Auto Expo 2016 : Honda CB Unicorn 150 re-launched, priced INR 67,778 ex-Delhi


Honda Unicorn 150

The wacky looking Navi was the main talking point about the Honda Pavilion at the 2016 Auto Expo. But amidst all the buzz generated by the new launches and swanky concepts, the legendary CB Unicorn 150 made a quiet comeback to the market using the Auto Expo as a platform. The 150 version of one of the most revered 150cc motorcycles was taken off the shelves as it got replaced by the Unicorn 160, leaving a vacuum which was felt by almost everyone. The demand for the motorcycle refused to go down, with prospective customers switching brands for not being able to get the 150 Unicorn. Honda has responded to the choice of its customers and brought the legend back.

The CB Unicorn 150 has been re-launched with no changes made to the model which was removed from the market. The bike has been priced at INR 67778 ex-showroom Delhi.

The engine, transmission, and rest of the mechanicals are untouched. The Unicorn 150 continues to be powered by the time tested 149.1cc single cylinder motor with 13.14hp of power and 12.84 Nm of torque. Transmission is taken care of by a 5-speed unit, while the mono rear setup was one of the first to be utilized on any motorcycle in India.

Stylistically too, the Unicorn remains unaltered and carries on with is analogue instrument cluster, 3D Honda logo and 5-spoke black alloy wheels.

A wise move or admittance of a strategic error? Do you think the Unicorn 150 was a better motorcycle than the 160 that replaced it? Do share your experiences and views with us.

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  • sharath says:

    A happy news that of coming back of honda’s most demanded unicorn

  • Meghnath Mayekar says:

    The all new honda cb unicorn 150cc must have led rear light,fuel tank should be compact compare with old cb unicorn, it will have digital speedometer etc,het engine,the faring with front headlamp should be compact and should be in at least 5-6 single or dual variants.

  • Abhijeet Thombre says:

    ok…………i am waiting..

  • Satish says:

    Hello All,
    Can anyone pls tell me what is the difference between earlier Unicorn 150CC and upcoming Unicorn 150CC.
    I’m planning to buy it on next week.
    Can you pls tell me what are the main features as compared to old unicorn 150CC.

  • Satish says:

    Hello All,
    Can anyone pls tell me what is the difference b/w earlier Unicorn 150CC and Upcoming Unicorn 150CC. Actually I’m planning to buy it on next week.
    Can any once suggest me which is the best choice b/w old and new Unicorn 150CC.