Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd. today made their debut in 180-200cc motorcycle segment with the all new Hornet 2.0 at Rs. 126,345 ex-showroom Gurugram (Haryana). 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.
Talking on the launch Mr. 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”.
The Hornet 2.0 comes with significant changes from styling to performance. Overall a very impressive package put together. The first significant change is its all new Engine which is powered with a New HET BS VI Air – Cooled Single Cylinder 200cc Engine powered with a 16.86 PS with 16.1 Nm of peak torque and can perform Zero to 200meters in 11.25 Seconds. The Honda Hornet is the International Street Fighter in the global market. The new design Delivers racing DNA with the great and sporty design language. Honda Hornet 2.0 gets USD Front Fork which is the first in its segment. The Honda Hornet 2.0 gets dual petal disc break with a single Chanel ABS as standard. The Bike also gets a new set of wider rear tire giving the rider the perfect grip even at cornering. Honda Hornet 2.0 gets all round LED that’s right from the turn indicators to the Rear Break light all are LED’s. The new Sporty Split Seat design and the muscular tank with the key insertion at the front of the tank and the blacked out engine parts give it a sporty element in the 200cc market. The complete black Short and sporty muffler makes the bike look bigger and also a great charter to the bike and give the rider the perfect experience of its tagline FLY AGAINST THE WIND.
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 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!”
Few features that make the Hornet 2.0 stand out are as follows-
- Golden Upside Down (USD) front fork – a first in sub 200cc segment
- Fully Digital Negative Liquid Crystal Meter displays advanced information
- Dual, Petal Disc Brakes with single channel ABS for utmost sense of control
- Engine Stop Switch for convenience during brief stops
- Wider tubeless tyres (Front–110mm & Rear-140mm)
- Hazard Switch for emergency stops in low visibility condition
- Aggressive forward leaning design with bulky tank creates an aura of dominance
- LED headlamp with position lamp, LED winkers & X-shaped LED tail lamp offers reliability and better visibility
- Key on tank enhances convenience and aesthetics
- Special6-year warranty package*