After months of speculations, The Syakar Trading Company, the authorized dealer of Honda Bikes and scooters in Nepal, has launched a new model of Honda X-Blade in Nepal. The Official Honda X Blade Price is NPR 2,85,900.
Honda X Blade Overview
At first glance, anyone will say that the bike has a similar look with its elder sibling Honda Hornet, but there are some cosmetic changes in the newly launched bike. The price of the bike sits in between Honda CB Unicorn 160 and CB Hornet 160r. The bike features a razor-sharp design and a Robo like appeal with chiseled fuel tank, underbelly cowl, razor-edged tail lamp, hazard light, and many more noticeable features. The bike is first of its kind to use Robo- face LED headlamp and has an aggressive design cue. Honda X-Blade is designed to compete against the likes of Suzuki Gixxer and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 in this segment.
Engine and transmission
The all-new Honda X-Blade is equipped with the same 162.71cc engine as its elder sibling Honda Hornet. It has a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke BSIV engine that churns out a maximum power of 14 BHP@8,500 RPM and a maximum torque of 13.9 Nm @6000 RPM. The air-cooled engine is mated to 5-speed gear transmission. The muscular fuel tank has the capacity to hold 12L if fuel. The engine of the all-new Honda X-Blade is designed with the cutting edge technology to deliver excellent performance and has the latest features to ensure excellent comfort and safety.
Designs and Features
The all-new Honda X-Blade strikes the Nepalese Market with a myriad of new features like LED Headlamp, Aggressive tank design, alloy wheels, dual-outlet muffler, and digital instrument cluster. This time Honda has a built-in hazard switch and a digital instrument cluster with a gear shift indicator.
Overall the design is aggressive and sporty, which makes the bike a perfect choice for the youths of Nepal. The bike has 276mm of Disc brake at the front and 130 mm of Drum brake at the rear. Same tire as of Honda CB Hornet. The bike has an upgraded tail section. The Japanese company has also offered some new accessories like a belly pan fairing, front fork covers and wheel rim tapes as standard with the new variant.
The Honda X-Blade comes in five different colors, including Metallic Blue, Pearl Spartan Red, Matte Silver Metallic, Matte Black Metallic, and Matte Green metallic.
Braking and safety
The suspension duties are taken care of by the sports telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension at the rear to provide a safe and comfortable riding on rough surfaces.
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On the other hand, the braking duties are handled by the single-channel ABS system at the front and drum brake at the rear, which provides the invincible control and safety to the rider. The all-new Honda X-Blade has 100mm tubeless tyres at the front and 130mm tubeless tyres at the rear to provide better grip on the slippery surface. Overall, the x-Blade has all the safety features to enhance the confidence of the rider.
X-Blade is one of the most fuel-efficient bikes in the Honda lineage. The bike offers a decent mileage of 48KMPH, which is great mileage for a 160cc bike. The bike also has a fuel tank capacity that can hold 12liters of petrol. The bike gives a riding range of around 600 KM in a single full tank refill.
Honda X Blade Specifications
- Type: Air Cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
- Displacement: 162.71 cc
- Max Net Power: 10.39 kW (13.93 bhp) @8500 rpm
- Max Net Torque: 13.9 Nm @ 6000 rpm
- Fuel System: Carburettor
- Compression Ratio: 10:1
- Air Filter Type: Viscous Paper Filter
- Starting Method: Kick / Self
- Brake Type & Size (Front): Disc 276 mm (ABS)
- Brake Type & Size (Rear): Drum 130 mm
- Ground Clearance: 160 mm
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 12 L
Honda X Blade Price in Nepal & Availablity
Overall, the Honda X-Blade is a powerful daily commuting bike with the aggressive design and affordable price. The attractive color schemes will also lend a helping hand to beat its rivals. With these features, the bike is set to bang its head with the likes of Yamaha FZ-S, Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Bajaj Pulsar NS160, and TVS Apache RTR 180 in the Nepali market. The Official Honda X Blade Price is NPR 2,85,900.