Honda CBR 150 India entry confirmed, launch in 2012?
Honda Motorcycle Scooter India may launch another performance bike in India. The new CBR 150 may make its entry soon in India. Honda’s new bike will give the new Yamaha R15 some tough fight.
The bike is also very important for Honda as it will help the company to make its hold firm in the 150 segment.
We can expect the bike to priced aggressively around the Rs. 90,000 to 1 lakh mark.
The bike is equipped with a 150cc, four-stroke, four-valves and liquid cooled engine. The new CBR150 is the first motorcycle in the 150cc segment to get Honda’s patented PGM-FI technology.
The fuel injection system meets the yet to be launched Euro6 emission norms. The engine is mated to a six-speed gear box and final chain drive. The new CBR150 features a new design headlight with side full cowling panels, split grab handles at rear and a tandem seat which offers a better riding position.
Other features include a new LCD display odometer which displays engine temperature, fuel level, riding speed, and a digital clock. The bike gets tubeless tyres with a 100/80-17 unit at front and 130/70-17 at the rear.
The new offering gets disc brakes at the both ends and will available in three colour options. The new CBR150 FI is priced at THB 75,900 and will be on sale from 10th November. Honda has set a target of 10,000 units for the first year and is offering stylist jackets to the first 1,000 customers as a special promotion.
Engine Displacement: 149.4cc
Engine: 4-stroke, single cylinder, 4 valve, PGM-FI, DOHC, Liquid Cooled
Maximum Power: 19.5bhp@10500rpm
Maximum Torque: 17NM@8500rpm
Gears: 6 speed manual
Clutch: Wet Multiple Disk
Lubrication: Wet sump
Frame: Twin Tube Diamond (Pentagon type)
Ground clearance: 185mm
Seat Height: 783mm
Dry/Curb Weight: 138kg
Tyre size: front – 100/80-17, rear – 130/70-17
Suspension(front): Telescopic Forks
Suspension(rear): Telescopic linked Mono shock
Brakes(front): 276mm Disk
Brakes(rear): 220mm Disk
Fuel Capacity: 13.1 litres
Ignition: Electric Start