Bringing to you, the review of Honda X Blade.
Get ready to take the test ride of Honda X-Blade, in the form of this review, as a part of the auto tech segment from JustInReviews.
Promoted with the caption “One Look Is Enough”, Honda X-Blade is a one more buy in the 160cc category, this time from the brand named Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI).
Design and looks:
As far as the design and looks go, the most striking element of the X-Blade is its robot resembling headlamp alongside the muscular fuel tank extensions plus a dual outlet muffler.
The side apparently looks fundamentally the same as the Hornet 160R and furthermore an addition of a kick starter. The muffler might appear to be quite out dated and furthermore gets a few bits of chrome touch on it, however, the advantage is that it carries a double barrel outlet. The bike likewise gets a belly pan. The rear additionally gets a full LED tail light that resembles Tesla’s logo. It additionally equips sporty grab rails. The motorcycle does not have split seats and the fuel tank looks appears properly etched with sharp edges. The focal point of the tank lands a black paint job with some carbon fiber design.
This automotive technology has a bar handle identical to the one present on the Hornet 160R. That region appears kind of tasteless sans a kill switch. The gadget unit is all digital and comprises of a speedometer, ODO meter, tachometer, fuel level indicator etc. The machine likewise has got alloy wheels.
The bike happens to be powered with a 162.71cc air-cooled, solo-cylinder engine that conveys 13.9Nm of torque at 6000rpm and 14PS at 8,500rpm. The transmission is dealt with by a 5-speed gearbox.
Mileage- The mileage of this bike is said to be in the range of 40-50 kmpl (approx.)
Suspension and Braking:
The Honda X Blade is fitted with a diamond-like frame, that is suspended over traditional telescopic forks on the front along with a monoshock piece at the rear. Braking is made functional with a 276mm plate on the front side and a 130mm drum framework at the back end. The machine is fueled by a 12-litre fuel tank and weighs the scale at 140kg (kerb).
The Honda X-Blade is available in five diverse shades namely – Black, Blue, Red, Matte Silver and Matte Green.
In the wake of revealing at the Auto Expo 2018, Honda has without much noise launched the X-Blade for Rs 78,500 (ex-showroom Delhi). The company had just as of late made public that the bookings of the bike while indicating that it would be estimated below Rs 79,000.
– Attractive design
– Comes with a default rear mud guard and sport engine guard
– Single-saddle unit
– CBS not present (as per sources)
– Price a bit higher for this segment
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