Honda unveiled its brand new 160cc motorcycle, the X-Blade at the 2018 Auto Expo. Now, the company has officially announced the price for the motorcycle and opened the bookings for it. The new X-Blade has been priced at Rs 79,000 Ex-shopwroom Delhi. The deliveries for the Honda X-Blade will start from mid of March 2018 onwards.
The Honda X-Blade is the latest 160cc motorcycle offering from the Japanese bike maker, sharing its platform with the CB Hornet 160R. You can check out out video of the 2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R here.
The X-Blade however, is a bit more youth oriented and feature rich. With segment first features including LED headlamp and pilot lamp. The bike also gets LED tail-lamps, a sharply styled body with an aggressively styled tank, new alloy wheels and a dual outlet muffler.
It is powered by a 162.71 cc HET engine with 13.93PS of power and 13.9 Nm of peak torque. The bike gets a link type gear shifter, unique split grab rails, stylish alloy wheels with front disc brake and edgy graphics.
Another highlight of the X-Blade is its wider 130mm rear tyre which gives it a solid presence. The bike also comes with a hugger fender and a longer 1347mm wheelbase. Within the all-digital instrument console, the Honda X-Blade gets a Gear Position Indicator, Hazard Switch and a Service Due Indicator.
The X-Blade comes in 5 sporty colours – Matte Marvel Blue Metallic / Matte Frozen Silver Metallic / Pearl Spartan Red / Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic.
Here’s our walkaround video of the Honda X-Blade from the 2018 Auto Expo
Honda Also showcased an accessory pack in the form of the X-Blade Adventure. Here’s a walkaround video of the X-Blade Adventure pack from the 2018 Auto Expo
Elaborating on the announcement of X-Blade bookings commencement, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Honda unveiled its 4th brand new model of 2018 – the X-Blade at Auto Expo 2018. We are indeed very excited to receive unprecedented response from Generation Z. We are happy to open the bookings for all-new Honda X-Blade today. Delighting Young Indian trendsetters with revolutionary segment first features, Honda’s ultimate head turner X-Blade will surprise Indian youth with its aggressive price of under 79,000 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The X-Blade deliveries will start from the middle of March on first-come-first-serve basis.”
Check out an image gallery of the new Honda X-Blade below