efficiency.
Styling is enhanced by an all-around LED lighting package which further improves the reliability along with better visibility.
The new superior aerodynamic design allows smoother handling and makes it a perfect and powerful companion for both urban commuting and highway rides.
To ensure the utmost sense of control while taking on the streets, Hornet 2.0 is equipped with Dual, Petal Disc Brakes with single channel ABS. The mono shock rear suspension gives an excellent riding experience while cornering and provides supreme stability.
An ultimate combination of advanced technology and superior image is the Golden Upside Down (USD) front fork - a first in sub 200cc segment.
Engine Stop Switch provides the convenience of turning-off the engine on brief stops with flick of a switch. Ensuring safety of riders in low visibility conditions is the Hazard Switch feature.
Wider tubeless tyres at front (110mm) and rear (140mm) boosts rider confidence by providing superior road grip and handling.
The Fully Digital Negative Liquid Crystal Meter displays information like Gear Position Indicator, Service Due Indicator, Battery Voltmeter and comes with customizable brightness (can be adjusted manually up to 5 levels). It also comes with Seal Chain which needs less frequent adjustments and low maintenance cost.
The sporty character is further accentuated with the short muffler and sporty new alloy wheel design while the alloy foot pegs add to the overall style quotient.
As another industry first, Honda will also be offering a special NEW 6-year warranty package (3 years standard + 3 years optional extended warranty) on Hornet 2.0.
Price & colors
The new Hornet 2.0 will be available in four stunning colors - Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Sangria Red Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic. The Hornet 2.0 is attractively priced at Rs. 126,345 ex-showroom Gurugram (Haryana).
Talking on the launch Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Inspired by the dreams of the new age customers & their passion for riding, we are pleased to introduce all-new Honda Hornet 2.0. With its advanced technology & thrilling performance, new Hornet 2.0 is set to create a new benchmark among the young motorcycle enthusiasts. It is the beginning of Honda’s new era of portfolio expansion catering to a wide range of customers in India”.
Introducing the new Hornet 2.0, 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 the sheer thrill of street riding. Fully satisfying the needs of riders seeking performance and style in one machine, the powerful higher capacity HET BSVI 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. Simply put, Hornet 2.0 is a call out to those who want to FLY AGAINST THE WIND!”