All-new Honda SP160 launched in India at Rs 1.18 lakh

It has the same engine and core frame as the Honda Unicorn, but it has an updated look.

Honda has introduced a new motorcycle called the SP160, which falls in the 160cc category. It’s positioned between two other Honda models, the Unicorn and the XBlade, in terms of both price and appearance.

The SP160 shares its engine and main frame with the Honda Unicorn. The engine is a 162cc air-cooled single-cylinder, producing 13.5 horsepower and 14.6 Newton-meters of torque, which is the same as the Unicorn’s performance. The SP160’s design is more modern compared to the traditional look of the Unicorn and the aggressive style of the XBlade.

Few Highlights:

  • 162cc air-cooled single-cylinder
  • Producing 13.5 horsepower
  • 14.6 Newton-meters of torque

The SP160 features a similar LED headlight to the smaller SP125 model, and its LED tail-lamp has a distinct and unique design. Unlike the more conservative Unicorn, the SP160 has a youthful and contemporary design with sleek lines and extended tank sections. It also comes with premium features like fully digital instrumentation that provides information like speed, gear position, and trip details, though it lacks Bluetooth connectivity.

The SP160’s chassis is based on the Unicorn’s diamond-type frame, using a telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear. It rides on 17-inch wheels with thicker tires compared to the Unicorn.

There are two variants of the SP160 available:

Honda SP 160 have two variants one is Single Disc version priced at Rs 1.18 lakh, equipped with a rear drum brake, and second is Deluxe variant priced at Rs 1.22 lakh, featuring a rear disc brake. Both variants come with a 276mm front disc brake and single-channel ABS as standard safety features. Competing models include the Yamaha FZ, Suzuki Gixxer, Pulsar P150, and TVS Apache RTR 160 2V, each with their own pricing and features.

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