By Hercules Rodrigues
Honda has launched the new X-Blade motorcycle in Goa. The new 160cc bike has an edgy sharp styling and is on display across all Honda dealerships across Goa.
Designs speak and Honda has done its job right. The bike has a sharp look to it and the users would particularly like the Robo face headlamp which gets 9 LED’s and the sculpted fuel tank will catch your attention. The bike also comes with sporty grab rails, razor edge LED taillamp and a well designed seat which gets X-Blade branding printed onto the pillion seat.
Feature spec the X-Blade gets an all digital instrument cluster which gives information such as service due reminder, digital clock and gear position indicator. The 130mm wider rear tyre with hugger, dual outlet muffler, monoshock rear and telescopic front suspension. It also has a hazard switch. Powering the motorcycle is a 160cc HET 4-stroke air cooled engine which produces 13.93bhp at 8500rpm and 13.9 nm torque at 6000rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Honda’s new X-Blade will rival the Suzuki Gixxer and the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and is offered with five shiny colours which are Matte frozen silver, Matte marvel blue metallic, Matte marshal green metallic, Pearl igneous black and Pearl Spartan red metallic.
Prices for the Honda X-Blade motorcycle are belowVariantEx showroomOn Road GoaHonda X-Blade80,70191,222