Taking excitement a notch higher in the motorcycle segment, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd launched its 160cc sporty X-Blade with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) today at the Delhi leg finale of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2018. Honda X-Blade (ABS) will be priced at Rs. 87,776 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Commenting on the launch, Minoru Kato, President & CEO – Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. “Strengthening our position in 150-180cc motorcycle segment, the X- Blade defines advanced styling and superior technology for the young enthusiast. We are determined to transform the way India rides on 2Wheels with new innovative products and advanced technology.”
Equipped with several segment first features, the X-Blade ABS ensures enhanced braking performance on the roads. Enhancing the style element of the new X-Blade, the under cowl, front forks cover along with wheel rim stripes are available now as standard fitment.
Speaking on the occasion, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., said, “The X-Blade has been exclusively designed for the young motorcycle enthusiast looking for style and performance in their daily commuting. The X-Blade now comes equipped with ABS which will enhance rider’s confidence. Sporty style is at the core of new X-Blade and appreciating the ethos of sports, Honda is also presenting the X-Blade to the most stylish player in each city leg of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi league 2018.”
“One Look is Enough” for Honda’s 160cc Stylish motorcycle “X-Blade”
The design statement of X-Blade has a commanding front stance with a futuristic segment first LED headlamp. Powering the X-Blade is Honda’s 162.71cc HET engine which provides an ideal balance of performance and efficiency. Producing 13.93 bhp at 8,500 rpm and peak torque of 13.9 Nm at 6,000 rpm X-Blade also promises faster acceleration.
The engine has been specifically designed to deliver good low and mid-range performance. Being an all-rounder, the stylish X-Blade also focuses on comfort and safety with a long seat, seal chain and hazard switch. A street tech digital meter increases convenience with presence of a service due indicator, digital clock and a gear position indicator.
The X-Blade is available in 5 sporty colours – Matte Marvel Blue Metallic / Matte Frozen Silver Metallic / Pearl Spartan Red / Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic.