Honda launches it’s all new X-Blade ABS recently and the bike lovers are already in for a treat! With a new variant of the bike Honda has this bike with a single-channel ABS unit as standard. ABS stands for Anti-lock Braking System that is a fe,ature available in new bikes.
Honda ABS X-Blade is priced at Rs 87,776 i.e. Rs 8,008 more expensive than the standard variant. It goes up against the Hero Xtreme Sports (Rs 82,100) and the Suzuki Gixxer ABS (Rs 87,871).
Design & Features
Honda is also offering accessories like a belly pan fairing, front fork covers as well as wheel rim tapes as standard with the new variant. Single channel ABS unit is also seen on the Honda CB Hornet 160R. Honda had a deadline for equipping X-Blade that displaces 125cc or above in terms of standard. The new X-Blade now gets the under the cowl along with wheel rim stripes as standard fitment. Honda boasts of equipping the bike with R17 tyres. The Honda X-Blade comes in 5 colours options – Matte Marvel Blue Metallic, Matte Frozen Silver Metallic, Pearl Spartan Red, Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic.
The Honda X-Blade packs a 162.71cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that puts out 14PS of power at 8,500rpm and 13.9Nm of torque at 6000rpm. It’s the only bike in its segment to feature LED headlamps. The suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks at the front. However, a monoshock unit handles the suspension at the rear. Braking is taken care of by 276mm front and 130mm rear disc brakes.
Commenting on the launch, Minoru Kato, President & CEO – Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, said, “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.”
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